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- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
From a legendary translator: a magnificent new rendering of Spain's national epic Venture into the heart of Islamic Spain in this vibrant, rollicking new translation of The Song of the Cid , the only surviving epic from medieval Spain. Banished from the court of King Alfonso, the noble warrior Rodrigo Diaz, know as the Cid, sets out from Castile... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.99
The remarkable best-seller -- a long-lost, 300-year-old book of wisdom on how to live successfully yet responsibly in a society governed by self-interest -- as acute as Machiavelli yet as humanistic and scrupulously moral as Marcus Aurelius. From the Hardcover edition. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 78.40
Ever since its appearance, Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote has exerted a powerful influence on the artistic imagination all around the world. This cross-cultural volume offers important new readings of canonical reinterpretations of the Quixote : from Unamuno to Borges, from Ortega y Gasset to Calvino, from Mark Twain to Carlos Fuentes. But to... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 85.80
La novela Don Quijote forma parte de la herencia común de España y Latinoamérica más que cualquier otra obra española. Difícilmente se encontrará a un autor hispanoamericano que no haya dado su parecer sobre el Quijote, la novela o su creador, o qu more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95
This study addresses some of the practical problems encountered in translating a literary work, whether within the same historical time frame or centuries later. Cervantes masterpiece is carefully compared to translations in French by Cësar Oudin, Francois Filleau de Saint-Martin and Louis Viardot and in English by Thomas Shelton, Peter... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 40.00
Francisco de Quevedo (1580–1645), one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Golden Age, was the master of the baroque style known as “conceptismo,” a complex form of expression fueled by elaborate conceits and constant wordplay as well as ethical and philosophical concerns. Although scattered translations of his works have appeared... more...
- Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 38.00
Reexamining the roles played by author, reader, scribe, and text in medieval literary practice, John Dagenais argues that the entire physical manuscript must be the basis of any discussion of how meaning was made. Medievalists, he maintains, have relied too heavily on critical editions that seek to create a single, definitive text reflecting an author's... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 90.00
This is an edition, with notes and introduction, of two medieval Spanish songbooks. Both contain poetry by Montoro not found in other cancioneros and in the same order, and there are indications that both cancioneros were using the same exemplar or booklet containing the Montoro poetry. The introduction considers the norms used in the transcription... more...