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  • Infiltrations d’imagesby Anacleto Marta Teixeira

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 112.00

    Infiltrations d’images. De la réécriture de la fiction pastorale ibérique en France (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles) propose une relecture actuelle de la fiction pastorale née du dialogue original entre les espaces littéraires ibérique et français: Jorge de Montemayor, Lope de Vega, Cervantès, Honoré d’Urfé,... more...

  • The Epic of The Cidby Michael Harney

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 10.95

    The Epic of the Cid records the deeds of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, the “Cid” of history and legend. A powerful warrior in the Christian reconquest of medieval Spain, a formidable strategist, and a charismatic leader, the Cid deeply impressed his contemporaries, both Christian and Muslim. Already, in his lifetime, songs, stories, and chronicles... more...

  • Miguel De Cervantesby Harold Bloom

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 54.00

    Credited with having written one of the first "novels", Cerventes' masterwork Don Quixote continues to inspire and was recently released in a new translation. more...

  • Verbale Obszönität bei Francisco de Quevedoby Frank Savelsberg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    Francisco de Quevedo?s satirical poetry is commonly viewed as grotesquely comical, a manifestation of what Bakhtin called the ?Carnivalesque.? But not all of his satirical poetry fits this interpretation. In this study the author investigates the aggressivity and obscenity of Quevedo?s work,and particularlyhis personal invectives against... more...

  • Arte nuevo de hacer comediasby Lope de Vega

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 9.25

    Cruce de caminos entre un pasado de tentativas, un presente de evidencias y un futuro de indudables repercusiones, el Arte nuevo de hacer comedias en este tiempo (1609) resume el pulso dramático de una época y la posición estética y vital de su autor. Considerado el primer manifiesto del teatro moderno, Lope de Vega plasmó en él lo que ya había conseguido... more...

  • Poesíaby Pedro Espinosa

    Edhasa 1753; US$ 13.89

    La antología Flores de poetas ilustres (1605) fue el aldabonazo con el que un joven Pedro Espinosa encauzaba los nuevos aires de la poesía cultista de los Siglos de Oro. Pero, además, los poemas propios que incluyó en el volumen nos revelan a un poeta fino y renovador, atento a explorar las posibilidades de la poética culta con una intensidad similar... more...

  • French Dressingby Nancy K. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    French Dressing looks at the ancien régime's scenarios of libertine seduction--unsafe sex and its consequences for women's lives. It places the gender performances of male and female-authored novels in dialogue in order to recover the complexity of a century obsessed, as we are today, with writing and living plots of desire. French ... more...

  • Gracian's Manualby Martin Fischer

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 44.95

    This timeless collection of the aphorisms of Balthasar Gracian, the seventeenth century Spanish philosopher, continues to appeal to knowledgeable and reflective people the world over. Presented here in a precise and sensitive translation of Oraculo Manual y Artye de Prudencia, Gracian's wit and lore will delight and instruct the reader on the spectrum... more...

  • Cervantesby Jeremy Robbins; Edwin Wiliamson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This volume commemorates the quatercentenary of Don Quijote (Part I, 1604-05), widely acknowledged to be the 'first modern novel'. Through Don Quijote , his Exemplary Novels and other major works, Cervantes, Spain's master novelist, has for centuries shaped and profoundly influenced the different literatures and cultures of numerous countries... more...

  • Poems to Lisiby Francisco de Quevedo; D. Gareth

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    This edition of Quevedo’s Poems to Lisi is a successor to the same editor’s original text in Exeter Hispanic Texts, which only contained the Spanish text of the poems. Rather than reprint that edition, the editor has chosen to make the text more widely available by setting his own English verse translations alongside the Spanish originals.... more...