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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
Alban Forcione analyzes the problem which has most troubled modern readers of the Persiles , its episodic character and confusing proliferation of action. Examining closely the structure of the romance Cervantes considered his masterpiece and boldest contribution to literature, Mr. Forcione discerns in it a simple pattern: a coherent cycle of catastrophe... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 79.00 US$ 71.89
This edition is designed to open the enchanting book to all readers of modern Spanish. Raymond Willis has regularized and brought the medieval text as close as possible, without falsification, to modern canons. The text is printed integrally, without annotation. Mr. Willis' English paraphrase, printed on facing pages, is written in syntactical constructions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 53.00 US$ 48.23
In France between 1641 and 1782 the romance developed into the novel. Mr. Showalter's intensive study of the novel, particularly during the critical period 1700-1720, shows that an important movement toward nineteenth century realism was taking place. To trace this development the author has selected five phenomena?time, space, names, money, and the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00
Colonized by the French in 1830, Algeria was an important French settler colony that, unlike its neighbors, endured a lengthy and brutal war for independence from 1954 to 1962. The nearly one million Pieds-Noirs (literally ?black-feet?) were former French citizens of Algeria who suffered a traumatic departure from their homes and discrimination upon... more...
- University of Delaware Press 2015; US$ 69.99
The Other Rise of the Novel relies on new research concerning the relevance of bourgeois values and ideals in the early modern period in France to question the extent to which characters in works of fiction portray the rise of individualistic and self-interested behavior. It argues that novels like Manon Lescaut , Lettres d?une Péruvienne... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2003; US$ 95.00
Parody, satire and a number of other comic techniques are shown to play an unsuspected but integral part in Calderon's work. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 115.00
French women of letters responded to the call to help their nation during the Great War, producing a large collection of war-centered writing including novels and short stories. While these authors were among the best-known, most critically-acclaimed, and prolific writers of their time, their names and works are largely forgotten now. Woman, Your... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 90.00
Wide-ranging in focus, these essays demonstrate that the work of seventeenth-century Spanish Jesuit Baltasar Gracián offers insights into the deployment of rhetoric under the ?New World Order.? ?Rhetoric and Politics will do much to stimulate a renewed interest in Gracián and in the originality of Spanish culture.? David William Foster, Arizona State... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 58.00
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 in English, there... more...