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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
William Goldbloom Bloch takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematical ideas hidden within one of the classic works of modern literature. Written in the vein of Douglas R. Hofstadter's Pulitzer Prize-winning G?del, Escher, Bach , this original and imaginative book sheds light on one of Borges' most complex, richly layered works. Given Borges'... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 46.95 US$ 37.56
This first translation of the complete poetry of Peruvian César Vallejo (1892-1938) makes available to English speakers one of the greatest achievements of twentieth-century world poetry. Handsomely presented in facing-page Spanish and English, this volume, translated by National Book Award winner Clayton Eshleman, includes the groundbreaking collections... more...
- Libri Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99
Some of the earliest books ever written, including The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey , deal with monsters, marvels, extraordinary voyages, and magic, and this genre, known as fantasy, remained an essential part of European literature through the rise of the modern realist novel. Tracing the history of fantasy from the earliest years through... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
Manuel Gonzalez Prada was a powerful Peruvian writer and political reformer whose essays and speeches influenced generations of young radicals. He founded the Party of National Unity in 1891, was linked to the anarchist movement, and served as Director of the National Library from 1912-1914. His writings have had enormous impact on the literary and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 25.95 US$ 20.76
Ana Enriqueta Terán is arguably Venezuela's finest poet. Celebrated throughout the Spanish-speaking world, she is almost unknown among anglophones. Until now only a handful of her poems have been translated into English, giving at best a diluted impression of a uniquely intense imagination. This bilingual edition reveals the power and beauty of... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 41.95 US$ 33.56
Set against the cultural and political backdrop of interwar Europe and the Americas, Poetry in Pieces is the first major study of the Peruvian poet César Vallejo (1892?1938) to appear in English in more than thirty years. Vallejo lived and wrote in two distinct settings?Peru and Paris?which were continually crisscrossed by new developments in aesthetics,... more...
- Beacon Press 1993; US$ 20.00
"Chilean Pablo Neruda is Latin America's greatest poet and one of the finest ever to have written in the Spanish language. The Peruvian poet, Cesar Vallejo, part Indian and born in a mining village, ranks not far below Neruda. Robert Bly is one of America's foremost poets, and a translator of uncommon brilliance. The combination makes for a priceless... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99
Welcome to Quito, the city of eternal spring, bridge to Ecuador's past, and your gateway city. Even if you are not much of a city person, this World Heritage Site has a certain charm to it. Nestled within the Avenue of the Volcanoes, the breathtaking backdrop blends with colonial architecture to create a truly unique surrounding. At 9,319 feet,... more...