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  • Private Topographiesby Marzena Grzegorczyk

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00

    In Private Topographies , Grzegorczyk identifies and analyzes the types of postcolonial subjectivity prevalent among the Creole (Euro-American) ruling classes in post-independence, nineteenth-century century Latin America as articulated through their relation to their surroundings. Exactly how did creole elites change their self-conception in the... more...

  • Remembering Maternal Bodiesby Benigno Trigo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00

    Remembering Maternal Bodies is a collection of essays about the writings of several Latina and Latin American women writers who remember their mothers, and/or challenge our commonly held beliefs about motherhood and maternity, in an effort to stop depression and melancholy. It suggests that the widespread violent depression and sometimes suicidal melancholy... more...

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquezby Susan Muaddi Darraj

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    These riveting personalities each achieved excellence, but even greater than their individual accomplishments is the positive Hispanic image they collectively represent to the world. Photographs, illustrations, and lively text tell the stories ot these fascinating historical figures. more...

  • Miguel de Cervantesby Barbara Keevil Parker; Duane F. Parker

    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 30.00

    Injured at the Battle of Lepanto, captured by pirates, and later imprisoned for allegedly cheating the Spanish crown, Cervantes' adventurous life rivals the hero of his masterpiece, Don Quixote. more...

  • Selected Poems of Luis de Góngoraby Luis de Góngora; John Dent-Young

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Known as the “Spanish Homer,” Luis de Góngora y Argote (1561–1627) is widely considered to be Spain’s greatest poet. He was both praised and vilified during his lifetime, but his reputation waned in the years after his death; in the 1920s, he was championed by the Modernists, including Federico García Lorca, and influential critics of Spanish... more...

  • The Unimaginable Mathematics of Borges' Library of Babelby William Goldbloom Bloch

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    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...

  • The Spaces of Latin American Literatureby Juan E. De Castro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book examines how Latin American writers, artists, and intellectuals negotiate with an evolving Western culture which, through neo-colonial structures, relegates them to marginal or subaltern positions. Among the authors studied are: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Rubén Darío, Jorge Luis Borges, and Alberto Fuguet. more...

  • Over koninklijke en andere bibliothekenby Ludo Simons

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 17.00

    Tiele-lezing 2006 belicht actuele thema's uit de boekwetenschap more...

  • De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnettenby Dolf Verspoor

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 29.25

    Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Gabriel Bocángel, Calderón de la Barca en natuurlijk Francisco de Quevedo, het is maar een greep uit de meesterdichters van wie werk in De Spaanse Gouden Eeuw in honderd sonnetten is opgenomen. Nijhoffprijswinnaar Dolf Verspoor nam van in totaal dertig bekende en minder bekende auteurs uit de Spaanse renaissance en barok herdichtingen... more...

  • Selected Poems of Garcilaso de la Vegaby Garcilaso de la Vega; John Dent-Young

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 46.00

    Garcilaso de la Vega (ca. 1501–36), a Castilian nobleman and soldier at the court of Charles V, lived a short but glamorous life. As the first poet to make the Italian Renaissance lyric style at home in Spanish, he is credited with beginning the golden age of Spanish poetry. Known for his sonnets and pastorals, gracefully depicting beauty and love... more...