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  • The Andalusi Literary and Intellectual Traditionby Sarah J. Pearce

    Indiana University Press 2017; US$ 59.99

    Beginning in 1172, Judah ibn Tibbon, who was called the father of Hebrew translators, wrote a letter to his son that was full of personal and professional guidance. The detailed letter, described as an ethical will, was revised through the years and offered a vivid picture of intellectual life among Andalusi elites exiled in the south of France after... more...

  • Giovanni Pascoli, Gabriele D’Annunzio, and the Ethics of Desireby Elena Borelli

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book focuses on the notion of desire in the Italian fin de siècle . It narrates how this notion informs the works of two of Italy’s most prominent authors in the fin de siècle , Giovanni Pascoli and Gabriele D’Annunzio. more...

  • Virgil Made Englishby T. Caldwell

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2008; US$ 102.03

    This study traces the steady decline of classical authority in English literature from the mid-seventeenth century and the role of translation in shifting the emphasis away the classical learning. The author focuses on Virgil, once the most revered of poets but also explores the fate of some of his fellow Ancients. more...

  • The Plausible Worldby B. Westphal

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 91.29

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  • Komparatistische Perspektiven auf Dantes 'Divina Commedia'by Stephanie Heimgartner; Monika Schmitz-Emans

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    Today’s spectrum of research in literary studies is characterized by a sense of openness to the methods of comparative literature and cultural studies, along with a wide range of interdisciplinary crossover. The spectrum Literaturwissenschaft series is intended to be a forum for this pluralistic new model of literary studies. It presents... more...

  • Dante, Columbus and the Prophetic Traditionby Mary Alexandra Watt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Exploring the diverse factors that persuaded Christopher Columbus that he could reach the fabled "East" by sailing west, Dante, Columbus and the Prophetic Tradition considers, first, the impact of Dante’s Divine Comedy and the apocalyptic prophetic tradition that it reflects, on Columbus’s perception both of the cosmos and the eschatological meaning... more...

  • A History of Icelandic Literatureby Daisy Neijmann

    UNP - Nebraska 2007; US$ 65.00

    A History of Icelandic Literature provides a complete overview of the literature of Iceland, from the country's settlement in the ninth century until the present day, including chapters on lesser-known areas such as drama, children's literature, women's literature, and North American Icelandic literature. It is the first work to give non-Icelandic... more...

  • Carmen de Burgosby Abigail Lee Six

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 21.95

    This is a scholarly edition of three stories by Carmen de Burgos (1867-1932), including the unabridged texts, vocabulary, notes, chronology, bibliography, 'temas de debate y discusión', and a critical introduction. De Burgos, an influential journalist, socio-political activist, and a key literary figure in the cultural ferment of pre-war Madrid, is... more...

  • Tristana by Benito Pérez Galdósby Pablo Valdivia

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 28.95

    This volume provides an annotated critical edition of Galdós' Tristana (1892). Set in fin de siècle Madrid, this unique text reflects upon the ruling elites' political appropriation and exploitation of feminism and the human rights movement, and a variety of literary and philosophical issues associated with late-romantic thought. more...

  • Spenserian Satireby Rachel E. Hile

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 100.00

    A detailed study of Spenser's poetic legacy, focusing on his reputation as a satirist and his influence on satirical poetry written by his contemporaries. more...