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  • Rewriting the Journey in Contemporary Italian Literatureby Cinzia Sartini Blum

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Sartini Blum demonstrate that women writers and migrant authors in contemporary Italy present journeys as events that are beyond heroic modern exploration and postmodern fragmentation. more...

  • Renaissance Comedyby Don Beecher; The Da Ponte Library

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    As a much-needed reappraisal of these comedic plays, Renaissance Comedy is an invaluable look at the performance history of the Renaissance and Italian culture in general. more...

  • Cervantes' Epic Novelby Michael Armstrong-Roche

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; Not Available

    This study sets out to help restore Persiles to pride of place within Cervantes’s corpus by reading it as the author’s summa , as a boldly new kind of prose epic that casts an original light on the major political, religious, social, and literary debates of its era. more...

  • The Spanish Arcadiaby Javier Irigoyen-Garcia

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    Irigoyen-García provides incisive new ideas about the social and ethnocentric uses of the genre, as well as its interrelation with ideas of race, animal husbandry, and nation building in early modern Spain. more...

  • Lorca in Tune with Fallaby Nelson R. Orringer

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2014; Not Available

    Lorca in Tune with Falla is the first book to trace Lorca’s impact on Falla’s music, and Falla’s influence on Lorca’s writings. more...

  • Forms of Modernityby Rachel Schmidt

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2011; Not Available

    In Forms of Modernity , Rachel Schmidt examines how seminal theorists and philosophers have wrestled with the status of Cervantes' Don Quixote is as an 'exemplary novel', in turn contributing to the emergence of key concepts within genre theory. more...

  • Don Quixote Among the Saracensby Frederick A. de Armas

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; Not Available

    Don Quixote among the Saracens considers how Cervantes’s work reflects the clash of civilizations and anxieties towards cultural pluralism that permeated Golden Age Spain. more...

  • Methods of Murderby Elena M. Past

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    Past traces the roots of the twentieth-century literature and cinema of crime to two much earlier, diverging interpretations of the criminal: the bodiless figure of Cesare Beccaria’s Enlightenment-era On Crimes and Punishments , and the biological offender of Cesare Lombroso’s positivist Criminal Man more...

  • A Tournament of Misfitsby Aldo Palazzeschi; J. Nicolas Perella

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2005; Not Available

    Through clear and fluid translations, Nicolas J. Perella demonstrates Palazzeschi’s use of laughter to debunk social and literary myths. more...

  • Figuring the Feminineby Jill Ross

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Figuring the Feminine argues that the bodies of women are crucial to the working out of such questions as the unsettling shift from orality to literacy, textual instability, cultural dissonance, and the resistance to cultural and religious hegemony. more...