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  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil Warby Maryellen Bieder; Roberta Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the urban proletariat. Provoking heated passions on both... more...

  • Thomas Mannby Volkmar Hansen

    J.B. Metzler 2016; US$ 7.18

    Thomas Mann kompakt. Die Literaturwissenschaft und eine breite literarische Öffentlichkeit beteiligen sich gleichermaßen am Meinungsbildungsprozess. Im Spannungsfeld dieser Kontroversen liefert Volkmar Hansen eine facettenreiche Einführung in das Leben und Werk Thomas Manns. Durch seine Darstellung alternativer Positionen erscheinen die Sichtweisen... more...

  • Longing to Belongby S. Sasson

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 84.67

    An emblematic figure of the 'bourgeois century,' the parvenu represents the Other on which a society depends. This drama of exclusion is symptomatic of nineteenth-century society: ambivalent about social mobility, oscillating between a new sense of opportunity for all and a backward-looking retrenchment to rigid social structures. more...

  • Gothic Death 1740-1914by Andrew Smith

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 110.00

    Drawing on a range of popular Gothic and Victorian novels, poems and short stories, this book provides the first full length study of representations of death and dying in Gothic texts between 1740 and 1914. more...

  • Christina Rossettiby Diane D'amico

    LSU Press 1999; US$ 21.95

    Since Arthur Symons’s declaration in 1895 in the Saturday Review that Christina Rossetti was “among the great poets of the nineteenth century,” Rossetti’s image among critics has undergone permutations as divergent as Victorian culture is from postmodern. Now Diane D’Amico redeems Rossetti from the various one-dimensional castings assigned her across... more...

  • The Potency of Pastoral in the Hispanic Baroqueby Anne Holloway

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 34.95

    A careful re-evaluation of pastoral poetics in the early modern Hispanic literature of Spain and Latin America. more...

  • Trobairitzby Angelica Rieger

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 293.00


  • The Potency of Pastoral in the Hispanic Baroqueby Anne Holloway

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2017; US$ 26.99

    In her analysis of the verse of representative poets of the Hispanic Baroque, Holloway demonstrates how these writers occupy an Arcadia which is de-familiarised and yet remains connected to the classical origins of the mode. Her study includes recent manuscript discoveries from the Spanish Baroque ( Fábula de Alfeo y Aretusa , now attributed to the... more...

  • Contemporary Italian Narrative and 1970s Terrorismby David Ward

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.84

    This book is about literary representations of the both left- and right-wing Italian terrorism of the 1970s by contemporary Italian authors. In offering detailed analyses of the many contemporary novels that have terrorism in either their foreground or background, it offers a “take” on postmodern narrative practices that is alternative to and more... more...

  • Conversionsby Simon Ditchfield; Helen Smith

    Manchester University Press 2017; US$ 110.00

    A timely and coherent collection on conversion studies of the Early Modern period, considering themes of conversion, materiality, embodiment and early modern spaces across and beyond Europe. more...