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Caribbean & Latin American

  • Uruguayan Cinema, 1960-2010by Beatriz Tadeo Fuica

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 115.00

    An original and groundbreaking historiography on fifty years of Uruguayan cinema. more...

  • Violeta Parraby Lorna Dillon

    Boydell & Brewer 2017; US$ 95.00

    The first book in English to consider the full extent of the accomplishments and influence the Chilean cultural icon, Violeta Parra. more...

  • Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literatureby Heike Scharm; Natalia Matta-Jara

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 79.95

    "Offers an array of disciplinary views on how theories of globalization and an emerging postnational critical imagination have impacted traditional ways of thinking about literature."--Samuel Amago, author of Spanish Cinema in the Global Context: Film on Film Moving beyond the traditional study of Hispanic literature on a nation-by-nation basis, this... more...

  • Symbolism 17: Latina/o Literatureby Rüdiger Ahrens; Florian Kläger; Klaus Stierstorfer; Patricia M. García; John Morán González

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 91.99

    Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed annual dedicated to pursuing fundamental questions on the forms and functions of the symbolic. Symbolism publishes high-profile research on various topics related to the use of figurative language, thought and signification in artistic... more...

  • The Mexican Crack Writersby Héctor Jaimes

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book provides a rich and cutting-edge analysis of one of the most prominent literary groups in Latin America: the Mexican Crack Writers. The first part explores the history of the group and its relation to the Latin American literary tradition, while the second part is devoted to the critical analysis of the works of each of the authors: Ricardo... more...

  • Modernism and Latin Americaby Patricia Novillo-Corvalán

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book is the first in-depth exploration of the relationship between Latin American and European modernisms during the long twentieth century. Drawing on comparative, historical, and postcolonial reading strategies (including archival research), it seeks to reenergize the study of modernism by putting the spotlight on the cultural networks and... more...

  • A Puerto Rican Decolonial Theologyby Teresa Delgado

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    This book explores the themes of identity, suffering, and hope in the stories of Puerto Rican people to surface the anthropology, soteriology, and eschatology of a Puerto Rican decolonial theology.  Using an interdisciplinary methodology of dialogue between literature and theology, this study reveals the oppression, resistance, and theological vision... more...

  • Appropriating Theoryby Jose Eduardo Gonzalez

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2017; US$ 28.95

    Angel Rama (1926-1983) is a major figure in Latin American literary and cultural studies, but little has been published on his critical work. In this study, José Eduardo González focuses on Rama’s response to and appropriation of European critics like Walter Benjamin, Theodor Adorno, and Georg Lukács. González argues that Rama realized the inapplicability... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to International Children’s Literatureby John Stephens

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 225.00

    Demonstrating the aesthetic, cultural, political and intellectual diversity of children’s literature across the globe, The Routledge Companion to International Children’s Literature is the first volume of its kind to focus on the undervisited regions of the world. With particular focus on Asia, Africa and Latin America, the collection raises awareness... more...

  • Gender and Place in Chicana/o Literatureby Melina V. Vizcaíno-Alemán

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book is a study of gender and place in twentieth-century Chicana/o literature and culture, covering the early period of regional writing to contemporary art. Remapping Chicana/o literary and cultural history from the critical regional perspective of the Mexican American Southwest, it uncovers the aesthetics of Chicana/o critical regionalism in... more...