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  • Earthly Treasures

    Earthly Treasures
    av Catharine Randall

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557534491

    Earthly Treasures maps the presence, position and use in the narrative of a variety of material objects in Marguerite de Navarre's ""Heptameron"". There is a wide selection of objects, ranging from tapestries with scripture passages woven into the b…

  • Prostituidas Por El Texto

    Prostituidas Por El Texto
    av Enriqueta Zafra

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557535276

    Prostituidas por el texto, by Enriqueta Zafra, looks at the role of prostitution in female picaresque novels and also in Don Quijote. While most of the authors of the works discussed are male, Zayas is included as a female author of these texts. Als…

  • Falsehood Disguised

    Falsehood Disguised
    av Hodgson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557532183

    Falsehood Disguised analyzes La Rochefoucauld's ideas on truth and falsehood in the context of his views on self-love, on the passions, and on vice and virtue. It also explores his views on the subject in relation to what he sees as the extremely fr…

  • El intelectual y la cultura de masas

    El intelectual y la cultura de masas
    av Javier Garcia-Liendo

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537614

    El intelectual y la cultura de masas, by Javier Garcia Liendo, studies the responses of Angel Rama (Uruguay) and Jose Maria Arguedas (Peru) to the effects of mass culture on Andean indigenous cultures and Latin American print culture during the seco…

  • Andre Gide Dans Le Labyrinthe De La Mythotextualite Vol 8

    Andre Gide Dans Le Labyrinthe De La Mythotextualite Vol 8

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530677

    This is an intelligent study of an important topic, one not treated in this manner and deserving of a new investigation. It brings to bear, in particular, various recent critical concepts such as 'text' and 'intertextuality' that provide a new under…

  • Toma y Daca

    Toma y Daca
    av Lan Huei Yen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537485

    In the mid-1800s, tens of thousands of Chinese workers migrated to Cuba, Peru, Mexico, and Panama in search of a better life. As they and their descendants assimilated into their new host countries, they contributed significantly to the economies of…

  • Genero, nacion y literatura

    Genero, nacion y literatura
    av Carmen Pereira-Muro

    Häftad - 2012 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557536259

    Emilia Pardo Bazan's place in Spanish and Galician literatures has been hard won, and she has yet to receive the recognition she deserves. In Genero, nacion y literatura: Emilia Pardo Bazan en la literatura gallega y espanola, Carmen Pereira-Muro s…

  • Propuestas par (re)construir una nacion

    Propuestas par (re)construir una nacion
    av Margot Versteeg

    Häftad - 2019 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557538482

    Propuestas para (re)construir una nacion explores how Emilia Pardo Bazan (1851-1921) imagines and engenders the Spanish nation in her theatrical production staged and/or published between 1898 and 1909. In the aftermath of Spain's colonial losses, w…

  • Galapagos Origin

    Galapagos Origin
    av Esteban Mayorga

    Häftad - 2020 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557538772

    This book, written in Spanish, takes a literary and cultural studies model to explain the textual representation of the Galapagos Islands since their discovery until present day. The main argument suggests that the depiction of this crucial space fo…

  • Sites of Disquiet

    Sites of Disquiet
    av Ilka Kressner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536549

    Some of the most important writers of the twentieth century, including Borges, Cortazar, Rulfo, and Garcia Marquez, have explored ambiguous sites of a disquieting nature. Their characters face merging perspectives, deferral, darkness, or emptiness.…

  • History, Violence and the Hyperreal

    History, Violence and the Hyperreal

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557535580

    What does literature reveal about a country s changing cultural identity? In History, Violence, and the Hyperreal by Kathryn Everly, this question is applied to the contemporary novel in Spain. In the process, similarities emerge among novels that e…

  • Marvelous Bodies

    Marvelous Bodies
    av Vetri Nathan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537737

    Historically a source of emigrants to Northern Europe and the New World, Italy has rapidly become a preferred destination for immigrants from the global South. Life in the land of la dolce vita has not seemed so sweet recently, as Italy struggles wi…

  • Intellectual Philanthropy

    Intellectual Philanthropy
    av Aurelie Vialette

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557538239

    Intellectual Philanthropy: The Seduction of the Masses by AurelieVialette examines the practice of philanthropy in modern Spain. Through detailed studies of popular music, collective readings, dramas, working-class manuals, and fiction, Vialette rev…

  • Reframing Italy

    Reframing Italy
    av Bernadette Luciano

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536556

    In recent years, Italian cinema has experienced a quiet revolution: the proliferation of films by women. But their thought-provoking work has not yet received the attention it deserves. Reframing Italy fills this gap. The book introduces readers to…

  • Anatomia del desencanto

    Anatomia del desencanto
    av Santiago Morales- Rivera

    Häftad - 2017 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557537683

    After the failure of the soixante-huitards, the collapse of European communism, and the fall around 1989 of various dictatorships and revolutions in Latin America, the sentimental approach to history is again reaping successes among the humanities a…

  • Kinship and Polity in the ""Poema de Mio Cid

    Kinship and Polity in the ""Poema de Mio Cid

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530394

    This study of the social content of the only surviving Spanish epic provides a means of assessing the motives and intentions of the protagonist and of other characters. Chapters are devoted to such themes as the multifarious significance of kinship…

  • Writing Identity

    Writing Identity
    av Emanuelle Oliveira

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557534859

    In the late 1970s, Brazil was experiencing the return to democracy through a gradual political opening and the re-birth of its civil society. ""Writing Identity"" examines the intricate connections between artistic production and political action. I…

  • CANNIBALIZING THE COLONY: CINEMATIC ADAPTATIONS OF COLONIAL LITERATURE IN MEXICO AND BRAZIL

    CANNIBALIZING THE COLONY: CINEMATIC ADAPTATIONS OF COLONIAL LITERATURE IN MEXICO AND BRAZIL
    av Richard A. Gordon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557535191

    The years 1992 and 2000 marked the 500-year anniversary of the arrival of the Spanish and the Portuguese in America and prompted an explosion of rewritings and cinematic renditions of texts and figures from colonial Latin America. Cannibalizing the…

  • Cities in Ruins

    Cities in Ruins
    av Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557535719

    Modern poetry on ruins performs an awakening call to the lurking real, to the violence of history in the making. The attacks in New York on September 11, 2001, and in Madrid on March 11, 2004, provoked diverse political reactions, but the imminence…

  • Caballero noble desbaratado

    Caballero noble desbaratado
    av Jose Luis Gastanaga Ponce de Leon

    Häftad - 2011 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557536020

    First-person narrative does not always fall under the genre of autobiography. In the centuries before the genre was defined, authors often patterned their personal narratives after prestigious discourses, such as hagiography, historiography, and the…

  • La Pasion Esclava

    La Pasion Esclava
    av Nuria Godon

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537942

    La Pasion Esclava addresses the masochist discursivity of La Regenta (1884-1885) by Leopoldo Alas, Clarin, as a subversive strategy of dominance and submission through which the foundations of liberal thinking on education, agency, and freedom of th…

  • Ilusionismo verbal en Elogio de la madrastra y Los cuadernos de don Rigoberto de Mario Vargas Llosa

    Ilusionismo verbal en Elogio de la madrastra y Los cuadernos de don Rigoberto de Mario Vargas Llosa
    av Guadalupe Marti-Pena

    Häftad - 2014 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557536907

    Among the multiple approaches to be taken on an author as multifaceted and prolific as the recent Nobel Laureate Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa, Guadalupe Marti-Pena has chosen to look at the novelist as an illusionist. She studies this land of…

  • Feminism and the Honor Plays of Lope De Vega

    Feminism and the Honor Plays of Lope De Vega

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530448

    Between 1585 and 1631, the Spanish playwright Lope de Vega wrote more than forty-five plays dealing with the theme of conjugal honor. Drawing on recent feminist theories and touching on literary, social, and anthropological aspects, Professor Yarbro…

  • Nossa and Nuestra America

    Nossa and Nuestra America
    av Robert Patrick Newcomb

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536037

    Is Brazil part of Latin America, or an island unto itself? As Nossa and Nuestra America: Inter-American Dialogues demonstrates, this question has been debated by Brazilian and Spanish American intellectuals alike since the early nineteenth century,…

  • Conflicts and Conciliations

    Conflicts and Conciliations
    av Geoffrey Ribbans

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557531087

    In this book the author gets to the very core of what makes a successful and dynamic enterprise. Building upon his earlier work, The Ascendant Organization, and slaying a number of business fads and sacred cows along the way, he shows how to energiz…

  • On Emerging from Hyper Nation

    On Emerging from Hyper Nation
    av Ronald W. Sousa

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536976

    On Emerging from Hyper-Nation represents Ronald W. Sousa's attempt to answer the question, "Why do I smile on reading one of Saramago's 'historical' novels?" Why that reaction of emotional release? To answer the "smile question" the book engages in…

  • Calderon y las Quimeras de la Culpa

    Calderon y las Quimeras de la Culpa
    av Viviana Diaz Balsera

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530981

    Pedro Calderon de la Barca (1600-1681) is generally acknowledged to be the master author of autos sacramentales, one-act pageant plays that usually dramatize the myths of the Fall and Redemption. Since the auto was supervised by both the church and…

  • Knowing Subjects

    Knowing Subjects
    av Barbara Simerka

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536440

    In Knowing Subjects, Barbara Simerka uses an emergent field of literary study, cognitive cultural studies, to delineate new ways of looking at early modern Spanish literature and to analyze cognition and social identity in Spain from the late fiftee…

  • Machado de Assis, the Brazilain Pyrrhonian

    Machado de Assis, the Brazilain Pyrrhonian

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530516

    Machado de Assis (1839-1908) is Brazil's greatest writer and the most important Latin American writer of the nineteenth century. His subtle criticism of cherished institutions is evident to all readers, and critics have often mentioned his skepticis…

  • Writing and Inscription in Golden-Age Drama

    Writing and Inscription in Golden-Age Drama
    av Charles Oriel

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530196

    Spain's Golden Age represents a transition from a largely oral tradition to a world in which information and culture were transmitted by way of written or printed documents. Contemporary theory has done much to elucidate the cultural and aesthetic i…

  • Severo Sarduy and the Neo-Baroque Image of Thought in the Visual Arts

    Severo Sarduy and the Neo-Baroque Image of Thought in the Visual Arts
    av Rolando Perez

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536044

    Severo Sarduy never enjoyed the same level of notoriety as did other Latin American writers like Garcia Marquez and Vargas-Llosa, and his compatriot, Cabrera-Infante. On the other hand, he never lacked for excellent critical interpretations of his w…

  • Genre Fusion

    Genre Fusion
    av Sara J. Brenneis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536785

    Genre Fusion opens with a straightforward overview of the relationships among history, fiction, and memory in contemporary culture. While providing an up-to-date context for scholarly debates about Spain's historical memory, Genre Fusion also expand…

  • Confronting Evil

    Confronting Evil
    av M. Scott Powers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537416

    Confronting Evil: The Psychology of Secularization in Modern French Literature holds that the concept of evil is central to the psychology of secularism. Drawing on notions of secularization as a phenomenon of ambivalence or dualism in which religio…

  • The Would-Be Author

    The Would-Be Author
    av Michael Call

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537089

    This book is the first full-length study to examine Moliere's evolving (and at times contradictory) authorial strategies, as evidenced both by his portrayal of authors and publication within the plays and by his own interactions with the seventeenth…

  • Le personnel est politique

    Le personnel est politique
    av Mercedes Baillargeon, Mercedes Baillargeon

    Häftad - 2019 - Franska - ISBN: 9781557538574

    Looking at questions of testimony, confession, trauma,sexuality, and violence in (semi-) autobiographical works, this book explores the co-construction of personal and collectiveidentities by women writers in the age of self-disclosure and mass medi…

  • Crisis y Reemergencia

    Crisis y Reemergencia
    av Veronica Garibotto

    Häftad - 2015 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557537157

    In the last decades-and especially since the 1990s-there has been a noticeable reemergence of the nineteenth century in Southern Cone culture. Popular nineteenth-century figures (indios, gauchos, letrados, and cautivas) have reentered the national l…

  • Don Quixote and Catholicism

    Don Quixote and Catholicism
    av Michael McGrath

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557538994

    Four hundred years since its publication, Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote continues to inspire and to challenge its readers. The universal and timeless appeal of the novel, however, has distanced its hero from its author and its author from his ow…

  • The Closed Hand

    The Closed Hand
    av Rebecca Riger Tsurami

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557536075

    In her book, The Closed Hand: Images of the Japanese in Modern Peruvian Literature, Rebecca Riger Tsurumi captures the remarkable story behind the changing human landscape in Peru at the end of the nineteenth century when Japanese immigrants establi…

  • Miradas transatlanticas

    Miradas transatlanticas
    av Alicia Rita Rueda-Acedo

    Häftad - 2012 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781557536266

    Women's voices routinely have been muted or omitted entirely when a nation assembles its historical narrative. In Miradas Transatlanticas: El periodismo literario de Elena Poniatowska y Rosa Montero, Alicia Rita Rueda-Acedo examines the relationship…

  • Striking Their Modern Pose

    Striking Their Modern Pose
    av Dorota Heneghan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557537256

    The importance of fashion in the construction and representation of gender and the formation of modern society in nineteenth-century Spanish narrative is the focus of Dorota Heneghan's Striking Their Modern Pose. The study moves beyond traditional i…

  • Through Strangers' Eyes

    Through Strangers' Eyes

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557534064

    In the eighteenth century, a type of novel flourished showing naive outsiders who come to Europe and are amazed at what they see. After studying the origin of the genre in Montaigne's essay ""Des Cannibales"" (1580), the author analyzes Montesquieu'…

  • The Art of Subversion in Inquisitorial Spain

    The Art of Subversion in Inquisitorial Spain

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557533487

    Rojas's Celestina (1499) is perhaps the second greatest work of Spanish literature, right after Don Quixote, and Delicado sought to surpass it with La Lozana andaluza (1530), an important precedent of the picaresque novel. Both works were written du…

  • Aesthetics of Equilibrium

    Aesthetics of Equilibrium

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557534224

    Aesthetics of Equilibrium is the first book-length comparative analysis of the theoretical prose by two major Latin American vanguardist contemporaries, Mario de Andrade (Brazil, 1893-1945) and Vicente Huidobro (Chile, 1893-1948). Willis offers a co…

  • Fictions of Totality

    Fictions of Totality
    av Ryan Long

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557534873

    The Mexican government's brutal repression of the Student Movement of 1968 in the infamous Massacre of Tlatelolco exposed and exacerbated a serious crisis of political legitimacy. This study examines the cultural impact of this watershed event throu…

  • Artesana de si misma

    Artesana de si misma
    av Claudia Cabello Hutt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557538079

    Artesana de si misma by Claudia Cabello-Hutt reevaluates the place of Nobel laureateGabriela Mistral in the literary and intellectual history of Latin America, illuminating and filling a number of lingering voids in the study of this canonical figur…

  • Indios En Escena

    Indios En Escena

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557535399

    Indios en escena engages both the Baroque and Colonial fields of Hispanism in order to reevaluate fourteen major plays of Spanish Golden Age literature from a social-historical perspective. Castillo argues that these plays portray Amerindians not in…

  • Hombres en Movimiento

    Hombres en Movimiento
    av Iker Gonzalez-Allende

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557538352

    Men in Motion: Spanish Masculinities in Exiles and Emigrations, 1939-1999 by Iker Gonzalez-Allende delivers the first sustained study of how the Spanish masculine identity, of both homosexual and heterosexual men, is impacted when men are compelled…

  • Being Portuguese in Spanish

    Being Portuguese in Spanish
    av Jonathan William Wade

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557538833

    Among the many consequences of Spain's annexation of Portugal from 1580 to 1640 was an increase in the number of Portuguese authors writing in Spanish. One can trace this practice as far back as the medieval period, although it was through Gil Vicen…

  • The Psyche of Feminism

    The Psyche of Feminism

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557533296

    The Psyche of Feminism argues that a feminist ethics, in order to be both feminist and ethical, needs to embrace psychoanalysis. After reviewing the relation between feminism and psychoanalysis and arguing for the centrality of psychoanalysis to fem…

  • Cruzados, Martires y Beatos Vol 9

    Cruzados, Martires y Beatos Vol 9
    av Mario Cesareo

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557530752

    By analyzing a varied body of writing- hagiographies, histories, treatises, and correspondence- in the context of religious colonial culture and European mercantilism, Mario Cesareo shows how Portuguese and Spanish missionaries created a Christian u…