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Under the Magnolias
Suzanne Greenslade
Suzanne Greenslade, nacida en Atlanta (Georgia), nos describe a través de las 85 imágenes que contiene este libro, su infancia pasada en el Sur. Sus recuerdos de aquellos días están íntimamente...
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Nor Shall Diamond Die
Paul Scott Derrick, Carme Manuel Cuenca
This book is a tribute to Javier Coy, a retired professor of the Department of English and German from the University of Valencia from 1990 to 2000. He was one of the first researchers to introduce...
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Shattered Pictures of Places and Cities in George Santayana's Autobiography
Graziella Fantini
Shattered Pictures of Places and Cities enters the pages autobiographical, philosophical and most relevant narratives of George Santayana running through his travels and physical geographies parallel...
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A Southern Enigma
Fred Hobson
The American South is full of paradoxes: it is one of the most hospitable, but also the less welcoming the world. The essays in this book constitute the impression of a man about several aspects of...
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Challenging Realities
María Ruth Noriega Sánchez
The roots of magical realism in the writings of Borges and others in Latin America have been widely recognized and well documented producing a series of critical studies, many of which are listed in...
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Walter Mosley's detective novels
Agustín Reyes Torres
Based on the perspective of identity, consciousness and subjectivity of black intellectuals such as Stuart Hall, Bell Hooks, Cornel West, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and W. E. B. Du Bois, alongside...
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Teaching American Literature in Spanish Universities
Carme Manuel Cuenca
One of the most valuable aspects of this book is that it starts linking through the first two articles, university education with its preceding level: secondary school, a connection that is often...
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Textures of the Image
Belén Vidal Villasur
La interpretación de filmes basados en obras provenientes de otros medios a menuda ha estado limitada por enfoques críticos que privilegian la obra original; éste es el caso, especialmente, de las...
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On their own premises
Constante González Groba
On Their Own Premises: Southern Women Writers and the Homeplace is one of the latest contributions to North American Studies by the Biblioteca Javier Coy d estudis nord-americans, edited by the...
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Emerson transcendens
Antonio Lastra
Inscrito en la tradición de los estudios americanos, este libro procura atender a la pluralidad de la civilización americana, desde el momento de la fundación hasta el mundo del arte contemporáneo,...
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From Physics to Metaphysics
Fabio L. Vericat
Antes de dedicarse por completo a la literatura, T.S. Eliot fue un serio estudiante de filosofía. Este estudio pretende determinar la importancia de este hecho en su desarrollo como crítico...
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Zero Plus One
J. Hillis Miller
Study for a new global proposing a non Eurocentric Comparative Literature. In the first place, the author applauds Comparative Literature globalization and their movements out of the eurocentrism....
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Women's contribution to nineteenth-century american theatre
Miriam López Rodríguez, María Dolores Narbona Carrión
This collection of essays shows the many aspects of the contribution made by the nineteenth-century women, to the American theater. In this study we teach different types of women and the roles they...
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The aesthetics of LeRoi Jones / Amiri Baraka
Maurice A. Lee
Baraka Is one of the most influential writers of contemporary Afro-American literature. For the past thirty-five years his presence in the literary Diaspora has been one of the most persistent and...
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The Elusive Prominence of Maxwell Anderson s Works in the American Theater
Russell Dinapoli
Instructivo, ameno y documentado de manera soberbia, este libro constituye el primer estudio relevante sobre Maxwell Anderson publicado en España. El trabajo de DiNapoli ofrece una excelente...
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The changing american theater
Yvonne Shafer
This essay book shows the development of American theater from the beginning of XIX century to the present.
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Voicing the Self
Carmen Rueda Ramos
This book examines the way in which Lee Smith has given voice to all aspects of their experience both as a woman-artist living in contemporary America as a native of Appalachia, a southern region...
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Walking a Line
Tom Paulin
A collection of poems by Tom Paulin, who is also known as an essayist and from his appearances on television and radio. The title of the book is taken from a statement by the modernist painter Paul...
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Snow
Orhan Pamuk
As the snow begins to fall, a journalist arrives in the remote city of Kars on the Turkish border. Kars is a troubled place - there's a suicide epidemic among its young women, Islamists are poised to...
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Memorial
Alice Oswald
Matthew Arnold praised the Iliad for its nobility , as has everyone ever since -- but ancient critics praised it for its enargeia, its bright unbearable reality (the word used when gods come to...
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The Windvale Sprites
Mackenzie Crook
When a storm sweeps through the country, Asa wakes up the next day to find that his town is almost unrecognisable trees have fallen down, roofs have collapsed and debris lies everywhere. But ...
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Everybody Loves Our Town
Mark Yarm
Grunge, also known as the Seattle sound , is the sludgy fusion of punk rock and heavy metal that emerged from the Pacific Northwest in the early part of the 1980s. But it was the unexpected,...
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The Black Book
Orhan Pamuk
The Black Book is Orhan Pamuk's tour de force, a stunning tapestry of Middle Eastern and Islamic culture which confirmed his reputation as a writer of international stature. Richly atmospheric and...
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Istanbul
Orhan Pamuk
Turkey s greatest living novelist guides us through the monuments and lost paradises, dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways of Istanbul the city of his birth and the home of his...
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My Life as Emperor
Su Tong
Opening with a child s ascension to the Chinese throne, Su Tong s latest novel charts the complexities of courtly life, as a boy of few talents is suddenly thrust into a position of power. An...
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Ian Fleming's Commandos
Nicholas Rankin
In 1942, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Fleming was personal assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence the dynamic figure behind James Bond s fictional chief, M . Here, Fleming had a brilliant...
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Love in a Life
Andrew Motion
Love in a Life, Andrew Motion's sixth volume of poetry, marks a conspicuous development in the work of the founder of the modern Narrative School. Directness and a new colloquialism are wedded to...
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William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth
In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer...
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The Country Life
Rachel Cusk
Stella Benson sets off for Hilltop, a tiny Sussex village housing a family that is somewhat larger than life. Her hopes for the Maddens may be high, but her station among them, as au pair to their...
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