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    Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis

    Esau and Jacob is the last of Machado de Assis's four great novels. At one level it is the story of twin brothers in love with the same woman and her inability to choose between them.

  • The Burden of ModernityThe Burden of Modernity
    Carlos J. Alonso

    This book offers a provocative interpretation of cultural discourse in Spanish America.

  • The Learned OnesThe Learned Ones
    Kelly S. McDonough

    This book focuses on how Nahuas have been deeply engaged with the written word ever since the introduction of the Roman alphabet in the early sixteenth century.

  • Invisible WorkInvisible Work
    Efraín Kristal

    " In an age where many discussions of translation revolve around the dichotomy faithful/unfaithful, this book will surprise and delight even Borges's closest readers and critics.

  • La flor de lisLa “flor de lis”
    Elena Poniatowska

    Mariana er en lille fransk hertuginde, som under 2. verdenskrig må forlade sin trygge tilværelse og flygte sammen med andre familiemedlemmer til Mexico. Da faderen slutter sig til dem efter krigen, er det ikke udelukkende idyl

  • Para Roberto Bola oPara Roberto Bolaño
    Jorge Herralde

    Compiled by Jorge Herralde, who was not only his editor but his close friend, this work provides an intimate look at both Bolaños's work and his personality.

  • The Routledge Companion to Latino a LiteratureThe Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature
    Suzanne Bost, Frances R. Aparicio

    This collection provides a map of the critical issues central to the discipline, as well as uncovering new perspectives and new directions for the development of the field.

  • The Oxford Book of Latin American Short StoriesThe Oxford Book of Latin American Short Stories
    Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria

    This collection brings together 53 stories that span the history of Latin American literature and represent the most dazzling achievements in the form.

  • Transnational CervantesTransnational Cervantes
    William Childers

    This ambitious work aims to utterly change the way Don Quixote and Cervantes' other works are read, particularly the posthumous The Trial of Persiles and Sigismunda.

  • IracemaIracema
    Jos? de Alencar

    Jose de Alencar's prose-poem Iracema, first published in 1865, is a classic of Brazilian literature–perhaps the most widely-known piece of fiction within Brazil, and the most widely-read of Alencar;s many works.

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