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Through the Kaleidoscope: The Experience of Modernity in Latin America (Critical Studies in Latin American and Iberian Cultures)

Vivian Schelling

Schelling's collection reflects the multilayered, labyrinthial quality of modernity in Latin America, wedding new cultures to old, external to local, and high to popular.... (read more)


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The Nonsense Club: Literature and Popular Culture, 1749-1764

Lance Bertelsen

The Nonsense Club was a group of five friends and writers--Charles Churchill, Bonnell Thornton, George Colman, William Cowper, and Robert Lloyd--who wrote and edited numerous periodicals, produced a distinctive and often brilliant satirical poetry... (read more)


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Learning Through Theatre: The Changing Face of Theatre in Education

Anthony Jackson (edt)

Charts the development of theatre in education, identifying its strengths and providing vivid and illuminating accounts of its practice around the world.... (read more)


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Germany in the Eighteenth Century

Walter H. Bruford

From the balls and masquerades of the court to the half-naked children of the peasants; from hunting and winter sports to details of authorship and publishing; from law to sanitation, this 1935 book plunges the reader into life in Germany two hundred... (read more)


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Northern Arts: The Breakthrough of Scandinavian Literature and Art, from Ibsen to Bergman

Arnold Weinstein

"Weinstein casts shimmering northern lights and reads deeply by them into the works of many Scandinavian godlike figures. Even better, he reveals to a wider world audience the startling, sometimes visionary, paintings of August Strindberg, Ernst... (read more)


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If This Be Treason: Translation and Its Dyscontents

Gregory Rabassa

A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of the Year for 2005. Gregory Rabassa's influence as a translator is tremendous. His translations of Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude and Julio Cortázar's Hopscotch have helped make... (read more)


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One Hundred Great French Books: From the Middle Ages to the Present

Lan Donaldson Evans

Proving that French literature has been a consistent and powerful source of cultural influence on an international level, this provocative and concise collection of 100 timeless French masterworks spans 10 centuries. Featuring a broad spectrum of... (read more)


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