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  • The Maternal Imaginary in Early Modern Hispanic Culture

    By Emilie Bergmann

    Looking beyond Don Quixote and the popular theater, this study brings together non-canonical works from Spanish and Spanish American colonial writers in diverse genres, to illustrate the multi-faceted possibilities and the cultural limitations of representations of mothers and mothering in this…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Catalan

    An Essential Grammar

    By Nicolau Dols Salas, Richard Mansell

    Catalan: An Essential Grammar is a concise and convenient guide to the basic grammatical structure of Catalan. Presenting a fresh and accessible description of the language, this engaging Grammar uses clear explanations and sets out the complexities of Catalan in short, readable sections clarified…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge Essential Grammars

  • Festivals in Spain from 1541 to 1760

    By David Sánchez Cano

    Early Modern festivals in Spain have been less intensively studied than those of other European countries, despite the fact that during the sixteenth century the Spanish empire dominated Europe politically and Spanish cultural achievements had a profound impact on the rest of Europe. This book…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

  • Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War

    By Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson

    The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

  • Gaspar Cassadó

    Cellist, Composer and Transcriber

    By Gabrielle Kaufman

    Barcelonian Gaspar Cassadó (1897-1966) was one of the greatest cello virtuosi of the twentieth century and a notable composer and arranger, leaving a vast and heterogeneous legacy. In this book, Gabrielle Kaufman provides the first full-length scholarly work dedicated to Cassadó, containing the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 

  • The Miscellany of the Spanish Golden Age

    A Literature of Fragments

    By Jonathan David Bradbury

    Taking up the invitation extended by tentative attempts over the past three decades to construct a functioning definition of the genre, Jonathan Bradbury traces the development of the vernacular miscellany in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spain and Spanish-America. In the first full-length…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 

  • Collocations and other lexical combinations in Spanish

    Theoretical, lexicographical and applied perspectives

    Edited by Sergi Torner Castells, Elisenda Bernal Gallen

    This edited collection presents the state of the art in research related to lexical combinations and their restrictions in Spanish from a variety of theoretical approaches, ranging from Explanatory Combinatorial Lexicology to Distributed Morphology and Generative Lexicon Theory. Section 1…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 

  • Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual

    teoría y práctica

    By Javier Muñoz-Basols, Nina Moreno, Taboada Inma, Manel Lacorte

    Introducción a la lingüística hispánica actual: teoría y práctica has been specially designed for students of Spanish with little or no linguistic background, who need to understand the key concepts and constructs of Hispanic Linguistics. The book has been carefully crafted to introduce the reader…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 

  • Teresa of Avila

    Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition

    Edited by Peter Tyler, Edward Howells

    This innovative book offers an original insight into the context and times of St Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) as well as exploring her contemporary relevance from the perspective of some of the foremost thinkers and scholars in the Teresian field today including Professors Julia Kristeva, Rowan…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 

  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 

  • Letras hispánicas en la gran pantalla

    De la literatura al cine

    By Andrés Lema-Hincapié, Conxita Domènech

    Letras Hispánicas en la Gran Pantalla is an innovative textbook for advanced students of Hispanic studies, which merges the studies of canonical literary works and their film adaptions. Students are guided through key literary masterpieces spanning from the Renaissance to the present day…

    Paperback – 2016-11-22 

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, Linda R. Waugh

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

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