Examines how community leaders, writers, and political activists facing state repression in Latin America have drawn on and debated the validity of Holocaust terms to describe human rights atrocities in their own countries.
Argues that Jewishness is an essential element of Argentina’s self-fashioning as a modern nation.
Analysis of this important Mexican philosopher's social, cultural, and political writings.
Explores the role of travel and translation in Brazilian literature and culture from the 1870s to the present.
Examines the evolution of disappearance as a formal narrative and epistemological phenomenon in late twentieth-century Argentine fiction.
Analyzes parallel developments in post–Cold War literature and film from Cuba and Angola to trace a shared history of revolutionary enthusiasm, disappointment, and solidarity.
An interdisciplinary analysis of gender, race, empire, and colonialism in fin-de-siècle Spanish literature and culture across the global Hispanic world.
An engaging and insightful guide to Argentine crime fiction since 2000.
First book in English to offer a thorough introduction to key concepts and figures in Spanish feminist thought.
The intellectual autobiography of a leading figure in the field of Latin American philosophy.
Provides in-depth analyses of key moments in Brazilian utopianism, including theologico-political, matriarchal, environmental, and work-free utopias.
The first study to undertake a wide-ranging comparison of invocations of al-Andalus across the the Arab and Hispanic worlds.
Engages in a critical reanalysis of historical Ibero-American experimental poetry in order to demonstrate how the contemporary digital vanguard owes much to this tradition.
Analyzes the diverse roles and pervasive presence of disability in Latin American literature and film.
Addresses ways that cultural imaginaries point toward alternative urban futures.
Offers the first comprehensive survey of Mexican existentialism to appear in English.
First English translation of these important works by two of Spain’s most gifted writers and intellectuals.
Explores Borges’ infatuation with Jewish history and culture.
Explores the ideological and emotional trauma created after the withering of the socialist utopia in Cuba.
Serves as a source for the exploration of many dimensions of the human experience in relation to other beings, ranging from machines and blueprints to mollusks and plants.
An interdisciplinary study of the rise of empirical observation in the Spanish arts and sciences as the principle vehicle for acquiring knowledge about the natural world.
Studies the influence of the plastic arts on the major writers of Latin American modernism.
Expanded edition with new chapters and updates to the translation and bibliography.
Rethinks the concepts of nation, imperialism, and globalization by examining the everyday writing of the newspaper chronicle and blog in Spain and Latin America.
Incisive exploration of the work of Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey.
First in-depth analysis of this important Mexican philosopher’s work.
Situates Borges at the limit of philosophy and literature.
Analyzes the literary representations of women in Salvadoran and US-Salvadoran narratives since 1980.
Examines the theory and practice of nonfiction narrative literature in twentieth-century Mexico.
A provocative examination of the artistic interpretation of twelve of Borges’s most famous stories.
Examines the relationship of Spain’s 1960s tourist boom to Franco’s right-wing dictatorship.
Explores how Cuban Americans negotiate bicultural identities through cultural production.
Encourages a deep reading of a selection of essential Spanish films.
Explores the relationship between philosophy and art through the work of Cuban American artist Carlos Estévez.
Offers a detailed picture of the lives of Cuban Americans through interviews with artists, writers, and philosophers.
Internationally renowned scholars address the Cuban diaspora from multiple perspectives and locations.
Offers a sustained analysis of both high and low queer culture and its connections to cultural and political processes in Spain.
Investigates the role played by censorship in the Spanish-language publishing industry, which led to the Latin American Boom literature of the 1960s and 1970s.
Explores the trope of modernity in García Ponce’s writings.
Together with original readings of some of Benjamin’s finest essays, this book examines a series of Borges’s works as allegories of Argentine modernity.
Argues that there are original positions to be found in the work of Latin American philosophers.
Examines the presence of Arabs and the Arab world in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Argentine literature by juxtaposing works by Argentines of European descent and those written by Arab immigrants in Argentina.
Provides a comparative look at women's texts across the Americas.
Provocative reappraisal of the portrayal of women in Julio Cortázar's short stories.
Exposes the cultural roots of Spanish fascism.
Pursues an inquiry into the cultural and linguistic dissonances that Spanish creates in the United States.
Compares plays by Latin American women dramatists born after 1945.
Analyzes the explosive connections among strategic uses of humor, women's bodies, and resistance in fiction by Latin American women writers.
Unravels the rich complexities of the colonial travel experience.
Examines how recent Mexican and Spanish films act as untroubling distractions from everyday routines.
An introduction to the thought of three major philosophers of twentieth-century Spain.
Examines crucial moments of transition in Spanish culture and society during both dictatorship and democracy.
Lisa Block de Behar explores the trope of quotation in the works of Jorge Luis Borges.
Writers, translators, and critics explore the cultural politics and transnational impact of Latin American literature.
Diverse perspectives on the “chronicle”as a literary genre and socio-cultural practice.
Appearing in English for the first time, this book comprises two of Ortega's most important works, ¿Qué es conocimiento? and the essay "Ideas y creencias. " This is Ortega's attempt to systematically ...
Critiques lingering manifestations of colonialism in contemporary Latin American scholarship.
Explores how modern folklore, through its preservation of ballads and folktales, supplements our understanding of the oral tradition and enhances our knowledge of early literature.
Explores the connections between Onetti, a foundational figure of the 1960s "Boom" in Latin American literature, and other relevant writers and texts from Latin America and beyond.
Re-evaluates Jose Marti's contribution to Latin America's literature and political evolution.
Explores Paris as a desired and imagined place in Latin American postcolonial identity, uncovering the city's class, gender, political, and aesthetic resonances for Latin America
Provides a clear account of the issues in Spanish American fiction in the last quarter-century by attempting to answer questions on the Boom, Post-Boom, and its relation to Postmodernism.
This first anthology in English dedicated exclusively to Spanish-American women playwrights includes eight plays by award-winning authors who have received national and international acclaim.
An in-depth study of the thought of contemporary Spanish philosopher Julian Marias, in the context of Ortega y Gasset and his times and twentieth-century Spanish culture.
This collection of historical, philosophical, sociopolitical, and literary essays examines the linkages between the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America.
Explores the many faces of power as revealed in twentieth-century Spanish-American fiction.
This book examines psychoanalysis, feminism, philosophy, and semiotics to examine late 19th- and 20th-Century Spanish and Spanish-American literature in relation to painting, and to larger questions of art theory and literary history.
Huescar presents a systematic critique of idealism and modernity, framing Edmund Husserl's phenomenological philosophy as the most refined and far-reaching version of idealism. He includes the essentials ...
This book defines the relationship between liberation and cultural identity in the Latin American social reality--from a historically rooted, critical philosophy. Schutte explores the connections between ...
Saint John of the Cross is one of the greatest figures in the history of Western mysticism and one of the greatest poets of the Spanish language. This book examines his thought and then applies it to ...
Many philosophers have been appointed to top-level political positions during Chile's modern history. What makes Chilean philosophers unique in the context of Latin America and beyond, is that they have ...