Clássicos/Clásicos

Gallery View  List View 

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. ...
  1. Iphigenia

    Iphigenia

    Written by Teresa de la Parra, Translated by Bertie Acker

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    Winner, Harvey L. Johnson Award, Southwest Council on Latin American Studies, 1994"...I didn't want to tell you the truth for anything in the world, because it seemed very humiliating to me..." The truth is that Iphigenia is bored... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1993
    Paperback | £31.00
  2. Village of the Ghost Bells
    In the village of the ghost bells, the church chimes ring—even though the church has no bells. One of the neighbors wants to buy dreams—or is she a dream that someone else is dreaming? Where and why do dreams become nightmares? These... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1991
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. The Siren and the Seashell
    Octavio Paz has long been known for his brilliant essays as well as for his poetry. Through the essays, he has sought to confront the tensions inherent in the conflict between art and society and to achieve a unity of their polarities.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1991
    Paperback | £16.99
  4. A Saint Is Born in Chima
    When the paralyzed cripple Domingo Vidal is rescued unsinged from a burning house, the people of Chima believe they have witnessed a miracle. Domingo becomes their patron "saint," and tales of his miracles multiply. Domingo makes... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1991
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. Woven on the Loom of Time
    Argentinian scholar and writer Enrique Anderson-Imbert is familiar to many North American students for his La Literatura de América Latina I and II, which are widely used in college Spanish courses. But Anderson-Imbert is... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1990
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. Certificate of Absence
    Originally published in 1981 as En breve cárcel, Certificate of Absence is the first novel of the Argentinian scholar-critic Sylvia Molloy. Innovative in its treatment of women's relationships and in its assertion of woman's... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1989
    Paperback | £16.99
  7. Cartucho and My Mother's Hands
    Nellie Campobello, a prominent Mexican writer and "novelist of the Revolution," played an important role in Mexico's cultural renaissance in the 1920s and early 1930s, along with such writers as Rafael Muñoz and Gregorio López... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1988
    Paperback | £16.99
  8. A Rosario Castellanos Reader
    Thinker, writer, diplomat, feminist Rosario Castellanos was emerging as one of Mexico's major literary figures before her untimely death in 1974. This sampler of her work brings together her major poems, short fiction, essays,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1988
    Paperback | £28.99
  9. The Exiles and Other Stories
    Tales of risk and danger, suffering, disease, horror, and death. Tales, also, of courage and dignity, hard work, and human endurance in the face of hostile nature and the frequent brutality of men. And tales flavored with piquant... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1987
    Paperback | £16.99
  10. Family Ties

    Family Ties

    Written by Clarice Lispector, Translated by Giovanni Pontiero

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    The silent rage that seizes a matriarch whose family is feting her eighty-ninth year.The tangle of emotions felt by a sophisticated young woman toward her elderly mother. An adolescent girl's obsessive fear of being looked at.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1984
    Paperback | £18.99
  11. The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories
    Tales of horror, madness, and death, tales of fantasy and morality: these are the works of South American master storyteller Horacio Quiroga. Author of some 200 pieces of fiction that have been compared to the works of Poe, Kipling,... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1984
    Paperback | £18.99
  12. The Devil's Church and Other Stories
    The modem Brazilian short story begins with the mature work of Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis (1839-1908), acclaimed almost unanimously as Brazil's greatest writer. Collectively, these nineteen stories are representative of Machado's... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1977
    Paperback | £16.99
  13. Memories of Lazarus

    Memories of Lazarus

    Written by Adonias Filho, Translated by Fred P. Ellison

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    These are the recollections of Alexandre—of his life, his death-in-life, and his ultimate death, as they are played out against the mobile tapestry of the valley where he was born. The valley itself, in the backlands of the... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1975
    Paperback | £16.99
  14. Other Inquisitions, 1937-1952
    This remarkable book by one of the great writers of our time includes essays on a proposed universal language, a justification of suicide, a refutation of time, the nature of dreams, and the intricacies of linguistic forms. Borges... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1975
    Paperback | £18.99
  15. Barren Lives

    Barren Lives

    Written by Graciliano Ramos, Translated by Ralph Edward Dimmick, Illustrated by Charles Umlauf

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    A peasant family, driven by the drought, walks to exhaustion through an arid land. As they shelter at a deserted ranch, the drought is broken and they linger, tending cattle for the absentee ranch owner, until the onset of another... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1971
    Paperback | £16.99
  16. Jarano

    Jarano

    Written by Ramón Beteta, Translated by John Upton

    Series Clássicos/Clásicos, Texas Pan American Series

    University of Texas Press

    Ramón Beteta was an important figure in Mexican life: politician, Cabinet member, diplomat, economist, professor, journalist. The manuscript of Jarano was found among his papers after his death in 1965 and was published in Mexico... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1970
    Paperback | £16.99
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. ...