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Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
By Robert Patrick Newcomb

Robert Patrick Newcomb’s Iberianism and Crisis examines how prominent peninsular essay writers and public intellectuals who were active around the turn of the twentieth century looked to Iberianism to address a succession of political, economic, and social crises that shook the Spanish and Portuguese states to their foundations.

Available Mar 2018
Cognitive Disability Aesthetics: Visual Culture, Disability Representations, and the (In)Visibility of Cognitive Difference
Cognitive Disability Aesthetics: Visual Culture, Disability Representations, and the (In)Visibility of Cognitive Difference
By Benjamin Fraser

Cognitive Disability Aesthetics explores the invisibility of cognitive disability in theoretical, historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Available Feb 2018
Spaniards in Mauthausen: Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp, 1940-2015
Spaniards in Mauthausen: Representations of a Nazi Concentration Camp, 1940-2015
By Sara J. Brenneis

By examining narratives about Spanish Mauthausen victims over the past seventy years, author Sara J. Brenneis provides a historical, critical, and chronological analysis of a virtually unknown body of work.

Available Feb 2018
Beyond Sight: Engaging the Senses in Iberian Literatures and Cultures, 12001750
Beyond Sight: Engaging the Senses in Iberian Literatures and Cultures, 1200–1750
Edited by Ryan D. Giles and Steven Wagschal

Beyond Sight, edited by Ryan D. Giles and Steven Wagschal, explores the ways in which Iberian writers crafted images of both Old and New Worlds using the non-visual senses (hearing, smell, taste, and touch).

Available Dec 2017
The Prison of Love: Romance, Translation, and the Book in the Sixteenth Century
The Prison of Love: Romance, Translation, and the Book in the Sixteenth Century
By Emily C. Francomano

In The Prison of Love, Emily Francomano offers the first comparative study of this sixteenth-century work as a transcultural, humanist fiction.

Available Dec 2017
Spanish Modernism and the Poetics of Youth: From Miguel de Unamuno to La Joven Literatura
Spanish Modernism and the Poetics of Youth: From Miguel de Unamuno to La Joven Literatura
By Leslie J. Harkema

In Spanish Modernism and the Poetics of Youth: From Miguel de Unamuno to La Joven Literatura, Leslie J. Harkema analyzes the literature of the modernist period in Spain in light of the emergence of youth culture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Available Dec 2017
Ambiguous Antidotes: Virtue as Vaccine for Vice in Early Modern Spain
Ambiguous Antidotes: Virtue as Vaccine for Vice in Early Modern Spain
By Hilaire Kallendorf

In Ambiguous Antidotes, Hilaire Kallendorf explores the receptions of Virtues in the realm of moral philosophy and the artistic production it influenced during the Spanish Gold Age.

Available Dec 2017
Heroic Forms: Cervantes and the Literature of War
Heroic Forms: Cervantes and the Literature of War
By Stephen Rupp

In Cervantes and the Literature of War, Stephen Rupp connects Cervantes’s complex and inventive approach to literary genre and his many representations of early modern warfare. 

Available Nov 2017
Inscribed Power: Amulets and Magic in Early Spanish Literature
Inscribed Power: Amulets and Magic in Early Spanish Literature
By Ryan D. Giles

In Inscribed Power, Ryan D. Giles explores the function of amuletic prayers, divine names, and incantation formulas that were inscribed and printed on parchment, paper and other media, and at the same time inserted into classic literary works in Spain.

Published Aug 2017
Edging Toward Iberia
Edging Toward Iberia
By Jean Dangler

In Edging Toward Iberia Jean Dangler proposes a combination of network theory by Manuel Castells and World-Systems Analysis as devised by Immanuel Wallerstein to show how network and system principles can be employed to conceptualize and analyze nonmodern Iberia.

Published Jun 2017