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Uncivil Wars: Elena Garro, Octavio Paz, and the Battle for Cultural Memory

Sandra Messinger Cypess - Literary Criticism - 2012
The first English-language book to place the works of Elena Garro (1916–1998) and Octavio Paz (1914–1998) in dialogue with each other, Uncivil Wars evokes the lives of two ...
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The Literature of Spain and Latin America

J. E. Luebering - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2010 - 317 pages
Provides an understanding of the events and cultural differences shaping these nations' texts, the lives of their writers, and the impact of Spanish and Latin American literature.
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Heterogeneity of Being: On Octavio Paz’s Poetics of Similitude

Marco Luis Dorfsman - Literary Criticism - 2015 - 137 pages
Heterogeneity of Being goes beyond the standard interpretations of Octavio Paz as a thinker of national identity and proposes a radical rethinking of the relationship between ...
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This Boy's Life: A Memoir

Tobias Wolff - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 304 pages
This unforgettable, bestselling memoir by a gifted writer introduces the young Toby Wolff, by turns tough and vulnerable, crafty and bumbling, and ultimately winning. A "New ...
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Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship

Colin Duriez - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 244 pages
Reveals the complex friendship between the two literary figures, noting their shared academic experiences at Oxford University, Lewis's influence on Tolkien's completion of The ...
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Céline: The Crippled Giant

Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 161 pages
Louis Ferdinand Celine (the pseudonym of Louis Destouches) was a famous novelist and ferocious anti-Semitic pamphleteer who rose to fame before Hitler, but perfectly ...
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The Controversialist: An Intellectual Life of Goldwin Smith

Paul T. Phillips - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 198 pages
A public intellectual (1823-1910) whose writings on current affairs, politics, moral philosophy, and history had a significant impact on the English-speaking world.
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Maxim Gorky: A Political Biography

Tova Yedlin - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 260 pages
Using primary sources hitherto unavailable, Yedlin cuts through the "Gorky legend" to present the real person, the Gorky of contradictions and oscillations. This work travels ...
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The Grass Lark: A Study of Lafcadio Hearn

Biography & Autobiography - 362 pages
It is remarkable how persistent a "minor" writer may be. He may lack the large vision and universal message of the great writer, but instead possess a clear, true, intense view ...
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The Last Romantic: A Life of Max Eastman

William L. O'Neill - Biography & Autobiography - 1990 - 360 pages
Poet and Journalist, Max Eastman is perhaps the most famous example of an American intellectual who during his life moved across the entire political spectrum. This ...
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