Mexican Transnational Cinema and Literature published

«It was a great night for Mexico, as usual.» Donald Trump’s words about Alejandro González Iñárritu on Oscars’ night 2014 were a preview of his now-notorious attitude toward Mexicans: «He’s walking away with all the gold? Was it that good? I don’t hear that. It was certainly a big night for them.» Although the future … Continue reading

Series re-launch: New Studies in European Cinema

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series New Studies in European Cinema under new editorship: New Studies in European Cinema Series Editors Wendy Everett (University of Bath) and Fiona Handyside (University of Exeter) With its focus on new critical, theoretical, and cultural developments in contemporary film studies, this series encourages … Continue reading

Portraits of the Artist published

This book was the winner of the 2016 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies, a collaboration between the Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang. The Dionysian – an impetus towards abandon, intoxication and creativity, but also chaos, death and dissolution – captured the imagination of both Gabriele D’Annunzio … Continue reading

Photos from the book launch: Los límites del Hispanismo

Los límites del Hispanismo. Nuevos métodos, nuevas fronteras, nuevos géneros, edited by Santiago Pérez Isasi, Raquel Baltazar, Isabel Araújo Branco, Rita Bueno Maia, Ana Bela Morais and Sara Rodrigues de Sousa, was launched on Tuesday 28 March at the Instituto Cervantes in Lisbon. The speakers included Claudio Castro Filho, president of BETA: Asociación de Jóvenes Doctores en … Continue reading

Book launch: Los límites del Hispanismo

Los límites del Hispanismo: nuevos métodos, nuevas fronteras, nuevos géneros, edited by Santiago Pérez Isasi, Raquel Baltazar, Isabel Araújo Branco, Rita Bueno Maia, Ana Bela Morais and Sara Rodrigues de Sousa, will be launched on Tuesday 28 March at the Instituto Cervantes in Lisbon. Speakers will include Claudio Castro Filho, president of BETA: Asociación de Jóvenes Doctores … Continue reading

El pensamiento basura published

Este libro analiza la manera en que la basura o desecho, en cuanto concepto así como en cuanto entidad material, determina y constituye un sentido de especulación. Para ello se asume que ya no puede considerarse la noción de especulación como una cualidad abstracta, como una singularidad lexical, so pena de perennizar un conjunto de … Continue reading

Irish Diasporic Narratives in Argentina published

Departure from Ireland has long occupied a contradictory position in Irish national discourse, alternately viewed as exile or betrayal. This book analyses how departure, as well as notions of home, identity and return, is articulated in the narratives of three members of the Irish diaspora community in Argentina: John Brabazon’s journal The Customs and Habits … Continue reading

Mazes and Amazements published

Borges gained his first lessons in philosophy from his father while still a young boy – an intimate home schooling that grew into a long-term obsession. Its ubiquitous presence in his thought and writing has made him one of the most distinctive literary philosophers in the West, expressing itself in a wide-ranging array of fictional … Continue reading

Feminine Singular published

Women have often chosen to tell their secrets, confide their dreams and express their deepest and most intimate thoughts in diaries, letters and other forms of life-writing. Although it is well established as a genre in the Anglophone and Francophone traditions, there has been very little publication of life-writing in the Hispanic and Lusophone worlds … Continue reading

Nacer desde el sueño published

María Zambrano (1904–1991) creó una antropología filosófica labrando con paciencia artesanal y vitalicia un puñado de conceptos: la divinización de lo sagrado, la razón-poética, el sentir originario, la forma-sueño, el devenir-persona. El pensamiento subyacente a los conceptos de forma-sueño y devenir-persona propone que el tiempo y la vida humanos vienen del sueño y que, soñando, … Continue reading

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