Nihilismo y verdad published

Las relaciones entre Nietzsche y América Latina están marcadas por el desencuentro. Lo cual no implica que Nietzsche no haya sido leído en Latinoamérica; pero es diferente aludir a Nietzsche, a asumir una perspectiva nietzscheana. Por eso, en vez de usar a Nietzsche para analizar su moral, para desplazar el punto de vista, en América … Continue reading

Celebrating ten years of the Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas series

This year we’re celebrating the tenth anniversary of our book series Hispanic Studies: Culture and Ideas! The first volume, Postmodern Spain by Antonio Sanchez, was published in 2007. Ten years later the series is going from strength to strength, with Volume 77 hot off the press this month – Anne-Marie Storrs’s book Loving’s the Strange … Continue reading

Loving’s the Strange Thing published

This groundbreaking volume argues that Carmen Martín Gaite and Carl Jung form an ideal combination. All the main features of the Jungian individuation process are present in the Spanish writer’s fairy tales: dreams, shadow figures, wise men and women, the Self, anima and animus. Martín Gaite has been described by the critic Salustiano Martín as … Continue reading

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

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