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(2012-11-21) - Journal articleOver the past decade Spanish-Language Cinema has established itself beside Spanish and Latin American Cinema, and Morir en San Hilario is a good example of these new flexible collaborations rather than a strict transnational ...
Violets and abolition : The discourse on slavery in Faustina Saez de Melgar's magazine La Violeta (1862-1866) (2012-09) - Journal articleAlthough the commitment of several nineteenth-century Spanish women writers to abolitionism is a well-established fact, not much is known about the concrete forms their engagement took in a society in which the bourgeois ...
(2003) - Journal articleThe novel El astillero (Buenos Aires 1961), by Juan Carlos Onetti, provides two alternative endings, which have inspired a number of interpretations. The present article provides a reading based on the tension in the novel ...