Best Spanish & Portuguese Literary Criticism Books
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1. The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro: Bilingual edition
Author: by Fernando Pessoa
Published at: New Directions; Bilingual edition (July 28, 2020)
A bilingual companion to The Book of Disquiet, by Fernando Pessoa Here, in Margaret Jull Costa and Patricio Ferrari’s splendid new translations, are the complete poems of Alberto Caeiro, the imaginary heteronym coterie created by Fernando Pessoa, the Portuguese modernist master.
Pessoa conceived Caeiro around 1914 and may have named him loosely after his friend, the poet Mrio de Sa-Crrneiro. What followed was a collection of some of Fernando Pessoa’s greatest poems, grouped under the titles The Keeper of Sheep, The Shepherd in Love, and Uncollected Poems.
This imaginary author was a shepherd who spent most of his life in the countryside, had almost no education, and was ignorant of most literature; yet he (Pessoa) wrote some of the most beautiful and profound poems in Portuguese literature.
This edition of The Complete Works of Alberto Caeiro is based on the magnificent Portuguese Tinta-da-China edition, published in Lisbon in 2016, and contains an illuminating introduction by the Portuguese editors Jernimo Pizarro and Patricio Ferrari, some facsimiles of the original Portuguese texts, and prose excerpts about Caeiro and his work written by Fernando Pessoa well as his other heteronyms lvaro de Campos and Ricardo Reis, and other fictitious authors such as Antonio Mora and I.I.Crosse.
2. A Orillas de Rio Piedra Me Sente y Llore
Author: by Paulo Coelho
Published at: Rayo; Reprint edition (December 10, 1996)
Viaje a travs delos pirineos junto a dos amantes en una busqueda espiritual sin tiempo, y descubra los prufundos secretos del amor y la vida en esta nueva novela comovedora, estimulante y mgica escrita a la manera de su aclamado libro El alquimista, por el incomparable narrador Paulo Coelho.
En todas las historias de amor siempre hay algo que nos acerca a la eternidad y a la esencia de la vida, pues guardan todos los secretos del mundo. Que sucede cuando la timidez impide el desarrollo de un amor adolescente?
Y que cuando, once aos despus, el destino reune a los amantes? En ese lapso, a ella la vida le ense a ser fuerte y a ocultar sus sentimientos. En cuanto a l, se convirti a la religin para refugiarse de sus luchas internas, ahora es un maestro espiritual, quien, se dice, realiza milagros.
Juntos emprenderan un viaje cargado de dificultades. Sin embargo en el ro de piedra encuentran la manera de discutir muchas de las grandes interrogantes de la vida y de renovar su singular relacin. A parable set against the backdrop of the French Pyrenees follows an independent but restless young woman whose life is changed forever by an encounter with a childhood friend, now a mesmerizing seminarian and rumored miracle worker.
3. PORTUGAL – Europe's Best-Kept Secret: A unique blend of practical information, humorous anecdotes and insider's tips about Portugal. Get to know the real story of Portugal and it's people
Author: by Sar Perlman
Published at: Independently published (September 6, 2018)
Wouldn’t it be nice to tour a country (Portugal) and have a much better understanding of the people, the history and all those secrets the insiders have? Get to know the real story of Portugal and it’s people! Inside “Portugal – Europe’s Best-Kept Secret” you will find the answers that solve these mysteries: Why the Portuguese give driving directions three times?
The most enjoyable sightseeing routes you should not miss. Why some desserts are called strange names like “Nun’s belly” or “Camel’s drool”?The REAL story of Columbus. Many more secrets and adventures will unveil when you read this book. Based on years of touring, living and exploring, “Portugal – Europe’s Best-Kept Secret” gives you information no other guides or books will.
It is a must for tourists, independent travelers, and anyone who seeks to learn about the country and its people. Are you going to be satisfied with just half the truth?
4. The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
Author: by Jose Saramago
Published at: Mariner Books; First edition (April 27, 1992)
The year: 1936.Europe dances while an invidious dictator establishes himself in Portugal. The city: Lisbon-gray, colorless, chimerical. Ricardo Reis, a doctor and poet, has just come home after sixteen years in Brazil. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.
5. Dom Casmurro (Library of Latin America)
Author: by Joaquim M. Machado de Assis
Published at: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (December 10, 1998)
“A palm tree, seeing me troubled and divining the cause, murmured in its branches that there was nothing wrong with fifteen-year old boys getting into corners with girls of fourteen; quite the contrary, youths of that age have no other function, and corners were made for that very purpose.
It was an old palm-tree, and I believed in old palm-trees even more than in old books. Birds, butterflies, a cricket trying out its summer song, all the living things of the air were of the same opinion.” So begins this extraordinary love story between Bento and Capitu, childhood sweethearts who grow up next door to each other in Rio de Janeiro in the 1850s.
Like other great nineteenth century novels-The Scarlet Letter, Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary-Machado de Assis’s Dom Casmurro explores the themes of marriage and adultery. But what distinguishes Machado’s novel from the realism of its contemporaries, and what makes it such a delightful discovery for English-speaking readers, is its eccentric and wildly unpredictable narrative style.
6. El maestro y Margarita / The Master and Margarita (Contemporánea) (Spanish Edition)
Author: by Mijail Bulgakov
Published at: Debolsillo; 001 edition (March 14, 2017)
El maestro y Margarita, que no vio la luz hasta 1966, es sin duda una de las obras maestras de la literatura del siglo XX .Mosc, 1930. Sobre la ciudad desciende Satn bajo la forma de un profesor de ciencias ocultas, y suceden prodigios que trastornan la vida de los moscovitas.
Entre los afectados est Margarita, a la que Satn ofrece, a cambio de su compaa en una fiesta, la liberacin de su amante, el maestro, que se encuentra en un psiquitrico despus de la mala acogida de su obra sobre Poncio Pilato (que esconde a la figura de Stalin) y Yehosua.
Resea:Una de las grandes novelas del siglo. Un texto librrimo, que escapa por todas sus costuras, una rebelin de la imaginacin frente al cors estalinista, un desafo. Marcos Ordez, BabeliaENGLISH DESCRIPTIONNothing in the whole of literature compares with The Master and Margarita.
One spring afternoon, the Devil, trailing fire and chaos in his wake, weaves himself out of the shadows and into Moscow. Mikhail Bulgakov’s fantastical, funny, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem, each brimming with historical, imaginary, frightful, and wonderful characters.
7. Residence on Earth
Author: by Pablo Neruda
Published at: New Directions; Bilingual edition (July 1, 2004)
New Directions celebrates the Pablo Neruda Centennial. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pablo Neruda’s birth, New Directions is pleased to announce the reissue of a classic work in a timeless translation by Donald D. Walsh and fully bilingual.
Residence on Earth is perhaps Neruda’s greatest work. Upon its publication in 1973, this bilingual publication instantly became “a revolution… A classic by which masterpieces are judged” (Review). “In Residence on Earth,” wrote Amado Alonso, “the tornado of fury will no longer pass without lingering, because it will be identified with [Neruda’s] heart.”
8. Selections from Don Quixote: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language Spanish)
Author: by Miguel de Cervantes [Saavedra
Published at: Dover Publications; unknown edition (December 23, 1998)
One of the great masterpieces of world literature, Don Quixote de la Mancha is a picaresque romance that has amused and delighted generations of readers. This dual-language edition, featuring selections from the famed novel, brings vigorously to life the satiric adventures of the idealistic would-be knight and his faithful servant Sancho Panza.
Presented in the original Spanish, with excellent new literal English translations on facing pages, the passages have been carefully selected to capture the wonderful flavor and romance of the complete work. Readers will delight in scenes describing the comical manner in which Don Quixote was knighted, his valiant battle with the windmills (mistakenly perceived by the errant knight as giants), the misfortunes suffered by the undaunted knight and his squire at an inn, Sancho’s report of his meeting with the lovely Dulcinea, the fight with the wineskins, and much more.
Stanley Appelbaum, translator of this volume, has also provided an informative Introduction and ample footnotes, making this edition not only an enjoyable reading experience, but a valuable learning and teaching aid for students and teachers of Spanish literature.
9. The Dehumanization of Art and Other Essays on Art, Culture, and Literature (Princeton Classics)
Author: by José Ortega y Gasset
Published at: Princeton University Press (October 8, 2019)
A classic work on radical aesthetics by one of the great philosophers of the early twentieth century No work of philosopher and essayist Jos Ortega y Gasset has been more frequently cited, admired, or criticized than his response to modernism, The Dehumanization of Art.
The essay, originally published in Spanish in 1925, grappled with the newness of nonrepresentational art and sought to make it more understandable to the public. Many embraced the essay as a manifesto extolling the virtues of vanguard artists and promoting efforts to abandon the realism and the romanticism of the nineteenth century.
Others took it as a denunciation of everything that was radical about the avant-garde. This Princeton Classics edition makes this essential work, along with four of Ortega’s other critical essays, available in English. A new foreword by Anthony J. Cascardi considers how Ortega’s philosophy remains relevant and significant in the twenty-first century.
10. Four Major Plays (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: by Federico García Lorca
Published at: Oxford University Press; 1st edition (January 15, 2009)
In his four last plays (Blood Wedding, Yerma, The House of Bernarda Alba, Dona Rosita the Spinster) Federico Garca Lorca offered his disturbed and disturbing personal vision to Spanish audiences of the 1930s-unready, as he thought them, for the sexual frankness and surreal expression of his more experimental work.
The authentic sense of danger of Lorca’s theatre is finely conveyed here in John Edmunds’s fluent and rhythmic new translations that lend themselves admirably to performance. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World’s Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe.
Each affordable volume reflects Oxford’s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
11. Diario De Estudio De La Biblia Para Mujeres Con Versículos De Amor.: Un Diario De Oración Que Incluye Un Libro Para Colorear Con Escrituras Bíblicas Para Adultos (Spanish Edition)
Author: by Franchesko Paz
Published at: Independently published (January 15, 2021)
Expande tu fe y reflexiona sobre la sabidura bblica con este encantador producto, que incluye un diario y un libro para colorear (todo en uno). Lleno con una seleccin de versculos bblicos hermosos e inspiradores, este cautivador combo de diario y libro para colorear, ofrece la manera perfecta para acercarte ms a Dios e incorporar las escrituras en tu vida diaria.
Bien sea que ests buscando recibir sabidura y consuelo en momentos de dificultad, familiarizarte con las Escrituras o fortalecer tu relacin con Cristo; en su interior encontrars un libro hermoso y profundamente ntimo para que escribas tus pensamientos y sentimientos.
Con un impresionante diseo y un generoso tamao de pgina para que puedas dibujar, colorear o simplemente practicar la autorreflexin y conectarte con la Palabra de Dios; este libro es un regalo nico y especial para tus amigos, familiares, parientes, miembros de la Iglesia y mucho ms.
Detalles del libro:Un diario maravillosamente inspirador lleno de la profunda y eterna sabidura bblicaContiene fascinantes ilustraciones para colorear y un amplio espacio para que puedas trazar tus pensamientos y sentimientos. Un libro nico para el estudio de la Biblia o grupos de la iglesiaTamao de pgina grande de 8 x 10 (20.32 x 25.