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Author: Helen Constantine

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199583270

Category: Fiction

Page: 313

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The buzzing life of bars, warm evenings by the Manzanares river, the subterranean terrors of the Metro, icy winters and hot, empty summers, student days in the sixties, the ruthless underworld of the city's mafia, this captivating anthology reflects the character of Madrid and the lives of the madrilenos, as its inhabitants are called, in all their splendid variety. Some stories are bizarre, some funny, some serious, and as you read you'll travel through the city.The famous streets and monuments of Madrid - Cibeles, Calle de Alcalá, Plaza Mayor, and the Royal Palace - as well as the poor, working-class barrios unfrequented by sightseers will pass before youreyes like a moving picture. Few of these stories have previously been translated into English. Some names, such as Benito Pérez Galdós, Javier Marías, Juan José Millás, and Carmen Martín Gaite, will be more familiar than others but all deserve to be better known. There is a map at the back of the book to indicate the places mentioned in the stories and photographs complement and accompany each story. The reader will also find there biographical notes onthe authors and suggestions for further reading.
2012-04-26 By Helen Constantine

Navidades de Madrid y noches entretenidas en ocho novellas (1663). Series
edited by Catherine Soriano. Madrid: Comunidad de Madrid, 1993. Cervantes
Saavedra, Miguel de. Don Quixote of La Mancha. Trans. Walter Starkie. New
York: ...

Author: María de Zayas y Sotomayor

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226768670

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 400

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At the height of María de Zayas’s popularity in the mid-eighteenth century, the number of editions in print of her work was exceeded only by the novels of Cervantes. But by the end of the nineteenth century, Zayas had been excluded from the Spanish literary canon because of her gender and the sociopolitical changes that swept Spain and Europe. Exemplary Tales of Love and Tales of Disillusion gathers a representative sample of seven stories, which features Zayas’s signature topics—gender equality and domestic violence—written in an impassioned tone overlaid with conservative Counter-Reformation ideology. This edition updates the scholarship since the most recent English translations, with a new introduction to Zayas’s entire body of stories, and restores Zayas’s author’s note and prologue, omitted from previous English-language editions. Tracing her slow but steady progress from notions of ideal love to love’s treachery, Exemplary Tales of Love and Tales of Disillusion will restore Zayas to her rightful place in modern letters.

Leopoldo Alas Clarin, Leopoldo Alas. of demand. So Ventura accepted contracts
with impresarios from the provinces. He left his mother and father in Madrid and
went off to tour Andalusia, Castile, Catalonia, and Aragon with his violin, his wife,

Author: Leopoldo Alas Clarin

Publisher: Bucknell University Press

ISBN: 0838754368

Category: Fiction

Page: 206

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"The short stories explore themes that concern the interior person, the inner being. "A Day Laborer" tells of a liberal intellectual who can identify with exploited laborers because he himself has been exploited; "Change of Light" describes the spiritual peace that comes to a writer as a result of physical blindness; "The Golden Rose" shows through a series of contrasts - good and evil, heaven and earth, light and darkness - that virtue and sacrifice are rewarded; "Queen Margaret" chronicles the misery of failed opera singers who find happiness after leaving the short-lived glory of the theater; "Torso" relates the faithfulness of a servant who is rejected by a young master; "The Burial of the Sardine," with echoes of Francisco de Goya, represents the ephemeral nature of joy as experienced during Shrovetide in a city dominated by the clergy; and "Two Scholars" recounts how envy and vanity affect a personal relationship."--BOOK JACKET.

Il Tesoro in Castilian43 Madrid , Biblioteca Nacional , 685. 1433. Translation
originally made , 1292. " Aqui se comiença el libro del thesoro que traslado
maestre brunt de latín en Romance françés . Et el muy noble Don Sancho fijo del
muy ...

Author: Julia Bolton Holloway

Publisher: Julia Bolton Holloway

ISBN: 0820419540

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 550

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Twice-Told Tales presents the life and writings of Dante Alighieri's maestro, the Florentine notary and diplomat, Brunetto Latino. The book first discusses archival documents found in Florence, the Vatican Secret Archives, Genoa, England and elsewhere, which were written by or which name Brunetto Latino. The documents concern, among other topics, the Vallombrosan Abbot Tesauro, the Sicilian Vespers' plotting, and the death by starvation of Ugolino. The book then discusses Brunetto's translations of Aristotle's Ethics and Cicero's De inventione, as texts presented to Charles of Anjou and others, as well as the influence of these texts on Dante. Appendices present the archival documents discussed in the book and list manuscripts containing Latino's writings.

However, her descriptions of Valladolid, and of Zaragoza as well, seem too
formulaic to offer convincing proof of personal acquaintance with those cities.
While both volumes of her stories were first published in Zaragoza rather than in
Madrid, ...

Author: Margaret Greer

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9780271041216

Category: Literary Criticism


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Mar&ía de Zayas y Sotomayor (1590&–1650?) published two collections of novellas, Novelas amorosas y exemplares (1637) and Desenga&ños amorosos (1647), which were immensely popular in her day. During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Victorian and bourgeois sensibilities exiled her &“scandalous&” works to the outer fringes of serious literature. Over the last two decades, however, she has gained an enthusiastic and ever-expanding readership, drawing intense critical attention and achieving canonical status as a major figure of the Spanish Golden Age. In this first comprehensive study of Zayas&’s prose, Margaret R. Greer explores the relationship between narration and desire, analyzing both the &“desire for readers&” displayed by Zayas in her Prologue and the sexual desire that drives the telling within the novellas themselves. Greer examines Zayas&’s narrative strategies through the twin lenses of feminist and psychoanalytic theory. She devotes close attention to the weight of Renaissance literary traditions and the role of Zayas&’s own cultural context in shaping her work. She discusses Zayas&’s biography and the reception of her publications; her advocacy of women&’s rights; her conflictive loyalty to an aristocratic, patriarchal order; her crafting of feminine tales of desire; and her erasure of the frontiers between the natural and supernatural, indeed, between love and death itself. In so doing, Greer offers an expansive analysis of this recently rediscovered Golden Age writer.
2010-11-01 By Margaret Greer

The little dwarf appeared again , and told her to go to Madrid , where there would
be much work to be done . She was to take a lodging in the Lavapies * quarter ,
and there he would let her know how she was to go on . Cipriana , obedient to ...

Author: Maria Trinidad Howard Middlemore


ISBN: IND:39000000358973

Category: Folklore

Page: 302

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Charles had come to Madrid with the empty hope that his presence would cut the
knot of this difficulty , and win him the ... right hand of the king , to his new abode .

Author: Charles Morris


ISBN: OSU:32435003360013

Category: France

Page: 336

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1895 By Charles Morris

478.4 ; 2578.136 Madrid , 1883 ; 1886 . ... It is the basis of many tales and
dramas , among which are La gitanilla de Ma . - El terror de 1824. [ la ] , 2a ed .
Madrid , 1877 ; drid , by Antonio Solís y Rivadeneira , D.172.1.37 ; D.1706.40 ;
1884 .

Author: Boston Public Library


ISBN: CORNELL:31924069759185

Category: Boston (Mass.)


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Quarterly accession lists; beginning with Apr. 1893, the bulletin is limited to "subject lists, special bibliographies, and reprints or facsimiles of original documents, prints and manuscripts in the Library," the accessions being recorded in a separate classified list, Jan.-Apr. 1893, a weekly bulletin Apr. 1893-Apr. 1894, as well as a classified list of later accessions in the last number published of the bulletin itself (Jan. 1896)

But Estèban , falling ill again , and dying , Murillo could not yet go to Madrid . He
found he must remain to support his mother ; at last , when he was about sixteen ,
and his mother able to support herself , Murillo decided on going , not to Madrid ...

Author: Lady Marian Campbell Jervis-White-Jervis


ISBN: NYPL:33433071001071

Category: Painters

Page: 329

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But Esteban, falling ill again, and dying, Mu- rillo could not yet go to Madrid. He
found he must remain to support his mother ; at last, when he was about sixteen,
and his mother able to support herself, Murillo decided on going, not to Madrid, ...

Author: Marian Jervis (lady Jervis-White-)


ISBN: OXFORD:600073499

Category: Children's stories

Page: 256

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Here are some samples : MADRID , April 27 . POLO Y BARNABE , Toronto : I am
very much troubled because of the lack of adequate and prompt communication
between us and the Antilles . If the Americans should cut the cables our position ...



ISBN: WISC:89058515610

Category: Spanish-American War, 1898

Page: 471

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1899 By

Contemporary Fables for Adults J. Madrid. Tales of Beastly Behaviors.

Author: J. Madrid

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595312412

Category: Fiction

Page: 472

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Enter a world where a pig struggles to become a housing contractor, a monkey opens a barbershop, an orangutan goes into politics, a fox practices alternative medicine, a goose plans her own wedding, a rabbit experiences the supernatural, a bull yearns to be a monk and a cat strives to become computer literate. In "Tales of Beastly Behaviors" we encounter a timely and thoroughly amusing collection of satirical wit, social commentary and, occasionally wisdom. They offer us a mirror that reflects how we are when we are uniquely human and stripped of artifice. These thirty-four fables satirize human behaviors by attributing them to barnyard animals that think and speak like humans. The characterizations may be whimsical, but what the barnyard animals do and say is entirely recognizable in the actions and words of our friends, our families and ourselves. These fables make social commentary easier to accept as they pick at our frailties and force us to laugh at them.
2003-04-30 By J. Madrid

Madrid . 160. Madrid . 180. Paris . 8vo . Paris . 8vo . Paris . 8vo . Paris . 8vo . Paris
. 2837 1836-13 1851 1851 1851 1855 1851-4 1825 1842 1845 1846 1825 1851
1852 1812 1855 1845 1824 1850 1856 1849 1852 1857 1684 1798 1824 ...

Author: Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York


ISBN: UIUC:30112087486889

Category: Library catalogs

Page: 92

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Other persons , published the same year , by Liñan y Verdugo , a singular series
of stories , related by two elderly ... 22 “ Novelas Amorosas por Joseph 141 , )
which gives only the titles of Camerino , " Madrid , 1623 and 1736 , the tales , and

Author: George Ticknor


ISBN: HARVARD:32044038416020

Category: Spanish literature


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1854 By George Ticknor

Preface The history of Southeast Missouri is a mother lode of stories reflecting
experiences of every American on the western frontier in the nineteenth century .
The words “ history ... New Madrid's tales are America's tales . Through official ...

Author: Mary Sue Shy Anton


ISBN: MINN:31951D02918308A

Category: History

Page: 328

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New Madrid: A Mississippi River Town in History and Legend focuses on the hearts and minds of a restless population as it moved west into the Mississippi River Valley in the 1800s. The river-port town of New Madrid, Missouri, strategically located just below the junction of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, and destined to be the capital of "New Spain," was en route for thousands of early Americans. New Madrid's pioneers reveal their past and their stories through letters, newspapers, official records, and other sources. The author takes the reader through the town's history, recounting tales of legendary people whose lives crossed with those of area residents. Lively illustrations, photographs, and maps enhance the stories, a treasure for anyone whose ancestors experienced the westward movement, participated in the Civil War, were slave-owners, slaves, or American Indians, or for those who are curious about American life in earlier times.

... which had driven the highspirited Frenchman almost to madness ; but , instead
of receiving his prisoner as Francis bad hoped , with the chivalrous courtesy due
to a fallen Monarch , Charles sent his captive to Madrid , under the charge uf ...

Author: Celia Levetus


ISBN: OXFORD:600056101

Category: Short stories, Jewish

Page: 254

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1865 By Celia Levetus

[Short story collections are marked with an *] FIRST EDITIONS OF Pic6N's
SHORT STORIES AND NOVELS Ldzaro: Casi novela. Madrid: Fernando Fe,
1882. La hijastra del amor. Madrid: Est. Tip. de El Correo, 1884. Juan Vulgar.
Madrid: Est.

Author: Jacinto Octavio Picón

Publisher: Bucknell University Press

ISBN: 0838752993

Category: Fiction

Page: 219

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""Moral Divorce" and Other Stories is a collection of short stories by Jacinto Octavio Picon y Bouchet (1852-1923), a member of Spain's Generation of 1868. A bibliophile and a Francophile (his mother was French); a native of Madrid who loved Paris; a member of the Royal Spanish Academy (of the Spanish language) and the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts (he published a volume of art criticism entitled the Life and Works of Don Diego Velazquez); a novelist, short story writer, and journalist; a liberal (in politics, religion, social philosophy); a Spaniard steeped in his own literature (from Cervantes to Galdos) but knowledgeable about others; an aesthete whose appreciation of French cooking prompted Emilia Pardo Bazan (probably tongue in cheek) to provide a recipe for a "Jacinto Octavio Omelette" in her Modern Spanish Cuisine; a friend of literary greats of his time (Clarin, Galdos, Palacio Valdes, Pardo Bazan, Valera, etc.); and a loving father whose son's premature death at the age of forty nearly drove him to despair, Picon deserves to be read anew, for in his stories he deals with timeless and universal themes - freedom, justice, equality, compassion, suffering, love, and hope."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Historical tales. which also boasted of the names of Domenichino , Guido , Peter
of Cortona , Poussin , Sandraert , Guercino , and many other illustrious painters
amongst its members . Velasquez died at Madrid , in 1660 , of a contagious ...

Author: Historical tales


ISBN: OXFORD:590490146



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WORKS BY BECQUER Obras de Gustavo A. Becquer. Quinta edición
aumentada con varias poesías y leyendas. Madrid, Librería de Fernando Fé,
1898. Three volumes. Historia de los Temples de España, publicada bajo la
protección de SS.

Author: Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 9781465566973


Page: 288

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Meanwhile , the King of Spain withdrew to Madrid to avoid the bad air which
prevailed in divers places , and , by the advice of his Council , as well as at the
request of the Countess of Aranda , he consented to the marriage of the young
Count ...

Author: Queen Marguerite (consort of Henry II, King of Navarre)



Category: Love stories, French


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