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The following books are currently available for review.  Please send an e-mail to sml-reviews-hrj@qmul.ac.uk expressing your interest, quoting the name of the book in the subject line:

A Companion to Galician Culture. ED. BY HELENA MIGUÉLEZ-CARBALLEIRA. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 245. ISBN: 9781855662773

Alfonso X, the Learned, “Cantigas de Santa Maria”: An Anthology. By STEPHEN PARKINSON. London: MHRA. 2015. Pp. 161. ISBN: 9781781880234

Alejo Carpentier and the Musical Text. KATIA CHORNIK. Cambridge: Legenda. 2015. Pp. 139. ISBN: 978-1-909662-17-9

Anaclecta Malacitana 93. Número Monográfico: Los espacios poéticos de la tradición: géneros y modelos en el Siglo de Oro. Málaga: Universidad de Málaga. 2014. Pp. 259. ISSN: 0211934X

América sin Nombre. Número Monográfico: Cuba y el Caribe: diáspora, raza e identidad cultural. JOSÉ GOMARIZ (ed.). Alicante: Universidad de Alicante. Dec. 2014. Pp. 216. ISSN: 15773442

Artifice and Invention in the Spanish Golden Age. STEPHEN BOYD AND TERENCE O’REILLY (Eds.). Legenda: Oxford, 2014. Pp. 232. ISBN: 978-1-909662-16-2

Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico’s Melting Pot and Civil Rights in the United States. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2014. Pp. 353. ISBN: 9780812246209

Between Two Worlds: The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. By Amy Fuller. London: MHRA. 2015. Pp. 198. ISBN: 9781781881590

Biography of a Hacienda: Work and Revolution in Rural Mexico. By ELIZABETH TERESE NEWMAN. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 2014. Pp. 255. ISBN: 9780816530731

Britain, Spain and the Treaty of Utrecht 1713-2013. BY TREVOR J. DADSON AND J. H. ELLIOTT (Eds). Legenda: Oxford. 2014. Pp. 202. ISBN: 978-1-909662-22-3

Carajucomedia: Parody and Satire in Early Modern Spain. By FRANK A. DOMÍNGUEZ. Woodbrige: Tamesis. 2015. Pp xxiii + 585. ISBN: 978 1 85566 289 6

Constructing Feminine Poetics in the Works of a Late-20th-Century Catalan Woman Poet: Maria Mercè Marçal. By NOÈLIA DÍAZ VICEDO. London: MHRA. 2014. Pp. 212. ISBN: 9781781880012

Cosmopolitan Desires: Global Modernity and World Literature in Latin America. BY MARIANO SISKIND. 2014. Pp. 357. ISBN: 9780810129900

Creating Aztlán: Chicano Art, Indigenous Sovereignty, and Lowriding Across Turtle Island. BY DYLAN A. T. MINER. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. 2014. Pp. 304. ISBN: 9780816530038

Cultural Diplomacy: a Hundred Years of History of the British-Spanish Society. LUIS G. MARTÍNEZ DEL CAMPO. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 2015. Pp x + 198. ISBN: 978-1-78138-275-2

Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis. By LUIS MORENO-CABALLUD. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 2015. Pp. 305. ISBN: 9781781381939

“Diálogo de la lengua”. By Juan de Valdés: A Diplomatic Edition. ED. BY K. ANIPA. Cambridge: MHRA. 2014. Pp. 146. ISBN: 978-1-907322-82-2

Dialogues: A Catalan Renaissance Colloquy Set in the City of Tortosa. BY CRISTÒFOL DESPUIG. Barcelona, Woodbridge: Barcino-Tamesis, 2014. Pp. 177. ISBN: 9781855662759

El documental cinematográfico y televisivo contemporáneo: memoria, sujeto y formación de la identidad democrática española. By ISABEL M. ESTRADA. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2013. Pp. 196. ISBN: 978-1-85566-251-3

Embodying Memory in Contemporary Spain. By ALISON RIBEIRO DE MENEZES. Basingstoke: New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013. Pp. 205. ISBN: 9781137390905

Exilio en el Espacio Literario Argentino de la Posdictadura. By MARÍA INÉS CISTERNA GOLD. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2013. Pp. 199. ISBN: 978-1-85566-257-5

Families in War and Peace: Chile from Colony to Nation. By SARAH C. CHAMBERS. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2015. Pp. 288. ISBN: 9780822358831

Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic. VICTOR M. URIBE-URAN. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2016. Pp xxv + 429. ISBN: 978-0-8047-9463-3

Franciscan Spirituality and Mission in New Spain, 1524-1599: Conflict Beneath the Sycamore Tree (Luke 19:1-10). By STEVEN E. TURLEY. Surrey: Ashgate. 2014. Pp. 202. ISBN: 9781409454212

From Tribute to Communal Sovereignty: The Tarascan and Caxcan Territories in Transition. ANDREW ROTH-SENEFF, ROBERT V. KEMPER, JULIE ADKINS (eds). Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 2015. Pp. 272. ISBN: 9780816531585

Galdos: Meow. BY BENITO PEREZ GALDOS & RUTH CRISPIN. Warminster: Aris and Phillips. 2014. Pp. 536. ISBN: 978-1908343734

Gender, Empire, and Postcolony: Luso-Afro-Brazilian Intersections. HILARY OWEN, ANNA M. KLOBUCKA (Eds). New York; Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Pp. 229. ISBN: 9781137343413

Género y Exilio Teatral Republicano: Entre la Tradición y la Vanguardia. FRANCISCA VILCHES-DE FRUTOS, PILAR NIEVA-DE LA PAZ, JOSÉ-RAMÓN LÓPEZ GARCÍA, MANUEL AZNAR SOLER. Amsterdam: Rodopi. 2014. Pp. 360. ISBN: 978-90-420-3802-8

Homosexuality and Invisibility in Revolutionary Cuba: Reinaldo Arenas and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. By MARÍA ENCARNACIÓN LÓPEZ. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2015. Pp. 216. ISBN: 9781855662889

Hybrid Identity and the Utopian Impulse in the Postmodern Spanish-American Comic Novel. By PAUL R. MCALEER. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2015. Pp. 171. ISBN: 9781855662971

Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula. JOAN RAMON RESINA (Ed.). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 2013. Pp. 271. ISBN: 978-1-84631-833-7

Independent Mexico: the Pronunciamiento in the Age of Santa Anna, 1821-1858. WILL FOWLER. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. 2016. Pp xxxii + 360. ISBN: 978-0-8032-2539-8

Ilusion Áulica e Imaginación Caballeresca en El Cortesano de Luis Milán. IGNACIO LÓPEZ ALEMANY. University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC. 2013. Pp. 258. ISBN: 978-1-4696-0998-0

Judíos y Conversos en el Corpus Christi: La dramaturgia calderoniana. By JUAN CARLOS GARROT ZAMBRANA. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. 2013. Pp. 489. ISBN: 9782503548142

La Mujer Moderna en los Escritos de Federica Montseny. BY NURIA CRUZ-CÁMARA. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2015. Pp. 206. ISBN: 9781855662940

La Nación Singular: Fantasías de la Normalidad Democrática Espanola (1996-2011). BY LUISA ELENA DELGADO. Madrid: Siglo XXI de Espana. 2014. Pp. 332. ISBN: 9788432316715

La Retórica Del Sur: Representaciones y Discursos Sobre Andalucía en el Período Democrático. ANTONIO GÓMEZ L. QUIÑONES & JOSÉ M. DEL PINTO (Ed.). Sevilla: Ediciones Alfar. Pp. 358. ISBN: 978-84-7898-632-3

Las Capillas del Via Crucis de la Ciudad de México: arte, patrocinio y sacralización del espacio. By ALENA ROBIN. México: Universidad Autónoma de México. 2014. Pp. 307. ISBN: 9786070260766

Latin Numbers: Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance. By BRIAN EUGENIO HERRERA. Michigan: University of Michigan Press, 2015. Pp xvi + 272. ISBN: 978-0-472-05264-6

Life-Writing in Carmen Martín Gaite’s Cuadernos de Todo and her Novels of the 1990s. By MARÍA-JOSÉ BLANCO LÓPEZ DE LERMA. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2013. Pp. 220. ISBN: 978-1-85566-247-6

Living Ideology in Cuba: Socialism in Principle and Practice. By KATHERINE A. GORDY. Michigan: University of Michigan Press. 2015. Pp xii + 284. ISBN: 978-0-472-05261-5

Lucas Fernandez: Farsas y Églocas. FRANÇOISE MAURIZI. Woodbrige: Tamesis. 2015. Pp. 210. ISBN: 978 1 85566 295 7

Mapping the Landscape, Remapping the Text: Spanish Poetry from Antonio Machado’s Campos de Castilla to the First Avant-Garde (1909-1925). By RENÉE SILVERMAN. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina department of Romance Languages. 2014. Pp. 271. ISBN: 9781469615226

Maria Victoria Atencia: Legend of Myself. BY MARIA VICTORIA ATENCIA & ROBERTA ANN QUANCE. Warminster: Aris and Phillips. 2014. Pp. 192. ISBN: 9781908343901

Market Aesthetics: The Purchase of the Past in Caribbean Diasporic Fiction. By ELENA MACHADO SÁEZ. Charlottesville; London: University of Virginia Press. 2015. Pp. 249. ISBN: 9780813937052

Memory and Spatiality in Post-Millenial Spanish Narrative. BY LORRAINE RYAN. Farnham, Burlington: Ashgate. 2014. Pp. 240. ISBN: 9781472435705

Mitos cristianos en la poesía del 27. By ROCÍO ORTUNO CASANOVA. London: MHRA Texts & Dissertations. 2014. Pp. 201. ISBN: 9781781880258

Mosén Diego de Valera: entre las armas y las letras. ED. BY CRISTINA MOYA GARCÍA. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 213. ISBN: 9781855662728

Mount Canigó: A Tale of Catalonia. JACINT VERDAGUER. Introduction and translation by Ronald Puppo. Barcelona/Woodbridge: Barcino/Tamesis. 2015. Pp. 236. ISBN: 978 1 85566 2988

On The Lips of Others: Moteuczoma’s Fame in Aztec Monuments and Rituals. By PATRICK THOMAS HAJOVSKY. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2015. Pp. 232. ISBN: 9780292766686

Orientalism and Identity in Latin America: Fashioning Self and Other from the (Post)Colonial Margin. ERIK CAMAYD-FREIXAS (Ed.). Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 2013. Pp. 241. ISBN: 978-0-8165-2953-7

Pierrot/Lorca: White Carnival of Black Desire. EMILIO PERAL VEGA. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2015. Pp xiv + 167. ISBN: 978 1 85566 296 4

Presumes que eres la ciencia: estudios sobre  flamenco. JOSÉ CENRO JIMÉNEZ, EMILIO J. GALARDO SABORIDO (eds). Sevilla: Libros con Duende. 2015. Pp. 303. ISBN: 9788415718321

Proyecciones de Gabriel Miró en la Narrativa Española de Postguerra. By GUILLERMO LAÍN CORONA.Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 218. ISBN: 9781855662704

Reading Rio de Janeiro: Literature and Society in the Nineteenth Century. By ZEPHYR L. FRANK. Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2016. Pp xiv + 229. ISBN: 978-0-8047-5744-7

Remaking the Comedia: Spanish Classical Theater in Adaptation. HARLEY ERDMAN, SUSAN DAUN DE GARCÍA (eds). Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2015. Pp. 303. ISBN: 9781855662926

Sin & Confession in Colonial Peru. By REGINA HARRISON. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2014. Pp. 310. ISBN: 9780292728486

Spanish Golden Age Poetry in Motion: The Dynamics of Creation and Conversation. JEAN ANDREWS, ISABEL TORRES (Eds.). Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 297. ISBN: 9781855662841

Spanish New York Narratives 1898-1936: Modernization, Otherness and Nation. BY DAVID MIRANDA-BARREIRO. Legenda: Oxford, 2014. Pp. 198. ISBN: 978-1-909662-15-5

Spanish Reception of Russian Narratives, 1905-1939. By LYNN C. PURKEY. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2013. Pp. 203. ISBN: 978-1-85566-254-4

Teresa Margolles and the Aesthetics of Death. JULIA BANWELL. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. 2015. Pp xvi + 222. ISBN: 978-0-78316-249-9

Textual Exposures: Photography in Twentieth-century Spanish American Narrative Fiction. Calgary, CA: University of Calgary Press. 2015. Pp. 229. ISSN: 14982366

The Abencerraje and Ozmín and Daraja: Two Sixteenth-century Novellas from Spain. Ed.& trans. By BARBARA FUCHS, LARISSA BREWER-GARCÍA, AND AARON J. ILIKA. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2014. Pp. 139. ISBN: 9780812246087

The Art of Ana Clavel: Ghosts, Urinals, Dolls, Shadows and Outlaw Desires. By JANE ELIZABETH LAVERY. Oxford: Legenda. 2015. Pp. 278. ISBN: 9781907975653

The Art of Professing in Bourbon Mexico. By JAMES M. CÓRDOVA. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2014. Pp. 252. ISBN: 978-0-292-75315-0

The Black Doctors of Colonial Lima: Science, Race, and Writing in Colonial and Early Republican Peru. BY JOSÉ R. JOUVE MARTÍN. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014. Pp. 209. ISBN: 9780773543416

The Casa del Deán: New World Imagery in a Sixteenth-Century Mexican Mural Cycle. BY PENNY C. MORRILL. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2014. Pp. 384. ISBN: 9780292759305

The Cristos Yacentes of Gregorio Fernandéz: Polychrome Sculptures of the Supine Christ in Seventeenth-Century Spain. By ILENIA COLÓN MENDOZA. Surrey: Ashgate. 2015. Pp. 186. ISBN: 9781409430681

The Colors of the New World: Artists, Materials, and the Creation of the Florentine Codex. By DIANA MAGALONI KERPEL. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute. 2014. Pp. 67. ISBN: 9781606063293

The Creative Process of Els Joglars and Teatro de la Abadía: Beyond the Playwright. By SIMON DAVID BREDEN. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 267. ISBN: 9781855662780

The Cultural Promise of the Aesthetic. BY MONIQUE ROELOFS. London: Bloomsbury. 2014. Pp. 271. ISBN: 9781472530134

 The Last Days of Humanism: A Reappraisal of Quevedo’s Thought. ALFONSO REY. Cambridge: Legenda. Pp. 215. ISBN: 978-1-909662-81-0

The Latin American Short Story at its Limits: Fragmentation, Hybridity and Intermediality. BY LUCY BELL.Legenda: Oxford. 2014. Pp. 202. ISBN: 9781909662131

The Making of Jorge Luis Borges as an Argentine Cultural Icon. By MARIANA CASALE O’RYAN. London: MHRA. 2014. Pp. 210. ISBN: 9781781880784

The Origins of Catalan Nationalism 1770-1898. By ANGEL SMITH. Basingstoke; New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. Pp. 304. 9781137354488

The Poem of Fernán González. Trans. By PETER SUCH, RICHARD RABONE. Warminster: Aris and Phillips. Pp. 360. ISBN: 9781910572009

The Poetry of Antonio Machado: Changing the Landscape. By XON DE ROS. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2015. Pp. 282. ISBN: 9780198736806

The Reception of Machiavelli in Early Modern Spain. By KEITH DAVID HOWARD. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 171. ISBN:  9781855662827

The Virgin of Guadalupe and the Conversos: Uncovering Hidden Influences from Spain to Mexico. BY MARIE-THERESA HERNÁNDEZ. New Brunswick, New Jersey, London: Rutgers University Press. 2014. Pp. 260. ISBN: 9780813565682

Tolerance and Coexistence in Early Modern Spain: Old Christians and Moriscos in the Campo de Calatrava. By TREVOR J. DADSON. Woodbridge: Tamesis. 2014. Pp. 279. ISBN: 9781855662735

Urban Space as Heritage in Late Colonial Cuba: Classicism and Dissonance on the Plaza de Armas of Havana, 1754-1828. By PAUL NIELL. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2015. Pp. 362. ISBN: 9780292766594

Urban Space, Identity and Postmodernity in 1980s Spain: Rethinking the Movida. MAITE USOZ DE LA FUENTE. Cambridge: Legenda. 2015. Pp. 165. ISBN: 978-1-909662-44-5

Vanguardia y Humorismo Gráfico en Crisis: La Guerra Civil Española (1936-1939) y La Revolución Cubana (1959-1961). By JORGE L. CATALÁ-CARRASCO. Woodbrige: Tamesis. 2015. Pp xiv + 315. ISBN: 978 1 85566 302 2

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