Modern Languages

New and forthcoming Hispanic and Lusophone books

As the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain & Ireland Conference (AHGBI) has unfortunately been postponed until 2021, we’re bringing our conference discount on print books forward, and reminding you of the 50% discount across all ebooks.

With new titles in Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures, Liverpool Latin American Studies and Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics series, find out more about the books below.

If you were hoping to speak to us about publishing with LUP, you can still get in touch with our Senior Commissioning Editor Chloé Johnson via email.

If you wish to request any of these books for review, or for a course adoption see further info on our review request page

Transatlantic Studies

Thirty-five leading scholars re-frame the cultural histories of the former Spanish and Portuguese empires.

More from Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures

Insolación: Historia amorosa

Emilia Pardo Bazán, the most prolific and influential Spanish female writer of the nineteenth century, was a very controversial figure, vilified for her embracement of naturalism and her robust feminist stance. This bilingual text contains some of the illustrations by J. Cuchy which appeared in the very first edition of the novel in 1889.

More from Aris & Phillips Hispanic Classics

Writing and the Revolution

First study of new Venezuelan fiction relating to the Bolivarian Revolution and Venezuela’s literary isolation.

More from Liverpool Latin American Studies

Transnational Spanish Studies

A wide-ranging book on transnational Spanish language and cultures, from medieval Arabic to twenty-first century Spanglish.

Transnational Portuguese Studies

This is the first book to radically rethink the Modern Languages discipline of Portuguese Studies in relation to transnational theories of time, space and transcultural encounter.

More from Transnational Modern Languages

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Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

The most detailed and wide-ranging comparative study to date of how European literatures written in less well known languages try, through translation, to reach the wider world, rejecting the predominant narrative of tragic marginalization with case studies of endeavour and innovation from nineteenth-century Swedish women’s writing to twenty-first-century Polish fantasy.


Forthcoming books for Autumn/Winter 2020

Marvels of Medicine
Literature and Scientific Inquiry in Early Colonial Spanish America
Yarí Pérez Marín
Series: Liverpool Latin American Studies
October, 2020

Women Writing Portuguese Colonialism in Africa
Ana Paula Ferreira
Series: Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures
October, 2020

Ghosts of Colonies Past and Present
Literature and Scientific Inquiry in Early Colonial Spanish America
Mary L. Coffey
September, 2020


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