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Kleist, Cortés, and the Great Santiago Earthquake of 1647
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Fario. Categories: Essay » Literature
It is generally agreed that the sources of Heinrich von Kleist's bloody tales are European, but Juan LePuen argues that, for those interested in the genesis of "Michael Kohlhaas" or "The Earthquake in Chile," such colonial American documents as Hernán Cortés's letters to Charles V make for lines of inquiry of no less promise than that of more conventional European sources.
The Macahuitl and the Sword
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This historical novel intertwines the conquest of Guatemala with the romance that blossomed between the princess Tecuelhuatzín and Pedro de Alvarado. In the midst of the bloody battles between K'iches and Spaniards, emerge the real heroes.