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Spanish Traditional Ballads/Romances Viejos Españoles

By: Editor: Stanley Appelbaum

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 426947

ISBN: 0486426947

Condition: 256 pages, 5 1/4 x 8 1/2, paperback, Dover Publications


Similar to England's Arthurian legends and old Norse sagas, Spanish romances were written and published before the end of the sixteenth century. This collection of 53 romances focuses on Spanish history, national legends, and Moorish themes; ballads of Charlemagne and his peers, tales derived from French chansons de geste (epics of chivalry and other courtly narratives); and miscellaneous ballads based on Greco-Roman subjects. A dual-language anthology, with excellent new literal translations on pages facing the Spanish original, the volume provides students and scholars--for perhaps the first... View more info

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Pinnick Kinnick Hill: An American Story

By: G. W. González

Price: $37.50

Publisher: West Virginia University Press:

Seller ID: 058629

ISBN: 0-937058-62-9

Condition: 246 pages, hardback, West Virginia University Press


Nearly a century ago, hundreds of families journeyed from Spain to the United States, to search for a better life in the growing zinc-industry towns of Harrison County, West Virginia. As they created a new culture and a new home in this strange land, they added another thread to the rich fabric of our nation.Writing from his perspective as a first-generation son of this immigrant community, González recounts his childhood memories of his neighborhood, where these immigrants raised their families, worked in the often insufferable conditions of the zinc factories, and celebrated "rome... View more info

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Spanish Picture Word Book

By: Hayward Cirker, Barbara Steadman

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 277798

ISBN: 0486277798

Condition: 32 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, paperback, Dover Publications


Pleasant, practical learning aid contains 15 carefully drawn scenes (14 double-page, one single-page) of home, school, farm, beach, other environments. Each scene contains dozens of common objects as well as people, animals and other features, each labeled in Spanish. To help reinforce words and meanings, scenes are designed to be colored. A list of all the Spanish words (with definite articles) and English translations is at the back of the book.32 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, paperback, Dover Publications View more info