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  •     Sofia, Gabriele. Las acrobacias del espectador : neurociencias y teatro y viceversa. / Gabriele Sofia ; traducción, Juana Lor. México, D.F.: Paso de Gato; Artez, 2015. (El Gato en Zapatilla, 1) ISBN: 9786078092987 - Translation of classic work that examines and challenges theories about neurosciences and perception as applied to theater experience. Argues that theory has been distorted by excessive simplification. Originally published in Rome under title Le acro…
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  •     Toruño, Rhina. Voces de escritores latinoamericanos : análisis crítico de sus obras. / Rhina Toruño. México, D.F.: Ediciones Eón; Texas: The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, 2015. (Ensayo, 50) ISBN: 9786079426163 - Anthology of essays about and interviews with 13 prominent Latin American writers. Drawing on author's own words and critical reading of works they discuss, Toruño illuminates their place in respective countries' literary history and impact of geogr…
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  •     Camus, Manuela. Vivir en el coto : fraccionamientos cerrados, mujeres y colonialidad. / Manuela Camus. Guadalajara, Jalisco, México: Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 2015. ISBN: 9786077422181 - Study of lives of women within upper-class townhouse condominium complexes of Guadalajara, their lifestyles and how they navigate distinctions and barriers between levels of the city's elite. Focus is on new generations who grew up in these spaces, …
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  •     Maldonado, Miguel. Bestiario. / Miguel Maldonado ; ilustración textil, Fernanda Sordo, María José Sordo. México, D.F.: ALDVS, 2015. ISBN: 9786077742982 - Mexican writer and poet offers literary, philosophical and fanciful reflections on various animals. Devoting one page of text and one illustration to each animal, Maldonado muses on peculiarities and symbolism of moles, cranes, giraffes, ants, monke…
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  •      Surcando la democracia : México y sus realidades. / René Torres-Ruiz, Helena Varela Guinot (coordinadores). Toluca, Estado de México: Instituto Electoral del Estado de México; México, D.F.: Universidad Iberoamericana ; Editorial Fontamara, 2015. (Colección Argumentos, 275) ISBN: 9786077361541 - Eighteen texts about advances and setbacks in Mexico's process of political change, based on premise that democracy is more than method for electing leadership. Comprises five parts: theoretic discussion; political reform, parties and elections; pre…
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  •     Marcos, Patricio. Grandeza y decadencia del poder presidencial en México. / Patricio Emilio Marcos. México, D.F.: Bonilla Artigas Editores; Montréal, Canadá: Université de Montreal, Chaire D Etudes du Mexique Contemporain, 2015. (Pública Textos, 4) ISBN: 9786078348732 - Political essay explaining background, formulation, written and unwritten rules and current state of Mexican political regime, based on last four PRI administrations (1982-2000 and 2012-2018). Intent is to document corruption of presidential institu…
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  •     Arlanzón, Érika. Costumbre macabra. / Érika Arlanzón. Mexico: Ediciones y Punto, 2015. (Averno de Ideas Oscuras, 3) ISBN: - Unsettling poetic photographic creation that consists of very sparse text evoking mixture of revulsion and desire toward flesh (animal and human), accompanied by photographs (presumably by Arlanzon herself) of nude women with birdcages over their hea…
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  •     Galindo, Andrés. La oficina del olvido. / Andrés Galindo ; ilustraciones y viñetas, Mikel Lecumberri. Mexico: Ediciones y Punto, 2015. (Averno de Ideas Oscuras, 5) ISBN: - Most dangerous book of year: cover encrusted with slivers of broken glass. Contains 58 micro-fictions that echo hazards of binding, recounting moments or sensations of violence, destructive passion, and despair. "Primera impresión de seis: abril de…
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  •     Gallardo, Alfonso. Con el sol a plomo : manual para el oyente de música de concierto. / Alfonso Gallardo ; acompañamiento de Marilú Parrodi. Mexico: Ediciones y Punto, 2015. (Prometheus: Operas Primas, 4) ISBN: 9786078402052 - Notes, observations, facts, figures and dates about music and dance and their creators. Author was public official who dabbled in many areas. These notes were converted into book that was published posthumously. Includes chapters on elements of mu…
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