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Edited by Marcos J. Herráiz Pareja, Ignacio J. García Pinilla and Jonathan L. Nelson

him. [6] What can they gain by this craftiness, detestable to all straightforward and upright human beings? One can discern only that it must be the same enjoyment that a fowler derives from bird-catching, playing and entertaining himself with the still-living bird; or the fisherman who

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Louisa Söllner

both novels is easily retold: in each book, the protagonist finds a photograph that poses resistance to the stories about the past with which she had lived for most of her life. To uncover the secrets these pictures veil, both protagonists return to Cuba. What is only a short, clandestine trip in the

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Andrew M. Beresford

works of Nicolau and Francés serve as a reminder of the fact that life cannot exist without death, and that death conditions the living body of the Infant, forever obliging believers to ponder the fragility of existence and the cyclical nature of sacred time. The wound inflicted by Longinus infects

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Louisa Söllner

Firmat’s narrative, by contrast, traces the narrator’s attempts at carving out a living space for himself “in America.” Yet, he insists on entering this stage as a “ cubano ,” thus expressing, even through the linguistic displacement of a Spanish word into an otherwise English title, that his life

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Louisa Söllner

1 Missing Pictures: A Compressed Philosophy of Photography The title of this book was inspired by one of the 101 short narratives that make up Guillermo Cabrera Infante’s book View of Dawn in the Tropics . Published in 1974, after the author started life as an exile, first in Spain and then in

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Louisa Söllner

, the careful staging she arranges for her return trip also marks her condition as one that is determined by other longings: Abuela not only wants to reach Cuba, she wants to reach the past, a time in which she participated in the pleasures of Cuban high society life, as her choice of packing “two

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Clint Hackenburg

establishing that He is singular and eternal?” We say to them, “As for the three being one and the one being three—that, upon my life, cannot be.” Rather, we say that God is a timeless substance immutably existing within three eternal persons, whose substances are without distinction and without separation in

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Patrick Harris

of the time, Wistremirus, made a deep impression upon him. I returned to Toledo, where I found the esteemed, aged, most saintly, torch of the Holy Spirit and light of all Spain Bishop Wistremirus, the sanctity of whose life, illuminating the whole world by integrity of habit and uncommon service