Approval Plan for Spanish Literature Imprints

 

Sanchez-Cuesta
Madrid, Spain

I. General Information

Books to be supplied should include all original titles of a scholarly nature (including bibliographies) published in Spain, which meet the subject specifications listed below. Do not include books in languages other than Spanish (e.g., Catalan). However, please notify us of any such publications that you consider outstanding.

Specifically excluded are periodicals and journals translations into Spanish, off prints and separates, reprints, pamphlets, brochures, popular dictionaries, juvenile literature, travel guides, and primary- and secondary-school textbooks (but note II B below). University-level textbooks may be included if of scholarly value.

Electronic literary texts or new printed editions which are accompanied by a CD-ROM or floppy disks can be included only if they can be loaded on the University of Notre Dame's servers without any type of restrictions.

Publications supplied are to be priced no higher than the trade price that is current at the time of shipment to the Library.

 

II. Subject Specifications

A. Social Sciences

Exclude: Social Sciences

B. Humanities

IMPORTANT: Only authors listed on the "HISPANIC AUTHOR LIST FOR APPROVAL PLAN" can be sent. Others will be returned.

IMPORTANT: Regarding new authors, send only those published by: Alfaguara, Anagrama, Espasa Calpe, Seix Barral, Tusquets, and Visor.


MEDIEVAL SPAIN

For Medieval Spain we want general histories of literature, annotated anthologies, and bibliographies, critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative, chronicles, and didactic prose of this period. The above refer to monographs like, let's say La.Cronica en España by X. Also monographs on literary culture and books in languages other than Castilian (Catalan, Hebrew, Arabic, Galego, Portuguese) in the Iberian Peninsula during this period. We want critical essays on, and critical editions of the works of authors in the list of authors attached. In the case of anonymous works we have listed such under the formula "Anonymous author of ..."


GOLDEN AGE ( Spain and Spanish America to 1700)
BOOKS: General histories of the literature of Spain; annotated anthologies and bibliographies of them. Critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative (particularly the picaresque and chivalry novels), chronicles, and didactic prose of this period. Include works on thought and culture of the Renaissance or the Baroque. Critical essays on, and critical editions of works by authors of this period included in the list of authors attached.

FORMS: Spanish America, the Rio de la Plata area, Chile, Peru, and New Spain to 1700. Also, linguistics.

THE ENLIGHTENMENT (Spain from 1701 to 1810)
BOOKS: General histories, annotated anthologies, and bibliographies of literature, in Spain. Critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative, histories, and didactic prose of this period. Works on thought and culture of the Enlightenment in Spanish America, or any of the above mentioned countries or areas. Critical essays on, and critical editions of works by authors of this period in the list of authors attached.

FORMS: Works on thought and culture of the Enlightenment in Spanish America. Also, linguistics.

THE 19th CENTURY (Spain from l811 to 1900)
BOOKS: General histories, annotated anthologies, and bibliographies of literary Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and Modernism. Critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative, and the literary and political essay. Works on thought and culture in 19th century Spain. Critical essays on, and critical editions of works by authors of this period in the list of authors attached.

FORMS: General histories, annotated anthologies, and bibliographies of literary Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism, and Modernism in Spanish America, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Mexico. Critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative, (particularly the literature gauchesca ), and the literary and political essay in the above mentioned countries and regions during this century. Works on thought and culture in 19th century Spanish America, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Mexico. Critical essays on and critical editions of works by authors of this period in the list of authors attached. Also, linguistics.

THE 20th CENTURY
General histories, annotated anthologies, and bibliographies of the various literary movements of this century in Spain. Critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative, and the literary and political essay (i.e., the ensayo testimonial) in the above mentioned during this century - particularly the works of the 1927-generation in Spain. Include works on thought and culture in 20th century Spain. Critical essays on and critical editions of works by 20th century authors in the list of authors attached.

Regarding new Spanish authors, send only those published by: Alfaguara, Anagrama, Espasa Calpe, Seix Barral, Tusquets, and Visor.

FORMS: General histories, annotated anthologies, and bibliographies of the various literary movements of this century in Latin America. Critical essays on poetry, drama, narrative, and the literary and political essay (i.e., the ensayo testimonial) in the above mentioned during this century - particularly the works of the 1960's literary boom authors and their successors in Spanish America. Works on thought and culture in 20th century Spanish America. Critical essays on and critical editions of works by 20th century authors in the list of authors attached.

The classes in this approval plan and profile may change - there may be additions to the list of authors and to the list of publishers - but any change should take place by previous agreement.

 

III. Publications

The University of Notre Dame has special interest in the publications of the various Spanish Universities, and the leading research Institutes as well as the principal publishing houses.

 

IV. Special Cases

A. Please quote before sending any item costing more than the allocated limit per volume.

B. Please quote before sending reprints of earlier works unless a diskette or CD-ROM that can be loaded accompanies the work on the University of Notre Dame's server without any licensing restrictions.

C. Please do not send imprints that are older than two years, but inform us of their availability.

D. Please quote any items that you consider to have real value, but which do not fit any of the above subject specifications or which fit subjects normally excluded.

E. Please do not send the first issue only of each new scholarly periodical or journal.

F. Treat monographs in numbered and series as regular monographs.

 

V. Effective Date

This order is to take effect with 2003 imprints and to continue until terminated by one or both parties thereto upon 30 days' notice. Older publications will be ordered as "firm orders." No assignment of this order shall be valid without written consent of the Hesburgh Library.

 

VI. Rejections

Items rejected for not meeting one or more of the above criteria will not be paid for, nor, except in unusual cases, will they be returned if the cost less than $15.00. The vendor should take particular care not to send, without prior approval, expensive items which exceed the allocated per volume limit.

 

VII. Annual Dollar Value Authorized

The total amount of publications sold to the Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame, under this approval plan shall not exceed the authorized dollar value for the fiscal period (from the July 1 to June 30 of the following calendar year). This figure shall not be exceeded without prior written authorization.

The Library will provide Leon Sanchez-Cuesta with information concerning our annual allocations and per volume limit for Spanish imprints --for the approval plan-- on a yearly basis.

 

VIII. Shipping Instructions

Unless otherwise agreed upon, the University will pay all regular transportation charges, including insurance charges to assure safety in transit of Notre Dame Library. It is understood that the University of Notre Dame Library will not be responsible for loss or damage to materials while in transit, and that title shall pass to the University of Notre Dame only upon delivery at the University of Notre Dame of such material as shall be approved as falling within the scope of this order. Damaged or imperfect material may be returned.

Shipping will be by surface mail whenever possible. All shipments, invoices and correspondence should be addressed:

118 Hesburgh Library
Department of Acquisitions
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
U.S.A.

All shipments should be clearly labeled: APPROVAL PLAN. Shipments on this order should be separated from our firm and standing orders.

 

IX. Invoice Instructions

A. Invoices in triplicate should be addressed as above and clearly labeled, "APPROVAL PLAN". Care should be taken to avoid invoicing regular book orders (firm orders) or standing orders with the approval materials.

B. Indicate the number of items included in the invoice; the discount, the subtotal as well as the total amount in U.S. dollars.

C. In order to give you faster service on payment of invoices, all payments will be made in U.S. dollars by check.

 

X. Returns

The Hesburgh Library reserves the right to return, without explanation, materials supplied on this order in a quantity not to exceed 5 percent (5%) of the amount authorized.

 

XI. Marked issues of your Price List

A marked copy of each book catalog that contains items in the approval plan is to be sent to:

Scott Van Jacob
206 Hesburgh Library
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
U.S.A.

To assure our correctly interpreting your selections and comments, we detail below our instructions for marking the bibliography. The symbols listed below are to be used to indicate your action on the individual items in the bibliographies. They are to be placed in the margin immediately beside the item concerned. Do not underline any titles. Please do not use any other symbols other than those shown below. Your careful compliance with these instructions will be greatly appreciated.

X : This symbol will indicate titles you have already sent or intend to send on the approval plan.

Please do not hold materials; shipments of 25-75 items are preferable.

Created by: Scott Van Jacob
Date Revised: December 2003