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Gender and National Identity: The Novel in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Literary History

ALDA BLANCO

in Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter charts the critical tradition's transformation of women as subjects of writing and reading into objects of blame and their subsequent exclusion from the text of literary history. That ... More


Spanish Spaces: Landscape, Space and Place in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Ann Davies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318221
eISBN:
9781846317750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317750
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This study ties contemporary cultural geography with contemporary Spanish culture. The field of cultural geography has grown both extensively and rapidly, as has the field of cultural analysis and ... More


Translational Language: Felipe Alfau’s Iberian English and Its Afterlife

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Part I focuses on the novel Chromos by the New York-based, Barcelona-born writer Felipe Alfau. Alfau’s decision to write in English rather than Spanish, surprised critics not only as an odd choice ... More


Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Thomas O. Beebee

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book compares modern literary treatments of the theme of millennium—stories of the “end of the world,” conceived as the ultimate battle between good and evil resulting in the institution of an ... More


Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Lou Charnon-Deutsch and Jo Labanyi (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198158868
eISBN:
9780191673399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book features a wide-ranging discussion on women's writing and representations of gender in Spanish literature and culture from the Romantic period to the fin de siècle. It is customary to ... More


Introduction

Anthony Close

in Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explains the objective of this book, which is to provide a historical understanding of Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes' poetics and practice of comic fiction. It contends that ... More


Basic Values of Comedy and Satire

Anthony Close

in Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the basic values of Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes' poetics of comic and satirical fiction. It highlights Cervantes' corrective and regulatory attitude towards other ... More


Travel in Translation: Julio Camba and Josep Pla Write for a Home Audience

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This part focuses on the travel texts of Julio Camba and Josep Pla, writers from opposite sides of the Iberian Peninsula, who wrote the city for professional reasons. The works of Camba and Pla ... More


Incomparable Empires: Modernism and the Translation of Spanish and American Literature

Gayle Rogers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178563
eISBN:
9780231542982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178563.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Spanish-American War of 1898 seems to mark a turning point in both geopolitical and literary histories. The victorious American empire ascended and began its cultural domination of the globe in ... More


Más ven cuatro ojos que dos: Gayangos and Anglo-American Hispanism

Claudia Heide

in Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Gayangos was a dominant name seen in many of the papers and books of a great number of British and American writers. He was known for his generosity and his knowledge of Spanish culture. His death in ... More


Introduction New York as an Iberian City

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction offers an overview of the critical tendencies surrounding Iberian literatures and their relationship with New York City, and situates this book within Iberian literary studies as ... More


Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Regina Galasso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The cultural production of Spanish-speaking New York is closely linked to the Caribbean and to Latin America at large, but the city also plays a pivotal role in the work of a host of authors from the ... More


The Truth of the History II: Making Present

Anthony Close

in Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter contends that the concept of ‘la verdad de la historia’ or the truth of the history, which is thematic in Don Quixote, contains the essence of Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes' ... More


The Postnational Reception of Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s La sombra del viento

Maarten Steenmeijer

in Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054940
eISBN:
9780813053356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054940.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Since the 1980s, the Spanish novel has become a constant presence in the international literary arena. This chapter deals with the degree in which contemporary Spanish literature tends to be received ... More


Tales of Disillusion

María de Zayas y Sotomayor

in Exemplary Tales of Love and Tales of Disillusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226768649
eISBN:
9780226768670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768670.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Spanish text for the Tales of Disillusion is Alicia Yllera's edition, respecting her reordering of the tales, which she justifies in her introduction to the volume. Whereas Zayas entitled each of ... More


Sephardim and Neo-Sephardim in Latin American Literature

Edna Aizenberg

in Sephardism: Spanish Jewish History and the Modern Literary Imagination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777469
eISBN:
9780804781718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777469.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As an imaginary construct that recalls villainies and dreams, Sepharad is relevant to contemporary Latin America. In particular, the Sephardic metaphor has contributed to the growth of Latin American ... More


Exemplary Tales of Love

María de Zayas y Sotomayor

in Exemplary Tales of Love and Tales of Disillusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226768649
eISBN:
9780226768670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768670.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book gathers a representative sample of stories, which features Zayas's signature topics—gender equality and domestic violence—written in an impassioned tone overlaid with conservative ... More


Coda: Re-Creating a Classic

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Coda identifies other translational phenomena related to writing New York that cover the latter part of the twentieth century to the present. More specifically, it highlights the presence of ... More


Reality and Pretence in Los farsantes (Frauds, Camus 1963)

Sally Faulkner

in A Cinema of Contradiction: Spanish Film in the 1960s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621606
eISBN:
9780748651078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621606.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter chronicles the confrontation between the two distinct models of film authorship of the producer-led commercial cinema and the director-led art cinema in the genesis of Mario Camus's 1963 ... More


Introduction

in Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311956
eISBN:
9781846315220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315220.001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the development of the novela de la selva — the Spanish-American Jungle Novel. It then sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore how ... More


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