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The Twentieth Century: A World History

Keith Schoppa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190497354
eISBN:
9780197571958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497354.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The twentieth century was studded with extraordinary achievements in medicine, science, technology, and space. Yet, this century was the most violent in history, killing an estimated 30 million ... More


The American Agenda

Jonathan Mayhew

in Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

No study of Lorca's poetry on its own terms can explain why his poetry resonated so strongly in the United States. For an explanation of this resonance, this chapter turns to a set of purely domestic ... More


Frank O̓hara's “Lorcaescas”

Jonathan Mayhew

in Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the poetry of Frank O'Hara, identifying points of convergence between him and Lorca. It suggests that O'Hara is a more “Lorquian” figure than either Robert Bly or James Wright. ... More


The Revivalist and the Folklorist

Corey Gibson

in The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter sets out Henderson’s conception of the folk tradition, and its manifestations in his work as a folk revivalist and as a folklore scholar. In collecting songs and redistributing them, ... More


In Search of Duende: Lorca on Spanish Soul

Alejandro Nava

in In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293533
eISBN:
9780520966758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293533.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Federico García Lorca's concept of soul—what he called duende. As the muse of Lorca's imagination, duende transported his poetry and music to great heights and simultaneously ... More


A Strategy for Self-Expression: The Puppet-Mistress

in Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235484
eISBN:
9781846313967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235484.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter analyses the use of role-play as a strategy for self-expression in Pedro Calderón de la Barca's La dama duende and Lope de Vega's La discreta enamorada. It explains that the eponymous ... More


Disturbing Effects of the Periodical Press

in Ideological Hesitancy in Spain 1700-1750

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230977
eISBN:
9781846317323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317323.008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During at least the first twenty years of the eighteenth century, the periodical press in Spain did not have the power to disrupt established ideas. In the next decade, the clandestine El Duende de ... More


Michael Portillo’s Great Railway Journeys: Granada to Salamanca (1999)

Kathleen Riley

in Imagining Ithaca: Nostos and Nostalgia Since the Great War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198852971
eISBN:
9780191887390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852971.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter follows Michael Portillo’s pilgrimage to his late father’s native Spain as part of the BBC television series Great Railway Journeys. Luis Gabriel Portillo was a poet and law professor ... More


Claustrophobia: Totalitarianism and the Great Depression, 1920–1936

R. Keith Schoppa

in The Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190497354
eISBN:
9780197571958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497354.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter focuses on two of the three-tiered political identities, specifically the power of individual control (localism) and the force of nationalism. After the Great War, the 1920s roared with ... More


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