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New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies: New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies


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Murder in the Multinational State: Crime Fiction from Spain

Murder in the Multinational State: Crime Fiction from Spain

1st Edition

Stewart King
June 04, 2019

As Spaniards set out to transform the political, social and cultural landscape of the nation following the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975, its crime fiction traces, challenges and celebrates these radical changes. Crime Fiction from Spain: Murder in the Multinational State provides a...

Latin American Technopoetics: Scientific Explorations in New Media

Latin American Technopoetics: Scientific Explorations in New Media

1st Edition

Scott Weintraub
June 04, 2018

Latin American Technopoetics: Scientific Explorations in New Media analyzes the ways in which poetry and multimedia installations by six prominent poets and artists engage, and in turn are engaged by, scientific discourses. In its innovative readings of contemporary digital media works, Latin...

Multiple Modernities: Carmen de Burgos, Author and Activist

Multiple Modernities: Carmen de Burgos, Author and Activist

1st Edition

Michelle Sharp, Anja Louis
June 07, 2017

This collection of essays confirms Carmen de Burgos’s pivotal place in Spanish feminist history by bringing together eminent international scholars who offer new readings of Burgos’s work. It includes the analyses of a number of lesser-known texts, both fictional and non-fictional, which give us a...

Reading Inebriation in Early Colonial Peru

Reading Inebriation in Early Colonial Peru

1st Edition

Mónica P. Morales
May 22, 2017

Viewing a variety of narratives through the lens of inebriation imagery, this book explores how such imagery emerges in colonial Peru as articulator of notions of the self and difference, resulting in a new social hierarchy and exploitation. Reading Inebriation evaluates the discursive and...

Gendering the Crown in the Spanish Baroque Comedia

Gendering the Crown in the Spanish Baroque Comedia

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María Cristina Quintero
May 22, 2017

The Baroque Spanish stage is populated with virile queens and feminized kings. This study examines the diverse ways in which seventeenth-century comedias engage with the discourse of power and rulership and how it relates to gender. A privileged place for ideological negotiation, the comedia...

Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War

Spanish Women Writers and Spain's Civil War

1st Edition

Maryellen Bieder, Roberta Johnson
December 15, 2016

The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) pitted conservative forces including the army, the Church, the Falange (fascist party), landowners, and industrial capitalists against the Republic, installed in 1931 and supported by intellectuals, the petite bourgeoisie, many campesinos (farm laborers), and the...

The Dynamics of Masculinity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

The Dynamics of Masculinity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

1st Edition

Lorraine Ryan, Ana Corbalan
November 28, 2016

This collection of essays explores cultural phenomena that are shaping masculine identities in contemporary Spain, asking and striving to answer these compelling questions: what does it mean to be a man in present-day Spain? How has masculinity evolved since Franco’s dictatorship? What are the...

Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Fin-de-siècle Spanish Literature and Culture

Intersections of Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Fin-de-siècle Spanish Literature and Culture

1st Edition

Jennifer Smith, Lisa Nalbone
September 05, 2016

This volume focuses on intersections of race, class, gender, and nation in the formation of the fin-de-siècle Spanish and Spanish colonial subject. Despite the wealth of research produced on gender, social class, race, and national identity few studies have focused on how these categories...

The Formation of the Child in Early Modern Spain

The Formation of the Child in Early Modern Spain

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Grace E. Coolidge
August 26, 2016

Drawing on history, literature, and art to explore childhood in early modern Spain, the contributors to this collection argue that early modern Spaniards conceptualized childhood as a distinct and discrete stage in life which necessitated special care and concern. The volume contrasts the didactic...

Literary Labyrinths in Franco-Era Barcelona: Narrating Memory and Place

Literary Labyrinths in Franco-Era Barcelona: Narrating Memory and Place

1st Edition

Colleen P. Culleton
August 03, 2016

Bringing together works by Salvador Espriu, Juan Goytisolo, Mercè Rodoreda, Esther Tusquets, and Juan Marsa that portray memory as a disorienting narrative enterprise, Colleen Culleton argues that the source of this disorientation is the material reality of life in Barcelona in the immediate...

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico

1st Edition

Stephanie Kirk
June 30, 2016

Each of the book's five chapters evokes a colonial Mexican cultural and intellectual sphere: the library, anatomy and medicine, spirituality, classical learning, and publishing and printing. Using an array of literary texts and historical documents and alongside secondary historical and critical...

Policing Gender and Alicia Giménez Bartlett's Crime Fiction

Policing Gender and Alicia Giménez Bartlett's Crime Fiction

1st Edition

Nina L. Molinaro
September 28, 2015

Alicia Giménez Bartlett’s popular crime series, written in Spanish and organized around the exploits of Police Inspector Petra Delicado and Deputy Inspector Fermin Garzon, is arguably the most successful detective series published in Spain during the previous three decades. Nina L. Molinaro...

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