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Queer Transitions In Contemporary Spanish Culture

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Author: Gema Perez-Sanchez
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791479773
Size: 35.32 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 273
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Book Description: Offers a sustained analysis of both high and low queer culture and its connections to cultural and political processes in Spain.


Lesbian Realities Lesbian Fictions In Contemporary Spain

Lesbian Realities Lesbian Fictions in Contemporary Spain PDF

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Author: Nancy Vosburg
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
ISBN: 1611480213
Size: 46.63 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 282
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Book Description: Lesbian Realities/Lesbian Fictions in Contemporary Spain focuses exclusively on manifestations of lesbian cultures and identities in contemporary Spain. Bringing together key essays from a range of international scholars, this anthology of critical essays examines the changing cultural, sociological and political landscape of Spain at the turn of the millennium. Divided into two sections, the first contributions focus on the realities of lesbian lives and looks at how Spanish lesbian identities are constructed through language and the media. The essays in the second section analyze contemporary lesbian identities as manifested in novels and short stories published since the late 1980s by authors such as Carme Riera, Lola van Guardia, Flavia Company and Mabel GalOn. The aim of this volume is to provide a significant and coherent contribution in English to the body of knowledge within an evolving subject area that has remained relatively under-researched until recently. This is an invaluable publication for teachers and students of Spanish cultural studies, global sexuality and gender studies.


Postmodernity In Contemporary Spanish Fiction And Culture

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Author: Yaw Agawu-Kakraba
Publisher: University of Wales Press
ISBN: 0708322727
Size: 42.66 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 211
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Book Description: Postmodernity in Spanish Fiction and Culture attempts a concise approach to the question of postmodernity in Spain since the advent of democracy. The study presents Spain as one of the most postmodern of all European nations and argues that exclusive social and cultural experiences such as the movida, the desencanto, political pasotismo, immigration, globalization, and terrorism are not only patently Spanish but also that in their totality, they constitute a powerful postmodern current in Spain.


African Immigrants In Contemporary Spanish Texts

African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts PDF

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Author: Debra Faszer-McMahon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317184270
Size: 14.65 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 306
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Book Description: Around the turn of 21st Century, Spain welcomed more than six million foreigners, many of them from various parts of the African continent. How African immigrants represent themselves and are represented in contemporary Spanish texts is the subject of this interdisciplinary collection. Analyzing blogs, films, translations, and literary works by contemporary authors including Donato Ndongo (Ecquatorial Guinea), Abderrahman El Fathi (Morocco), Chus Gutiérrez (Spain), Juan Bonilla (Spain), and Bahia Mahmud Awah (Western Sahara), the contributors interrogate how Spanish cultural texts represent, idealize, or sympathize with the plight of immigrants, as well as the ways in which immigrants themselves represent Spain and Spanish culture. At the same time, these works shed light on issues related to Spain’s racial, ethnic, and sexual boundaries; the appeal of images of Africa in the contemporary marketplace; and the role of Spain’s economic crisis in shaping attitudes towards immigration. Taken together, the essays are a convincing reminder that cultural texts provide a mirror into the perceptions of a society during times of change.


Ibr

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Author: De Gruyter
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783598694523
Size: 38.75 MB
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Languages : en
Pages : 2579
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Book Description: The IBR, published again since 1971 as an interdisciplinary, international bibliography of reviews, offers book reviews of literature dealing primarily with the humanities and social sciences published in 6,000 mainly European scholarly journals. This unique bibliography contains over 1.2 millions book reviews. 60,000 entries are added every year with details on the work reviewed and the review.


Bodies And Biases

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Author: David William Foster
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9781452900964
Size: 28.41 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Latin American literature
Languages : en
Pages : 440
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21st Century Gay Culture

21st century Gay Culture PDF

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Author: David A. Powell
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Pub
ISBN:
Size: 34.57 MB
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Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 156
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Book Description: 21st-Century Gay Culture offers a collection of essays on the state of queer culture and queer studies at the beginning of the millennium. Authors from a variety of fields and specialties investigate topics concerning the ever fluid nature of labels and definitions in the LGBTQQA+ world. Issues include queer African-Americans, same-sex marriage, French gay culture, closeted and semi-closeted queers, among others.


Reading And Writing The Ambiente

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Author: Susana Chávez-Silverman
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299167844
Size: 45.90 MB
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Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 335
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Book Description: In this dynamic collection of essays, many leading literary scholars trace gay and lesbian themes in Latin American, Hispanic, and U.S. Latino literary and cultural texts. Reading and Writing the Ambiente is consciously ambitious and far-ranging, historically as well as geographically. It includes discussions of texts from as early as the seventeenth century to writings of the late twentieth century. Reading and Writing the Ambiente also underscores the ways in which lesbian and gay self-representation in Hispanic texts differs from representations in Anglo-American texts. The contributors demonstrate that—unlike the emphasis on the individual in Anglo- American sexual identity—Latino, Spanish, and Latin American sexual identity is produced in the surrounding culture and community, in the ambiente. As one of the first collections of its kind, Reading and Writing the Ambiente is expressive of the next wave of gay Hispanic and Latin scholarship.


Fascism In Spain 1923 1977

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Author: Stanley G. Payne
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299165642
Size: 61.96 MB
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Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 601
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Book Description: Fascism in Spain, 1923–1977, by celebrated historian Stanley G. Payne, is the most comprehensive history of Spanish fascism to appear in any language. This authoritative study offers treatment of all the major doctrines, personalities, and defining features of the Spanish fascist movement, from its beginnings until the death of General Francisco Franco in 1977. Payne describes and analyzes the development of the Falangist party both prior to and during the Spanish Civil War, presenting a detailed analysis of its transformation into the state party of the Franco regime—Falange Española Tradicionalista—as well as its ultimate conversion into the pseudofascist Movimiento Nacional. Payne devotes particular attention to the crucial years 1939–1942, when the Falangists endeavored to expand their influence and convert the Franco regime into a fully Fascist system. Fascism in Spain helps us to understand the personality of Franco, the way in which he handled conflict within the regime, and the reasons for the long survival of his rule. Payne concludes with the first full inquiry into the process of “defascistization,” which began with the fall of Mussolini in 1943 and extended through the Franco regime’s later efforts to transform the party into a more viable political entity.