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Robert Ellis. Ernst Toller And German Society: Intellectuals As Leaders And Critics 1914-1939. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013., Margy J. Gerber 2017 Bowling Green State University

Robert Ellis. Ernst Toller And German Society: Intellectuals As Leaders And Critics 1914-1939. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013., Margy J. Gerber

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Robert Ellis. Ernst Toller and German Society: Intellectuals as Leaders and Critics 1914-1939. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013.


Edna Aizenberg. On The Edge Of The Holocaust: The Shoah In Latin America Literature And Culture. Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis Up, 2016., Daniela Goldfine 2017 University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Edna Aizenberg. On The Edge Of The Holocaust: The Shoah In Latin America Literature And Culture. Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis Up, 2016., Daniela Goldfine

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Edna Aizenberg. On the Edge of the Holocaust: The Shoah in Latin America Literature and Culture. Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis UP, 2016.


Marcelle Capy And The Pacifist Female Voices Amidst The Conflict, Cecilia Benaglia 2017 Johns Hopkins University

Marcelle Capy And The Pacifist Female Voices Amidst The Conflict, Cecilia Benaglia

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

This article analyses the writings of French writer and journalist Marcelle Capy (1891–1962), who held an uncommon position in the French intellectual field throughout the First World War. Going against the mainstream French feminist groups, who all prioritized loyalty to the fatherland over pacifism, Capy remained faithful to her socialist and anti-war creed. Although little known to the larger French public, Capy’s double marginality as a woman and as a pacifist makes her work a singular testimony of the war years as well as a significant example of the rejection of the national climate and Union sacrée’s ...


Stephen Luis Vilaseca. Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013., Enric Bou 2017 Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Stephen Luis Vilaseca. Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power! Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013., Enric Bou

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Stephen Luis Vilaseca. Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!. Madison/Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013.


Sttcl Editorial Board, 2017 Kansas State University Libraries

Sttcl Editorial Board

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

STTCL Editorial Board and Advisory Council


From The National Context To Its Margins: When The World Used Literature To Respond To The Great War, Toby Garfitt, Nicolas Bianchi 2017 Magdalen College, Oxford

From The National Context To Its Margins: When The World Used Literature To Respond To The Great War, Toby Garfitt, Nicolas Bianchi

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

By shedding light on some original responses to the Great War that are today hardly known, and by asking the same questions of many works written in contexts which were radically different, this STTCL special issue advocates for a genuinely comparative approach to this literature. Born in a context of nationalist withdrawal, these cultural objects also had a paradoxically wide circulation (due to early translations, commentaries, literary reactions, and so on), which is why study of these apparently isolated writers is so valuable.


A Discordant Voice From The Trenches: Juan José De Soiza Reilly’S War Chronicles, María Inés Tato 2017 CONICET - Universidad de Buenos Aires. Instituto Ravignani (IHAYA), GEHiGue

A Discordant Voice From The Trenches: Juan José De Soiza Reilly’S War Chronicles, María Inés Tato

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

The First World War represented a deep crisis of the European civilization that called into question the values and certitudes of the Belle Époque society. Trenches became the symbol of the dehumanization produced by a conflict that marked a watershed in modern history. As a global conflict, its impact was felt beyond the confines of Europe, involving even neutral countries, puzzled by that unexpected spectacle of violence.

In this new scenery, war correspondents were first-hand witnesses of the horrors of the battlefields, transmitted through their journalistic contributions to a public opinion profoundly shaken by this new kind of warfare. Non-European ...


Michael J. Shapiro. War Crimes, Atrocity, And Justice. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2015., Janine Hartman 2017 University of Cincinnati

Michael J. Shapiro. War Crimes, Atrocity, And Justice. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2015., Janine Hartman

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Michael J. Shapiro. War Crimes, Atrocity, and Justice. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2015.


Pheng Cheah. What Is A World? On Postcolonial Literature As World Literature. Durham: Duke Up, 2016., Gregory R. Jackson 2017 Utah Valley University

Pheng Cheah. What Is A World? On Postcolonial Literature As World Literature. Durham: Duke Up, 2016., Gregory R. Jackson

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Pheng Cheah. What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature. Durham: Duke UP, 2016.


Nuria Cruz-Cámara. La Mujer Moderna En Los Escritos De Federica Montseny. Rochester & Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2015., Elena Grau-Lleveria 2017 University of Miami

Nuria Cruz-Cámara. La Mujer Moderna En Los Escritos De Federica Montseny. Rochester & Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2015., Elena Grau-Lleveria

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Nuria Cruz-Cámara. La mujer moderna en los escritos de Federica Montseny. Rochester & Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2015.


Iker Gonzalez-Allende. El Exilio Vasco. Estudios En Homenaje Al Profesor José Ángel Ascunce Arrieta. Bilbao: Universidad De Deusto, 2016., Iker Arranz 2017 University of California, Santa Barbara

Iker Gonzalez-Allende. El Exilio Vasco. Estudios En Homenaje Al Profesor José Ángel Ascunce Arrieta. Bilbao: Universidad De Deusto, 2016., Iker Arranz

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Iker Gonzalez-Allende. El Exilio Vasco. Estudios en homenaje al Profesor José Ángel Ascunce Arrieta. Bilbao: Universidad de Deusto, 2016.


Candelas Gala. Creative Cognition And The Cultural Panorama Of Twentieth-Century Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015., Juan Herrero-Senés 2017 University of Colorado Boulder

Candelas Gala. Creative Cognition And The Cultural Panorama Of Twentieth-Century Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015., Juan Herrero-Senés

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Candelas Gala. Creative Cognition and the Cultural Panorama of Twentieth-Century Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.


Daniel Albright. Putting Modernism Together. Literature, Music, And Painting, 1872–1927. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Up, 2015., Thomas C. Connolly 2017 Yale University

Daniel Albright. Putting Modernism Together. Literature, Music, And Painting, 1872–1927. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Up, 2015., Thomas C. Connolly

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Daniel Albright. Putting Modernism Together. Literature, Music, and Painting, 1872–1927. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins UP, 2015.


La Variación Lingüística, Orlando Alba 2017 Brigham Young University - Provo

La Variación Lingüística, Orlando Alba

All Faculty Publications

En esta presentación se expone el carácter esencialmente variable de las lenguas. En primer lugar, se describen los diferentes tipos de variación lingüística, ilustrándolos con ejemplos orales de las numerosas variedades geográficas y sociales del español. Luego se analizan las causas externas - relativas al hablante - (históricas, geográficas, sociales, situacionales) y las internas - relativas a la lengua - (contexto fonológico, acento, posición en la cadena sintáctica, etc.) que condicionan o motivan los cambios lingüísticos.


Revenge By Castration: Breaking The Narrative Thread Of Rape In Maria-Antònia Oliver’S Fiction, Diana Aramburu 2017 University of California, Davis

Revenge By Castration: Breaking The Narrative Thread Of Rape In Maria-Antònia Oliver’S Fiction, Diana Aramburu

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Inspired by the feminist demonstrations of the late 1970s in Barcelona, Maria-Antònia Oliver responded to the crime of rape by incorporating the slogan that appeared following these protests, contra violació, castració (against rape, castration) in “Fils trencats” (Broken Threads), written in 1984 and published in her 1989 collection Tríptics (‘Leaflets’), and in Estudi en lila (Study in Lilac,1985), the first installment of the Lònia Guiu detective fiction trilogy. Since they distrust the police and the legal system to punish their assailants, the rape victims in these two narratives take justice into their own hands, removing the male body part ...


Pro Patria Mori: Las Alianzas Alegóricas En El Teatro De La Guerra De Los Diez Años En Cuba (1868-1878)., Jorge L. Camacho 2017 University of South Carolina-Columbia

Pro Patria Mori: Las Alianzas Alegóricas En El Teatro De La Guerra De Los Diez Años En Cuba (1868-1878)., Jorge L. Camacho

Dissidences

El 10 de octubre de 1868 Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (1819-1874), un hacendado criollo de la provincia de Bayamo, se alzó en contra el gobierno español, y así fue que comenzó la guerra de independencia de Cuba. Esta guerra duró diez años, al final de la cual, los cubanos no pudieron obtener su libertad. En este ensayo me propongo analizar varias obras del teatro independentista que muestran las diversas tensiones que acontecieron en el conflicto bélico. En especial, analizaré las obras escritas por Luis García Pérez, Francisco Víctor y Valdés, y Francisco Javier Balmaseda, en las cuales las mujeres ocupan ...


Critical Ethics: Witnessing Otherness In La Última Niebla, Christine Garst-Santos 2017 South Dakota State University

Critical Ethics: Witnessing Otherness In La Última Niebla, Christine Garst-Santos

Dissidences

La última niebla [The Final Mist] (1935) by María Luisa Bombal presents a female protagonist traumatized by the restrictive gender norms of 1930s Argentina. One would expect that the protagonist’s increasing alienation throughout the novel and her ultimate surrender to an identity that she loathes would generate a compassionate response from readers. However, the text has generated a significant body of notably unsympathetic—and even censorious—criticism from scholars. In an effort to analyze why Bombal’s novel and the protagonist’s performance have been problematic for critics, I turn from literary theory to philosophy. By combining Richard Rorty ...


Las Letras De Fernando De Pulgar, Nueva Edición, Estudio Preliminar Y Notas, Ana-Maria Zaharescu 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Las Letras De Fernando De Pulgar, Nueva Edición, Estudio Preliminar Y Notas, Ana-Maria Zaharescu

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis intends to be a new edition of a text widely read in its time judging by the number of manuscripts and editions that circulated between the last quarter of the 15th century and the next. They are epistles directed to historical personalities of the end of the 15th century who played an important role in the politics and in the society of Fernando de Pulgar’s time. Along with political and diplomatic matters, the Letters express author’s personal feelings and reactions to the political or social situation of the fifteenth century Castile.

A new edition of Fernando ...


El Componente Cultural En La Clase Ele: Un Factor Intrínseco, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio 2017 Trent University

El Componente Cultural En La Clase Ele: Un Factor Intrínseco, Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio

Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio, Ph.D

La enseñanza y el aprendizaje de cualquier lengua no solo implica el desarrollo de ciertas competencias lingüísticas que ayuden al estudiante a comprender y producir reglas gramaticales, variedad de sonidos, manejo adecuado de la sintaxis, lectura y escritura, solo por mencionar algunas. En este sentido, dentro del contexto de la clase ELE en Canadá, y a pesar de que la mayoría de las páginas de los libros de texto utilizados aluden a información sobre el mundo hispano y sus tradiciones, el componente cultural no es lo suficientemente explorado, aprovechado y, sobre todo, difundido de una manera práctica. Sin menospreciar el ...


Infinite Regress And The Illusion Of Actuality And Participation In Borges's 'The Aleph', Robin McAllister 2017 Sacred Heart University

Infinite Regress And The Illusion Of Actuality And Participation In Borges's 'The Aleph', Robin Mcallister

English Faculty Publications

Borges wants his reader to use imagination to participate in his fiction, to imagine the vision of the universe as an Aleph. The vision of the Aleph is paradoxical, impossible, inexpressible—a point in space, in the basement of a house in Buenos Aires, where all other points in the universe are simultaneously present. The reader sees the Aleph—or the illusion of the Aleph, watching it emerge as if through Borges’ own eyes, as an unrequited lover and frustrated poet gradually accommodating the infinite vision to the limitations of actual perception. The illusion of actual presence the reader evokes ...


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