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Bananas Vs. Coffee: Why Did One Instigate Violence And The Other Community?, Sydney Stark 2024 University of Missouri, St. Louis

Bananas Vs. Coffee: Why Did One Instigate Violence And The Other Community?, Sydney Stark

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Violence. Nationalism. Racism. A community ripped apart by multinational corporations. These are likely not the words and ideas associated with bananas. However, in Costa Rica and other South American countries, these words only begin to describe the history surrounding this fruit. Community. Fair Trade. Globalization. A nation brought together by a simple drink. These words all describe none other than our beloved drink coffee. Costa Rica relies heavily on the exports of coffee and this crop has actually helped produce an entire subculture, known as café cultura, which promotes community and belonging. But why are these two crops vastly …


The Best Children's Books Of The Year In Spanish [2024 Edition], Bank Street College of Education. Children's Book Committee 2024 Bank Street College of Education

The Best Children's Books Of The Year In Spanish [2024 Edition], Bank Street College Of Education. Children's Book Committee

The Center for Children's Literature

An annotated list of the best children's books in Spanish published or translated in 2023. In English and Spanish.

Spanish title: Los mejores libros infantiles del año 2024.


Decades Of Don Quixote: Tracking Social Progression Through Marcela And Grisóstomo, Allison Jackson 2023 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Decades Of Don Quixote: Tracking Social Progression Through Marcela And Grisóstomo, Allison Jackson

Honors Theses

In this essay, I will track the evolution of academic opinions in the late 20th and early 21st century of two main components of the episode: Marcela’s character and what it says about Cervantes’ perception of women’s autonomy, as well as Grisóstomo’s death and the rejection of the notion of suicide by past academics. Marcela’s dramatic rejection of societal demands and Gristósomo’s tragic and confusing death are radically exciting since there is so much left to be assumed about the two main characters that is not explicitly written. The story relies on irony and subversion to enunciate a certain message; …


"Uncle Curro": J.R.R. Tolkien's Spanish Connection By José Manuel Ferrández Bru, Nicole M. duPlessis 2023 Texas A&M University

"Uncle Curro": J.R.R. Tolkien's Spanish Connection By José Manuel Ferrández Bru, Nicole M. Duplessis

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Decolonizing French: Afrophonics In Ken Bugul’S Aller Et Retour (2013), Hapsatou Wane 2023 Georgia Southern University

Decolonizing French: Afrophonics In Ken Bugul’S Aller Et Retour (2013), Hapsatou Wane

The Coastal Review: An Online Peer-reviewed Journal

This article explores the innovative language strategies employed by Senegalese writer Ken Bugul in her novel Aller et retour to construct a dynamic and interconnected linguistic landscape that challenges fixed language boundaries. Ken Bugul's "langue fabriquée" combines elements of French, Wolof, and English, reflecting a transglocal dimension that embodies the essence of afrophonics—a poetics of resistance that empowers local cultures in a globalized context. Through a detailed analysis of Ken Bugul's linguistic choices, including the use of quotation marks, footnotes, and arbitrary transcription, the study reveals how she creates a language that defies categorization and decolonizes French without resorting to …


Understanding How Women Navigated The Fight For Equality During The Second Republic And Transition-Era Spain Through Feminist Literature, Amanda Jeanette Pagoaga 2023 University of Mississippi

Understanding How Women Navigated The Fight For Equality During The Second Republic And Transition-Era Spain Through Feminist Literature, Amanda Jeanette Pagoaga

Honors Theses

This paper explores how women navigated the fight for equality during the Second Republic and Transition-era Spain through the lens of feminist literature. Specifically, comparing and analyzing two books, Doble esplendor by Constancia de la Mora (1939) and Crónica del desamor by Rosa Montero (1979). Both books feature women in their thirties who work and explore themes of marriage and romantic love, friendship as a space of freedom, motherhood, working women, and politics against the backdrop of the ever-changing sociopolitical situation in Spain. Through close analysis of these works, the author examines how these women navigate gender roles and societal …


Llevando Lo Público A Lo Privado: El Papel De Las Mujeres En Las Tertulias En La España Dieciochesca, Julia May 2023 University of Mary Washington

Llevando Lo Público A Lo Privado: El Papel De Las Mujeres En Las Tertulias En La España Dieciochesca, Julia May

Student Research Submissions

In the Age of the Enlightenment, women of nobility in Spain began to gain some authority to contribute to society. The tertulia provided women with a path into the political and social climate of Spain. This research examines the role of women in tertulias, specifically exploring primary documents from the Academia del Buen Gusto and analyzing them for their depiction of Enlightenment ideals and women. This research also examines the life and work of the Marquesa de Fuerte- Híjar, a woman who played many roles throughout her life, from an orphan and wife to a tertulia owner and president of …


A Literary Inquiry Into Horacio Quiroga's Usage Of The Oriental In "Las Pantallas De Fatima", Faith Park 2023 Liberty University

A Literary Inquiry Into Horacio Quiroga's Usage Of The Oriental In "Las Pantallas De Fatima", Faith Park

Liberty University Research Week

Undergraduate

Textual or I(nvestigative


The Imperfect, Mystical Longing For God As Seen In The Poetry Of Saint Teresa Of Avila, Adele Ericksen 2023 Liberty University

The Imperfect, Mystical Longing For God As Seen In The Poetry Of Saint Teresa Of Avila, Adele Ericksen

Liberty University Research Week

Undergraduate

Textual or Investigative


El Lenguaje Del Autismo: Una Evaluación De La Terminología Autista En Dos Libros Españoles (The Language Of Autism: An Evaluation Of The Autistic Terminology Used In Two Spanish Books), Catherine Droesch 2023 Illinois Wesleyan University

El Lenguaje Del Autismo: Una Evaluación De La Terminología Autista En Dos Libros Españoles (The Language Of Autism: An Evaluation Of The Autistic Terminology Used In Two Spanish Books), Catherine Droesch

Honors Projects

Hoy día hay un gran debate entre la comunidad autista y el grupo de profesionales que tratan el autismo, sobre el lenguaje y la terminología que se debe usar cuando se describen los individuos con el trastorno del espectro autista (TEA). Muchas personas que son autistas prefieren el lenguaje de identidad primero. Eso significa que prefieren decir “personas autistas” en vez de “personas con autismo.” Mientras tanto, muchos profesionales en el campo de la psicología prefieren el lenguaje de persona primero, significando que ellos prefieren describir esta población como “personas con autismo” en vez de “personas autistas.” Hay algunos estudios …


An Endless Cycle: Borges And The Reciprocal Nature Of Artistic Inspiration And Expression, Alessandro Tomasi 2023 Western Washington University

An Endless Cycle: Borges And The Reciprocal Nature Of Artistic Inspiration And Expression, Alessandro Tomasi

WWU Honors College Senior Projects

This project will focus on an analysis of Jorge Luis Borges' ideas regarding artistic creation, expression, inspiration and thought through several of his writings- specifically 'Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote', 'Kafka y sus precursores' and 'Las ruinas circulares'. Using a framework constructed by this analysis, the paper will then delve into works that have heavily influenced Borges himself and then close with works that in turn were inspired by Borges. Among his inspirations are the works of Dante Alighieri and Franz Kafka, and some that were inspired by him include those of Umberto Eco and Julio Cortázar. Thus, the paper …


Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado, Editor. Mexican Literature As World Literature. Bloomsbury Academic, 2022., Caroline E. Tracey 2023 University of California, Berkeley

Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado, Editor. Mexican Literature As World Literature. Bloomsbury Academic, 2022., Caroline E. Tracey

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado, editor. Mexican Literature as World Literature. Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. 266 pp.


The Best Children's Picture Books Of The Year In Spanish [2023 Edition], Bank Street College of Education. Children's Book Committee 2023 Bank Street College of Education

The Best Children's Picture Books Of The Year In Spanish [2023 Edition], Bank Street College Of Education. Children's Book Committee

The Center for Children's Literature

An annotated list of the best children's books in Spanish published or translated in 2022. In English and Spanish.

Spanish title: Los mejores libros infantiles en Español.


Deconstructing Biopolitical And Performative Modes Of Gender In Spanish Science Fiction, Emma Navarro 2023 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Deconstructing Biopolitical And Performative Modes Of Gender In Spanish Science Fiction, Emma Navarro

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This thesis investigates the distinctly Spanish works of science fiction created by Pedro Almodóvar and Elia Barceló through biopolitical and feminist frameworks. Utilizing the theories of feminist philosopher Judith Butler and sociologist Jemima Repo, we uncover associations between the fictional and theoretical that have seldom been studied in conjunction. The paper aims to demonstrate Almodóvar and Barceló’s unique narratives free from the confines of an unwavering gender stratum while simultaneously revealing the deteriorative effects of gender as a control apparatus. Deeply influenced by the post-Franco Madrid Movida movement, these creators exemplify the feminist ideals emerging from that progressive time, rejecting …


Goats Die, Butterflies Fly: Portrayals Of Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo (1891–1961) In Historical Fiction And Non-Fiction, Jocelyn R. Brown 2023 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Goats Die, Butterflies Fly: Portrayals Of Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo (1891–1961) In Historical Fiction And Non-Fiction, Jocelyn R. Brown

Ramifications

The dictator novel has become a staple of Latin American literature in the 20th century. As the intersection of art, culture, and politics, these novels are interested in painting intimate pictures of their dictator to examine the psychology of power and the lure of authoritarianism. This project focuses on analyzing the the rise and fall of Dominican dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina (1891–1961) through literary lenses. This project compares the ways in which Trujillo and his regime (El Trujillato) are portrayed in both non-fiction and historical fiction. Trujillo was an excellent storyteller, known for his cult of personality …


Characterization And The Aesthetic Representation Of Violence In The Graphic Novel "Esperaré Siempre Tu Regreso", By Jordi Peidro, Deirdre Kelly 2023 Technological University Dublin

Characterization And The Aesthetic Representation Of Violence In The Graphic Novel "Esperaré Siempre Tu Regreso", By Jordi Peidro, Deirdre Kelly

Books/Book Chapters

The graphic novel, Esperaré siempre tu regreso (2016, Desfiladero Ediciones) by the author and illustrator, Jordi Peidro (Alcoy, 1965), is a biographical and historical text that centres on the life in exile of Francisco Aura Boronat (or Paco Aura, Alcoy, 1918-2018), a Spanish communist and Republican who survived the horrors of the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria. Drawing on comics studies and memory studies, the analysis will discuss how Peidro navigates ethical and aesthetic issues when representing traumatic and violent memories related to the Spanish experience of Civil War, exile and deportation to a Nazi concentration camp. Firstly, it will …


Special Focus Introduction: Centering Black Cultural Production In Translation, Corine Tachtiris, Priscilla Layne 2023 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Focus Introduction: Centering Black Cultural Production In Translation, Corine Tachtiris, Priscilla Layne

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Special Focus Introduction: Centering Black Cultural Production in Translation


Sttcl Editorial Board, 2023 Kansas State University Libraries

Sttcl Editorial Board

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

STTCL Editorial Board


Guido Mazzoni. On Modern Poetry. Translated By Zakiya Hanafi. Belknap Press, 2022., Anthony DeGenaro 2023 Ohio Dominican University

Guido Mazzoni. On Modern Poetry. Translated By Zakiya Hanafi. Belknap Press, 2022., Anthony Degenaro

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Guido Mazzoni. On Modern Poetry. Translated by Zakiya Hanafi. Belknap Press, 2022. 294 pp.


Brian Britt. Religion Around Walter Benjamin. The Pennsylvania State Up, 2022., Doris McGonagill 2023 Utah State University

Brian Britt. Religion Around Walter Benjamin. The Pennsylvania State Up, 2022., Doris Mcgonagill

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Brian Britt. Religion Around Walter Benjamin. The Pennsylvania State UP, 2022. xvii + 233 pp.


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