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Being Portuguese In Spanish: Reimagining Early Modern Iberian Literature, 1580-1640, Jonathan William Wade 2020 Purdue University

Being Portuguese In Spanish: Reimagining Early Modern Iberian Literature, 1580-1640, Jonathan William Wade

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Among the many consequences of Spain’s annexation of Portugal from 1580 to 1640 was an increase in the number of Portuguese authors writing in Spanish. One can trace this practice as far back as the medieval period, although it was through Gil Vicente, Jorge de Montemayor, and others that Spanish-language texts entered the mainstream of literary expression in Portugal. Proficiency in both languages gave Portuguese authors increased mobility throughout the empire. For those with literary aspirations, Spanish offered more opportunities to publish and greater readership, which may be why it is nearly impossible to find a Portuguese author who ...


An Assessment Use Argument For Spanish For The Professionals, Cristina Pardo-Ballester 2020 Iowa State University

An Assessment Use Argument For Spanish For The Professionals, Cristina Pardo-Ballester

World Languages and Cultures Conference Papers, Posters and Proceedings

This study focuses on reflective practice journal entries and compares intermediate Spanish learners’ journals of their own oral performance through two different opportunities - an Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and a Virtual Oral Interview Classroom/based Exam (VOICES) - within the framework of a Spanish for the Professions course. Students’ journals reveal that both types of assessment have their advantages in the learning process, which results in more autonomous and more efficient learners (Ziegler, 2014). Moreover, data from the two focus groups reveals information about sufficiency, relevance, beneficence, and usefulness about the Spanish speaking activities used in the Spanish for the Professions ...


Afectos En La Novela Española Contemporánea: Tematización De La Tercera Guerra De Los Balcanes Y Construcción Del "Otro", Isabel Dominguez Seoane 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Afectos En La Novela Española Contemporánea: Tematización De La Tercera Guerra De Los Balcanes Y Construcción Del "Otro", Isabel Dominguez Seoane

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This dissertation proposes an affective reading of contemporary Spanish literature whose topic is the third Balkan War. On the one side, it aims to showcase the political role of affects (fear, happiness and disgust) when representing the "other". On the other side, how Spanish public sphere has used the Balkans as a mirror to refer to Spanish political context.


Después Del Exilio: El Regreso Y El Retorno En La Autoficción Latinoamericana Del Siglo Xxi, Joan C. Aguirre 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Después Del Exilio: El Regreso Y El Retorno En La Autoficción Latinoamericana Del Siglo Xxi, Joan C. Aguirre

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The present work analyzes the return—both the physical return and anticipated physical return— to the homeland after living in exile, the act of remembering caused by this process, and the metareflective role that the genre of autofiction plays in this interaction. The dissertation examines the twenty-first century autofictions of four Latin American countries: La casa de los Conejos by Laura Alcoba of Argentina; Memorias prematuras by Rafael Gumucio of Chile; ConPasión absoluta by Carol Zardetto of Guatemala; and El sueño del retorno by Horacio Castellanos Moya of El Salvador. These autofictions are part of an important corpus, one that ...


La Cíborg De Rosa Montero Como Utopía De La Redención Social, Mercedes Tejera-Garcia de la Concha 2020 University of Florida

La Cíborg De Rosa Montero Como Utopía De La Redención Social, Mercedes Tejera-Garcia De La Concha

Alambique. Revista académica de ciencia ficción y fantasía / Jornal acadêmico de ficção científica e fantasía

Este artículo abarca los temas de la memoria histórica colectiva y la redención social en las dos primeras novelas de la trilogía de Rosa Montero, Lágrimas en la lluvia (2011) y El peso del corazón (2015). El análisis pone el foco en la cíborg, Bruna Husky, principalmente por su lucha en la conquista de derechos civiles. Se sostiene la premisa de Bruna como un doble novum, indagando en su agencia como vehículo de esperanza social, noción de Ernst Bloch, así como en su potencia en tanto novedad técnica y política, postulado de Darko Suvin. Un costado fundamental de esta aproximación ...


La Reivindicación Del Monstruo En La Obra De Pilar Pedraza: De Las Novias Inmóviles A El Amante Germano., Lola Robles 2020 Writer-Escritora

La Reivindicación Del Monstruo En La Obra De Pilar Pedraza: De Las Novias Inmóviles A El Amante Germano., Lola Robles

Alambique. Revista académica de ciencia ficción y fantasía / Jornal acadêmico de ficção científica e fantasía

Digna heredera de la narrativa de Mary Shelley, la autora española Pilar Pedraza (Toledo, 1951) ha escrito y publicado una docena de novelas, varios libros de relatos y numerosos cuentos en antologías colectivas, a lo que hay que añadir una serie de ensayos sobre el papel de las mujeres en el arte, cine y literatura, y sobre brujería. Estas publicaciones ensayísticas muestran claramente la concepción del mundo que tiene Pedraza y son un buen correlato de su narrativa, tal como veremos. Su obra de ficción se inscribe dentro de la literatura de terror fantástico o se la define también simplemente ...


Consuming Beauty In The Weimar Republic: A Discussion Of Youth, Cosmetics, And Power In Vicki Baum's Play Pariser Platz 13 (1930), Victoria Vygodskaia - Rust 2019 Southeast Missouri State University

Consuming Beauty In The Weimar Republic: A Discussion Of Youth, Cosmetics, And Power In Vicki Baum's Play Pariser Platz 13 (1930), Victoria Vygodskaia - Rust

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Published in 1930, Vicki Baum’s play Pariser Platz 13: Eine Komödie aus dem Schönheitssalon engaged the readership with an unorthodox and thoroughly modern heroine: the successful owner of international beauty salons Helen Bross. Helen personified the wishes and dreams of Baum’s readers: Helen’s autonomy, both personal and financial, allowed her to be an active consumer of modernity and its pleasures: travel, interaction with celebrities, and luxurious lodging.

My paper studies a (fictional) beauty salon on Pariser Platz in Berlin as an enclave of female power and explores Vicki Baum’s portrayal of beauty, youth, and fashion as ...


La Nación Chicana Imaginada, Sabra Duarte 2019 Western Oregon University

La Nación Chicana Imaginada, Sabra Duarte

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Este ensayo busca responder a la pregunta “¿Es posible tener naciones dentro de otras naciones?” mirando la experiencia y cultura chicana dentro de los EEUU. El análisis se basa en las definiciones de una nación descritos por Ernest Renan en su ensayo “What is a Nation?” y Benedict Anderson en “Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism”. El hipótesis es que hay comunidades dentro de naciones que contienen varios aspectos de lo que constituye una nación, pero no pueden ser naciones completamente realizadas, o, por lo menos, no hoy en día.


Christina Gerhardt And Sara Saljoughi, Editors. 1968 And Global Cinema. Wayne State Up, 2018., Anne Cunningham 2019 University of New Mexico--Taos

Christina Gerhardt And Sara Saljoughi, Editors. 1968 And Global Cinema. Wayne State Up, 2018., Anne Cunningham

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Christina Gerhardt and Sara Saljoughi, editors. 1968 and Global Cinema. Wayne State UP, 2018. 422 pp.


Tatjana Gajić. Paradoxes Of Stasis: Literature, Politics, And Thought In Francoist Spain. Lincoln: U Of Nebraska P, 2019., Nicolás Fernández-Medina 2019 Pennsylvania State University

Tatjana Gajić. Paradoxes Of Stasis: Literature, Politics, And Thought In Francoist Spain. Lincoln: U Of Nebraska P, 2019., Nicolás Fernández-Medina

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Tatjana Gajić. Paradoxes of Stasis: Literature, Politics, and Thought in Francoist Spain. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2019. 219 pp.


Regina Galasso & Evelyn Scaramella, Eds. Avenues Of Translation: The City In Iberian And Latin American Writing. Bucknell Up, 2019., Enric Mallorqui-Ruscalleda 2019 Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Regina Galasso & Evelyn Scaramella, Eds. Avenues Of Translation: The City In Iberian And Latin American Writing. Bucknell Up, 2019., Enric Mallorqui-Ruscalleda

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Regina Galasso & Evelyn Scaramella, eds. Avenues of Translation: The City in Iberian and Latin American Writing. Bucknell UP, 2019.


Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado, Editor. Pierre Bourdieu In Hispanic Literature And Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018., Katie J. Vater 2019 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado, Editor. Pierre Bourdieu In Hispanic Literature And Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018., Katie J. Vater

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Sánchez Prado, Ignacio M., editor. Pierre Bourdieu in Hispanic Literature and Culture. Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.


Iker González-Allende. Hombres En Movimiento: Masculinidades Españolas En Los Exilios Y Emigraciones, 1939-1999. Purdue Up, 2018., Jeffrey Zamostny 2019 University of West Georgia

Iker González-Allende. Hombres En Movimiento: Masculinidades Españolas En Los Exilios Y Emigraciones, 1939-1999. Purdue Up, 2018., Jeffrey Zamostny

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Iker González-Allende. Hombres en movimiento: Masculinidades españolas en los exilios y emigraciones, 1939-1999. Purdue UP, 2018.


Actaeon, Artichokes, And Audrey Ii: Fear And Food In Popular Narratives, Margaret E. Foster 2019 Clark University

Actaeon, Artichokes, And Audrey Ii: Fear And Food In Popular Narratives, Margaret E. Foster

Scholarly Undergraduate Research Journal at Clark

Food has a dual physical and sociocultural relationship to human life. This duality positions images of food as uniquely powerful when subverted in literary or aesthetic representations for the purpose of evoking what Joyce Carol Oates (1998) calls “aesthetic fear.” Drawing on symbolism primarily from Classical mythology, Western European fairy tales, American horror movies, and resistance poetry from the Spanish Civil War, this paper explores four symbolic subversions of the food chain (when hunters are hunted; bloodthirsty plants; cannibalism; and hunger). With particular attention to gender roles and natural life cycles, these narratives illuminate the ways in which food symbolism ...


El Caso De Mateo Alemán: La Interaccion Entre El Derecho Y La Literatura En El Informe De La Mina De Mercurio De Almaden Y El Guzman De Alfarache, Cristina Morales Segura 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

El Caso De Mateo Alemán: La Interaccion Entre El Derecho Y La Literatura En El Informe De La Mina De Mercurio De Almaden Y El Guzman De Alfarache, Cristina Morales Segura

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In 1593, the Judge Mateo Alemán was in charge of inspecting the quicksilver mines of Almadén in Spain to report on the situation of its workers, prisoners of the Crown, and galley men forced to work in the mercury exploitation. After one month of work, the assignment was cancelled, Alemán was forced to retire from his research, and his work was lost in the archives of the Habsburgs. A few years later, in 1598, Alemán published his famous best seller, El Guzmán de Alfarache.

Alemán’s legal Report, finally found and published in 1966 by Germán Bleiberg, is a narrative ...


La Recepción Literaria Y Artística De Don Quijote En Toronto A Través De The Globe (1844-1936), Ivan B. Vazquez Clavellina 2019 The University of Western Ontario

La Recepción Literaria Y Artística De Don Quijote En Toronto A Través De The Globe (1844-1936), Ivan B. Vazquez Clavellina

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La siguiente investigación responde a las preguntas: ¿Existió la presencia de Don Quijote en Toronto, Canadá? Y si sucedió ¿Cómo fue? Para poder develar las interrogantes se utilizó como fuente primaria la publicación periódica The Globe, impresa en la provincia canadiense de Ontario desde 1844 hasta 1936. El método de aproximación consistió en buscar en el acervo digital ProQuest Historical Newspapers información sobre la obra de Miguel de Cervantes. Las notas localizadas muestran aspectos sobre la presencia del texto entre los lectores desde mediados de siglo XIX, hasta las primeras tres décadas del siglo XX. Durante la búsqueda inicial, se ...


Arthur Rose. Literary Cynics: Borges, Beckett, Coetzee. Bloomsbury, 2017., Peter Faziani 2019 Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Arthur Rose. Literary Cynics: Borges, Beckett, Coetzee. Bloomsbury, 2017., Peter Faziani

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Arthur Rose. Literary Cynics: Borges, Beckett, Coetzee. Bloomsbury, 2017. 190 pp.


El Teatro Antimodernista Español: Máter Dolorosa (1904) De Leopoldo Cano Y El Tenorio Modernista (1906) De Pablo Parellada, Enrique Torner 2019 Minnesota State University, Mankato

El Teatro Antimodernista Español: Máter Dolorosa (1904) De Leopoldo Cano Y El Tenorio Modernista (1906) De Pablo Parellada, Enrique Torner

Enrique Torner, Ph.D.

This article analyzes and compares two plays that have received little attention by scholars: Máter dolorosa (1904), by Leopoldo Cano, and El Tenorio modernista (1906,) by Pablo Parellada. These plays are a parody of the modernist style that dominated Spanish and Spanish American literature from 1888 -when it was started by the publication of Azul, a compilation of poems and stories written by Rubén Darío- to 1920 or so. This study shows how each author ridiculed and satirized modernism, the way in which their plays are a model of a parody, how they achieve a unique sense of humor, and ...


Propuestas Para (Re)Construir Una Nación : El Teatro De Emilia Pardo Bazán, Margot Versteeg 2019 Purdue University

Propuestas Para (Re)Construir Una Nación : El Teatro De Emilia Pardo Bazán, Margot Versteeg

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Propuestas para (re)construir una nación explores how Emilia Pardo Bazán (1851–1921) imagines and engenders the Spanish nation in her theatrical production staged and/or published between 1898 and 1909. In the aftermath of Spain’s colonial losses, when Spain’s male authors, in a growing mood of collective introspection, directed their attention to the homeland, Pardo Bazán generated a series of theatrical proposals to revitalize the nation. In her plays, she manifests her ideas about Spain’s fin de siècle crisis, reflects on Spain’s place in the international arena (emphasizing the nation’s civilizing mission), critiques the ...


Claudia Jacobi. Proust Dixit ? Réceptions De La Recherche Dans L’Autofiction De Serge Doubrovsky, Carmen Martín Gaite Et Walter Siti. Bonn Up, 2016., Viviana Pezzullo 2019 Florida Atlantic University

Claudia Jacobi. Proust Dixit ? Réceptions De La Recherche Dans L’Autofiction De Serge Doubrovsky, Carmen Martín Gaite Et Walter Siti. Bonn Up, 2016., Viviana Pezzullo

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Claudia Jacobi. Proust dixit ? Réceptions de La Recherche dans l’autofiction de Serge Doubrovsky, Carmen Martín Gaite et Walter Siti. Bonn UP, 2016. 299 pp.


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