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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Spanish Culture

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Spanish Culture

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David T. Gies, Stephanie Sieburth, E. Inman Fox, Teresa M. Vilarós, Philip W. Silver, José Álvarez Junco, Carolyn P. Boyd, Santos Juliá, Roberta Johnson, Randolph D. Pope, Jo Labanyi, Thomas Mermall, Richard A. Cardwell, Andrew P. Debicki, Chris G. Perriam, Dru Dougherty, Phyllis Zatlin, José Martín Martínez, Kathleen M. Vernon, Peter W. Evans, Luis Fernández-Galiano, Roger D. Tinnell, Laura Kumin, Philip Deacon
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  • Date Published: February 1999
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521574297

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  • This book offers a comprehensive account of modern Spanish culture from its beginnings in the Revolution of 1868 to the present day. Specially-commissioned essays by leading experts analyze the historical and political background of modern Spain, the culture of major regions including Castile, Catalonia, and the Basque Country, and the country's literature. There are studies of painting, sculpture, architecture, cinema, dance, music, and the modern media. A chronology and guides to further reading assist in making the volume an invaluable introduction to the politics, literature and culture of modern Spain.

    • Comprehensive introduction to one of the major cultures of Europe
    • More than twenty specially commissioned essays by subject specialists covering literature, the fine arts, politics, and culture
    • Fresh insight into how Spain's modern culture has developed dramatically in the years since the Franco regime
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    "This book provides a thorough and penetrating view of modern Spain. The only book of its kind, The Cambridge Companion to Modern Spanish Culture will help guide the reader through this complicated yet dazzling era in Spain's cultural history." Virginia Quarterly Review

    "A perusal of Modern Spanish Culture will provide a feast of information and opinions on Spain, thus preparing the reader to understand the nation and its future as it surges into the twenty-first century." Espana Contemporanea

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    • Date Published: February 1999
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521574297
    • length: 362 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.53kg
    • contains: 14 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Notes on contributors
    Acknowledgements
    Chronology of major events
    Glossary
    Modern Spanish culture: an introduction David T. Gies
    Part I. Culture: Centre and Periphery:
    1. What does it mean to study modern Spanish culture? Stephanie Sieburth
    2. Spain as Castile: nationalism and national identity E. Inman Fox
    3. A cultural mapping of Catalonia Teresa M. Vilarós
    4. The Basque country Philip W. Silver
    Part II. Culture and History:
    5. History, politics and culture, 1875–1936 José Álvarez Junco
    6. History, politics and culture, 1936–1975 Carolyn P. Boyd
    7. History, politics and culture, 1975–1996 Santos Juliá
    Part III. Culture and Prose:
    8. Narrative in culture, 1868–1936 Roberta Johnson
    9. Narrative in culture, 1936–1975 Randolph D. Pope
    10. Narrative in culture, 1975–1996 Jo Labanyi
    11. Culture and the essay in modern Spain Thomas Mermall
    Part IV. Culture and Poetry:
    12. Poetry and culture, 1868–1936 Richard A. Cardwell
    13. Poetry and culture, 1936–1975 Andrew P. Debicki
    14. Poetry and culture, 1975–1996 Chris G. Perriam
    Part V. Culture and Theatre:
    15. Theatre and culture, 1868–1936 Dru Dougherty
    16. Theatre and culture, 1936–1996 Phyllis Zatlin
    Part VI. Culture and the Arts:
    17. Painting and sculpture in modern Spain José Martín Martínez
    18. Culture and cinema to 1975 Kathleen M. Vernon
    19. Culture and cinema, 1975–1996 Peter W. Evans
    20. A century of Spanish architecture Luis Fernández-Galiano
    21. Spanish music and cultural identity Roger D. Tinnell
    22. To live is to dance Laura Kumin
    Part VII. Media:
    23. The media in modern Spanish culture Philip Deacon
    Index.

  • Editor

    David T. Gies, University of Virginia

    Contributors

    David T. Gies, Stephanie Sieburth, E. Inman Fox, Teresa M. Vilarós, Philip W. Silver, José Álvarez Junco, Carolyn P. Boyd, Santos Juliá, Roberta Johnson, Randolph D. Pope, Jo Labanyi, Thomas Mermall, Richard A. Cardwell, Andrew P. Debicki, Chris G. Perriam, Dru Dougherty, Phyllis Zatlin, José Martín Martínez, Kathleen M. Vernon, Peter W. Evans, Luis Fernández-Galiano, Roger D. Tinnell, Laura Kumin, Philip Deacon

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