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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 2013
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  • This book offers a comprehensive account of modern Spanish culture, tracing its dramatic and often unexpected development from its beginnings after the Revolution of 1868 to the present day. Specially-commissioned essays by leading experts provide analyses of the historical and political background of modern Spain, the culture of the major autonomous regions (notably Castile, Catalonia, and the Basque Country), and the country's literature: narrative, poetry, theatre and the essay. Spain's recent development is divided into three main phases: from 1868 to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War; the period of the dictatorship of Francisco Franco; and the post-Franco arrival of democracy. The concept of 'Spanish culture' is investigated, and there are studies of Spanish painting and sculpture, architecture, cinema, dance, music, and the modern media. A chronology and guides to further reading are provided, 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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    • Date Published: February 2013
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139796903
    • contains: 14 b/w illus.
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • 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.

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    David T. Gies, University of Virginia

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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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