Cervantes and His Postmodern Constituencies


First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815332060
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/28/1998
  • Series: Hispanic Issues Series, #17
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Cervantismo and the Crisis of Hispanism
Ch. 1 Theory vs. the Humanist Tradition Stemming from Americo Castro 1
Ch. 2 Romance, Ideology and Iconoclasm in Cervantes 22
Ch. 3 Where Does the Novel Rise? Cultural Hybrids and Cervantine Heresies 43
Ch. 4 Generational Conflicts within Hispanism: Notes from the Comedia Wars 68
Pt. 2 Re-visioning Cervantes Studies
Ch. 5 Anatomy of Contemporary Cervantes Studies: A Romance of "Two Cities" 81
Ch. 6 Cervantes and the Spanish Philological School 105
Ch. 7 The Politics of Identity and the Enigma of Cervantine Genealogy 116
Ch. 8 Cervantes and His Feminist Alliances 134
Ch. 9 Rereading El amante liberal in the Age of Contrapuntal Sexualities 151
Ch. 10 The Jealous and the Curious: Freud, Paranoia and Homosexuality in Cervantine Poetics 170
Pt. 3 The Future of Cervantes Studies
Ch. 11 The Crisis of Hispanism as Apocalyptic Myth 201
Ch. 12 The Ideologies of Cervantine Irony: Liberalism, Postmodernism and Beyond 218
Ch. 13 "Cervantismo" as Social Praxis in the "Neo-Post" Age: Are We Kidding Ourselves? 235
Afterword: Cervantes and the Culture Wars 248
Contributors 261
Index 265
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