Covert Gestures: Crypto-Islamic Literature as Culture Practice in Early Modern Spain

Covert Gestures: Crypto-Islamic Literature as Culture Practice in Early Modern Spain

by Vincent Barletta
     
 

The first cultural analysis of the secret literature of Spain's last Muslim communities.See more details below

Overview

The first cultural analysis of the secret literature of Spain's last Muslim communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816644759
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
05/12/2005
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Vincent Barletta is assistant professor of medieval Iberian literature at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Table of Contents

Introduction : the fabric of time
IToward an activity-centered approach to Aljamiado-Morisco narrative1
2Written narrative and the human dimension of time31
3Contexts of rediscovery, contexts of use56
4The prophet is born, Muslims are made79
5A Morisco philosophy of suffering and action104
6Language ideologies and poetic form133

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