Hispanic Baroques: Reading Cultures in Context


Essays focus on Baroque as a concept and category of analysis which has been central to an understanding of Hispanic cultures during the last several hundred years
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Essays focus on Baroque as a concept and category of analysis which has been central to an understanding of Hispanic cultures during the last several hundred years
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826514998
  • Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2005
  • Series: Hispanic Issues
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Hispanic Baroques--Contents

Introduction: The Baroque and the Cultures of Crises
Nicholas Spadaccini and Luis Martín-Estudillo ix

The Baroque and Its Dark Sides

1 On the Notion of a Melancholic Baroque
Fernando R. de la Flor 3

2 Aesthetic Categories as Empire Administration
Imperatives: The Case of the Baroque
Hernan Vidal 20

Baroque Anxieties and Strategies of Survival

3 Of Baroque Holes and Baroque Folds
William Egginton 55

4 Models of Subjectivity in the Spanish Baroque:
Quevedo and Gracian
Fernando Ordonez 72

5 Horror (Vacui): The Baroque Condition
David R. Castillo 87

Institutions and Subjectivities in Baroque Spain

6 From Hieroglyphic Presence to Representational
Sign: An Other Point of View in the Auto Sacramental
Bradley J. Nelson 107

7 The Challenges of Freedom: Social Reflexivity in the Seventeenth-Century Spanish Literary Field
Carlos M. Gutierrez 137

8 Revisiting the Culture of the Baroque:
Nobility, City, and Post-Cervantine Novella
Nieves Romero-Díaz 162

Strategies of Identity in the Colonial Context

9 Perspectives on Mestizaje in the Early Baroque:
Inca Garcilaso and Cervantes
Silvia B. Suarez 187

10 Freedom and Containment in Colonial Theology:
Sor Juana Ines Carta atenagórica
Paola Marín 205

11 Sleeping with Corpses, Eating Hearts,
and Walking Skulls: Criollo's Subjectivity in Antonio de la Calancha and Bartolome Arzans de Orsua y Vela
Leonardo García-Pabón 222

The Baroque and Its Transgressive Recyclings

12 Baroque/Neobaroque/Ultrabaroque:
Disruptive Readings of Modernity
Mabel Morana 241

Afterword: Redressing the Baroque
Edward H. Friedman 283

Contributors 307

Index 311

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