New Spain, New Literatures

New Spain, New Literatures

by Luis Martin-Estudillo
ISBN-10:
0826517242
ISBN-13:
9780826517241
Pub. Date:
09/27/2010
Publisher:
Vanderbilt University Press
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Overview

New Spain, New Literatures


This volume, which includes essays on Catalonia, the Basque country, Galicia, and literature written by African immigrants, focuses on issues of "difference" that are at the center of current debates in Spain and elsewhere--the emergence of minoritized literatures, multilingualism and identity, new relationships between culture and institutions, the negotiation of historical memories, the connections between migrations and the redefinition of nationhood, and the impact of global trends on local symbolic systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826517241
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Publication date: 09/27/2010
Series: Hispanic Issues
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction
Luis Martin-Estudillo and Nicholas Spadaccini, “Contemporary Spanish Literatures’ Enduring Plurality”

New Mappings, New Cartographies
Enric Bou, “On Rivers and Maps: Iberian Approaches to Comparatism”
Mari Jose Olaziregi, “Peripheral Being, Global Writing: The Location of Basque Literature”
Kirsty Hooper, “Galician Writing and the Poetics of Displacement: Ramiro Fonte’s A rocha dos proscritos”
Jennifer Duprey, “Memory and Urban Landscapes in Contemporary Catalan Theater”
Maarten Steenmeijer, “The New Capital of Spanish Literature: The Best Sellers”

Institutions and Literatures
Randolph Pope, “A Hispanist’s View of Changing Institutions, or About Insects and Whales”
Dolores Vilavedra, “Political Autonomy and Literary Institutionalization in Galicia”
Jon Kortazar, “Tensions in Contemporary Basque Literature”
Jonathan Mayhew, “The Persistence of Memory: Antonio Gamoneda and the Literary Institutions of Late Modernity”

Challenging Identities
Gonzalo Navajas, “The Curse of the Nation: Institutionalized History and Literature in Global Spain”
Pilar Lozano Mijares, “Postmodernism and Spanish Literature”
Cristian Ricci, “African Voices in Contemporary Spain”
Stewart King, “From Literature to Letters: Rethinking Catalan Literary History”
Laura Lonsdale, “The Space of Politics: Nation, Gender, Language, and Class in Esther Tusquets’s Narrative”

Afterword
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