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The Family Of Pascual Duarte

Author : Camilo José Cela
ISBN : 1564783596
Genre : Fiction
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This book reflects the crude reality of rural Spain in Franco's time. It is full of human power and rich in social insight. Cela writes with great detail, but still maintains simplicity.

Encyclopedia Of Literary Translation Into English A L

Author : O. Classe
ISBN : 1884964362
Genre : Reference
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Includes articles about translations of the works of specific authors and also more general topics pertaining to literary translation.

La Familia De Pascual Duarte

Author : Camilo José Cela (Schriftsteller)
ISBN : OCLC:695913687
Genre : Spanish fiction
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Novel Into Film

Author : Patricia J. Santoro
ISBN : 0874135745
Genre : Performing Arts
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"The United States has come to know Spain, its people, and its land through its literature and, more recently, through the international distribution of many of its films. This analysis aims to probe the creative Spanish soul in greater depth through the particular prism of the cinematic adaptation." "The analysis of the Spanish novels La familia de Pascual Duarte and Los santos inocentes and their cinematic adaptations Pascual Duarte (1975) and Los santos inocentes (1984) is based on the intersection of literary and cinematic theory." "The first chapter of this study summarizes various theories whose integration forms a basis for the analysis of the cinematic adaptation. Structuralism, semiotics, deconstruction, reader criticism, and Freudian/Lacanian psychology serve both film and literary criticism in their analysis of texts. The theories examined in this chapter are inflected in later chapters into the criticism and analysis of the novels and films in question." "The second chapter provides general background information on agrarian Spain - the historical, economic, and ideological context of both La familia de Pascual Duarte and Los santos inocentes. While in most cases the texts refer only obliquely to the reigning ideology that is responsible for the plight of the rural worker, the history of the province of Extremadura, where rural poverty is and was a social and economic phenomenon, is crucial to the understanding of all four texts whose stories are set in this province."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Cela La Familia De Pascal Duarte

Author : Alan Hoyle
ISBN : 072930356X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Feminist Encyclopedia Of Spanish Literature

Author : Janet Pérez
ISBN : 0313293465
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Hundreds of entries examine the literary periods and genres, significant characters, major authors, and works of Spanish literature as they relate to women's studies.

The Spanish Civil War In Literature

Author : Janet Pérez
ISBN : 0896725987
Genre : Literary Collections
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Few events have stirred the emotions and caught the imaginations of intellectuals as did the Spanish Civil War of 1936-39. The Spanish Civil War in Literature examines the diverse literatures that the war inspired: a literature relating directly to the war, a literature of exile arising from the forty-year dictatorship of Francisco Franco, and a polemical literature embracing pro-Franco and Loyalist sympathies.In this book, specialists from a variety of fields explore these literatures within comparative and interdisciplinary frameworks. They reflect upon film, poetry, novels, painting, discourse, biography, and propaganda. The essays are grouped according to the original languages of the works they discuss—French, Russian, English, and Spanish.

Memory And Trauma In The Postwar Spanish Novel

Author : Sarah Leggott
ISBN : 9781611485318
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book proposes a new direction for the study of Spanish literature of the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s, arguing that novels of this period merit a fresh critical approach that enriches existing perspectives on the Spanish novel during the first two decades of the Franco dictatorship. Essays take an interdisciplinary approach to reveal how contemporary cultural theory relating to memory and trauma can enhance our understanding of the postwar Spanish novel.

Journey To The Alcarria

Author : Camilo José Cela
ISBN : 0871133792
Genre : Travel
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The Nobel Prize-winning author, describes his experiences traveling through the Alcarria territory, northeast of Madrid, and shares his impressions of the people

Beyond The Metafictional Mode

Author : Robert C. Spires
ISBN : 9780813164540
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The term metafiction invaded the vocabulary of literary criticism around 1970, yet the textual strategies involved in turning fiction back onto itself can be traced through several centuries. In this theoretical/critical study Robert C. Spires examines the nature of metafiction and chronicles its evolution in Spain from the time of Cervantes to the 1970s, when the obsession with novelistic self-commentary culminated in an important literary movement. The critical portions of this study focus primarily on twentieth-century works. Included are analyses of Unamuno's Niebla, Jarnés's Locura y muerte de nadie and La novia del viento, Torrente Ballester's Don Juan, Cunquiero's Un hombre que se parecía a Orestes, and three novels from the "self-referential" movement of the 1970s, Juan Goytisolo's Juan sin Tierra, Luis Goytisolo's La colera de Aquiles, and Martín Gaite's El cuarto de atrás. Seeking a stronger theoretical basis for his critical readings, Spires offers a sharpened definition of the term metafiction. The mode arises, he declares, through an intentional violation of the boundaries that normally separate the worlds of the author, the fiction, and the reader. Building on theoretical foundations laid by Frye, Scholes, Genette, and others, Spires also proposes a literary paradigm that places metafiction in a position intermediate between fiction and literary theory. These theoretical formulations place Spires's book in the forefront of critical thought. At the same time, his full-scale analyses of Spanish metafictional works will be welcomed by Hispanists and other students of world literature.

The Hive

Author : Camilo José Cela
ISBN : 1564782689
Genre : Fiction
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Banned for many years by the Franco regime, Cela's masterpiece presents a panoramic view of the degradation and suffering of the lower-middle class in post-Civil War Spain. Readers are introduced to over a hundred characters through a series of interlocking vignettes, transforming this book from a social document into a towering work of inventive fiction. Filled with violence, hunger, and compassion, The Hive captures the ambitions and constraints of life under a dictatorship.

Literary Adaptations In Spanish Cinema

Author : Sally Faulkner
ISBN : 9781855660984
Genre : Literary Criticism
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New readings of literary and cinematic texts are presented here in historical context, informed by cultural theory. In her survey of the history of Spanish cinema in the dictatorship and democratic periods, the author argues that studies of adaptations must simultaneously address questions of 'text' - formal issues central to the study of film and literature - and 'context' - ideological concerns crucial to late twentieth-century Spain. She examines three themes of particular importance to contemporary Spanish culture - the recuperation of history, the negotiation of the rural and the urban, and the representation of gender - and considers the related stylistic issues of the affinities between cinematic expression and nostalgia, the city and phallocentrism. The study concludes with an analysis of the formal question of the narrator in film and literature, through an assessment of Buñuel's previously unacknowledged stylistic debt to Galdós as manifested in his adaptations of Nazarín/ and Tristana. SALLY FAULKNER is Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at the University of Exeter.

Latin America Spain And Portugal

Author : David H. Andrews
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173017902152
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Under Construction

Author : Elizabeth A. Scarlett
ISBN : 0813915325
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Scarlett reveals significant correlations between gender and figurations of the female (and male) body and traces a history of the mind-body connection in Spanish novels from the late nineteenth century to the present.

Camilo Jos? Cela Revisited

Author : Janet Pérez
ISBN : UOM:39015050298606
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book includes a biographical chapter on the life of Camilo Jose Cela and discusses his maturation as a novelist, focusing mainly on the second period of his writing.

Spanish Film And The Postwar Novel

Author : Norberto Mínguez-Arranz
ISBN : 0275975797
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The novel and the film are two modes of representation based on different aesthetic tools, but both are capable of articulating narrative discourses. Here author Norberto Minguez-Arranz offers a comparative analysis of the methods and mechanisms with which the novel and the film build their stories. A theoretical framework that puts into perspective such concepts as specificity, representation, and point of view gives way to a comparative study of five Spanish postwar novels and their respective film adaptations: The Family of Pascual Duarte, Time of Silence, The Hive, El Bosque Animado, and Nuevas Amistades. By using this particular time and place as his locus of analytical thought, Minguez-Arranz provides an invaluable examination of two of this century's major creative forms.

Latin America Spain And Portugal; An Annotated Bibliography Of Paperback Books

Author : David H. Andrews
ISBN : 0844400130
Genre : Bibliographical literature
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Mazurka For Two Dead Men

Author : Camilo José Cela
ISBN : 9780811225656
Genre : Fiction
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A New York Times Best Book of the Year Nobel Prize Laureate Mazurka for Two Dead Men, the culmination of Camilo José Cela‘s literary art, opens in 1936 at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War: Lionheart Gamuzo is savagely murdered. In 1939, as the war ends, his brother avenges his death. For both deaths, the blind accordion player Gaudencio plays the same mazurka. Set in backward rural Galicia, Cela’s excellent novel portrays a reign of fools, and works like contrapuntal music, its themes calling and responding, alternately brutal, melancholy, funny, lyrical, and coarse.

The Antiheroine S Voice

Author : Edward H. Friedman
ISBN : UOM:39015013301703
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Old Spain And New Spain

Author : David Henn
ISBN : 083864015X
Genre : Fiction
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This is the first, book-length study of the six travel narratives published by the 1989 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Preliminary chapters focus on technical and thematic aspects of travel-writing, and on the author's approach to the genre. Cela's travel works, which appeared between 1948 and 1986, are examined in turn, with a focus on the construction of the narratives and also on the themes that are developed in each of them. There is an assessment of the author's treatment of topographical, cultural, historical, and social material in his accounts of the journeys he made through various areas and regions of Spain, as well as a consideration of the way in which these narratives reflect changes taking place in Spain during the Franco regime and in the decade following the dictator's death. David Henn teaches modern Spanish fiction, drama, and travel literature at University College London.

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