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Madness, Love and Tragedy in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Spain

Madness, Love and Tragedy in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Spain (Hardback)

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How do Spanish writers of the 19th and 20th century define and represent madness, a basic and controversial aspect of world culture, and how do the different conceptions of madness intersect with love, religion, politics, and other literary themes in Spanish society? This multi-author book analyzes the theme of madness in formative masterpieces of Spanish literature of the 19th and 20th century through the use of relevant critical and theoretical approaches. In this context, authors studied in this book include Juan Valera, Leopoldo Alas Clarin, Emilia Pardo Bazan, Caterina Albert, Benito Perez Galdos, Miguel de Unamuno, and Juan Goytisolo, among others.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 01/08/2013 ISBN-13: 9781443848602  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Professor Marta Manrique Gomez graduated from McGill University in Canada, where she received MA and PhD degrees in Hispanic Studies. After completing her studies, she was awarded with the K.B. Jenckes Doctoral Prize, the Spanish Embassy Book Prize (Doctoral, and Master), the Victor Ouimette Memorial Prize, and the Dean's Honour List, among others. Prior to her arrival at Middlebury College, she taught at McGill University, and Concordia University. Dr Manrique Gomez has specialized in modern and contemporary Spanish peninsular literature and culture, and has written and published on a wide variety of research topics, including literary polemics, national identity, intellectual history, short narrative, and theory with a transatlantic approach. Her publications include the book La recepcion de Calderon en el siglo XIX.

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