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The Scripted Self

The Scripted Self (Paperback)

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Synopsis

The period since 1975 in Spain, following years of

dictatorship, has seen a remarkable surge of creative cultural

activity. Particularly significant has been the proliferation of

novels by both new and established writers, often termed nueva

narrative espanola. From within this diversity the recurrent

themes of self and identity emerge as a constant preoccupation

and constitute the central concern of this new study. Christie,

Drinkwater and Macklin read their chosen texts in terms of the

possibilites and limits of writing the self. New narrative

writing in Spain addresses the absence oat the heart of concepts

of identity and self, exploring and dissecting societal norms,

cultural codes and inherited discourses in a periof of rapid

economic and political change.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press Publication Date: 01/01/1995 ISBN-13: 9780856686641  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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by Ruth Christie, J Drinkwater and J J Macklin

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