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Spain in the Nineteenth Century: New Essays on Experiences of Culture and Society

Andrew Ginger and Geraldine Lawless


Over the past quarter of a century, the study of nineteenth-century Hispanic culture and society has undergone two major shifts. The first was a rejection of ‘the myth of backwardness’ a notion that these cultures and societies were exceptions that trailed behind the wider West. The second trend was a critical focus on a core triad of nation, gender and representation. This volume of essays provides a strong focus for the exploration and stimulation of substantial new areas of inquiry. The shared concern is with how members of the cultural and intellectual elite in the nineteenth century conce ... More

Keywords: Backwardness, cultural elite, gender identity, Hispanic culture, intellectual elite, narrative techniques, Hispanic politics, popular literature, racial differences, religious figures, rhetorical techniques, temporal dilemmas

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526124746
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7765/9781526124753


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Ginger, editor
University of Birmingham

Geraldine Lawless, editor
Queens University

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