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Spanish and Latin American women writers in the literary canon: a paratextual study of anthologies of fantastic literature (1946-2016) (2019)
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Garcia, P. (2019). Spanish and Latin American women writers in the literary canon: a paratextual study of anthologies of fantastic literature (1946-2016). Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 96(6), 575–593. doi:10.3828/bhs.2019.34

While it is evident that there are outstanding women authors of the fantastic in Spain and Latin America since the nineteenth century, it is not as clear whether these writers are fairly represented in the corpus available to readers. To what extent... Read More

Fintar o destino: between the colonial bond and a postcolonial double-bind (2018)
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Miranda, R. (2018). Fintar o destino: between the colonial bond and a postcolonial double-bind. Portuguese Studies, 34(2), (148-166). doi:10.5699/portstudies.34.2.0148. ISSN 0267-5315

The article addresses Fernando Vendrell’s Fintar o destino [Dribbling Fate] (1998) by considering the appropriation of sports by the Portuguese Estado Novo’s colonialist ideology and policies (inspired by Gilberto Freyre’s lusotropicalist theories).... Read More

Autoridades, forças e violências em “Casas de ferro”, de João Paulo Borges Coelho: entre a abertura ao desconhecido e a imaginação do futuro (2018)
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Gonçalves Miranda, R. (2018). Autoridades, forças e violências em “Casas de ferro”, de João Paulo Borges Coelho: entre a abertura ao desconhecido e a imaginação do futuro. doi:10.20396/remate.v38i1.8651356

“Casas de ferro”, de João Paulo Borges Coelho, nomeadamente a abordagem da estória aos indícios do mar Índico, funciona como um ponto de partida para uma reflexão sobre questões de lei, autoridade, força e violência. A estória suplementa literariamen... Read More

‘What is that to me?’ Jorge de Sena’s Sinais de fogo, poetry and testimony during the Spanish civil war (2018)
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Gonçalves Miranda, R. (in press). ‘What is that to me?’ Jorge de Sena’s Sinais de fogo, poetry and testimony during the Spanish civil war. Journal of Romance Studies,

The Spanish Civil War is featured in the works of Jorge de Sena as the moment which created a new level of political awareness and militancy. Sena’s incomplete, posthumously published novel Sinais de fogo/Signs of fire (1979), which draws from Sena's... Read More

Reformers and revolutionaries: the battle for the working classes in Gibraltar and its hinterland, 1902-1921 (2018)
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Grocott, C. A., Stockey, G., & Grady, J. (2018). Reformers and revolutionaries: the battle for the working classes in Gibraltar and its hinterland, 1902-1921. Labor History, 59(6), 692-719. doi:10.1080/0023656X.2018.1470064

This article examines labour organisation in Gibraltar and its hinterland from c.1902-1921. It demonstrates that the traditionally strong links which had existed between organisations in Gibraltar and neighbouring Spain - links based upon a shared be... Read More

Repression, rivalry and racketeering in the creation of Franco’s Spain: the curious case of Emilio Griffiths (2018)
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Stockey, G. (2018). Repression, rivalry and racketeering in the creation of Franco’s Spain: the curious case of Emilio Griffiths. European History Quarterly, 48(1), doi:10.1177/0265691417742012

This article charts the personal history of Emilio Griffiths Navarro, a key individual in the Francoist administration in the Campo de Gibraltar (Cádiz province) during the early months of the Spanish Civil War. Griffiths is used as a case study to a... Read More

‘A mí, estos pleitos no me interesan’: Carlos Saura’s Llanto por un bandido and banditry in the ominous decade (2017)
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Andrews, J. (in press). ‘A mí, estos pleitos no me interesan’: Carlos Saura’s Llanto por un bandido and banditry in the ominous decade. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 94(6), doi:10.1080/14753820.2017.1335500

This article argues that Carlos Saura's 1964 film biography of the 1830s Andalusian bandit El Tempranillo, Llanto por un bandido, provides an insight into the impact of the War of Independence (1808–1814) and its aftermath on bandits in terms of phys... Read More

Towards a literary public sphere: the Mercurio Peruano, Lima, 1791 (2017)
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Sharman, A. (2017). Towards a literary public sphere: the Mercurio Peruano, Lima, 1791. Hispanic Research Journal, 18(4), 306-319. doi:10.1080/14682737.2017.1337880

This article examines the applicability of Habermas’ concept of the public sphere to the periodical paper the Mercurio Peruano in 1791. It compares the conditions of production of Habermas’ ‘model’ eighteenth-century European bourgeois public sphere... Read More

Lovers, not fighters: Left politics and brandos costumes in Capitães de Abril (2017)
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Sabine, M. (in press). Lovers, not fighters: Left politics and brandos costumes in Capitães de Abril. Journal of Romance Studies, 16(2), doi:10.3828/jrs.2016.160202

The popularity of Maria de Medeiros’s Capitães de Abril [April Captains] (2000) has made it a significant reference point in perceptions and post-memory of the Portuguese revolution. This essay argues that the film presents the 25 April 1974 coup as... Read More

The politics of elegy: Henri IV of France by Villamediana, Quevedo, Gongora and Rubens (2017)
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Andrews, J. (2017). The politics of elegy: Henri IV of France by Villamediana, Quevedo, Gongora and Rubens. Journal of Romance Studies, 17(1), doi:10.3828/jrs.2017.1

This article examines Franco-Spanish political relations in the period from 1610 to 1625 as represented in Spanish poetry and paintings produced in Spain or in the Spanish theatre of influence. The early seventeenth century was a time of cautious rap... Read More

Paris and the birth of the modern fantastic during the nineteenth century (2017)
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Garcia, P. (2017). Paris and the birth of the modern fantastic during the nineteenth century. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, 19(1), (1-11). doi:10.7771/1481-4374.2875. ISSN 1481-4374

In her article "Paris and the Birth of the Modern Fantastic during the Nineteenth Century" Patricia Garcia discusses the unprecedented growth of Europe's urban centers during the nineteenth century in relation to the realist novel and takes urban and... Read More

‘Me juzgo por natural de Madrid’: Vincencio Carducho, theorist and painter of Spain's court capital (2016)
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Bass, L. J., & Andrews, J. (in press). ‘Me juzgo por natural de Madrid’: Vincencio Carducho, theorist and painter of Spain's court capital. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 93(7-8), doi:10.1080/14753820.2016.1227040

More than a guide for painters, Vicente de Carducho's Diálogos de la pintura has long been recognized to promote painting as a liberal art and to advocate for the creation of an academy of painting in seventeenth-century Madrid. But questions of patr... Read More

Clowning and tragic clowning: Miguel de Unamuno as a funny writer (2016)
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Roberts, S. G. (2016). Clowning and tragic clowning: Miguel de Unamuno as a funny writer. Romance Quarterly, 63(2), doi:10.1080/08831157.2016.1146014

The present study considers the role and function that humour has in Unamuno’s intellectual and literary universe. It traces Unamuno’s attitude to humour to his reading of the Spanish character in En torno al casticismo (1895) and to his dialogue wit... Read More

Anarchy in the UK('s most famous fortress): comradeship and cupidity in Gibraltar and neighbouring Spain, 1890-1902 (2015)
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Grocott, C. A., Stockey, G., & Grady, J. (in press). Anarchy in the UK('s most famous fortress): comradeship and cupidity in Gibraltar and neighbouring Spain, 1890-1902. Labor History, 56(4), doi:10.1080/0023656X.2016.1086542

This article is the first to investigate the growth of anarchist ideology and tactics in Gibraltar and the surrounding Spanish region, the Campo de Gibraltar, in the period 1890-1902. We draw upon hitherto unused material from both The National Archi... Read More

Federico García Lorca y el cine (2015)
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Roberts, S. G. (2015). Federico García Lorca y el cine. Europe -Paris- Revue Litteraire Mensuelle-, 93(1032),

This article analyses Federico García Lorca's relationship with cinema, taking into account not only his screenplays but also his incorporation into his drama and poetic works of techniques borrowed from cinema.

Mal de Mar: a reading of Jorge de Sena’s “A Grã-Canária” in (trans-) Atlantic transit (2014)
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Gonçalves Miranda, R. (2014). Mal de Mar: a reading of Jorge de Sena’s “A Grã-Canária” in (trans-) Atlantic transit

This article analyzes Jorge de Sena’s short story “A Grã-Canária” in the context of a wider discussion on the topographies of the South Atlantic taken as an ideological construct, to some extent always already textual(ized). The story emphasizes the... Read More

‘Liberdade, Igualdade, Fraternidade ou a Morte?’: extravios do post(al) colonial em Nação Crioula (2014)
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Gonçalves Miranda, R. (2014). ‘Liberdade, Igualdade, Fraternidade ou a Morte?’: extravios do post(al) colonial em Nação Crioula. Via Atlantica, 147-164

This article aims to contest oedipal readings and the emphasis on symbols (utopian, heterotopian) which reduce the pluridimensionality of the "Postal" AND "Postal Politics" (BENNINGTON) on creole's (Post-/Neo)colonial spacing of the South Atlantic. A... Read More

Restor(y)ing meaning: reading Manoel de Oliveira’s Non ou a Vã Glória de Mandar (2013)
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Gonçalves Miranda, R. (2013). Restor(y)ing meaning: reading Manoel de Oliveira’s Non ou a Vã Glória de Mandar. Hispanic Research Journal, 14(1), doi:10.1179/1468273712Z.00000000033

Manoel de Oliveira’s Non ou a Vã Glória de Mandar (1990) is a landmark in Lusophone cinema’s revisitation of the history of Portuguese expansion and colonial conflicts. This article aims at analysing the film’s political import by extrapolating from... Read More

El retablo de Maese Federico: Lorca’s Romancero gitano as puppet theatre (2012)
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Roberts, S. G. (2012). El retablo de Maese Federico: Lorca’s Romancero gitano as puppet theatre. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, 17(2/3), doi:10.1080/14701847.2011.637404

This article considers the profound influence that puppet theatre had on Federico García Lorca’s poetic vision and practice at the time that he was writing the poems that would eventually make up the Romancero gitano (1928). Taking the ‘Romance sonám... Read More

Rebuilding the Angolan body politic: global and local projections of identity and protest in O Herói/The Hero (Zézé Gamboa, 2004) (2012)
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Sabine, M. (2012). Rebuilding the Angolan body politic: global and local projections of identity and protest in O Herói/The Hero (Zézé Gamboa, 2004). Journal of African Cinemas, 3(2), doi:10.1386/jac.3.2.201_1

This article uses a reading of Zézé Gamboa's award-winning 2004 feature as a basis for an exploration of post-conflict Angolan screen culture and of its impact both at home and internationally. It considers how O Herói’s depiction of a war-torn natio... Read More