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‘A mí, estos pleitos no me interesan’: Carlos Saura’s Llanto por un bandido and banditry in the ominous decade (2017)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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

"Why did they take down the pictures?": conspicuous absences and "la historia de algo más" in Roberto Bolaño's Estrella Distante. (2017)
Book Chapter
Gonçalves Miranda, R. (2017). "Why did they take down the pictures?": conspicuous absences and "la historia de algo más" in Roberto Bolaño's Estrella Distante. In M. Grass Kleiner, A. Sharman, A. M. Lorusso, & S. Savoini (Eds.), MemoSur/MemoSouth: memory, commemoration and trauma in post-dictatorship Argentina and ChileCritical, Cultural and Communications Press

Lovers, not fighters: Left politics and brandos costumes in Capitães de Abril (2017)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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)
Journal Article
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