A Cultural History of Madrid: Modernism and the Urban Spectacle

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Chapter 1 Introduction: The Castizo Metropolis
1
The Guardian, January 19, 2002.
2
Luis Martín-Santos, Tiempo de Silencio (Barcelona: Editorial Seix Barral, 1974).
3
Pedro Almodóvar, The Patty Diphusa Stories, trans. Kirk Anderson (London: Faber and Faber, 1992), 92.
4
Richard Ford, Gatherings from Spain (London: Pallas Athene 2000), 15.
5
Alain de Botton, The Art of Travel (London: Hamish Hamilton, 2002), 104.
6
Ibid., 108.
7
H. V. Morton, A Stranger in Spain (London: Methuen, 2002), 3–4.
8
Georg Simmel, ‘The Metropolis and Mental Life’ (1903), in D. Frisby and M. Featherstone (eds), Simmel on Culture (London: Sage, 1997), 174–85.
9
Walter Benjamin, The Arcades Project, trans. Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1999).
10
Raymond Williams, The Country and the City (London: Chatto and Windus, 1973) and The Politics of Modernism (London: Verso, 1989); T. J. Clark, The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers (London: Thames and Hudson, 1985); Christopher Prendergast, Paris and the Nineteenth Century (Oxford: Blackwell, 1992); Griselda Pollock, Visions of Difference: Femininity, Feminism and the Histories of Art (London: Routledge, 1989); Janet Wolff, ‘The invisible flâneuse’, Theory, Culture and Society 2:3 (1985), 37–48; Adrian Rifkin, Street Noises: Parisian Pleasure 1900–1940 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993).
11
Nigel Thrift, ‘“Not a straight line but curve”, or, Cities are not mirrors of modernity’, in David Bell and Azzedine Haddour (eds.), City Visions (Harlow: Longman, 2000), 245.
12
Malcolm Bradbury and James McFarlane, Modernism 1890–1930 (London: Penguin, 1991), 13.
13
Jo Labanyi, ‘Ghosts of Modernity’, The Sir Henry Thomas Lecture Series, November 1, 2001, University of Birmingham.
14
Carlos Seco Serrano, Sociedad, literatura y politica en la España del siglo XIX (Madrid: Guadiana de Publicaciones, 1973), 196.
15
Michael Ugarte, Madrid 1900: The Capital as Cradle of Literature and Culture (Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1996).

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • List of Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Abbreviations xiii
  • 1 - Introduction: The Castizo Metropolis 1
  • 2 - Madrid, ‘Villa Y Corte’ 13
  • 3 - The Nineteenth-Century Capital 33
  • 4 - City of Contrasts 57
  • 5 - Cosmopolitan Lights 77
  • 6 - Urban Cosmorama 93
  • 7 - Epilogue 105
  • Notes 109
  • Select Bibliography 121
  • Index 127
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