Bulletin of Hispanic Studies

Articles from Vol. 91, No. 6, 2014

A Companion to Spanish Cinema
JO LABANYI and TATJANA PAVLOVIC (eds), A Companion to Spanish Cinema . Wiley- Blackwell Companions to National Cine- mas. Malden, MA, and West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. 2013. xxv + 638 pp. ISBN 978-1-4051-9438-9.During the past decade, much insightful...
Alternative Mappings of Belonging: Non Son De Aquí by María Do Cebreiro and Rasgado by Lila Zemborain
In a brief poem from the book Non son de aquí, by Galician poet María do Cebreiro,1 the poet writes: 'nada temos / sen a conciencia exacta / de que sempre estaremosi / a punto de marchar' (2008: 26). Non son de aqu í is shaped by the physical experience...
Becoming Reinaldo Arenas: Family, Sexuality and the Cuban Revolution
JORGE OLIVARES, Becoming Reinaldo Arenas: Family, Sexuality and the Cuban Revolution. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 2013. 242 pp. ISBN 978-0-8223-5382-9.Becoming Reinaldo Arenas: Family, Sexuality and the Cuban Revolution, by Jorge Olivares, is...
Canines in Cervantes and Velázquez: An Animal Studies Reading of Early Modern Spain
JOHN BEUSTERIEN, Canines in Cervantes and Velázquez: An Animal Studies Read- ing of Early Modern Spain. Farnham, UK: Ashgate. 2013. 149 pp. ISBN 978 1 4094- 5713-8.Following up on his provocative study of the narrativization and denarrativization of...
'En El Torneo Campal': Contexto Histórico Y Ficción Literaria En Un Decir Burlesco (ID0536)*
El componente lúdico y las actitudes burlescas constituyen un factor frecuente en la poesía conservada del sevillano Manuel de Lando, tal y como se evidencia en las disputas que mantuvo con otros poetas aficionados a intercambiar puyas en enfrentamientos...
Franco's International Brigades. Adventurers, Fascists, and Christian Crusaders in the Spanish Civil War
CHRISTOPHER OTHEN, Franco's International Brigades. Adventurers, Fascists, and Chris- tian Crusaders in the Spanish Civil War. London: C. Hurst & Co. 2013. 256 pp. ISBN 978-1-84904-247-5.Franco's International Brigades es una revisión actualizada...
Frontier Memory: Cultural Conflict and Exchange in the Romance Fronterizo
SIZEN YIACOUP, Frontier Memory: Cultural Conflict and Exchange in the romance fron- terizo. London: MHRA. 2013. 158 pp. ISBN 978-1-907322-91-4.There is a small group of genuine oral ballads which were set and performed in the frontier areas of fifteenth-century...
Iberian Modalities. A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula
JOAN RAMON RESINA (ed.), Iberian Modalities. A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula. Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures 8. Liver- pool: Liverpool University Press. 2013. xvi + 271 pp. ISBN 978-1-84631-833-7.In...
Imágenes Femeninas En la Literatura Española Y Las Artes Escénicas (Siglos XX Y XXI)
FRANCISCA VILCHES-DE FRUTOS and PILAR NIEVA-DE LA PAZ (eds), Imágenes femeni- nas en la literatura española y las artes escénicas (siglos XX y XXI). Philadelphia: Society of Spanish and Spanish American Studies. 2012. 367 pp. ISBN 978-0-89295- 134-5.Francisca...
Mirroring Borges: The Spaces of Literature in Roberto Bolaño's 2666
Roberto Bolaño's magnum opus 2666 offers a plot that spans several continents and various different temporal planes. This article's objective is to demonstrate, firstly, the importance of space for a reading of the novel and, secondly, the way in which...
On Syncope, Metathesis, and the Development of /nVr/ from Latin to Old Spanish
The /nr/ sequence in the spoken Latin of the Iberian peninsula resulted from the syncope of either a posttonic or a pretonic unstressed vowel, and was the precursor to subsequent developments like metathesis to /rn/ or epenthesis of /d/, e.g., generum...
Recovering Childhood: Virulence, Ghosts, and Black Bread
In a 2001 conversation between Judith Butler and Paul Rabinow, the two discuss the desire for normativeness and the adoption of children by gay couples. Rabinow mentions certain acquaintances 'who are very adamant that gay couples must be raising psychotic...
Representing History, Class, and Gender in Spain and Latin America. Children and Adolescents in Film
CAROLINA ROCHA and GEORGIA SEMINET (eds). Representing History, Class, and Gender in Spain and Latin America. Chil- dren and Adolescents in Film. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2012. 132 pp. ISBN 978-1-137-03086-3.De Los olvidados a El laberinto del Fauno...
Sonetos Oral-Traumáticos, Masoquistas, Tanáticos Y Eróticos De Flores De Baria Poesía Y Otros Cancioneros De Los Siglos XVI Y XVII
FREDO ARIAS DE LA CANAL (ed.), Sonetos oral-traumáticos, masoquistas, tanáticos y eróticos de Flores de baria poesía y otros cancioneros de los siglos XVI y XVII. Mexico City: Frente de Afirmación Hispanista. 2012. 372 pp. No ISBN.This anthology assembles...
The Signifying Self: Cervantine Drama as Counter-Perspective Aesthetic
MELANIE HENRY, The Signifying Self: Cervan- tine Drama as Counter-Perspective Aesthetic. London: MHRA. 2013. 180 pp. ISBN 978-1- 78188-002-9.The Signifying Self: Cervantine Drama as Counter- Perspective Aesthetic is the result of Henry's doctoral thesis,...
Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border
JOSH KUN and FIAMMA MONTEZEMOLO (eds), Tijuana Dreaming: Life and Art at the Global Border. Durham, NC: Duke Univer- sity Press. 2012. xix + 380 pp. ISBN 978-0- 8223-5290-7.Tijuana Dreaming unites in a single volume previously published essays and new...
Unamuno Y Ortega. Autoría Y Trascendencia En Niebla
Y la vida es esto, la niebla. La vida es una nebulosaEn estas palabras proferidas por Augusto Pérez, personaje de Niebla, condensa Miguel de Unamuno de manera excelente su visión de la estructura fundamental de la existencia, tema central de la nivola...
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