Bulletin of Hispanic Studies

Articles from Vol. 94, No. 8, 2017

Delayed Cinema and Feminist Discourse in Fernando Fernán-Gómez's El Mundo Sigue (1963/1965/2015)
It is sometimes tempting to fall into a critical position of lament when addressing the production contexts and film cultures in which certain directors and creative teams worked in Franco's Spain. The production and exhibition history of Fernando Fernán-Gómez's...
Ideology, Affect and the Body in Alberto Méndez's <i>Los Girasoles Ciegos</i>
The twenty-first century in Spain has witnessed a boom in the publication of novels on the Spanish Civil War and its consequences. Within this corpus, Fernando Larraz has identified three approaches: an historicist one which attempts to close old wounds...
Introduction: The Future of Memory in Spain
Memory as 'un proyecto de futuro'In La literatura en la constucción de la ciudad democrática, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán states of his theme (1998: 10), 'no aludimos estrictamente a un determinado sistema urbanístico materializado, sino a la organización...
Memory as Disruption: Entanglements of Memory and Crisis in Contemporary Spain
Memory, dissensus and disruptionMemory belongs to the present, not because it seems to be an essential component of our contemporary Zeitgeist, but because memory is concerned as much with the present and the future as it is with the past. Spanish memory...
Obituary: David Mackenzie, 1943–2016
David Mackenzie was born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. As his surname and perhaps even his temperament suggest, the ancestry of his family was Scottish. He attended Brighton Grammar School. In a characteristically forthright interview given...
Reading beyond Cognitive Meaning: Affective Strategies in Novels of the Spanish 'Memory Boom'
During the recent 'memory boom' of writing concerning the Spanish Civil War and Francoist dictatorship many books have been sold and critical ink spilt as we examine the nature of the representation of the period, the recovery of memory and the ongoing...
The Palimpsestic Past: Crime Fiction, Cultural Memory and Catalonia
Combining erased and superimposed texts, the palimpsest provides a powerful metaphor for understanding the processes of remembering and forgetting, and the writing and the erasing of the past that have occurred in Spain since the Civil War.1 Definitions...
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