Iberian Modalities

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Iberian Modalities

A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures, 8

2013

February 1st, 2013

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Of late the term Iberian Studies has been gaining academic currency, but its semantic scope still fluctuates. For some it is a convenient way of combining the official cultures of two states, Portugal and Spain; yet for others the term opens up disciplinary space, altering established routines. A relational approach to Iberian Studies shatters the state’s epistemological frame and complexifies the field through the emergence of lines of inquiry and bodies of knowledge hitherto written off as irrelevant. This timely volume brings together contributions from leading international scholars who demonstrate the cultural and linguistic complexity of the field by reflecting on the institutional challenges to the practice of Iberian Studies. As such, the book will be required reading for all those working in the field.

Puts forward a new agenda for Hispanic Studies. Brings together some of the world's most distinguished Hispanists, including David Nirenberg (Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor in the Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago), Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Albert Guérard Professor of Literature, Stanford University) and Antoni Martí Monterde (rofessor in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at Universitat de Barcelona). Required reading for scholars in Hispanic Studies.

About The Author

Joan Ramon Resina is Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University. His previous books include Barcelona’s Vocation of Modernity: Rise and Decline of an Urban Image. Stanford University Press, 2008.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Half-title2
Title page4
Copyright page5
Contents6
Preface8
List of Contributors12
Introduction18
Part 138
Chapter 140
Chapter 254
Chapter 371
Chapter 479
Part 298
Chapter 5100
Chapter 6116
Chapter 7126
Part 3144
Chapter 8146
Chapter 9160
Chapter 10179
Chapter 11195
Part 4212
Chapter 12214
Chapter 13229
Chapter 14242
Works Cited260
Index276