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Madrid's forgotten avant-garde : between essentialism and modernity, Silvina Schammah Gesser

Label
Madrid's forgotten avant-garde : between essentialism and modernity
Title
Madrid's forgotten avant-garde
Title remainder
between essentialism and modernity
Statement of responsibility
Silvina Schammah Gesser
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Madrid's Forgotten Avant-Garde explores the role played by artists and intellectuals who constructed and disseminated various competing images of national identity that polarized Spanish society prior to the Civil War. The convergence of modern and essentialist discourses and practices, especially in literature and poetry-in what is conventionally called in Spanish letters the Generation of '27-created fissures between competing views of aesthetics and ideology that cut across political affiliation. Author Silvina Schammah Gesser exposes the paradoxes facing Madrid's cultural vanguards, as the
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schammah Gesser, Silvina
Dewey number
860.9/11
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PQ6073.E94
LC item number
S33 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sussex studies in Spanish history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Experimental
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics)
  • Literature and society
  • Madrid (Spain)
Label
Madrid's forgotten avant-garde : between essentialism and modernity, Silvina Schammah Gesser
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface by Series Editor Tim Rees; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I Dangerous Liaisons: Aesthetics, Identities and Politics; II Essentialism/Modernity; III Essentialist and Modern Imageries: An Historical Overview; IV Intellectuals, the Avant-Garde and Intelligentsia; Chapter One: Identity Crisis and Reverence for Modernity; I The Shaping of National Images; II Distressing Modernity: Miguel de Unamuno as Prophet of Doom; III Triggering Modernity: Ortega y Gasset as Disciplined Mentor; Chapter Two: Alternative Images of Modernity
  • I From Imperialism to National-Socialist CatalonianismII Noucentisme: Modernity in an Authoritarian Mode; III Bizkaitarrismo: An Essentialist Reaction to Modernity; IV The Hermes Paradox; V Unamuno and His Double; Chapter Three: Primorriverismo, an Authoritarian Undertaking; I Myths and Corporatism; II The Intellectuals' Response: Between Proselytism and Contempt; Chapter Four: The Creation of Madrid's Avant-Garde; I Institutional Contexts; (A) Catching Up with Modernity: The Institución Libre de Enseñanza; (B) La Residencia de Estudiantes: A Spanish "Oxbridge"
  • (C) El Centro de Estudios Históricos: 'Professionalizing' the Humanities and 'Nationalizing' TraditionII Pioneers, Itineraries and Publications; (A) Ramón, L'Enfant Terrible; (B) Rafael Cansinos Assens, the Embodiment of a Literato; (C) Ortega's Dehumanized Art Versus Neo-Popularism; (D) The Journal Circles; III Between Avant-Gardism and Hispanic Baroque; (A) Dadaist Provocation or Auto de Fe? Disquieting Images in the Commemoration of Don Luis de Góngora; Chapter Five: The Emergence of an Urban Intelligentsia; I Competing Discourses of National Renewal
  • II Partnerships for Change: Down with Monarchy and Dictatorship!III "New Romanticism" and "National Syndicalism": Opposites that Converge?; Chapter Six: The "People" in Rafael Alberti's Proletarian Vision of Culture; I In Search of a Modern Spanish Identity; (A) A Vanguardist Crisis; (B) The Political Turn: The Artist as Republican?; (C) The Russian Connection; (D) The Octubre Project; (E) The Marxism of a Gaditano Poet; Chapter Seven: The "Nation" in Ernesto Giménez Caballero's Aestheticization of Politics; I Autodidactism: The Personal Search of a Petit Bourgeois Madrilenian
  • (A) The Moroccan Experience(B) Imperial Circuit, The Italian Connection; (C) Vanguard Techniques, Reactionary Messages; (D) La Gaceta Literaria in a Fascist Key; (E) Mythmaking and the Resurgence of the Nation; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782842415
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000461628
  • (EBL)2145012
  • (SSID)ssj0001530946
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12631533
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001530946
  • (PQKBWorkID)11531636
  • (PQKB)11198493
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2145012
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000461628
Label
Madrid's forgotten avant-garde : between essentialism and modernity, Silvina Schammah Gesser
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface by Series Editor Tim Rees; Acknowledgements; Introduction; I Dangerous Liaisons: Aesthetics, Identities and Politics; II Essentialism/Modernity; III Essentialist and Modern Imageries: An Historical Overview; IV Intellectuals, the Avant-Garde and Intelligentsia; Chapter One: Identity Crisis and Reverence for Modernity; I The Shaping of National Images; II Distressing Modernity: Miguel de Unamuno as Prophet of Doom; III Triggering Modernity: Ortega y Gasset as Disciplined Mentor; Chapter Two: Alternative Images of Modernity
  • I From Imperialism to National-Socialist CatalonianismII Noucentisme: Modernity in an Authoritarian Mode; III Bizkaitarrismo: An Essentialist Reaction to Modernity; IV The Hermes Paradox; V Unamuno and His Double; Chapter Three: Primorriverismo, an Authoritarian Undertaking; I Myths and Corporatism; II The Intellectuals' Response: Between Proselytism and Contempt; Chapter Four: The Creation of Madrid's Avant-Garde; I Institutional Contexts; (A) Catching Up with Modernity: The Institución Libre de Enseñanza; (B) La Residencia de Estudiantes: A Spanish "Oxbridge"
  • (C) El Centro de Estudios Históricos: 'Professionalizing' the Humanities and 'Nationalizing' TraditionII Pioneers, Itineraries and Publications; (A) Ramón, L'Enfant Terrible; (B) Rafael Cansinos Assens, the Embodiment of a Literato; (C) Ortega's Dehumanized Art Versus Neo-Popularism; (D) The Journal Circles; III Between Avant-Gardism and Hispanic Baroque; (A) Dadaist Provocation or Auto de Fe? Disquieting Images in the Commemoration of Don Luis de Góngora; Chapter Five: The Emergence of an Urban Intelligentsia; I Competing Discourses of National Renewal
  • II Partnerships for Change: Down with Monarchy and Dictatorship!III "New Romanticism" and "National Syndicalism": Opposites that Converge?; Chapter Six: The "People" in Rafael Alberti's Proletarian Vision of Culture; I In Search of a Modern Spanish Identity; (A) A Vanguardist Crisis; (B) The Political Turn: The Artist as Republican?; (C) The Russian Connection; (D) The Octubre Project; (E) The Marxism of a Gaditano Poet; Chapter Seven: The "Nation" in Ernesto Giménez Caballero's Aestheticization of Politics; I Autodidactism: The Personal Search of a Petit Bourgeois Madrilenian
  • (A) The Moroccan Experience(B) Imperial Circuit, The Italian Connection; (C) Vanguard Techniques, Reactionary Messages; (D) La Gaceta Literaria in a Fascist Key; (E) Mythmaking and the Resurgence of the Nation; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (363 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782842415
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000461628
  • (EBL)2145012
  • (SSID)ssj0001530946
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12631533
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001530946
  • (PQKBWorkID)11531636
  • (PQKB)11198493
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC2145012
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000461628

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