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Autor: Diana Q Palardy
ISBN-13: 9783319928845
Einband: Book
Seiten: 235
Gewicht: 541 g
Format: 218x149x25 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Dystopian Imagination in Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film

Hispanic Urban Studies
74,89 €*
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Serves as the first book-length publication dedicated exclusively to Spanish dystopias
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1. Introduction
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This study examines contemporary Spanish dystopian literature and films (in)directly related to the 2008 financial crisis from an urban cultural studies perspective. It explores culturally-charged landscapes that effectively convey the zeitgeist and reveal deep-rooted anxieties about issues such as globalization, consumerism, immigration, speculation, precarity, and political resistance (particularly by Indignados [Indignant Ones] from the 15-M Movement). The book loosely traces the trajectory of the crisis, with the first part looking at texts that underscore some of the behaviors that indirectly contributed to the crisis, and the remaining chapters focusing on works that directly examine the crisis and its aftermath. This close reading of texts and films by Ray Loriga, Elia Barceló, Ion de Sosa, José Ardillo, David Llorente, Eduardo Vaquerizo, and Ricardo Menéndez Salmón offers insights into the creative ways that these authors and directors use spatial constructions to capture the dystopian imagination.
Autor: Diana Q Palardy
Diana Q Palardy is Associate Professor of Spanish at Youngstown State University, USA. She has published articles in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies, Romance Notes, España Contemporánea, and Revista Chilena de Literatura. She is on the steering committee of the Society for Utopian Studies.

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Autor: Diana Q Palardy
ISBN-13:: 9783319928845
ISBN: 3319928848
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.08.2018
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 541g
Seiten: 235
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x149x25 mm, 15 farbige Abbildungen, Bibliographie