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Poetics Of Enchantment: Language, Sacramentality, And Meaning In Twentieth-Century Argentine Poetry, Adam Gregory Glover 2011 University of Kentucky

Poetics Of Enchantment: Language, Sacramentality, And Meaning In Twentieth-Century Argentine Poetry, Adam Gregory Glover

Theses and Dissertations--Hispanic Studies

This dissertation explores the relationship between language, sacramentality, and enchantment in three twentieth-century Argentine poets: Francisco Luis Bernárdez (1900-1976), Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), and Alejandra Pizarnik (1936-1972). It seeks to ask and answer two fundamental questions. First, to what extent might it be possible to understand the conception of poetic language characteristic of modern poetry as an articulation, however muffled and secularized, of a sacramental apprehension of language and world? Second, how might such a conception be related to what Max Weber famously called “the disenchantment of the world”? The dissertation begins with a broad overview of the development of ...


El Concepto De Textura Musical Aplicado A La Poesia Contemporanea, Marianella P. Machado 2011 Eastern Kentucky University

El Concepto De Textura Musical Aplicado A La Poesia Contemporanea, Marianella P. Machado

Languages, Cultures, and Humanities Faculty and Staff Research

La palabra textura generalmente es usada para describir percepciones tactiles, visuales y auditivas. La textura tactil se percibe al tocar la superficie de un objeto y sentir su aspereza o suavidad.


Review Of Second Language Teaching And Learning In The Net Generation By R. Oxford And J. Oxford, Todd A. Hernandez 2011 Marquette University

Review Of Second Language Teaching And Learning In The Net Generation By R. Oxford And J. Oxford, Todd A. Hernandez

Spanish Languages and Literatures Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


Review Of Un Lugar En El Parque By Julia Otxoa, Anne Pasero 2011 Marquette University

Review Of Un Lugar En El Parque By Julia Otxoa, Anne Pasero

Spanish Languages and Literatures Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


Lo Moderno Y Lo Primitivo En La Indt1stria Del Patrimonio Desarrollista, 1962-1969o Español, Eugenia Afinoguénova 2011 Marquette University

Lo Moderno Y Lo Primitivo En La Indt1stria Del Patrimonio Desarrollista, 1962-1969o Español, Eugenia Afinoguénova

Spanish Languages and Literatures Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


Arte De Élites, Política De Masas: Los Milicianos De La Humanidad Y La Defensa De La Cultura En El Relato Sobre El Rescate Del Museo Del Prado, Eugenia Afinoguénova 2011 Marquette University

Arte De Élites, Política De Masas: Los Milicianos De La Humanidad Y La Defensa De La Cultura En El Relato Sobre El Rescate Del Museo Del Prado, Eugenia Afinoguénova

Spanish Languages and Literatures Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


Los Perros Del Paraíso De Abel Posse: Mito, Rebelión Y El Eterno Presente De La Historia Latinoamericana, Fernando Alfredo Aguirre Perez 2011 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Los Perros Del Paraíso De Abel Posse: Mito, Rebelión Y El Eterno Presente De La Historia Latinoamericana, Fernando Alfredo Aguirre Perez

Masters Theses 1911 - February 2014

Humorous and sarcastic on every page, the historical novel Los perros del paraíso (1983) by Abel Posse, presents itself as an iconoclast and subversive response to the historical account of the so-called discovery of the New World and the role played in it by Christopher Columbus. In this post-Boom narrative, linear time collapses and events conflate to depict a fantastic world where anachronism makes almost anything possible. Comic and grotesque in their attributes, characters appear performing a colonial play in which the absurd is apparently the sole stable rule. However, underneath this joyful surface, a colonial reason flows to confirm ...


Lavapiés, Madrid As Twenty-First Century Urban Spectacle, Matthew Isaiah Feinberg 2011 University of Kentucky

Lavapiés, Madrid As Twenty-First Century Urban Spectacle, Matthew Isaiah Feinberg

University of Kentucky Doctoral Dissertations

Informed by the theories of Henri Lefebvre regarding the production of space and the theories of scale found in current scholarship in Cultural Geography, my methodology analyzes both dramatic texts and theater spaces to investigate how cultural production and capital converge in the “spectacle” of urban space. While employing this term “spectacle” to describe how dramatic texts, theater productions, and modern architecture transform the urban landscape into a metaphoric theater space for the production of local, national, and global identities, this project examines the relationship between theater and urban change in Lavapiés, an iconic, multicultural, and oftenunderserved neighborhood located in ...


Cadáveres En El Armario: El Policial Palimpséstico En La Literatura Argentina Contemporánea, Osvaldo Di Paolo 2011 University of Kentucky

Cadáveres En El Armario: El Policial Palimpséstico En La Literatura Argentina Contemporánea, Osvaldo Di Paolo

University of Kentucky Doctoral Dissertations

This dissertation investigates the emergence of detective fiction and film from 1994 to the present. The corpus appears during the government of Carlos Menem and its intent to insert Argentina into a globalized economy. Poverty, insecurity and violence prevail in the Argentine society and ten detective novels, based on real-life murders, appear in 1994. Consequently, I explore each murder case, beginning with the newspaper article, and trace its transformation into short fiction, novel and/or film. The articles about the homicides follow the tendencies of the sensationalist yellow press. The writers and film directors, however, transform those stories, following and ...


The Model Prodigal: Jesuit School Plays And The Production Of Devotion In The Spanish Empire, 1565-1611, Brandan Grayson 2011 Washington University in St. Louis

The Model Prodigal: Jesuit School Plays And The Production Of Devotion In The Spanish Empire, 1565-1611, Brandan Grayson

All Theses and Dissertations (ETDs)

In this dissertation I examine the relationship between early modern Jesuit theater and the construction of religious practice in the Spanish Empire. I focus upon plays that reinterpret the Biblical Parable of the Prodigal Son to argue that the Society of Jesus utilized the stage to acquire religious authority over the domestic sphere and to promote paradigms of masculinity that would halt imperial decline. Chapter One sets forth a theoretical framework for this discussion by employing performance theory to establish that theatrical productions often dialogue with the social issues of their day. It reviews the historical context of Jesuit theater ...


The Sacrificial Economy Of Luis Bunuel, Justin Remes 2011 Iowa State University

The Sacrificial Economy Of Luis Bunuel, Justin Remes

English Publications

In a 1959 interview with Jean de Baroncelli, the great Surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel famously declared, “I’m an atheist still, thank God” (qtd. in Kyrou 120). In fact, as anyone who has seen Buñuel’s films can attest, he is more than simply an atheist; he is also an antitheist. That is, not only does he lack faith in God, he actively opposes such faith, frequently using scathing satire and blasphemy to challenge religious hegemony. Still, in spite of Buñuel’s anticlericalism and atheism, it would be difficult to find a director more obsessed with God. Religious topoi are ...


Gastronomy And Otherness In Alphonso X’S Works: Food Identities In Cartography, Dianne Burke Moneypenny 2011 University of Kentucky

Gastronomy And Otherness In Alphonso X’S Works: Food Identities In Cartography, Dianne Burke Moneypenny

University of Kentucky Doctoral Dissertations

This thesis investigates Alphonso X's General Estoria, Estoria de Espanna, Cantigas de Santa María, Siete Partidas, and other writings in the alphonsine corpus to illustrate the concept of classification through diet. The work of this thesis is to reveal the gastronomic connections between central and peripheral relations in cartography. Through food symbolism and dietary behaviors, cuisine functions as the purveyor of an unrivalled sketch of a text’s characters and the social conditions of the text’s production. Once unraveled, these highly socialized norms of consumption confirm that diet and identity are inextricably linked and lead to a greater ...


Argentine Novel After The Recovery Of Democracy: 1983-2006, Karina Elizabeth Vázquez 2011 University of Richmond

Argentine Novel After The Recovery Of Democracy: 1983-2006, Karina Elizabeth Vázquez

Latin American, Latino and Iberian Studies Faculty Publications

Argentine fiction written after the last military dictatorship (1976-1983) can be classified into two major strands: one which started during the 1960s and continues to this day, and another that began in the mid-1990s and has strengthened in recent years.


Intersecting Axes Of Language And Experience: An Exploration And Translation Of The Work Of Poet Coral Bracho, Maeve Carver 2011 Bard College

Intersecting Axes Of Language And Experience: An Exploration And Translation Of The Work Of Poet Coral Bracho, Maeve Carver

Senior Projects Spring 2011

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Languages and Literature of Bard College.


Book Review: Un Affaire Casi Perfecto, Barbara L. Loach 2011 Cedarville University

Book Review: Un Affaire Casi Perfecto, Barbara L. Loach

English, Literature, and Modern Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Dorotea’S Displacement: Performing The Possible In Early Modern Spain, Christine Garst-Santos 2011 South Dakota State University

Dorotea’S Displacement: Performing The Possible In Early Modern Spain, Christine Garst-Santos

School of American and Global Studies Faculty Publications with a focus on Modern Languages and Gloabal Studies

Este ensayo combina la teoría de performativity de Judith Butler con los acercamientos materialistas a la subjetividad masculina de la temprana modernidad española (Maravall, Mariscal, Rodríguez) para analizar las innovadoras representaciones de clase y género hechas por Dorotea en Don Quijote. Aunque Dorotea entra en la novela como una desplazada labradora engañada, dentro de sus representaciones en la Sierra Morena y la venta de Juan Palomeque, Dorotea no solamente se redime a sí misma sino que también redime a don Fernando, el noble desocupado responsable por su desplazamiento social. En el presente ensayo, demuestro que Dorotea usa los discursos que ...


“Knaller-Sex Für Alle”: Popfeminist Body Politics In Lady Bitch Ray, Charlotte Roche, And Sarah Kuttner, Carrie Smith-Prei 2011 University of Alberta

“Knaller-Sex Für Alle”: Popfeminist Body Politics In Lady Bitch Ray, Charlotte Roche, And Sarah Kuttner, Carrie Smith-Prei

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Germany has seen a recent upsurge in publications proclaiming that feminism is again an urgent matter for a new generation of women. Faced with the reactionary demography debate and the hegemony of second-wave feminism, young writers, musicians, journalists, and critics call for new models of feminism relevant to women today. As one of these viable models, popfeminism draws on dominant trends in mass culture, on pop’s forty-year history as a cultural prefix in Germany, and on traditional feminism in order to create a new, ostensibly apolitical, feminist subculture based in self-stylization and individual autonomy. Shared by many popfeminist sources ...


Clara Janés [Encyclopedia Entry], Anne Pasero 2011 Marquette University

Clara Janés [Encyclopedia Entry], Anne Pasero

Spanish Languages and Literatures Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


Esther Tusquets' El Mismo Mar De Todos Los Veranos And "Carta A La Madre": The Healing Transformation Of The Mother-Daughter Relationship, Julie Marie Petersen 2011 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Esther Tusquets' El Mismo Mar De Todos Los Veranos And "Carta A La Madre": The Healing Transformation Of The Mother-Daughter Relationship, Julie Marie Petersen

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

The aim of this thesis is to explore how Esther Tusquets' "Carta a la madre" can be viewed as an evolution of Elia's emotional struggles in her search for forgiveness and closure with her mother in El mismo mar de todos los veranos, and explain why Tusquets would chose to reintroduce these characters (or slight variations of them) to readers close to twenty years later. There are differences that exist between the works and some characters are altered, but my analysis illustrates that "Carta a la madre" is not a continuation of Elia's story, but rather an evolution ...


La Búsqueda De Identidad Y Toma De Conciencia De Los Cuatro Personajes Principales En Las Obras Demasiados Héroes Y La Multitud Errante De Laura Restrepo, Mauricio Garcia Vargas 2011 Minnesota State University - Mankato

La Búsqueda De Identidad Y Toma De Conciencia De Los Cuatro Personajes Principales En Las Obras Demasiados Héroes Y La Multitud Errante De Laura Restrepo, Mauricio Garcia Vargas

All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects

In the following thesis I analyze the search for identity and the development of an awareness of self in two novels by Colombian writer Laura Restrepo - La multitud errante (2001) and Demasiados héroes (2009). The four major characters in these two novels suffer "displacement" and have to construct a new sense of self through reflection. Viktor Frankl and others provide the theoretical background for my investigation of how each of these main characters finds a path to self. The importance of the study is that the analysis demonstrates how physical, social, and emotional displacement leads to suffering. As Frankl argues ...


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