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Creando Barrios. Vecindarios, Cine Y Poesia. La Concepcion Del Espacio Urbano En Espana. 1970-1985., Magdalena Romero Cordoba Sep 2015

Creando Barrios. Vecindarios, Cine Y Poesia. La Concepcion Del Espacio Urbano En Espana. 1970-1985., Magdalena Romero Cordoba

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

This dissertation focuses on how urban spaces were imagined and questioned in Spanish neighborhoods and in poetry and cinema during the Transition. I explore how urban spaces are not so much physical entities but lived spaces, with the potentials of reconceptualizing human practices in today's artistic creations. My point of departure studies how different grassroots associations were able to introduce significant changes in the cultural values imposed by the Franco dictatorship while challenged their limitations through alternative practices of the everyday life. I analyze how the changes introduced in the morphology of the neighborhood questioned the success of urban-focused ...