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Sueños De Tánger: Extraterritorial Basque Crime Fiction On Immigration To Spain, Shanna Lino Jun 2019

Sueños De Tánger: Extraterritorial Basque Crime Fiction On Immigration To Spain, Shanna Lino

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

As the world increasingly turns its attention to the European refugee crisis and to the 1.8 million who have arrived on that continent since 2014 as a consequence of being forced to flee their native countries’ war-torn cities and villages, questions continue to arise regarding the ethical and political responsibilities of Western nations to facilitate this exodus and to provide refugee and immigration services en route and at destination. Spain remains the intended port of arrival for thousands of Malians, Mauritanians, Moroccans, and Western Saharans who sometimes manage to escape war and extreme poverty only to find themselves stalled ...


When The Bubble Bursts: A Spatial Interrogation Of Spanish Crisis In José Ángel Mañas’ Sospecha, Nick Phillips Jun 2019

When The Bubble Bursts: A Spatial Interrogation Of Spanish Crisis In José Ángel Mañas’ Sospecha, Nick Phillips

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

José Ángel Mañas’s detective novel Sospecha investigates the consequences of the 2008 economic crisis by focusing on the unsustainable development of the Madrid urban area. I argue that the novel’s depiction of the Spanish capital serves as a case study for coming to terms with the identity and effects of crisis. By employing elements of the police procedural, Sospecha creates multiple trajectories through these suburban communities, allowing the novel to trace the impacts of a globalized economic model that presents these spaces as products of consumption. In turn, it is the spatial production of the city’s urban ...


Patricia L. Swier And Julia Riordan-Goncalves, Eds. Dictatorships In The Hispanic World: Transatlantic And Transnational Perspectives. Madison, Nj: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013, Bécquer Seguín Feb 2018

Patricia L. Swier And Julia Riordan-Goncalves, Eds. Dictatorships In The Hispanic World: Transatlantic And Transnational Perspectives. Madison, Nj: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013, Bécquer Seguín

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Patricia L. Swier and Julia Riordan-Goncalves, eds. Dictatorships in the Hispanic World: Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013.


Ana Corbalán And Ellen Mayock. Toward A Multicultural Configuration Of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2015. Vii–Xix + 211 Pp., Jennifer Brady Jan 2016

Ana Corbalán And Ellen Mayock. Toward A Multicultural Configuration Of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2015. Vii–Xix + 211 Pp., Jennifer Brady

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Ana Corbalán and Ellen Mayock. Toward a Multicultural Configuration of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2015. vii–xix + 211 pp.


Gayle Rogers. Modernism And The New Spain. Oxford/New York: Oxford Up, 2012. Xvi + 283 Pp., Juan Francisco Maura Jan 2015

Gayle Rogers. Modernism And The New Spain. Oxford/New York: Oxford Up, 2012. Xvi + 283 Pp., Juan Francisco Maura

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Gayle Rogers. Modernism and the New Spain. Oxford/New York: Oxford UP, 2012. xvi + 283 pp.


Nil Santiáñez. Topographies Of Fascism. Habitus, Space, And Writing In Twentieth Century Spain. Toronto: U Of Toronto P, 2013. Xiii + 411 Pp., Salvador Oropesa Jan 2014

Nil Santiáñez. Topographies Of Fascism. Habitus, Space, And Writing In Twentieth Century Spain. Toronto: U Of Toronto P, 2013. Xiii + 411 Pp., Salvador Oropesa

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Nil Santiáñez. Topographies of Fascism. Habitus, Space, and Writing in Twentieth Century Spain. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2013. xiii + 411 pp.