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Generation X Rocks
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Essays in this volume explore the popular cultural effects of rock culture on high literary production in Spain in the 1990s.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Introduction: Generation X and Rock: The Sounds of a New Tradition
  2. pp. xi-xxiii
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  1. Part I: Rocking the Academy: Generation X Narratives
  2. pp. 1-56
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  1. 1. A Distopian Culture: The Minimalist Paradigm in the Generation X
  2. pp. 3-14
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  1. 2. The Pistols Strike Again! On the Function of Punk in the Peninsular "Generation X" Fiction of Ray Loriga and Benjamin Prado
  2. pp. 15-32
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  1. 3. What We Talk About When We Talk About Dirty Realism in Spain
  2. pp. 33-56
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  1. Part II: Can Anyone Rock Like We Do?: Sex, Drugs, and Rock & Roll, Then and Now
  2. pp. 57-111
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  1. 4. Can Anyone Rock Like We Do? Or, How the Gen X Aesthetic Transcends the Age of the Writer
  2. pp. 59-77
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  1. 5. Apocalypses Now: The End of Spanish Literature? Reading Payasos en la Lavadora as Critical Parody
  2. pp. 78-96
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  1. 6. Not Your Father's Rock and Roll: Listening to Transitional/Eighties Writers and Generation X
  2. pp. 97-111
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  1. Part III: Historias del Kronen on the Rocks
  2. pp. 113-150
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  1. 7. Between Rock and the Rocking Chair: The Epilogue's Resistance in Historias del Kronen
  2. pp. 115-125
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  1. 8. Realism on the Rocks in the Generational Novel: "Rummies," Rhythm, and Rebellion in Historias del Kronen and The Sun Also Rises
  2. pp. 126-150
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  1. Part IV: Rocking the Road with Ray Loriga
  2. pp. 151-200
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  1. 9. Reckless Driving: Speed, Mobility, and Transgression in the Spanish "Rock 'n' Road" Novel
  2. pp. 153-169
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  1. 10. Television and the Power of Image in Caidos del cielo and La pistola de mi hermano by Ray Loriga
  2. pp. 170-183
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  1. 11. Rocking around Ray Loriga's Héroes: Video-Clip Literature and the Televisual Subject
  2. pp. 184-200
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  1. V. The Soundtrack of Gender: Violating Visions and the Psychological Power of Rock
  2. pp. 201-245
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  1. 12. Watching, Wanting, and the Gen X Soundtrack of Gabriela Bustelo's Veo Veo1
  2. pp. 203-215
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  1. 13. Saved by Art: Entrapment and Freedom in Iciar Bollain's Te doy mis ojos
  2. pp. 216-234
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  1. Afterword: The Moment X in Spanish Narrative (and Beyond)
  2. pp. 235-245
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 247-250
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 251-262
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