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Bringing together contributions from top specialists in Hispanic studies - both Peninsular and Latin American - this volume explores a variety of critical issues related to the historical, political, and ideological configuration of the field. Dealing with Hispanism in both Latin America and the United States, the book’s multidisciplinary essays range from historical studies of the hegemonic status of Castillian language in Spain and America to the analysis of otherness and the uses of memory and oblivion in various nationalist discourses on both sides of the Atlantic. Wide-ranging though they are, these essays are linked by an understanding of Hispanism as a cultural construction that originates with the conquest of America and assumes different intellectual and political meanings in different periods, from the time of national cultural consolidation, to the era of modernization, to the more recent rise of globalization.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction: Mapping Hispanism
  2. pp. ix-xxi
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  1. Part I: Constructions of Hispanism: The Spanish Language and Its Others
  2. p. 1
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  1. Chapter 1: Spanish in the Sixteenth Century: The Colonial Hispanization of Andean Indigenous Languages and Cultures
  2. pp. 3-39
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  1. Chapter 2: The Pre-Columbian Past as a Project: Miguel Le
  2. pp. 40-61
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  1. Chapter 3: “La hora ha llegado”: Hispanism, Pan-Americanism, and the Hope of Spanish/American Glory (1938–1948)
  2. pp. 62-104
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  1. Part II: Consolidation and Transformations of Hispanism: Ideological Paradigms
  2. p. 105
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  1. Chapter 4: Rapping on the Cast(i)le Gates: Nationalism and Culture-Planning in Contemporary Spain
  2. pp. 107-137
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  1. Chapter 5: Beyond Castro and Maravall: Interpellation, Mimesis, and the Hegemony of Spanish Culture
  2. pp. 138-159
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  1. Chapter 6: Whose Hispanism? Cultural Trauma, Disciplined Memory, and Symbolic Dominance
  2. pp. 160-186
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  1. Part III: Latin Americanism and Cultural Critique
  2. p. 187
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  1. Chapter 7: Latin America in the U.S. Imaginary: Postcolonialism, Translation, and the Magic Realist Imperative
  2. pp. 189-200
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  1. Chapter 8: Mules and Snakes: On the Neo-Baroque Principle of De-Localization
  2. pp. 201-229
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  1. Chapter 9: Keeping Things Opaque: On the Reluctant Personalism of a Certain Mode of Critique
  2. pp. 230-266
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  1. Part IV: Hispanism/Latin Americanism: New Articulations
  2. p. 267
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  1. Chapter 10: Xenophobia and Diasporic Latin Americanism: Mapping Antagonisms around the “Foreign”
  2. pp. 269-283
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  1. Chapter 11: Hispanism in an Imperfect Past and an Uncertain Present
  2. pp. 284-299
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  1. Chapter 12: Hispanism and Its Lines of Flight
  2. pp. 300-310
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  1. Afterword
  2. pp. 311-320
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 321-324
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 325-333
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780826591876
Related ISBN
9780826514714
MARC Record
OCLC
69407380
Pages
360
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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