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Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain

Lou Charnon-Deutsch and Jo Labanyi


This book features a wide-ranging discussion on women's writing and representations of gender in Spanish literature and culture from the Romantic period to the fin de siècle. It is customary to regard gender roles and representation in 19th-century Spain as polarised and predictable. But in this volume, scholars from the United Kingdom and the United States discuss not only the patriarchal emphasis of Spanish culture, but also demonstrate that this was a period in which relations between men and women were being constantly negotiated, challenged, and redefined as part of an ongoing transformat ... More

Keywords: gender, Spanish literature, fin de siècle, Spain, race, popular fiction, journalism, visual arts, women's writing, femininity

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Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780198158868
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158868.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lou Charnon-Deutsch, editor
State University of New York, Stony Brook

Jo Labanyi, editor
Birkbeck College, London
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