Despotic Bodies and Transgressive Bodies: Spanish Culture from Francisco Franco to Jesus Franco (Suny Series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)

Despotic Bodies and Transgressive Bodies: Spanish Culture from Francisco Franco to Jesus Franco (Suny Series in Latin American and Iberian Thought and Culture)

Tatjana Pavlovi?


Examines the most important moments of transition in Spanish tradition and society in the course of either dictatorship and democracy.Focusing on Spanish tradition and society within the moment half the 20th century, Despotic our bodies and Transgressive our bodies traverses various disciplines: literature, movie reviews, cultural reviews, feminist thought, and historical past, to ascertain the most important moments of cultural transition. starting with an research of the interval of autarky—Spain’s monetary, cultural, and ideological isolation below Francisco Franco’s regime— Pavlovic then explores the tumultuous passage to capitalism within the overdue Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties. She follows this by means of revisiting the complicated political scenario following Franco’s dying and issues out the problems in Spain’s transition from dictatorship to democracy. Combining a robust theoretical historical past with a close research of marginalized texts (La fiel infantería), genres (the Spanish comedy referred to as the comedia horny celtibérica), and movie administrators (Jesús Franco), Pavlovic unearths the development of Spanish nationwide identification via years of cultural tensions.

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