Everly, Kathryn, 1967-

History, violence, and the hyperreal : representing culture in the contemporary Spanish novel / Kathryn Everly. - West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2010. - 1 online resource (xiv, 214 pages) - JSTOR eBooks .


Includes bibliographical references and index.

Rewriting the past as cultural capital: sacred violence in Carme Riera's Dins el darrer blau -- Reader/text solidarity in decoding the past in Carme Riera's La Meitat de l'anima -- Women, writing, and the Spanish Civil War in La Voz Dormida by Dulce Chacon -- The impossible invention of history and the hero in Javier Cercas's Soldados de Salamina and La velocidad de la luz -- Television, simulacra, and power in three works by Ray Loriga -- Textual violence and the hyperreal in De todo lo visible y lo invisible by Lucia Etxebarria -- (Inter)textuality in Jose Angel Manas's Historias del Kronen and la Pella.

9781612491264 161249126X

History in literature.
Literature and history--History.--Spain

PQ6144 / .E97 2010