1st Edition

Spanish Romanticism and the Uses of History Ideology and the Historical Imagination

By Derek Flitter Copyright 2005
    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    Flitter examines those narratives within the intellectual parameters that defined them, probing the conceptual strategies by which writers represented history.

    Acknowledgements, Introduction: The Changeful History of Spanish Romanticism, 1 The Meaning of the Mediaeval Revival, 2 ‘Elementary’ Historiography: Spanish Reactions to Guizot, 3 ‘Ideal Eternal History’:Vico’s Providential Design, 4 Exorcising the Revolutionary Demon, 5 Reading Spain’s Recent Past, 6 Ideology and Aesthetics: The Uses of Literary History, Conclusions: History Singular and Plural, Bibliography, Index


    Derek Flitter