Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain

1st Edition

Edited by Kathleen Glenn


328 pages

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Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain examines the development of the feminine cultural tradition in spain and how this tradition reshaped and defined a Spanish national identity. Each chapter focuses on representation of autobiography, alienation and exile, marginality, race, eroticism, political activism, and feminism within the ever-changing nationalisms in different regions of Spain. The book describes how concepts of gender and difference shaped the individual, collective, and national identities of Spanish women and significantly modified the meaning and representation of female sexuality.

About the Author/Editor

Kathleen Glenn is Professor Emeritus of Romance Languages at Wake Forest University.Ofelia Ferran is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Minnesota.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / Reference
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies