Antologia de la Literatura Espanola: Siglos XVIII y XIX
Autor: Barbara Mujica , Eva Florensa
Número de Páginas: 528
Antologia de la Literatura Espanola: Siglos XVIII y XIX challenges traditional concepts of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Spanish literature by providing exciting new material never before available in modern editions. It includes examples of popular dramatic genres, such as the sainete and the zarzuela usually excluded from anthologies, and recognizes the contributions of women writers such as Gertrudis Hore, Carolina Coronado, Gertrudis G—mez de Avellandeda, Rosal'a de Castro, Concepci—n Arenal, Cecilia Bšhl de Faber (Fern‡n Caballero), and Emilia Pardo Baz‡n. Siglos XVIII y XIX dashes the commonplace that there was little novelistic activity during the eighteenth century through the inclusion of selections from a wide range of fiction. In addition, it incorporates fascinating new research on the theoretical basis for the development of the novel during the 1700s. This anthology also challenges the notion that the baroque withered after Calder—n. Examples from the works of transitional poets and playwrights illustrates that baroque styles and themes continued to be popular throught much of the century. In the area of nineteenth-century literature, Siglos XVIII y...