Critical Practices in Post-Franco Spain

Ed. Silvia López, Jenaro Talens, and Santos Zunzunegui
Offers a sampling of Spanish critical work in literary theory and cultural studies in the post-Franco period, with a focus on new discourses in various print and electronic media, on the discursive construction of the museum space, and on literary theory as it confronts issues of translation, subjectivity, writing, and narratology.

Table of Contents


The Politics of Theory in Post-Franco Spain
Silvia L. López, Jenaro Talens, and Darío Villanueva

Part I. Representation

Chapter 1

Making Sense after Babel
Jenaro Talens

Chapter 2

The Television Newscast: A Postmodern Discourse
Jesús Gonzalez-Requena

Chapter 3

Architectures of the Gaze
Santos Zunzunegui

Part II. Aesthetics

Chapter 4

The Immutability of the Text, the Freedom of the Reader, and Aesthetic Experience
Rafael Núñez-Ramos

Chapter 5

Phenomenology of Pragmatics of Literary Realism
Darío Villanueva

Chapter 6

The Pragmatics of Lyric Poetry
José María Pozuelo-Yvancos

Chapter 7

Reading in Process, the Antitext, and the Definitions of Literature
Manuel Asensi

Part III. Subjectivity

Chapter 8

Subjectivity and Temporality in Narrative
Cristina Peña-Marín

Chapter 9

Subject and Language: Reflections on Lacan and Jinkis
Juan Miguel Company-Ramón


Aesthetics and Politics
Tom Lewis