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Madrid's Forgotten Avant-Garde: Between Essentialism and Modernity


This book explores the role played by artists and intellectuals who constructed and disseminated various competing images of national identity which polarized Spanish society prior to the Civil War. The convergence of modern and essentialist discourses and practices, especially in literature and poetry, in what is conventionally called in Spanish letters The Generation of 27, created fissures between competing views of aesthetics and ideology that cut across political affiliation. Silvina Schammah exposes the paradoxes ...

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Madrids Forgotten Avant-Garde: Between Essentialism & Modernity
2016, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton

ISBN-13: 9781845197827


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