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Modernism and the New Spain: Britain, Cosmopolitan Europe, and Literary History

Gayle Rogers

Abstract

How could a country seen as remote, backwards, and barely European become a pivotal site for reinventing the continent after the devastation of the Great War? Modernism and the New Spain argues that the “Spanish problem”—Spain’s historically troubled relationship with Europe, from the Moorish invasions through the Inquisition to the twentieth century—animated a wide range of overlooked modernist formulations of cosmopolitanism. Gayle Rogers reconstructs an archive of cross-cultural collaborations that aimed to resolve these matters in order to demonstrate the surprising mutual constitution of ... More

Keywords: modernism, Britain, Spain, cosmopolitanism, periodicals, translation, transnationalism, Europe, literary history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199914975
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914975.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gayle Rogers, author
University of Pittsburgh