By Kirsty Hooper
Arguing that women's perceived silence in this severe interval within the formation of recent Iberian identities has major repercussions even this present day, it takes her works as a case research for modeling an intensive rethinking of ways we educate and examine the the most important years round the flip of the 20th century. the 1st examine of Casanova's radical and compelling, yet now forgotten, early narrative, it explores the Galician, Polish and Spanish context of her paintings, arguing that her transnational profession demonstrates the inadequacies of current types of nationwide literary heritage. even as, spotting Casanova's leading edge and strategic use of literary genres and methods generally denominated as 'feminine' (and accordingly excluded from discussions of 'serious' nationwide literature), it presents a version for re-evaluating the sizeable cultural shop of renowned and nostalgic literature as a key a part of the debates in regards to the transition to modernity, in Spain and beyond.
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A Stranger in My Own Land: Sofia Casanova, a Spanish Writer in the European Fin de Siecle by Kirsty Hooper