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Author Hooper, Kirsty
Title Writing Galicia into the World : New Cartographies, New Poetics
Imprint Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2011
©2011
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (192 pages)
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Series Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures, 5
Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Cultures, 5
Note Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1 New Cartographies? Towards a Geopoetics of Galician Cultural History -- 2 Mapping Migration in Contemporary Galicia -- 3 Transition(s) and Mut(il)ations: Isaac Díaz Pardo, Carlos Durán, Manuel Rivas -- 4 The Second Generation: Disappearing from the Map? Xesús Fraga, Xelís de Toro, Almudena Solana -- 5 Towards a Poetics of Relation? Ramiro Fonte, Xavier Queipo, Erin Moure -- Conclusions -- Works Cited -- Index
Writing Galicia explores a part of Europe's cultural and social landscape that has until now remained largely unmapped: the exciting body of creative work emerging since the 1970s from contact between the small Atlantic country of Galicia, in the far north-west of the Iberian peninsula, and the Anglophone world. Unlike the millions who participated in the mass migrations to Latin America during the 19th century, those who left Galicia for Northern Europe in their hundreds of thousands during the 1960s and 1970s have remained mostly invisible both in Galicia and in their host countries. This study traces the innovative mappings of Galician cultural history found in literary works by and about Galicians in the Anglophone world, paying particular attention to the community of 'London Galicians' and their descendants, in works by artists (Isaac Díaz Pardo), novelists (Carlos Durán, Manuel Rivas, Xesús Fraga, Xelís de Toro, Almudena Solana) and poets (Ramiro Fonte, Xavier Queipo, Erin Moure). The central
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hooper, Kirsty Writing Galicia into the World : New Cartographies, New Poetics Liverpool : Liverpool University Press,c2011 9781846316678
Subject Galicians (Spain);Cartography -- Galician influence.;Galicia (Spain : Region) -- Civilization
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