I want to suggest that Spanishness
can be read between the lines as Gothicness.
A4v), thus complicating and ironizing his humorous insistence on the extreme "forraine" nature, and decided Spanishness
, of sack, which at one point he calls "this Iberian, Castilian, Canarian, Sherrian, Mallaganian, Robolonian, Robdanian .
The paradoxical identity--in which the immigrant is both near and far, essential and hidden, an object of both empathy and antagonism--is the true subject of the film, which ultimately suggests how difficult is to define what Spanishness
When Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios became a popular hit in France, the UK and the US, many commentators in Spain raised their brows and expressed reservations about the facile readings of the film's Spanishness
Fernando de los Rios senalo que los proyectos educativos de la Republica, como las Misiones pedagogicas, iban destinados a cambiar la percepcion que el pueblo tenia de su nacionalidad: "we were attempting to make him [the peasant] conscious of his history, awakening in him a feeling for true 'Spanishness
' --and Spanishness
, properly conceived, means no less and no more than an awareness of the ideals and aspirations of the Spanish people.
Although the slogan was part of a national effort to end Spanish autarky and open the country up to world markets, its staged version of Spanishness
was easily identified: "Those opposed to the dictatorship immediately recognized the slogan's political underpinnings, and quickly refigured 'Spain Is Different' as a code for the regime s hackneyed conceptions of national culture and clumsy entrance into the international marketplace" (Crumbaugh 68).
I'm not, because I'm from that area; for these kids, they don't understand, the Spanishness
up there is so different from the borderness .
Meanwhile, Real's Ultras, who celebrate their club's Spanishness
squirm at the reality that Barcelona have always provided more players for the national team.
in the Spanish novel and cinema of the 20th-21st century.
Granados, too, found a sympathetic interpreter, his Vals Poeticos, along with Francisco Tarrega's Carnival of Venice, all the more persuasive for Yang's refusal to caricature Spanishness
in over-dramatised readings.
Amelang, "Exchanges between Italy and Spain: Culture and Religion"; Massimo Firpo, "Reform of the Church and Heresy in the Age of Charles V: Reflections of Spain in Italy"; Flavio Rurale, "Male Religious Orders in Seventeenth-Century Italy"; Agostino Borromeo, "The Crown and the Church in Spanish Italy in the Reigns of Philip II and Philip III"; and Sebastian Schutze, "The Politics of Counter-Reformation Iconography and a Quest for the Spanishness
of Neopolitan Art.
Lectures about Germanness and Spanishness
in art by Richard Verdi takeS place on May 16 and 23.