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Siglo XX: La Generación del '98 = the 20th Century : The Generation of '98

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"A passionate dissatisfaction with Spain's immediate past and a keen awareness of the need for a rebirth of spirit and letters were the major points of unity among the disparate group of writers renowned as the Generation of '98. They also enjoyed a shared love of old towns and the countryside and early poets such as Berceo and Juan Ruiz. This program seeks to understand the icons of that Generation through dramatic readings from Antonio Machado's El Mañana Efímero and Campos de Castilla, Miguel de Unamuno's La Soledad de la Hispaña Castellana and El Sepulcro de Don Quijote, Pia Baroja's El Árbol de la Ciencia, José "Azorń" Martínez Ruiz's Castilla, and other works"-- Container.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XX: La Generación del '27 = the 20th Century, Generation of '27

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At the heart of the Generation of '27 lies experimentation with a host of popular artistic as well as political "isms" including neo-Góngorism, ultraism, creationism, surrealism, socialism, and communism. In this program, renowned experts profile key members of this post-World War I group. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Luis Cernuda's "Donde Habite el Olvido", Rafael Alberti's "Cita Triste de Charlot", Ramón Gómez de la Serna's "Flor de Greguerìas", Pedro Salinas's "La Voz a Ti Debida", and Federico García Lorca's "Romancero Gitano", "Bodas de Sangre", "Poeta en Nueva York", and "Romance Sonámbulo."--container.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XX: La Guerra Civil Española = the 20th Century : The Spanish Civil War

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Examines the period of the Second Republic in 1936 and the Spanish army's mutiny that marked the beginning of a bitter civil war that lasted three years and cost one million Spanish lives. Includes dramatic readings from the poets and prose writers who captured the period in their works: Rafael Alberti's "Romancero general de la guerra," Antonio Machado's "Muerte de un niño Herido", José Maria Pemán's "De ellos es el mundo and Poema de la bestia y el angel", and Miguel Hernández' "Viento del pueblo." Rafael Alberti's "Romancero general de la guerra," Antonio Machado's "Muerte de un niño Herido", José Maria Pemán's "De ellos es el mundo and Poema de la bestia y el angel", and Miguel Hernández' "Viento del pueblo."
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XX: Escritores Españoles En el Exilio = the 20th Century : Spanish Writers in Exile

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Explores the time after the Spanish Civil War when the defeated Republicans had only two options: to stay in Spain and accept the rule of Franco's authoritarian regime or to leave their homeland and go into exile. Discusses the lives and works of Spain's dispossessed literary elite.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XX: Literatura Española En la Posguerra = Spanish Post-War Literature

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"In this program, renowned experts explore the literature of the Franco era through the experiences of Ana María Matute and other writers who chose to stay in Spain after the Nationalist victory in 1939. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Camilo José Cela's La Colmena, Luis Martín-Santos's Tiempo de Silencio, Carmen Martín Gaite's Entre Visillos, Miguel Delibes' Cinco Horas con Mario, and Gonzalo Torrente Ballester's Don Juan, as well as from the works of Matute, Jaim Gil de Biedma, and José Angel Valente.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Siglo XX: Literatura Española de 1975 Al Presente = the 20th Century : Spanish Literature From 1975 to the Present Day

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One of thirteen titles in the Glories of Spanish Literature series. These videos were shot on location at literary landmarks throughout Spain and combine scholarly interviews and dramatic readings with images of manuscripts and artwork as they profile Spanish authors, poets, and playwrights. This title examines the years after the death of Franco and the loosening of political restrictions and restoration of civil liberties. Respected authorities look at the last 25 years of literature in post-Franco Spain and the literary inclinations of the next up-and-coming generation of poets, authors, and playwrights.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Generation of '98 [electronic resource]

A passionate dissatisfaction with Spain's immediate past and a keen awareness of the need for a rebirth of spirit and letters was a mindset held in common by a disparate group of writers later renowned as the Generation of '98. They also enjoyed a shared love of old towns and the countryside and early poets such as Berceo and Juan Ruiz. This program seeks to understand the icons of that Generation through dramatic readings from Antonio Machado's El Manana Efimero and Campos de Castilla, Miguel Unamuno's La Soledad de la Hispana Castellana and El Sepulcro de Don Quijote, Pia Baroja's El Arbol de la Ciencia, Jose "Azorin" Martinez Ruiz's Castilla, and other works.
Online
2005; 2002
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The Generation of '27 [electronic resource]

At the heart of the Generation of '27 lies experimentation with a host of popular artistic as well as political "isms" including neo-Gongorism, Ultraism, Creationism, Surrealism, socialism, and communism. In this program, renowned experts profile key members of this post-World War I group. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Luis Cernuda's Donde Habite el Olvido, Rafael Alberti's "Cita Triste de Charlot," Ramon Gomez de la Serna's Flor de Greguerias, Pedro Salinas's La Voz a Ti Debida, and Federico Garcia Lorca's Romancero Gitano, Bodas de Sangre, Poeta en Nueva York, and "Romance Sonambulo.
Online
2005; 2002
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The Spanish Civil War [electronic resource]: Blood and Ink

When Spain's army mutinied against the Second Republic in 1936, it marked the beginning of a bitter civil war that lasted three years and cost one million Spanish lives. In this program, respected authorities elaborate on the writings and personalities of those who captured this devastating period in poetry and prose. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Rafael Alberti's "Romancero General de la Guerra," Antonio Machado's "Muerte de un Nino Herido," Jose Maria Peman's "De Ellos Es el Mundo" and "Poema de la Bestia y el Angel," and Miguel Hernandez' Viento del Pueblo.
Online
2005; 2002
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Spanish Writers in Exile [electronic resource]

After the Spanish Civil War, the defeated Republicans had only two options: to stay in Spain and accept the rule of Franco's authoritarian regime or to leave their homeland and go into exile. In this program, leading scholars talk about the lives and works of Spain's dispossessed literary elite, whose voices refused to be silenced. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Rafael Alberti's "A Traves de la Niebla," Leon Felipe's Espanol del Exodo y del Llanto, Luis Cernuda's "Un Espanol Habla de Su Tierra," Rosa Chacel's "Cultura y Pueblo," and Ramon Sender's Requiem por un Campesino Espanol.
Online
2006; 2002
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Spanish Literature Under Dictatorship [electronic resource]: 1940 to 1975

How did life in post-civil war Spain-a time of uncertainty and oppression-influence the writings of the period? In this program, renowned experts explore the literature of the Franco era through the experiences of Ana Maria Matute and other writers who chose to stay in Spain after the Nationalist victory in 1939. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Camilo Jose Cela's La Colmena, Luis Martin-Santos's Tiempo de Silencio, Carmen Martin Gaite's Entre Visillos, Miguel Delibes' Cinco Horas con Mario, and Gonzalo Torrente Ballester's Don Juan, as well as from the works of Matute, Jaime Gil de Biedma, and Jose Angel Valente.
Online
2006; 2002
12.

The Literature of Spain [electronic resource]: 1975 to the Present

With the death of Franco came a loosening of political restrictions and a restoration of many civil liberties. In this program, respected authorities look at the past 25 years of literature in post-Franco Spain and the literary inclinations of the next up-and-coming generation of poets, authors, and playwrights. Dramatic readings include excerpts from Manuel Vazquez Montalban's "Sin Memoria," Francisco Umbral's Mortal y Rosa, Juan Goytisolo's Senas de Identidad, Rosa Regas' Fabula Moralista, and Antonio Gala's Poemas de Amor.
Online
2005; 2002