By Kirsty Hooper
Arguing that women's perceived silence in this serious interval within the formation of contemporary Iberian identities has major repercussions even this present day, it takes her works as a case research for modeling a thorough rethinking of ways we train and learn the an important years round the flip of the 20 th century. the 1st learn 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 versions of nationwide literary background. even as, spotting Casanova's cutting edge and strategic use of literary genres and strategies frequently denominated as 'feminine' (and for that reason excluded from discussions of 'serious' nationwide literature), it presents a version for re-evaluating the huge cultural shop of well known 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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