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Iphigénie en Haïti : Gluck Opera in the French Colonial Caribbean
(2017-03) - Journal article,
Gluck is rightly hailed as the ‘first truly international opera composer’, although his internationalism is always understood in strictly European terms. This article seeks to expand our understanding of Gluck’s international ...
Staging the Revolution : The Nosotros Theatre Group and the teatro proletario of the Second Republic
(2017-07-01) - Journal article,
This article explores the importance of the agitprop proletarian theatre and, in particular, the Nosotros group (1932-34) in the attempt to define a new national identity during the Second Republic; it brings into the ...
"I am Rwandan" : unity and reconciliation in post-genocide Rwanda
(2018-06-20) - Journal article,
Drawing on a corpus of ten oral interviews with survivors and perpetrators of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, we examine how the government’s policy of unity and reconciliation has shaped post-genocide ...
En defensa de la biografía : hacia una “historia total”. Un llamado a la nueva generación de historiadores del siglo XIX mexicano
(2017-12-19) - Journal article,
The purpose of this essay is to highlight the importance of biography as a means to forging a “total history”. It defends the merits of biographical studies by emphasizing what it allows us to discover in terms of public, ...
"Let the memories begin". El álbum familiar de fotos y la autobiografía española contemporánea
(2017-05-01) - Journal article,
This article explores the interactions between photography and self-writing in contemporary Spanish autobiography. Through the analysis of autobiographies by Carmen Martín Gaite and Paloma Díaz-Mas, the presence of the ...
Broadcasting the self : autofiction, television and representations of authorship in contemporary French literature
(2017-01) - Journal article,
This article examines the rise of autofiction as literary notion and cultural phenomenon in modern France. The past decades saw the rise of texts which not only challenge the convention of traditional autobiography and its ...
First impressions : Henry George Ward's Mexico in 1827
(2018-05) - Journal article,
Henry George Ward’s Mexico in 1827 (published in 1828) is one of the most exhaustive accounts of Mexico and its mining activities in the years following its independence from Spain. Written with a meticulous attention to ...
Transcending cinema : Kiarostami’s approach to filmmaking
(2018-01-01) - Journal article,
As an artist, photographer and filmmaker, late Abbas Kiarostami continuously experimented with medium, style and storytelling throughout his long and fruitful career. I would like to argue that his filmmaking could be ...
Modern Languages Open comparative literature launch issue
(2018-09-03) - Journal article,
Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon: Les égarements du cœur et de l’esprit [The Wayward Heart and Head], 1736-1738
(2017-03-09) - Journal article,