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The culture of cursileria : bad taste, kitsch, and class in modern Spain / Noel Valis.

By: Valis, Noel Maureen, 1945-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: BH301.K5 V35 2002Publication: Durham : Duke University Press, 2002Description: xii, 405 p. : ill.ISBN: 0822330008; 9780822330004 (cloth ; alk. paper); 0822329972 (pbk. ; alk. paper); 9780822329978 (pbk. ; alk. paper).Subject(s): Kitsch -- Spain -- History -- 19th century | Middle class -- Spain -- History -- 19th century | Popular culture -- Spain -- History -- 19th century | Kitsch -- Spain -- History -- 20th century | Middle class -- Spain -- History -- 20th century | Popular culture -- Spain -- History -- 20th century | Spain -- Social life and customs
Contents:
On origins -- Adorning the feminine, or the language of fans -- Salon poets, the Bécquer craze, and Romanticism -- Textual economies : the embellishment of credit -- Fabricating history -- The dream of negation -- The margins of home : modernist cursilería -- The culture of nostalgia, or the language of flowers -- Coda : the metaphor of culture in post-Franco Spain.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-391) and index.

On origins -- Adorning the feminine, or the language of fans -- Salon poets, the Bécquer craze, and Romanticism -- Textual economies : the embellishment of credit -- Fabricating history -- The dream of negation -- The margins of home : modernist cursilería -- The culture of nostalgia, or the language of flowers -- Coda : the metaphor of culture in post-Franco Spain.

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