Looking at Iberia. A Comparative European Perspective

Editors: Santiago Pérez Isasi e Ângela Fernandes
Publisher: Peter Lang
Date: 2013


  • Looking at Iberia in/from Europe, Santiago Pérez Isasi and Ângela Fernandes

Part I – The New Theoretical Grounds and Methodologies of Iberian Studies

  • Iberian Studies: A State of the Art and Future Perspectives, Santiago Pérez Isasi
  • Iberian and European Studies – Archaeology of a New Epistemological Field, Teresa Pinheiro
  • Modernism and Modernity: Iberian Perspectives, John Macklin
  • Europe: The Letter of Numbers. From the Alpha of Peninsular Comparative Literature to the Omega of European Comparative Literature, Gabriel Magalhães
  • Thinking from Europe about an Iberian ‘South’: Portugal as a Case Study, Roberto Vecchi
  • How to Research Iberian Literatures form a European Perspective? Premises and Contexts, Jüri Talvet
  • Literatures in Spain: European Literature, World-Literature, World Literature?, César Domínguez

Part II – Images of Iberia: Historical Perspectives on a Geographical, Political and Cultural Space 

  •  Iberia in Search for a Literary Identity: A Stone Raft?, Maria Fernanda de Abreu
  • Do the Portuguese Toot Merrily? – The Image of Portugal, Portuguese History and People in Hungary during the Nineteenth Century, Ferenc Pál
  • North and South: Iberian Identity Formation in Romanticism and Post-Romanticism, Derek Flitter
  • Centre-Peninsular Considerations on Catalan Literary Regeneration: An Everlasting Code?, Juan M. Ribera Llopis
  • Juan Valera’s Iberism, Leonardo Romero Tobar
  • Iberism Reconfigured: Between Passion and Utopia, Maria Graciete Besse

Part III – Contemporary Iberia: Plural Identities and Artistic Representation

  • Iberian and Romance Identities: Literary Representations of the Centre and the Margins, Ângela Fernandes
  • Identities in Diverse Societies in the Novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao by Kirmen Uribe, Jon Kortázar
  • Iberian Identity in the Translation Zone, Helena Buffery
  • Polyglot Iberia – or What Is the Place for Iberian Languages in Current Cinema? Presence (and Absence) of Iberian Languages in Cinema, Esther Gimeno Ugalde

Notes on Contributors