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Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics

Kirsty Hooper


This book explores a part of Europe's cultural and social landscape that has until now remained largely unmapped: the body of creative work emerging since the 1970s from contact between the small Atlantic country of Galicia, in the far north west of the Iberian peninsula, and the Anglophone world. Unlike the millions who participated in the mass migrations to Latin America during the nineteenth century, those who left Galicia for Northern Europe in their hundreds of thousands during the 1960s and 1970s have remained mostly invisible both in Galicia and in their host countries. This study trace ... More

Keywords: Galicia, Anglophone world, London Galicians, emigration, cultural nationalism, mass migrations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9781846316678
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846316807


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kirsty Hooper, author