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Lost in Transition: Constructing Memory in Contemporary Spain

H. Rosi Song

Abstract

This book examines how the political period in Spain following Franco's death, known as the Transición, is being remembered by a group of writers, filmmakers and TV producers born in the sixties and early seventies. Reading against the dominant historical account that celebrates Spain’s successful democratisation, this study reveals how recent television, film and fiction recreate this past from a generational perspective, linking the experience of the Transición to the country’s present political and financial crises. Privileging above all an emotional connection, these artists use personal f ... More

Keywords: 20th century Spain, Spanish Transition, Transición, Spanish Civil War, memory, affect, crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781781382875
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382875.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

H. Rosi Song, author
Bryn Mawr College