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Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman
|Description:||vi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction / Tiffany Trotman --
Why we are all in the club: El club de las malas madres / Catherine Bourland Ross --
Hypermodern families in Angela Vallvey's Los estados Carenciales / Tiffany Trotman --
All turbulent on the home front: unfulfilled working mothers in Almudena Grandes' Atlas de geografia humana / Lorraine Ryan --
New conceptions of family in contemporary Galician narrative: visions of maternity in the works of MarIa Jose Queizan and Teresa Moure / Marisol Rodriguez Rodriguez --
Feminism and motherhood in the police novels of Alicia Giménez Bartlett / Renee Craig-Odders --
Charting the new nuclear family in Pedro Almodovar's Los abrazos rotos / Samuel Amago --
Recovering gender: motherhood and female identity in El pajaro de la felicidad and Gary Cooper que esten Los cielos / Diana M. Barnes --
Picking a fight with domestic violence: new perspectives on patriarchy in contemporary Spanish cinema / Paul Begin --
Meet the nihilists: the disintegration of the contemporary Spanish family in Pedro Aguilera's La influencia / Amy L. Tibbitts --
Parents on stage in contemporary Spanish theater / Candyce Leonard --
Basque identity on stage: history, family constructs, and the troubled mother in Maite Agirre's Bilbao: lauaxeta, tiros y besos and Teresa Calo Fontin's El dia en que invente tu nombre / Tracie Amend --
Mother-daughter relationships in contemporary Spanish theater / Cristina Casado Presa.
|Responsibility:||edited by Tiffany Trotman.|
"Spain stands among Western countries that have recently embraced non-traditional families. Declining dominance of extended families, single-parent households, and increasing numbers of working mothers have transformed what it means to be a "Spanish family." This essay collection examines how authors, filmmakers and playwrights are exploring the cultural manifestations that come from the redefining of Spanish society"--Provided by publisher.
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