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The anxiety of sameness in early modern Spain

Author: Christina Hyo Jung Lee
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, [2016]
Series: Studies in early modern European history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines a broad range of fiction and non-fiction works, many relatively unknown, to analyse how discourses about non-elites, conversos and moriscos, reveal anxieties in their Old Christian readers and authors.
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Genre/Form: History
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, Christina H.
Anxiety of sameness in early modern Spain.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Hyo Jung Lee
ISBN: 9781784996970 1784996971
OCLC Number: 940931816
Description: 1 online resource (x, 249 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Figures --
Acknowledgements --
Note on translations --
Introduction --
I. The usurpation of nobility and low-born passers --
1. Theorising and practising nobility --
Defining hidalguía in early modernity ; 'The natural hatred they harbour for hidalgos' --
2. The forgery of nobility in literary texts --
Hidalgo envy in picaresque narratives ; Feminising social climbers: the case of Teresa de Manzanares ; Envisioning the worst : passing downwards in Marcos de Obregón ; The anxiety of sameness conquered in Don Quijote de la Mancha --
II. Conversos and the threat of sameness --
3. Spotting Converso blood in official and unofficial discourses --
Bleeding Conversos ; Cataloguing Conversos --
4. The unmasking of Conversos in popular and literary texts --
The Converso body identified through disgust in imaginative literature ; Seeking difference as evasion of the self --
III. Moriscos and the reassurance of difference --
5. Imagining the Morisco problem --
Misreading the Morisco problem ; The reassurance of difference in post-expulsion judicial narratives --
6. Desirable Moors and Moriscos in literary texts --
From loyal Moor to problematised Morisco in the second part of Guerras civiles de Granada and El Tuzaní de la Alpujarra ; Resemblance as grounds for expulsion in Don Quijote de la Mancha (1615) --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Studies in early modern European history.
Responsibility: Christina H. Lee.

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