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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

OUTLINE

What Lorca Knew: Fragments of a Late Modernity

PREFACE

HERMENEUTICAL INTRODUCTION [7 SECTIONS]

LORCA STUDIES AND ROMANTIC HERMENEUTICS
BORGES: SKEPTICAL HERMENEUTICS
BLOOM AND THE SACRALIZATION OF THE ROMANTIC SUBLIME
GADAMER, HEIDEGGER, DERRIDA
BENJAMIN AND TRANSLATION
PERLOFF: EMPIRICISM AND LINGUISTICALITY
[CONCLUSION]

CHAPTER 1: WHAT LORCA KNEW [5 SECTIONS]

WAS LORCA A POETIC THINKER?
CERNUDA VS. ZAMBRANO
THINKING POETICALLY IN THE CONFERENCIAS
“PLAY AND THEORY OF THE DUENDE”
MAYHEW’S DUENDE

CHAPTER 2: THE POETICS OF SPANISH CULTURAL EXCEPTIONALISM [4 SECTIONS]

TAKING THE DUENDE LITERALLY?
LORCA AND SPANISH CULTURAL EXCEPTIONALISM
LORCA AND BARTHES: “THE GRAIN OF THE VOICE”
ECCENTRIC MODERNISMS

CHAPTER 3: THE ANATOMY OF INFLUENCE (5 SECTIONS)

ALMA AUSENTE
VALENTE: THE ANXIETY OF INFLUENCE
GAMONEDA: LANGUAGE AND LANDSCAPE
WHAT CLAUDIO KNEW
WHOSE LORCA?

CHAPTER 4: LORCAESCAS: O’HARA, MOTHERWELL, STRAYHORN [3 SECTIONS]

MODERNISM AND KITSCH
NEW YORK SCHOOL LORCAS: O’HARA AND MOTHERWELL
STRAYHORN’S LORCA: THE LIMITS OF ANECDOTE

CHAPTER 5: QUEERING LORCA: EPISTEMOLOGY AND IDENTITY

CHAPTER 6: ELEGY FOR MODERNISM