The Spanish Civil War

Exhuming a Buried Past

Editor(s): Anindya Raychaudhuri

Language: English

Genre(s): Modern Languages History

Series: Iberian and Latin American Studies

  • March 2013 · 256pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708325780
  • · eBook - epub - 9781783160235
  • · eBook - mobi - 9781783160242
  • · eBook - pdf - 9780708325797

About The Book

This book features cutting, edge, interdisciplinary research on the legacy of the Spanish Civil War by established and new scholars from across the world.


A valuable contribution containing essays on a wide range of topics, including religion, foreign support, Nationalist artists, anarchist visual culture, the press, and contemporary cultural production. Jo Labanyi, New York University


Introduction Anindya Raychaudhuri Chapter 1: Franco, the Catholic Church and the Martyrs Julian Casanova Chapter 2: American Women and Anti-Fascism in the Spanish Republican Relief Campaigns, 1936-1940 Eric R. Smith Chapter 3: Forgotten Names, Remembered Faces – The Bookshop Manager John D. Mehta Chapter 4: At their most vulnerable: the memory of British and Irish prisoners of war in San Pedro de Cardena David Convery Chapter 5: The Tragic Exodus: Malaga, February 1937 Andres Arenas and Enrique Giron Chapter 6: (Per)Forming Historical Memories: Leaving Monuments for Magazines Clare Wydell Chapter 7: The Spanish Civil War and the Politics of Affectivity in the New Millennium: The Case of la guerra de esquelas Helena Lopez Chapter 8: The Seige of the Alcazar of Toledo and the Collier’s Weekly Mercedes Aguirre Chapter 9: Dust to Dust: Symbolism of Earth in the Memorialisation of the Spanish Civil War Anindya Raychaudhuri Chapter 10: ‘Grieving in a New Way for New Losses’: British Elegies on The Spanish Civil War Patricia Rae Chapter 11: ‘It’s the Art of Always Falling on Your Feet!’ Exile, Communism and Memories of the Spanish Civil War in the Writing of Jorge Semprun Stephen Hopkins Chapter 12: Representations of the Spanish Civil War in Recent Novels by Dulce Chacon and Angeles Caso Sarah Leggott Chapter 13: Dangers and Insights – ‘Spain 1937’ and the Aesthetic Experience Edward Quipp Chapter 14: Inspired Neglect? Three Fascist Artists of the Spanish Civil War Rob Stradling Chapter 15: A New Reality: Anarchism and Visual Culture in Twentieth-Century Spain Sharif Gemie

About the Editor(s)

Anindya Raychaudhuri

Anindya Raychaudhuri is British Academy Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of English, University of St Andrews. His research interests focus on the collective memory and cultural representation of war and conflict.

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