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Histéresis creativa / Creative Hysteresis : La injusticia distributiva en el origen de la corte

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Histeresis creativa traces how courtly spectacles, short and full-length plays, and pica-resque narratives arose under Philip III of Spain, and were then adopted by popular culture. The bookfocuses on some of the most prominent writers of the early, middle, and late Baroque (Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Alonso de Castillo Solorzano) but considers their works through the optic of creative hysteresis, i.e. the artistic appropriation of the past to defend the present. The prestige system under Philip III was in need of justifying the imbalance between the increasing material and symbolic power of their patrons, their courtly prestige, and the consent of their subjects. These writers' commitment to the principles of distributive justice and their application to the acts of court oligarchs is reflected in the fundamentals of many of the spectacles and literary works produced during this period.
Number of Pages: 294
Genre: Literary Criticism
Sub-Genre: European / Spanish + Portuguese
Series Title: North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr
Author: Vicente Pu00e9rez De Leu00f3n
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2016
TCIN: 50646173
UPC: 9781469627168
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-6198
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