Author Archive for Sara J. Brenneis

Book Review Culture and dictatorship

June 17, 2014
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<em>Book Review</em> Culture and dictatorship

Franco’s Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory since 1936. By Jeremy Treglown. (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.)
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Book Review: Culture and Dictatorship

June 12, 2014
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<em>Book Review:</em> Culture and Dictatorship

Franco’s Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory since 1936. By Jeremy Treglown. (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.)
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Carlos Blanco Aguinaga (1926-2013): An exile’s fiction

December 19, 2013
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Carlos Blanco Aguinaga (1926-2013): An exile’s fiction

Carlos Blanco Aguinaga, a preeminent scholar of Spanish literature, a refugee of the Spanish Civil War, and a great friend of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and ALBA, died on September 11. A prolific, rigorous and charismatic scholar, he helped reshape the field of Hispanic Studies in the United States and Spain.
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Mauthausen: A Spaniard’s tale

July 2, 2012
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Mauthausen: A Spaniard’s tale

A Spaniard named Carlos Rodríguez del Risco was imprisoned in the Nazi concentration camp of Mauthausen from 1940 to 1945. Although he was sympathetic to the Spanish Republic when he went into exile at the end of the Spanish Civil War, he became hostile to the Republican cause during his deportation and imprisonment. He...
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