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European History Literature and Literary Criticism: This series are focused on medievalists who have been more relevant during the past century. Rethinking historical genres in the twenty-first century more. Remember me on this computer.

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The Authorial Logic of the Historical Text 9. Aurell provides many engaging excerpts from the aurdll, which he renders in English and the shorter ones also in Catalan. Thus, without denying the validity of traditional and conventional forms of history and arguing that these forms remain validthis themed issue surveys aurrell production of what might be considered new historical genres practised today, focusing in particular on experimental forms.

He shows how, at each stage of its development, the texts analyzed are generated and shaped by the needs of social and political legitimation and authoritative self-representation.


About Contact News Giving to the Press. Carr wrote, “study the historian before you begin to study the facts. Peter Burke, University of Cambridge. Theoretical Perspectives on Historians’ Autobiographies. Autobiography as unconventional history: Augell re-places Catalan chroniclers in both their local and their European context, and he analyzes their texts with literary skills as well as historical ones.

Indeed, the twenty-first century has witnessed a proliferation of new forms of history, including film and documentaries, social media, graphic novels, video games and re-enactments, historical novels and biopics, as well as innovations in first-person narratives such as historical witness, synthetic memories, and travel writing. Because of the excellent international reception of that volume, we continue this historiographical task by collecting in future volumes profiles of other 20th century medievalists.

The Historian and His Chronicle 4. He argues that juame Catalonian counts and Aragonese kings were attempting to use their role as authors to legitimize their monarchical status, their growing political and economic power, and their aggressive expansionist policies in the Mediterranean.

Medievalism has been closely united to national traditions since its beginning, and this book contributes to our understanding of this phenomenon. Revista de Historia more. They actively participated in debates that exceeded strictly academic limits, delving into a wide range of political and cultural issues.

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Books by Jaume Aurell

By reading the lives of these medievalists, we can better understand the development of intellectual history and our notions of developing cultural aurelll. Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University.


A Journal of English and Germanic Philology more. Paul Freedman, Yale University. Skip to main content.

Authoring the Past

Ruiz, University of California, Los Angeles. A Crooked Line more. Dai positivismi ai postmodernismi more. This focus, which perhaps and apparently contravenes the actual strength of the process of globalisation, is especially fascinating in the field of medievalism, because most of the modern nations — specially those in Europe and Asia — have found their justification, inspiration, and legendary and historical foundations in the Middle Ages.

The Mercenary Mediterranean Hussein Fancy. Using a comparative approach to these texts, this book identifies six historical-autobiographical styles: Log In Sign Up.

Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia, Aurell

La scrittura della storia. The range of the cultural jaune geographical origins of the medievalists profiled in aurfll volume — from England, Spain, France, Germany, Russia, Portugal, Romania, Poland, Argentina, Bulgaria, United States, Belgium, Holland, and Turkey —best illustrates the global influence of medievalism in the construction, invention, and consolidation of national traditions. Benedetto Croce and Robin Collinwood: He argues that these Catalonian counts and Aragonese kings were attempting to use their role as authors to legitimize their monarchical status, their growing political and economic power, and their aggressive expansionist policies in the Mediterranean.