Transgressió i erotisme en la literatura catalana del segle xx

Cornella Detrell, J. (2023) Transgressió i erotisme en la literatura catalana del segle xx. In: Miralles, E., Sogues, M. and Valsalobre, P. (eds.) Sou lo que podeu mostrar que haveu begut d’aquesta font. Homenatge al professor Albert Rossich. Afers: Catarroja / Barcelona, pp. 79-94. ISBN 9788418618642

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This articles examines the role of controversy and scandal in the configuration of the Catalan literary field during the 20th century. It focuses on a number of works and authors that challenged social mores and values in order to modernise Catalan society. The topics examined include the importance of religion and sexuality in the 'modernista' novel, the debates caused by the impact of Freud’s ideas in the 1920s and 1930s and the moral conservatism of the 1940s and 1950s, which led to the ostracism of several authors. Drawing upon Bourdieu’s ideas and the sociological theory of scandal, this article attempts to demonstrate that controversies are an integral part of the literary field which periodically help to renovate social values.

Item Type:Book Sections (Other)
Keywords:Catalan literature, literary field, controversy, scandal, literature.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cornella Detrell, Dr Jordi
Authors: Cornella Detrell, J.
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Modern Languages and Cultures > Hispanic Studies

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