By John Beusterien
The research of the construction of dogs breeds in early sleek Europe, in particular Spain, illustrates different constructs opposed to which notions of human id have been solid. This e-book is the 1st entire historical past of early sleek Spanish canines and it evaluates how of Spain’s so much celebrated and canonical cultural figures of this era, the artist Diego Velázquez and the writer Miguel de Cervantes, substantially query humankind’s sixteenth-century anthropocentric self-fashioning. often, this research illuminates how Animal stories can supply new views to knowing Hispanism, giving readers a clean method of the historic, literary and inventive complexity of early glossy Spain.
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Canines in Cervantes and Velázquez: An Animal Studies Reading of Early Modern Spain (New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies) by John Beusterien