By Ann L Mackenzie,Jeremy Robbins

Published in reminiscence of Ivy L. McClelland, a pioneer-scholar of Spain’s eighteenth century, this quantity of unique essays includes, in addition to an advent to her occupation and the world over influential writings, 3 formerly unpublished essays by means of McClelland and 9 reviews via different students, all of that are enthusiastic about elucidating the Enlightenment and its attribute manifestations within the Hispanic world.

Among the Enlightenment writers and artists, works and genres, issues and concerns mentioned, are: Nicolás Moratín and epic poetry, Lillo’s The London service provider and English and French affects on eighteenth-century Spanish drama, José Marchena and literary historiography, oppositions and misunderstandings inside of Spanish society as mirrored in El sí de las niñas, Goya and the visible arts, Quintana’s Pelayo and ancient tragedy, Enlightenment discourse, the Periodical Press, theatre as propaganda, the ideology and politics of Empire, the roots of rebel in past due viceregal Quito, women’s adventure of Enlightenment in Spain, social and cultural distinction in colonial Peru, ideological debate and uncertainty in the course of the Age of cause, eighteenth-century Spain at the nineteenth-century degree, and public opinion in Spain at the eve of the French, and eu, Revolution.

First released as a unique factor of the Bulletin of Spanish Studies (LXXXVI [November–December 2009], Nos 7–8), this booklet can be of worth and stimulus to all students involved to enquire and interpret the tradition, theatre, ideology, society and politics of the Enlightenment in Spain, Europe and Spanish America.

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