By Aníbal González
Modernismo, a literary circulate of primary value to Spanish the US and Spain, happened on the flip of the 19th century, approximately from the Eighteen Eighties to the Twenties. it's commonly considered as the 1st Spanish-language literary circulation that originated within the New global and that turned influential within the "Mother Country," Spain. characterised through the appropriation of French Symbolist aesthetics into Spanish-language literature, modernismo's different major features have been its cultural cosmopolitanism, its philological crisis with language, literary background, and literary method, and its journalistic penchant for novelty and type. regardless of the elegance of modernista poetry, modernismo is now understood as a huge circulate whose effect used to be felt simply as strongly within the prose genres: the quick tale, the radical, the essay, and the journalistic cr??nica [chronicle]. Conceived as an advent to modernismo in addition to an account of the present state-of-the-art of modernismo reviews, this ebook examines the movement's contribution to a few of the Spanish American literary genres, its major authors [from Mart? and N??jera to Dar?o and Rod??], its social and historic context, and its carrying on with relevance to the paintings of latest Spanish American authors comparable to Gabriel Garc?a M??rquez, Sergio Ram?rez, and Mario Vargas Llosa.
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Most of the authors Darío chose to highlight in these crónicas were French; the majority were 24 Rubén Darío, Poesías completas (Madrid: Aguilar, 1967), p. 753. MODERNISmo and journalism 43 (and still remain) secondary figures, such as Jean Richepin, Rachilde, or Laurent Tailhade, but others, like Lautréamont, were later to be revered by the Avant-Garde. Among the non-French authors, Darío includes only two Spanish Americans, both Cubans: Augusto de Armas (1869–93) and José Martí. De Armas wrote in French and is a decidedly minor figure; Darío’s chronicle on Martí, however, is important because it was one of the first literary evaluations written after Martí’s death, and it served to call attention to Martí’s stature as a founding figure of modernismo.
Certainly, Nájera’s girl-acrobat could be seen as a portrait of Nájera’s “inner self ” in which he presents himself, in the manner of the Decadent poets, as the artist who is misunderstood and mistreated by the masses, by society. It is interesting to note that in one of his best known poems, “Mis enlutadas” (My Women in Mourning), Nájera explicitly presents himself as a passive and victimized being, to the point of comparing himself with Carolyn Steedman, Strange Dislocations: Childhood and the Idea of Human Interiority, 1780–1930 (London: Virago Press, 1995).
Chapters 1 and 2, by Cathy L. ” 2 Modernismo and Journalism: The crónicas Crónica is the name given in Spanish to a hybrid genre that combines literary with journalistic elements in a variety of ways, resulting in brief texts that often focus on contemporary topics and issues addressed in a self-consciously literary style. Still a vibrant genre that continues to be practiced today by major Spanish American writers, from Gabriel García Márquez and Mario Vargas Llosa to Elena Poniatowska and Luisa Valenzuela, the crónica was created in the Americas by the modernistas during the 1870s and 1880s.
A Companion to Spanish American Modernismo (Monografías A) by Aníbal González