A Companion to Miguel de Unamuno

Julia Biggane (Editor), John Macklin (Editor)

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As a novelist, dramatist, essayist, poet and public intellectual, Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936) was a strikingly energetic and prolific writer, and a towering figure in twentieth-century Spanish cultural and political life. His work explored fundamental questions about existence and identity (both individual and national).Widely recognised and translated during his lifetime, he was an inescapably canonical figure on university syllabi across Europe and the Americas for many years after his death, and still appears on many curricula. In this Companion, a range of distinguished scholars with very different approaches both survey Unamuno's work chronologically, analysing major developments and turning points or breaks as well as continuities, and further study key themes and preoccupations across his prolific narrative, theatrical and essay output. All contributors offer not just incisive discussion of the texts or topics studied, but also a balanced overview of issues and debates arising in Unamuno studies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSuffolk
PublisherBoydell & Brewer
Number of pages259
ISBN (Electronic)9781787441262, 9781782048220
ISBN (Print)9781855663008
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2016

Publication series

NameMonografías A
PublisherTamesis Books


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