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The Culture of Cursilería

Bad Taste, Kitsch, and Class in Modern Spain

by Noel Valis

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Middle Class,
  • History,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • Spain,
  • Popular culture,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Literary Studies/Spanish Liter,
  • 19th century,
  • Kitsch

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9599223M
    ISBN 100822330008
    ISBN 109780822330004


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Valis finds evidence in literature, cultural objects, and popular customs to5/5(2). Cursi and cursilería are not the book's subject but a pinhole through which to look at the whole of Spanish life and culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Valis finds evidence in literature, cultural objects, and popular customs toAuthor: Noël Maureen Valis. Not easily translated, the Spanish terms cursi and cursilería refer to a cultural phenomenon widely prevalent in Spanish society since the nineteenth century.

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