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In her long and uninterrupted literary career, Gaite chose socially critical topics such as the relationship between the sexes and the differences between provincial and city life. Using modes of expression that became increasingly more personal and experimental, her prose hovers between reality and dreams, the trivial and the exceptional, and the novel and the essay.
This program features an interview with Gaite and readings from her works, including Las Ataduras, as well as the critical insights of writer and journalist Inmaculada de la Fuente, the University of Madrid's Alicia Redondo Goycoechea, and Fernando Valls, of the Universidad Autonoma of Barcelona. This program tells the story of Benavente's life and the turbulent times in which he lived as it sheds light on aspects of his writing. A critic of the bourgeois class, he nonetheless counted its members among his most loyal supporters. Readings from some of his most important works are included.
In this environment, the poetry movement known as "the other sentimentality"-named after the first book of Javier Egea and Luis Garcia Montero-was born, a movement known for its transformation of the personal experience into a collective one so that any reader might identify with the feelings evoked. This program discusses that literary movement, chronicles the disenchantment about life and society that soon set in and contributed to Egea's suicide, and celebrates the continued achievements of Luis Garcia Montero's life. Prehispanic, Spanish, and French influences and linguistic, cultural, and geographic patterns combined to make the civilization of Mexico-and its breads-what they are today.
The songs, the pinata, the litany, the lights, and the candlelit walks through the historic buildings and grounds bring this special Christmas fiesta to life. The songs tell the stories of battles fought and lives lost, and of the men who changed the course of Mexican history. His murals are pictorial history books which recount the struggles of Mexico's peoples for spiritual and economic liberation.
This program visits the Rivera Museum, which contains not only his works and the monuments of his life but his own superb collection of pre-Columbian artifacts. Its focus is on Villa-on his career, his political objectives, and the reasons for his successes and the loyalty he inspired-and on those whose power he threatened and at whose hands he died.
Dia Sereno Run time 24 min. Throughout the interview conducted by journalist Carlos Payan Velver, Menchu discusses her fight both for women's rights and for those of her own Mayan Quiche people. It is a revealing discussion, one in which Menchu shares her thoughts with other modern women about the difficulties of balancing family with an all-consuming career.
Cuba's Patriot-Poet Run time 64 min. Uno de Tres Grandes Run time 29 min.
This documentary traces Siqueiros' emergence as an artist dedicated to social change. Archival material, his own murals, and interviews with those who knew him reveal a man whose life and work were inexorably intertwined. Cassandra and Crusader Run time 28 min. In this program, Menchu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and other international awards, talks about her life both at home and in exile, her autobiographical I, Rigoberta Menchu, her associations with the Committee of the Peasant Union and The United Representation of the Guatemalan Opposition, and other topics.
This program thoroughly examines the rise of Allende's Political Unity party and the trip-hammer response of General Augusto Pinochet, the man who seized the reins of power and then held them in his iron grip for almost two decades. Interviews with members of the Allende family, writer Antonio Skarmeta, and mothers of "the disappeared" shine light into the darkness of the Pinochet regime. From the western mountains to the subtropical region, we explore the persistent Mayan influence on Guatemalan religion, festivals, crafts, and manufacturing.
Several archaeological sites and ruins of Tikal are examined, and the regions of Selva Maya and Lake Atitlan are highlighted. A Story of Transformation-in Spanish Run time 51 min. Before her death in , she had transformed herself and the nation of Argentina by politically organizing and empowering women and working-class people, as well as creating a foundation that built hundreds of schools and hospitals.
This program beautifully illustrates her journey, including her early days as a film and radio actress, her marriage to War Minister Juan Peron, her assistance in his election to the Presidency, her unconventional political accomplishments, and her reinvention of image of Argentina's First Lady. This biography studies the defining events of the dictator's life and notorious rule, from his birth in , through the development of his military career and his connections to fascist leaders, to his overthrow of the Allende government in and subsequent imposition of a murderous right-wing regime.
The program also outlines the decay of the aging despot's power-his eventual arrest in England, his return to Chile, and the removal of his immunity from prosecution, raising the possibility that he might be tried for human rights abuses. The Conflict of Ideas-in Spanish Run time 50 min. His early Communist affiliation, his research in the Universidad Nacional de la Plata and at the Curie Laboratory in Paris, and his eventual abandonment of science on anti-totalitarian grounds are all set against the backdrops of war, revolution, and cultural upheaval. With keen insight into the subtlety and variety of Sabato's endeavors, the video studies examples of his extraordinary literary accomplishment and explores his political contribution as the head of Argentina's National Commission on the Disappearance of People.
Love, Protest, and Exile-in Spanish Run time 50 min. This program illustrates the magnitude of his achievements, examining his literary output as well as his political activities. Incorporating archival photographs, film footage, and scholarly commentary, the video describes Neruda's early writing, his attitude toward Stalin, his embrace of Communism, and the ideological stances that compelled him into hiding and exile. His love poems, his Nobel Prize in Literature, his contributions as Chilean diplomat and senator, and his passionate protest against the interference of the Nixon administration are all featured.
Musica y Cuernos de Chivo-in Spanish Run time min. Filmed on location in Mexico and San Diego, this program showcases performances of the following songs: Some theme-related lyrics may be objectionable. La Magia de lo Real Run time min. Shot on the Colombian coast in Aracataca Macondo , the Banana Zone, Cienaga, and Barranquilla, and incorporating rare archival footage, the program features the author himself and the people of whom he writes.
Cantico Cosmico Run time 30 min. Rare interviews with the Nicaraguan poet are interwoven with excerpts from the legendary poem, "Cantico Cosmico. Students can immerse themselves in both the poet and the poetry, while also learning the Spanish language. But it is Noticas for which he is best known-the story of the short-lived empire of the Austrian archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, placed on the Mexican throne by the French.
In it del Paso employs superb literary techniques to vividly re-create the historical period by interweaving various narrative types-letters, straightforward historical narrative, parody, and personal reflection. In this interview, del Paso discusses his writing techniques and the literary influences that contributed to their formation. Donoso is best known for his elaborate and less-than-complimentary descriptions of the fragile and decadent upper crust of Chilean society, threatened by an aspiring middle class and the anger and resentment of the workers and the poor.
In this interview, conducted when he was in his seventies, Donoso speaks about his work and his literary technique. In this program, the author discusses his life and work from a highly personal plane, delving deeply into the reasons why he writes, his intuitive methods, and the influences over time, especially the women in his family, which color his work. From a sunlit square in Cartagena, the setting for his second novel, Love in the Time of Cholera, he analyzes its plot and the motives of each main character, drawing interesting parallels between their fictional situations and those experienced by real-life characters from his youth.
A Witch Writing Run time 54 min. Filmed at "Gabo's" house in Cartagena, the program is structured to suggest an apparent disorder of time-a device used most notably in One Hundred Years of Solitude. Assisted by readings and dramatizations of his works, the master of "magic realism" focuses on the supernatural aspects of his spellbinding narrative style, in an effort to convey his particular vision of the world.
Platero y Yo Run time 57 min. This imaginatively scripted program features a simulated TV interview with the writer whose style bridged the gap between Dario and the Generation of Based on authentic interviews and Jimenez' own writings, the program dispels misconceptions related to the different points of view between the author and the reader and offers valuable insights into the symbolism of the story's characters. Vivid descriptions of Jimenez' childhood in Andalusia are provided as well. The House of the Spirits Run time 46 min. In this classic interview, award-winning writer Isabel Allende discusses why she turned to writing novels, the impact of Chile's coup, her life as an emigre, and her recurring literary theme of exile.
Although at peace with her life abroad, she also describes her longing for her homeland, which continues to take up space in her life. Closer to Blood than to Ink Run time 47 min. This captivating program tells the story of the poet's life and prodigious work, set against the backdrop of the country that inspired him. Readings from his massive oeuvre amply demonstrate his sincere commitment to the Communist Party and his abiding love for the natural world.
Described by Federico Garcia Lorca as a writer "closer to death than to philosophy, closer to grief than to intellect, closer to blood than to ink," Pablo Neruda stands as Chile's greatest poet. In this birthday tribute, which begins with the master reading his classic Borges and I, the thenyear-old short story writer, poet, essayist, and philosopher joins TV and radio personality Antonio Carrizo in a Borgesian discussion of the multiplicity of existence; the influence of his family, his friends, and writers from the past; his love of language; and the elusive Nobel Prize.
Guests Roy Bartolomeo and Maria Kodama add insights into Borges as a lecturer and scholar, the universality of his writings, and even his blindness. In this program, the late Nobel Laureate addresses a variety of subjects, including his ongoing interest in politics, his views on relations between Mexico and Spain, the aesthetics of surrealism, and the characteristics of great writers. In this program, the late author discusses her memories of Valladolid and her childhood isolation; her productive exiles in Rome, Brazil, and Argentina; her persistent anger toward the Spanish people; plus three of her books: Estacion, ida y vuelta, a remarkable antecedent of the nouveau roman; Teresa; and the autobiographical Desde el amanecer.
Actually, "all of my work is autobiographical," says Ms. In this program, the late author reflects on his view of reality, the creative process, his sentimental nature, and other topics.
In addition, he talks about several of his books, including Rayuela, a significant contribution to the novel and paradigmatic of the Boom; the politically charged El libro de Manuel; Octaedro; Las armas secretas; Historias de cronopios y famas; and Los premios. Pedro Paramo, one of the few Latin American novels of that time to successfully lay bare the inner lives of country people, and El llano en llamas, a collection of short stories.
In this program, the late author-a leading exponent of magic realism-analyzes both of those works. He describes his tragic childhood as well, including the Cristero revolt, his family's financial ruin, the death of his father and mother, and his life in an orphanage in Guadalajara. He repeatedly changed his writing style to get free of him, yet always felt fated, in the end, to be associated with his literary alter ego.
This impressionistic program creatively blends archival footage, interviews, film clips, and artwork in an effort to pin down the man behind the mythic persona. According to Borges, anyone who reads his work and says, "Ah, that is Borges," has missed the point-and the real Borges. Soon all three are trapped in their own hell of jealousy and death. His life then takes a sudden turn, entangling him in a spiral of violence and suspicion. Following the clues, a clever detective stumbles into the perfect trap.
In this tale, Emma's father, wrongly accused of a crime, commits suicide, sending her on a search for the real culprit. Run time 30 min. This program answers that question through stimulating discussions about the content and formal elements of poetry with three of Mexico's leading contemporary poets-Elisa Ramirez, Vicente Quirarte, and David Huerta. Lively computer graphics and images complement the discussion and recital of poetry. La Imagen Run time 31 min.
The artists address the ways they are inspired and how an almost mystical transformation of reality occurs through poetic representation. Engaging visuals and computer animation complement the readings and commentary of the poets. La Metafora Run time 30 min. In this program, contemporary Mexican poets Alberto Blanco, Luis Cortes Bargallo, and Jose Luis Rivas discuss the creation and use of the metaphor in their own poetry and in the poetic traditions of their homeland.
Stunning visuals and computer graphics accompanying the poets' readings and commentary make this program an engaging tool for the classroom. Mas Alla de las Palabras Run time 30 min. These noted artists share their perspective on what poetry has become for them in their own lives, relating many of their poems to personal experiences. Marco Antonio de la Parra-in Spanish Run time 53 min. Fantasy, Reality, and Revolution-in Spanish Run time 51 min. Using archival footage of the author and extensive commentary from his contemporaries-including biographer Mario Goloboff, filmmaker Manuel Antin, and former Argentine president Raul Alfonsin-this program examines the major events of Cortazar's wide-ranging life and career.
His birth in Belgium, his early years as a school teacher, and his relationships with revolutionary leaders are all presented in detail, along with astute analysis of his complex and enigmatic work. Magical Realism Run time 60 min. The Multicultural Jewel of Mesoamerica Run time 34 min. The chronology of events leading to its eventual rise to dominance as the stronghold of Aztec rule in Central Mexico is traced.
Murals found on the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon, and in the temple of the winged serpent god, Quetzalcoatl, are presented as pages of a nonexistent codex, and as the spiritual key to cultures that existed elsewhere in Mesoamerica. The process by which the murals were created is reenacted. The city's abandonment in the face of barbarian invasions by tribes from the north in AD is traced to its rebirth under the Aztecs.
Various concepts of Aztec religious cosmology are examined, including the movement of time, the division of ages into Ocelotl, Ehecatl, Quiyahuitl, and Atl, and the cult of Quetzalcoatl. The Fall of the Mayan Empire Run time 32 min. This visually stunning reenactment examines the course of its demise through codices written by Chilam Balam, the last Mayan diviner.
Beginning with an overview of the city's multicultural composition, it examines Chichen Itza as a major trading center between Uxmal and Coba, then extrapolates that the influx of further cultural influences may have weakened the Mayans' hold over the city. Conflicts between portions of the Mayan population and newcomers, particularly over differing religious traditions, are insinuated in the codices along with indications of growing internal unrest.
The idea that Mayan preeminence may have been lost through a defeat in a game of pelota is fascinating food for thought. The Walls of Mayan History Run time 29 min. The life and death of significant rulers such as Halach Vinic, the Solar Prince, and Kuk Quetzl, the last lord of Palenque, are examined. Rituals that are explained and reenacted include the daily blood ritual, at which Mayan warriors, slicing into their own flesh, hoped to secure everlasting life and perpetuate the seasonal corn crop essential to the culture's existence.
The concept of humankind as a sacred bridge between the heavens and the "slithering earth" reveals the significance of human sacrifice in religious rituals, a point clearly reinforced through interpretations of inscriptions indicating the sacrifice and burial of Mayan children in the tomb of Halach Vinic in AD Within days, the conflict had spread to Spain, and the bitter Civil War had begun. The program covers the course of the war: The harsh landscape and the unforgiving sea have helped shape the generally cynically nature of Galicians-where else do you find a street called "Salsipuedes" Get away if you can.
Yet this is also the terminus of the arduous pilgrimage to Santiago's famed cathedral and the tomb of St. The City Today Run time 27 min. The subjects range from literature to bullfights, but the venue is invariably the cafe. Look beneath the chaos of modernity, and today's Madrid is not so different from that of Perez Galdos. This beautifully photographed program follows the development of this genius through the Pink and Blue Periods, surrealism, cubism, sculpture, and ceramics: This program helps make accessible the mysterious, intimate, plaintive form of music known as flamenco, promoting a deeper appreciation of Spanish culture.
Background information on Moorish Spain and a chronology of Gypsy history provide the context for generous footage of a juerga-an informal flamenco performance-that includes a full complement of dancers, singers, guitarists, and palmeros. Using location footage, drawings, and archival photos and film, this program places Gaudi within the context of his profession and his times. Filmed on location at The Escorial, The Prado, and in Velazquez's native Seville, this program chronicles the life of the artist through his work, examining his Classical education and apprenticeship under Francisco Pacheco as well as numerous canvases from his long career as court painter.
Using extensive dramatization, En El Inicio de los Tiempos traces the advances of the earliest humans, rendering a detailed and highly plausible scenario of existence during the unrecorded chapters of human history. Maps and photos of archaeological artifacts provide additional insights into life during prehistoric times. This program explores the world of the Paleolithic and Mesolithic peoples who called the Iberian Peninsula home.
In addition, re-creations of life in prehistoric times show how modern humans' ancestors worked-and expressed their artistic natures. This program makes extensive use of dramatizations, images of artifacts, footage of ruins, maps, and 3-D re-creations of ships and buildings to illustrate the skilled craft of metalwork, science of navigation, spread of overseas trade, intersection of cultures, development of written language, and use of currency as history unfolded during that remarkable epoch. This program tracks the history of Iberia during the era of Carthaginian and Roman expansion.
Paintings, dramatizations, and maps reconstruct the course of the Punic Wars. In addition, the characteristics and cultures of these embattled regions are examined through re-creations of everyday life, images of artifacts, and footage of ruins in Girona, Tarragona, Teruel, Galicia, Asturias, Soria, and Seville. A wide range of visuals brings this era of warfare and uneasy peace to life, including dramatizations, 3-D computer animations, paintings, mosaics, sculptures, edifices, artifacts, maps, and ruins in Girona, Aragon, Cuenca, Soria, Cadiz, Seville, Cordoba, Asturias, and Burgos.
The feudalistic divide between landowners and farmers, the brutal suppression and subsequent legalization of Christianity, barbarian invasions and the disintegration of the western Roman Empire, Visigothic rule, and incursions by Muslim armies are described through dramatizations, maps, artifacts, paintings, and footage of early churches.
Many 3-D computer re-creations-villas, an amphitheater, a church, and entire towns-are included as well. Spotlights on Moorish poetry, music, science, medicine, engineering, commerce, and agriculture during that time underscore Islam's lasting influence on the region. The alliances and struggles among Christians, Moors, Almoravides, and Almohads are captured through numerous dramatizations and maps.
It also contrasts these clashes of arms with the cultural revival among Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the Iberian melting pot. Dramatizations and maps, architecture and art, bring to life a narrative that spotlights pivotal events such as the Battle of Rio Salado and key personages-the Trastamaras, Pedro the Cruel, and others-who moved Spain ever closer to becoming a world power.
This program utilizes dramatizations, location footage of historical landmarks, and maps to illustrate their consolidation of power, including the final conquest of Granada, the expulsion of the Jews, and the establishment of the Inquisition in Spain. Spanish conquests in the Mediterranean and Columbus's voyages of discovery are also mapped out. Dramatizations, maps, artwork, and noteworthy buildings from all over Europe are featured throughout.
This program depicts the life and times of this absolutist monarch through dramatizations, artwork, and maps. High-profile topics, including the Inquisition, the Armada, and the Battle of Lepanto, are presented while addressing controversies such as the imprisonment and death of the king's heir, Don Carlos.
Cultural elements such as the Ommegang Pageant, the works of El Greco, and architectural landmarks are also highlighted. This program dramatizes the conquests of Hernan Cortes and Francisco Pizarro in the Viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru, stories characterized by courage and brutality-on both sides.
In addition, cultural exchanges between New World and Old and their effects over time are considered. Viewer discretion is advised. This program contrasts the marvels of the Siglo de Oro through dramatizations, film clips, artwork, and visits to important locales with the ineffectiveness of Kings Philip III and IV-a long period of rule that was largely characterized by political and military decay and disaster.
This program follows the continuing decline of Spanish influence during Charles the Bewitched's life-and the War of the Spanish Succession that broke out upon his death. The Peace of Utrecht, which marked the triumph of balance of power over hereditary rights of rule, is addressed as well. Dramatizations, artwork, and visits to important locales bring this period to life. Employing dramatizations and maps, this program charts the reign of the first Bourbon king of Spain and the geopolitical forces that shaped the Europe of the Enlightenment-most notably the Spanish and Austrian wars of succession and their treaties.
Bourbon reformism is also considered, and homage is paid to the arts and architecture of the times. Successful domestic initiatives such as the renovation of Madrid, controversial incidents including the reform riot of and the expulsion of the Jesuits, and disastrous foreign policy decisions that drew Spain into the Seven Years' War and the American Revolution are each looked at in their turn. One year later, the cataclysmic revolution in neighboring France dealt European monarchism a blow of seismic proportions. Focusing on Charles' reign-conducted with extreme passivity and ending in abdication-this program uses film clips, dramatizations, paintings, and architectural landmarks to examine a country caught in the throes of sociopolitical turmoil.
Queen Maria Luisa and her lover Manuel de Godoy, the true royal powers, are spotlighted as Spain's fortunes in the shadow of Napoleonic France are appraised. Wars for independence in Spain's American possessions are also chronicled. Dramatizations and film clips capture the harshness of the period. This program employs dramatizations, artwork, maps, film clips, and footage of palaces and other landmarks to make sense of the complex political and social forces at work during the years of the First and Second Carlist Wars.
Battles and reprisals as well as reforms and socioeconomic progress all have a place in this story of Spain's turn toward liberalismo. This program illustrates the factionalist ferment that led to the Revolution of , the expulsion of the queen, the regency of Francisco Serrano, and the short reign of Amadeus I. Film clips, artwork, dramatizations, and maps shed light on the unrest at home and in Cuba as well as on moderate progress in public works and slight improvements in commerce and finance.
The advantageous Spanish war against Morocco is also presented. Using dramatizations, architectural landmarks, artwork, and film clips, it covers upsurges of regionalismo and cantonalismo, the Third Carlist War, Cuban separatism, socialism, ongoing industrialization, mass emigration, and work- and education-related social reforms.
Vintage film and dramatizations bring earlyth-century Spain to life as they document major challenges to Spanish monarchal rule: Catalan agitation for autonomy, the spread of socialism and anarchism, the execution of Francisco Ferrer Guardia, labor violence, and ongoing warfare in Morocco. Sociocultural aspects of the times, such as the literary Generation of '98, are also singled out. The Spanish Civil War. This program, composed almost entirely of period footage and photographs, seeks to understand the tortuous sociopolitical forces at work in Spain between the two world wars.
Profiles of public figures and popular movements combined with background on liberal reforms and horrific atrocities evoke an image of a people torn between hope and despair. This program draws upon archival footage and photographs to show what life was like for Spaniards during that era: Franco's grooming of the future king, Juan Carlos, is also covered. This program tracks the mixed fortunes of post-Franco Spain as it transitioned into a parliamentary monarchy and moved forward into the 21st century. News footage of policymakers and events addresses free elections, economic restructuring, membership in the E.
The withdrawal of the Republican government to Valencia; Generalisimo Franco's self-appointment as Spain's head of state; the start of the siege of Madrid; the last major Republican victory, at Guadalajara; and the bombing of Guernica are covered as well.
Fuenteovejuna Run time min. Spain's greatest actors are cast in this joyous production. Abel Sanchez Run time min. El Burlador de Sevilla Run time min. La Vida Es Sueno Run time 74 min. With Julio Nunez as Segismundo and a first-rate supporting cast. Remembering the Earth Run time 59 min. He lives on, however, in his immortal Canciones, Romancero Gitano, and La Casa de Bernarda Alba and other works that captured the soul of espana and the heart of the literary world.
Archival footage and personal interviews with family members, poets, writers, and artists including Edward Albee and Philip Levine provide an accurate portrait of both Lorca the man and the literary giant. Portions of Lorca's most famous works, interwoven throughout the program, are accompanied by contemporary images of the places he held most dear.
El Rector Run time 55 min. This program combines documentary material and dramatizations to present the story of a multitalented Spanish philosopher, essayist, novelist, poet, and playwright against the backdrop of his turbulent times. El Fulgor de la Palabra Run time 55 min. In this program, documentary material and dramatizations are blended to provide an account of a major Spanish novelist and playwright-whose esperpentos such as Tirano Banderas and Los Cuernos de Don Friolera prefigured the theater of the absurd-within the context of his nation's political turmoil.
A Lomos de la Quimera Run time 55 min. Composed of documentary material and dramatizations, this program profiles the life and achievements of a Spanish literary master, author of such enduring works as Campos de Castilla and Juan de Mairena. Originally written for his young mistress Dona Marta de Nevares Santoyo, who as a prominent actress of the day actually played the leading role, this classic revival for Spanish television eloquently showcases Lope's incisive wit and brilliant style.
Contains mature themes and explicit material. De lo Viva y lo Lejano Run time 56 min. Interviews with Alberti's wife, Asuncio Mateo; Jose Bello, an intimate of Alberti and others of the Generation; Robert Marrast, of the University of Burdeos; and others reflect on the life and turbulent times of this well-known writer, while archival footage reveals Alberti in his prime. Readings from his Surrealist Sobre los angeles and other writings are included, as well as examples of his artwork, a pursuit of his early years.
In addition to Don Quixote, one of the most influential and widely read classics in Western literature, the program also introduces Cervantes' Novelas Ejemplares, a group of short stories that he claimed were the first to be written in Castilian. This program weaves archival footage with dozens of photos and manuscripts to examine his work, his influences, and his friendships with other luminaries, including Luis Bunuel, Salvador Dali, and Pablo Neruda. The roles of Yerma and Bernarda are closely examined, as well as Lorca's tragic muse Margarita Xirgu, for whom these parts were written.
The program concludes with his murder by the Nationalists in his native Granada. This program provides an overview of Iberian history as it relates to Spanish literature. The formation of regional tongues and their importance in the cultural life of Spain are discussed, with an emphasis on the three languages that, apart from Castilian, are most in evidence today: Catalan, Gallego, and Basque, or Euskera. From Anonymity to Authorship-in Spanish Run time 49 min. In this program, leading scholars compare and contrast the writings of the masters of the late Middle Ages, whose works gave rise to some of Spain's most memorable heroes.
In this program, renowned experts place the masters of the Renaissance within the context of their times. Picaros and Mystics-in Spanish Run time 48 min. In this program, respected authorities scrutinize the lives and works of those who paved the way for Cervantes, Vega, and Gongora.
In this program, leading scholars provide insights into the writings and personalities of Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, and other giants of Spanish literature. Keeping the Fire Burning-in Spanish Run time 50 min. In this program, renowned experts put into perspective the writings of those who kept the flame of literature alight during the Age of Reason. Romanticism and Realism-in Spanish Run time 50 min. In this program, respected authorities elaborate on the lives and works of the masters of Romanticism and Realism.
They also enjoyed a shared love of old towns and the countryside and early poets such as Berceo and Juan Ruiz. In this program, renowned experts profile key members of this post-World War I group. Blood and Ink-in Spanish Run time 49 min. In this program, respected authorities elaborate on the writings and personalities of those who captured this devastating period in poetry and prose. In this program, leading scholars talk about the lives and works of Spain's dispossessed literary elite, whose voices refused to be silenced. In this program, renowned experts explore the literature of the Franco era through the experiences of Ana Maria Matute and other writers who chose to stay in Spain after the Nationalist victory in In this program, respected authorities look at the past 25 years of literature in post-Franco Spain and the literary inclinations of the next up-and-coming generation of poets, authors, and playwrights.
Perceptions of a Life-in Spanish Run time 58 min. When his wife and family were killed in the war, he fled into exile during which time he wrote some of his finest works. In this program, location footage, archival photos, and realia are combined with the thoughtful commentary of literary critic Rafael Conte, writers Jose Luis Castillo Puche and Francisco Carrasquer, family members, and friends in a discussion of Sender's rich record of accomplishment.
His 64 novels and numerous short stories, plays, poems, and essays were each a journey of discovery as he explored social injustice, faith and redemption, and his new life in the New World. The Days of a Storyteller-in Spanish Run time min. He was an extremely versatile author, trying virtually every genre-from medieval cantigas to literatura fantastica.
This program uses a variety of interviews with Cunqueiro, archival footage, and the reminiscences of fellow writers and friends as vehicles for understanding the author's own particular brand of humor and subtle lyricism. His tales of magical universes and of memory, myth, and legend rank among the richest in Spanish literature.
Mary, Mary Spanish Edition. Una alta ejecutiva de Hollywood es asesinada en el escenario de una pelicula. El agente del FBI Alex Cross tendra que interrumpir sus vacaciones familiares para enfrentarse a este nuevo caso. We answer within 24 hours! Plasencia es una ciudad tranquila donde sus habitantes se ven sacudidos por un terrible suceso. Sostiene Pereira Spanish Edition. Sostiene Pereira by Antonio Tabucchi.
Coltan Zeta Ficcion Spanish Edition. Anthony Oneill; Anthony Ob4neill. El templo del cielo Spanish Edition. El Templo del Cielo esta basada en personajes y hechos historicos tan reales como sorprendentes. Las viudas de mi padre Spanish Edition. La Ultima Corona Spanish Edition. Un caso de estudio.
Segunda Vida Spanish Edition. Los sentidos se abren a tope para interpretar un mundo que se nos escapa La conquista de la felicidad ha dejado de ser una utopia y es para todos, sin trampas.
Kennedy Somos Todos Spanish Edition. Somos Todos Iguais Nesta Noite. En el cielo todos somos iguales. Equinox by Tony Seton.
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