Book Chapter

Writing from and for the periphery: Carving out a place for Spanish food studies

L Anderson

Repensar los estudios ibéricos desde la periferia | Edizioni Ca’ Foscari | Published : 2019


This volume is an attempt to renew and de-peripheralize Iberian studies, focusing on the peripheral as geographical, cultural and ideological positioning, when questioning the center's hegemonic optics and reviewing the pre-existing cultural canons, and their gaps, exclusions and invisibilities. This is a multiple task - carried out from Australia and New Zealand - that includes the study of peripheral cultural forms, both of the so-called historical nationalities absent from the Spanish cultural / literary / linguistic canon, as well as other minority groups that have traditionally been displaced to different types of periphery, such as exiles, political prisoners, immigrants, gypsies, work..

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