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Catalan Language and Culture III Reading List

Catalan Language and Culture III, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Montserrat Venrell Ferre
M.VenrellFerre@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

TEXTBOOK

No textbooks.

But you maybe find helpful this manual:

1. BASTONS, N; BERNADÓ, C.; COMAJOAN, Ll. Gramàtica pràctica de català : marc europeu comú de referència per a les llengües A1-B2 (inclou solucionari) . Barcelona: Teide, 2011.

2. SITJÀ, M. Material didàctic per a cursos de llengua catalana de nivell intermedi (B) . Barcelona: EAPC, 2010.

3. Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament de Justícia. Curs de llengua catalana. Nivell B (online) .

< http://administraciojusticia.gencat.cat/web/.content/home/seccions_tematiques/usos_linguistics/recursos_linguistics/dossier_nivell_b.pdf >

4. Generalitat de Catalunya. Itineraris d'aprenentatge. Intermedi. (online)

< http://aplicacions.llengua.gencat.cat/itineraris-aprenentatge/index_b.html >

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READING BOOKS (assignments):

1st semester

Recull de primers capítols de diferents obres de la literatura catalana contemporània (booklet will be provided).

2nd semester

1. CASAGRAIN, R. L'amor fora de mapa.  Barcelona: Sembla Llibres, 2016.

2. GARCIA, L. La pols. Barcelona: Comanegra, 2016.

3. MOLINER, E. Tot això ho faig perquè tinc molta por. Barcelona: Proa, 2015.

4. MONZÓ, Q. El perquè de tot plegat . Barcelona: Quaderns Crema, 1993.

5. RAMIS, L. Coses que et passen a Barcelona quan tens 30 anys. Barcelona: Edicions 62, la butxaca, 2008.

6. RODOREDA, M. La plaça del Diamant. Barcelona: Club Editor, 2016.

7. SÁNCHEZ-PIÑOL. La pell freda . Barcelona: La Campana, 2007.

8. SOLER, S. L'estiu que comença . Barcelona: Planeta, 2013.

9. SOLÉ, E. Animals de companyia. Barcelona: Comanegra, 2016.

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Culture essay

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1. The Catalanist opposition to Franco

- Jones, Norman L., ‘The Catalan question since the Civil War’, in Paul Preston (ed), Spain in crisis : the evolution and decline of the Franco régime (Brighton, 1976). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

- McDonogh, Gary W (ed.). Conflict in Catalonia : images of an urban society . Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1986.

- Benet, Josep, L'intent franquista de genocidi cultural contra Catalunya (Barcelona, 1995).

- Balcells, Albert and Josep Maria Solé i Sabater, ‘Aproximación a la historia de la oposición al régimen franquista en Cataluña’, in Javier Tussell, eta al. (ed), La oposición al régimen de Franco : estado de la cuestión y metodología de la investigación : actas del congreso internacional que, organizado por el Departamento de Historia Contemporánea de la UNED, tuvo lugar en Madrid, del 19 al 22 de octubre de 1988 (Madrid, 1990). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

- Conversi, Daniel, The Basques, the Catalans and Spain : alternative routes to nationalist mobilisation (London, 1997).

- Dowling, Andrew, ‘The reconstitution of political Catalanism, 1939-1975’, in International journal of Iberian studies. , vol. 14, no. 1 (2001), pp. 17-25.

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2. Catalonia and the construction of the State of the Autonomies, 1975-2010

- Clark, Robert P., ‘The question of regional autonomy in Spain’s democratic transition’, in Robert P. Clark and Michael H.Haltzel (eds), Spain in the 1980s : the democratic transition and a new international role (Cambridge, Mass : Ballinger, 1987). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

- Giner, Salvador, ‘Ethnic nationalism, centre and periphery in Spain’, in Christopher Abel and Nissa Torrents (eds), Spain : conditional democracy (London : Croom Helm, 1984). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

- McRoberts, K. Catalonia : nation building without a state (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).

- Keating, M. Nations against the state : the new politics of nationalism in Quebec, Catalonia, and Scotland . 2nd ed. (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001).

- Dowling, Andrew, Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War : reconstructing the nation . (Brighton, 2013).

- Gibernau i Berdun, Maria Montserrat, Catalan nationalism : Francoism, transition, and democracy (London, 2004).

- McRoberts, Kenneth, Catalonia : nation building without a state (Oxford, 2001).

- Johnson, Hank, Tales of nationalism : Catalonia, 1939-1979 (Newark, NJ, 1991).

- Crameri, Kathryn, Catalonia : national identity and cultural policy, 1980-2003 (Cardiff, 2008).

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3. The turn to separatism

- Dowling, Andrew, Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War : reconstructing the nation (Brighton, 2013), epilogue Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .

- Dowling, Andrew, ‘Accounting for the Turn to Succession in Catalonia’, in International journal of Iberian studies. , vol. 27, nos. 2-3 92014),pp. 219-34.

- Serrano, I. ‘Just a matter of Identity? Support for Independence in Catalonia’, Regional and federal studies , vol. 23, no. 5 (2013), pp. 523-45.

- Crameri, Kathryn, Goodbye, Spain? : the question of independence for Catalonia (Brighton, 2013).

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4. Building the New Barcelona

- Hargreaves, John. Freedom for Catalonia? : Catalan nationalism, Spanish identity, and the Barcelona Olympic Games . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

- Davidson, Robert, ‘Barcelona: The Siege City’, in Dominic Keown (ed), A companion to Catalan culture (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2011), pp. 97-116.

- Eaude, Michael, Barcelona : the city that re-invented itself (Nottingham: fiveleaves, 2006).

- Toibín, Colm, Homage to Barcelona : the city and its art, 1888-1936 : Hayward Gallery, London 14 November 1985-23 February 1986 (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994).

- Resina, Joan Ramon, ‘From Rose of Fire to City of Ivory’, in Resina, Joan Ramon et al (eds), After-images of the city (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), pp. 75-122.

- Resina, Joan Ramon, Barcelona's vocation of modernity : rise and decline of an urban image (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008).

- Row, Peter G, Building Barcelona : a second renaixença (Barcelona: Barcelona Regional ACTAR, 2006).

- Epps, B., ‘Modern Spaces: Building Barcelona’. In J. Resina (ed.), Iberian cities (London: Routledge, 200), pp. 148-97.

- Epps, B. (ed.), Barcelona and Modernity. Special issue of Catalan Review , 18/ 1-2 (2001)

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5. Aspects of Catalan Culture

5.1. Football and FC Barcelona

- Johnson, Louise, ‘Sport and Catalonia’, in DominicKeown (ed), A companion to Catalan culture (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2011), pp. 143-62

- Barnils, R, J. Finestres, A. López, J.S. Sabartés and F. Torrecilla, Història crítica del Futbol Club Barcelona : 1899-1999 (Barcelona: Empúries, 1999).

- Burns, J., Barca : a people's passion (London: Bloomsbury, 1999).

- Salvador Duch, J., Futbol, metàfora d'una guerra freda : estudi antropològic del Barça (Barcelona: Proa, 2005)

- González Aja, T., and P Stumm, ‘Spain’, in J. Riordan and R. Krüger (eds), European cultures in sport : examining the nations and regions (Bristol:Intellect, 2001), pp. 123-138.

5.2. Traditions, folklore and festivities

- Noyes, Dorothy, ‘Festival and the Shaping of Catalan Community’, in Dominic Keown (ed), A companion to Catalan culture (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2011), pp. 207-29 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .

- Fàbrega, Xavier and Pau Barceló, Cavallers, dracs i dimonis : itineraris a través de les festes populars (Barcelona: Abadia de Montserrat, 1976).

- Grau i Martí, Joan, Gegants (Barcelona: Columna, 1996).

- Noyes, Dorothy, Fire in the plaça : Catalan festival politics after Franco (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003).

- Palomar, Salvador, and Ferran Sugranyes, ‘San Jordi: de la llegenda a la festa’, Reus: Carrutxa Biblioteca Digital, http://www.carrutxa.org/biblioteca

- Prat i Carós, Joan and Jesús Contreras, Les festes populars . (Barcelona: Dopesa, 1979).

- Brandes, Stanley, ‘The Sardana: Catalan Dance and Catalan National Identity’, Journal of American folklore. , vol 103 (1990).

- Nogué, Joan, ‘Nacionalismo, paisaje y territorio en Cataluña’, in Nicolás Ortega Cantero (ed), Paisaje, memoria histórica e identidad nacional (Madrid, 2005), pp. 147-69.

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READING BOOKS (voluntarily):

1. MAS, H. El dia que van abaixar els sous . La Garriga: Edicions del Roure de Can Roca, 2013.

2. PÀMIES, S. Si menges una llimona sense fer ganyotes . Barcelona: Quaderns Crema, 2006.

3. RAMIS, Ll. Coses que et passen a Barcelona quan tens 30 anys . Barcelona: La Butxaca, 2010.

4. RODOREDA, M. La plaça del diamant . Barcelona: Club Editor, 2005.

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DICTIONARIES:

1. XURIGUERA, J.B. Els verbs conjugats . Barcelona: Claret.

2. COLOMER, J. Nou diccionari anglès-català, català-anglès . Barcelona: Pòrtic.

3. SAGRISTÀ, M. Diccionari bàsic català-anglès, anglès-català . Barcelona: Enciclopèdia Catalana.

This list was last updated on 16/09/2016