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Module Reading List

Catalan Language and Culture III, 2019/20, Semester 1, 2
Montserrat Venrell Ferre
M.VenrellFerre@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

TEXTBOOK

There are 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 nivell intermedi (B) : llengua catalana ISBN: 9788439386780; 8439386788. 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/llengua_catalana/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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BOOKS TO READ (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 ISBN: 9788497082570; 8497082575. Barcelona: Planeta, 2013.

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

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VOLUNTARY READING

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 AND GRAMMARS

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.

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HISTORY/CULTURE ESSAY

Works of broad interest

Dowling, Andrew, Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War : reconstructing the nation ISBN: 9781845195304 (h/b : alk. paper). Reconstructing the Nation (Brighton, 2013).

Keown, Dominic (ed), A companion to Catalan culture ISBN: 9781855662278 (hbk.) : £55.00; 1855662272 (hbk.) : £55.00 (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2011), pp. 97-116.

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 ISBN: 0855272597 (Brighton, 1976).

McDonogh, Gary W (ed.). Conflict in Catalonia : images of an urban society ISBN: 0813008212 (pbk). Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1986.

Benet, Josep, L'intent franquista de genocidi cultural contra Catalunya ISBN: 8478266208 (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 (eds, 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 ISBN: 8436224957 (Madrid, 1990).

Dowling, Andrew, Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War : reconstructing the nation ISBN: 9781845195304 (h/b : alk. paper) (Brighton, 2013).

Shaw, Duncan, Fútbol y Franquismo ISBN: 8420695505 (Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 1987).   

Conversi, Daniel, The Basques, the Catalans and Spain (London, 1997).

Dowling, Andrew, ‘The reconstitution of political Catalanism, 1939-1975’, in International journal of Iberian studies. ISSN: 1352-7258, vol. 14, no. 1 (2001), pp. 17-25.

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 ISBN: 0887302319 (Cambridge, Mass : Ballinger, 1987).

Giner, Salvador, ‘Ethnic nationalism, centre and periphery in Spain’, in Christopher Abel and Nissa Torrents (eds), Spain : conditional democracy ISBN: 0709905246 (London : Croom Helm, 1984).

McRoberts, K. Catalonia : nation building without a state ISBN: 0195414810 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).

Keating, M. Nations against the state : the new politics of nationalism in Quebec, Catalonia, and Scotland ISBN: 0333921526 (pbk.) : No price; 0333921518. 2nd ed. (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001).

Dowling, Andrew, Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War : reconstructing the nation ISBN: 9781845195304 (h/b : alk. paper) (Brighton, 2013).

Gibernau i Berdun, Maria Montserrat, Catalan nationalism : Francoism, transition, and democracy ISBN: 0415322405 (London, 2004).

McRoberts, Kenneth, Catalonia : nation building without a state ISBN: 0195414810 (Oxford, 2001).

Johnson, Hank, Tales of nationalism : Catalonia, 1939-1979 ISBN: 0813517052 (Newark, NJ, 1991).

Crameri, Kathryn, Catalonia : national identity and cultural policy, 1980-2003 ISBN: 9780708320136 (hbk.) : £75.00; 0708320139 (hbk.) : £75.00 (Cardiff, 2008).

The turn to separatism

Dowling, Andrew, Catalonia since the Spanish Civil War : reconstructing the nation ISBN: 9781845195304 (h/b : alk. paper) (Brighton, 2013), epilogue.

Dowling, Andrew, ‘Accounting for the Turn to Succession in Catalonia’, International journal of Iberian studies. ISSN: 1352-7258, 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. ISSN: 1359-7566; 1743-9434, vol. 23, no. 5 (2013), pp. 523-45.

Crameri, Kathryn, Goodbye, Spain? : the question of independence for Catalonia ISBN: 9781845196592 (hb : alk. paper) (Brighton, 2013).

Building the New Barcelona

Hargreaves, John. Freedom for Catalonia? : Catalan nationalism, Spanish identity, and the Barcelona Olympic Games ISBN: 0521586151 (pb); 0521584264. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Davidson, Robert, ‘Barcelona: The Siege City’, in Dominic Keown (ed), A companion to Catalan culture ISBN: 9781855662278 (hbk.) : £55.00; 1855662272 (hbk.) : £55.00 (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2011), pp. 97-116.

Eaude, Michael, Barcelona : the city that re-invented itself ISBN: 9781905512140 (pbk.); 1905512147 (pbk.) (Nottingham: fiveleaves, 2006).

Toibín, Colm, Homage to Barcelona : the city and its art, 1888-1936 : Hayward Gallery, London 14 November 1985-23 February 1986 ISBN: 0728704781 (pbk) (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 ISBN: 0801487897 pbk; 0801440211 (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003), pp. 75-122.

Resina, Joan Ramon, Barcelona's vocation of modernity : rise and decline of an urban image ISBN: 9780804758321 (cloth : alk. paper); 0804758328 (cloth : alk. paper) (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008).

Row, Peter G, Building Barcelona : a second renaixença ISBN: 8496540286; 9788496540286 (Barcelona: Barcelona Regional ACTAR, 2006).

Epps, B., ‘Modern Spaces: Building Barcelona’. In J. Resina (ed.), Iberian cities ISBN: 0815334850 (HB : acid-free, 250 year life paper) (London: Routledge, 200), pp. 148-97.

Epps, B. (ed.), Barcelona and Modernity. Special issue of Catalan review : international journal of Catalan culture. ISSN: 0213-5949 02, 18/ 1-2 (2001)

Aspects of Catalan Culture

a)Football and FC Barcelona

Johnson, Louise, ‘Sport and Catalonia’, in Dominic Keown (ed), A companion to Catalan culture ISBN: 9781855662278 (hbk.) : £55.00; 1855662272 (hbk.) : £55.00 (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 ISBN: 8475966187; 9788475966182, 1899-1999 (Barcelona: Empúries, 1999).

Burns, J., Barca : a people's passion ISBN: 9781408805787 (pbk.) : £8.99; 1408805782 (pbk.) : £8.99 (London: Bloomsbury, 1999).

Salvador Duch, J., Futbol, metàfora d'una guerra freda : estudi antropològic del Barça ISBN: 8484378241 (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 ISBN: 1841500143 : £19.95; 9781841500140 (Bristol:Intellect, 2001), pp. 123-138.

b)Traditions, folklore and festivities

Noyes, Dorothy, ‘Festival and the Shaping of Catalan Community’, in Dominic Keown (ed), A companion to Catalan culture ISBN: 9781855662278 (hbk.) : £55.00; 1855662272 (hbk.) : £55.00 (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2011), pp. 207-29.

Capdevila, Joaquim, and Agustí Garcia Larios (eds). La festa a Catalunya : la festa com a vehicle de sociabilitat i d'expressió política ISBN: 8478267840 (Barcelona: Abadia de Montserrat, 1997).  

Fàbrega, Xavier and Pau Barceló, Cavallers, dracs i dimonis : itinerari a través de les festes populars ISBN: 8472022706; 9788472022706 (Barcelona: Abadia de Montserrat, 1976).

Grau i Martí, Joan, Gegants ISBN: 8483000113 (Barcelona: Columna, 1996).

Noyes, Dorothy, Fire in the plaça : Catalan festival politics after Franco ISBN: 0812218493 (pbk.) : £16.00; 0812237293 : £38.50 (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 ISBN: 8485709144 ISBN: 8472354385 (Barcelona: Dopesa, 1979). 

Brandes, Stanley, ‘The Sardana: Catalan Dance and Catalan National Identity’, Journal of American folklore. ISSN: 0021-8715, vol 103 (1990).

Nogué, Joan, ‘Nacionalismo, paisaje y territorio en Cataluña’, in Nicholás Ortega Cantero (ed), Paisaje, memoria histórica e identidad nacional ISBN: 8474779855; 9788474779851 (Madrid, 2005), pp. 147-69.

This list was last updated on 20/11/2018