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Module Reading List

Catalan Language and Culture III, 2021/22, Semester 1, 2
Professor Angel Smith
a.k.a.smith@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

 

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

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

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

8. de PEDROLO, M. Mecanoscrit del segon origen. Barcelona: Edicions 62, 2006.

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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.

Marfany, Joan-Lluís, ‘Catalonia and Spain’, in Isabel Burdiel and James Casey (eds), Identities : nations, provinces and regions, 1550-1900 : proceedings of the III Anglo-Spanish Historical Studies Seminar held at the University of East Anglia, 25-26 October 1996 (Norwich, 1999), pp. 121-132    Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

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).   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 02/03/2020)  

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.    

Shaw, Duncan, 'The Politics of "Futbol": Spanish Football under Franco', History Today, vol. 35, no. 8 (1985), pp. 38-42.  

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).   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 02/03/2020) 

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).

Ysas, Pere, 'Construcción democrática y construcción nacional en Cataluna', in Ferran Archilés (ed), La nación de los espanoles (Valencia, 2012), pp. 261-87.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

The turn to separatism

Joan B. Culla, El tsunami: com i per que el sistema de partis catala ha esdevingut irreconeixible (Barcelona, 2017).

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.    

Dowling, Andrew, The Rise of Catalan Independence: Spain's Territorial Crisis (New York, 2018). 

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

Gillespie, Richard, 'Between Accommodation and Contestation: The Political Evolution of Catalan and Basque Naitonalism', Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, vol. 21, no. 1 (2015), pp. 3-23.    

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.   

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.   Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

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, 2000), 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.

Shaw, Duncan, 'The Politics of "Futbol": Spanish Football under Franco', History Today, vol. 35, no. 8 (1985), pp. 38-42.    

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.   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (HT 02/03/2020) 

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.

Vaczi, Mariann, 'Catalonia's Human Towers: Associational Culture and the Politics of Performance', American Ethnologist, Vol. 43, no. 2 (2016), pp. 435-49.    

This list was last updated on 21/09/2020