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Spanish Literature and the Recovery of Historical Memory

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This article analyses the recovery of the historical memory of the Spanish Civil War in the last decade, after so many years of silence, forgetfulness and oblivion. Four points are developed: first, how this recovery is achieved by the civil society in general and by the Association for the Recovery of Historical Memory in particular. Secondly, there is a brief allusion to the quarrel between historians and philosophers about the place of memory and remembrance for the construction of the history of Spain. Thirdly, a reference to the recent Historical Memory Law is made, and finally there is a point about the important role played by literature in recovering the memory of many painful facts of the Civil War and Franco’s dictatorship from the point of view of the victims.

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  • González, José M., 2009. "Spanish Literature and the Recovery of Historical Memory," European Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(01), pages 177-185, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:eurrev:v:17:y:2009:i:01:p:177-185_00
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