Hechos del condestable don Miguel Lucas de Iranzo: Crònica del siglo XV. Front Cover. Juan de Mata Carriazo. Marcial Pons, – History – pages. Hechos del Condestable Don Miguel Lucas de Iranzo (crónica del siglo XV) at – ISBN – ISBN Paris, ———. ”Les formes dramatiques primitives du théâtre espagnol d’ apre`s ‘Los hechos del condestable don Miguel Lucas de Iranzo’ (–).
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Discussions of the role of the audience or the latter’s response to the ideological formulations advanced df public spectacle, that is, the conflating together of contradictory positions of co-existence and enmity, helped create a consensus among the urban population.
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English Choose a language for shopping. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Iganzo one posit unique Mediterranean characteristics to festive representations? While the author does highlight the Spanish experience expanding and broadening the work of his colleagues and students at the Universidad Complutensehe also provides frequent comparative examples from England, France, and Italy.
In the case of royal entries-the elaborate receptions of the king, his family, and his entourage inside the walls of a municipality-the author argues that, unlike elsewhere, one does not see a ” progresivo distanciamiento ” between the royal administration and the populace Learn more about Amazon Prime.
One major problem is that access to the audience’s conddestable in this period is always mediated by the extant erudite accounts that sought to advance specific ideological and political claims and that were not overly concerned with the “audience’s” responses. Thus, moments of peaceful co-existence have to be seen within the larger context of systemic violence.
While the first four chapters introduce the various categories of medieval festivals, it is in the fifth chapter where the author provides an in-depth look at actual practices. Chapter 2 also examines a migule of contemporary texts that described, albeit in somewhat idealized fashion, those urban spaces that served as context condestablle Devaney’s exploration of the links between spectacle and frontier society, between amiability and enmity.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Also, the scholarly apparatus is a bit cumbersome. In this handsomely produced volume, Miguel Angel Ladero Quesada, one de Spain’s premier medievalists, provides a survey of the literature on medieval festivals and ceremonies, with a strong emphasis on fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Castile.
Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. While Ladero Quesada employs these typologies to give the book its structure, he reminds the reader that the frontiers between them are often blurred.
The Reconquista left its mark in eastern and southern Spain. Share your thoughts with other customers. The second part of the book, consisting of three chapters, carefully focuses on three separate cities and the festive events or in case, violent outcome held in each of these locations.
A subject index would have substantially increased the utility condesable the book.
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His final chapter shifts to Murcia during the reign of the Catholic Monarchs and to the festivities associated with the great spectacle of the Corpus Christi processions. There is an excellent bibliography, which is especially valuable for pointing the reader to a score of volumes arising from specialized symposia and colloquia, as well as several regional monographs.
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15.12.08, Devaney, Enemies in the Plaza
This does not seem very amiable to me. Enemies in the Plazabeautifully produced as always by the University of Pennsylvania Press and its very important medieval series, allows us to see these relations–if not always under the guise of “amiable enmity,” then certainly under a new mgiuel.
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The appendix is an interesting addition and will certainly stimulate new avenues of research. The Iberian Peninsula saw primarily three types of competitions. First, although a great deal is made earlier on in the book as to the importance of identifying the audience, there is little here that truly advances his arguments, or lets us see what may have been the true attitudes and responses of the commons.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Within this framework, the author provides typologies for festivals including calendric and extraordinary, sacred and profane, religious, politico-military, and “ludic,” or popular. Thomas Devaney’s Enemies in the Plaza explores, through the use of three richly illustrated case studies, the intersection of spectacle, violence, the forging of communal identity, and the growing hardening of attitudes towards religious minorities or recent converts in late-fifteenth-century Spain.
Besides his close depiction of the city and of the many spectacles offered to the city’s inhabitants by the constable’s largesse, Devaney engages in a close reading and interpretation of these festive events–told in excruciating, partisan, and almost sycophantic detail by an anonymous chronicler.
The joining of these contradictory terms–one meaning friendly or “amiable” relations and the other profound antagonism–seeks to illustrate the ambivalent attitude towards non-Christian an especially towards Muslims in late fifteenth century Castilian society.
Despite these drawbacks, Las fiestas en la cultura medieval is well organized and easy to read and outlines the major issues and themes bearing on the study of medieval festivals.