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Pere Gimferrer in Catalan: from Personal to Political Commitment

Eloi Grasset    University of California, Santa Barbara,    

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abstract

This article sheds some light on the language change – from Spanish to Catalan – that took place in Pere Gimferrer’s work, one of the most acclaimed living poets in Spain. Specifically, the paper tries to analyse the political consequences of writing in Catalan during the Spanish transition form Franco’s dictatorship to democracy.

Published
Dec. 11, 2018
Submitted
Sept. 13, 2018
Language
CA

Keywords: Catalan poetryPere GimferrerCatalan literature

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