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The Barcelona Reader
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List of illustrations Notes on contributors Introduction: Barcelona: Cultural readings of a city - Enric Bou and Jaume Subirana I City, history, and territory 1. Barcelona: The siege city - Robert Davidson 2. Barcelona as an adaptive ecology - Ferran Sagarra 3. A present past, Barcelona street names, from Victor Balaguer to Pasqual Maragall - Jaume Subirana 4. `The asylum of modern times': Barcelona and Europe - Felipe Fernandez-Armesto 5. A fragile country - Colm Toibin II City and society 6. Barcelona and modernity - Brad Epps 7. Football and identities in Catalonia - Alejandro Quiroga 8. The family and the city: Power and the creation of cultural imagery - Gary Wray McDonogh 9. Memory and the city in Barcelona's cemeteries - Elisa Marti-Lopez III Art, architecture, and the city 10. Picasso among his fellows at 4 Gats: Beyond Modernisme? - Jordi Falgas 11. Gaudi: Poet of stone, artistic hedgehog - Maria Marin i Torne 12. El Poble Espanyol / El Pueblo Espanol (1929) - Jordana Mendelson IV The Olympics and the city 13. Barcelona: Urban identity 1992-2002 - Donald McNeill 14. From the Olympic torch to the Universal Forum of Cultures: The after-image of Barcelona's modernity - Joan Ramon Resina V Literature, cinema, and the city 15. La Gran Encisera: Three odes to Barcelona, and a film - Josep Miquel Sobrer 16. The deceptive dame: Criminal revelations of the Catalan capital - Stewart King 17. A Biutiful city: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's filmic critique of the `Barcelona Model' - Benjamin Fraser

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Enric Bou has been chair of the Hispanic Studies Department at Brown University (Providence), between 2002 and 2011, and president of the North- American Catalan Society between 2007 and 2010. Currently he is professor in the Department of Comparative Linguistic and Cultural Studies at Universita Ca' Foscari in Venice. His latest book is Invention of Space. City, Travel and Literature (Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2013), published also in Catalan: La invencio de l'espai. Ciutat i viatge (Publicacions Universitat de Valencia, 2013). Jaume Subirana is Associate Professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and he has been visiting professor at Duke University, University of British Columbia, Brown University and Universita Ca' Foscari in Venice. He edited Willkommen in Katalonien. Eine literarische Entdeckungsreise (dtv, 2007), and has published Barcelona acrostic, Barcelona 365. Temps i ciutat and recently, BarcelonABC. Alfabet d'una ciutat/A City Alphabet (2013).

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