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Puertas abiertas, puertas cerradas : Un estudio de la sección de español de la Universidad de Lund como mediador literario entre 1970 y 2015

Johansson, Ingela LU (2016) In Moderna Sprak 110(2, Special Issue). p.1-20
Abstract (Swedish)
I denna diakroniska studie undersöker jag vilken skönlitteratur som ingått som kurslitteratur i grundutbildningen i spanska vid Lunds universitet från år 1970 fram till 2015. Den korpus av skönlitterära verk som utgör studieobjekt undersöks utifrån tre antaganden, nämligen att ämnet spanska har en mer samtida än klassisk-kanonisk profil, att kurslitteraturen fram till ungefär 1980 dominerades av litteratur från Spanien medan andelen latinamerikanska verk därefter kom att öka, och slutligen att kurslitteraturen fram till 1990-talet dominerades av verk skrivna av manliga författare. Genom en analys av åren 1970, 1985, 2000 och 2015 bekräftas de två första antagandena. Däremot visar sig det tredje komma på skam: först år 2015 kan en kvinnlig... (More)
I denna diakroniska studie undersöker jag vilken skönlitteratur som ingått som kurslitteratur i grundutbildningen i spanska vid Lunds universitet från år 1970 fram till 2015. Den korpus av skönlitterära verk som utgör studieobjekt undersöks utifrån tre antaganden, nämligen att ämnet spanska har en mer samtida än klassisk-kanonisk profil, att kurslitteraturen fram till ungefär 1980 dominerades av litteratur från Spanien medan andelen latinamerikanska verk därefter kom att öka, och slutligen att kurslitteraturen fram till 1990-talet dominerades av verk skrivna av manliga författare. Genom en analys av åren 1970, 1985, 2000 och 2015 bekräftas de två första antagandena. Däremot visar sig det tredje komma på skam: först år 2015 kan en kvinnlig vändning iakttas i så måtto att en större balans mellan kvinnliga och manliga författare infinner sig. Den manliga dominansen återspeglas även i det som jag i detta arbete kallar den lokala författarkanonen i spanska vid Lunds universitet: bland de fem författare vars verk läses konstant under de 45 undersökta åren finns det bara en kvinna, Ana María Matute. De övriga fyra är Jorge Luis Borges, Federico García Lorca, Miguel de Unamuno och Mario Vargas Llosa. (Less)
Abstract
This diachronic study investigates the works of fiction that were listed in the reading lists for graduate courses in Spanish at Lund University between the years 1970 and 2015. The study focuses on the role of Spanish as a literary gatekeeper and analyzes the literary corpus from three assumptions: that the literature listed has a contemporary profile, rather than a classical-canonical one; that peninsular Spanish literature dominated the reading lists at the expense of Latin American literature until the 1980s; and, finally, that until the 1990s the reading lists were dominated by male authors. Sample surveys of the reading lists from 1970, 1985, 2000 and 2015 confirm the first two assumptions, whereas the third one is proven to be... (More)
This diachronic study investigates the works of fiction that were listed in the reading lists for graduate courses in Spanish at Lund University between the years 1970 and 2015. The study focuses on the role of Spanish as a literary gatekeeper and analyzes the literary corpus from three assumptions: that the literature listed has a contemporary profile, rather than a classical-canonical one; that peninsular Spanish literature dominated the reading lists at the expense of Latin American literature until the 1980s; and, finally, that until the 1990s the reading lists were dominated by male authors. Sample surveys of the reading lists from 1970, 1985, 2000 and 2015 confirm the first two assumptions, whereas the third one is proven to be incorrect: only in 2015 can a true "feminine turn" be found, as a more equal balance between female and male authors was struck in the lists. The predominance of male authors can also be found in what I have chosen to call the local canon of authors: during the 45 years that were investigated, works by five authors recur, only one of whom is a woman, Ana María Matute. The other authors are Borges, García Lorca, Unamuno and Vargas Llosa. (Less)
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Öppna dörrar, stängda dörrar : En undersökning av spanskämnet som litteraturförmedlare mellan 1970 och 2015.
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Canon, Contemporaneity, Female authors, Latinamerican, Literary gatekeeper, Spanish, Sweden
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Moderna Sprak
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110
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2, Special Issue
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20 pages
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Lärarna i moderna språk
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2000-3560
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Spanish
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  author       = {Johansson, Ingela},
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  series       = {Moderna Sprak},
  title        = {Puertas abiertas, puertas cerradas : Un estudio de la sección de español de la Universidad de Lund como mediador literario entre 1970 y 2015},
  volume       = {110},
  year         = {2016},
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