“Los escritores y la experiencia de la ciudad moderna” was the title of the conference that year.
Edited by J. Cruz Mendizábal, here are the papers read at the 9th annual Hispanic Literatures conference, Oct. 21-22, 1983, sponsored by the Spanish section of the Foreign Languages Department at IUP in Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Click here to access conference papers [379 pp.]
[I put up the table of contents a while back — due to complications involving the spiral binding of the publication, it has taken quite a bit of time to get this scanned.]
For me this is a great window into the interest that urban themes have enjoyed within Hispanic Studies for over thirty years.
Amazing to have this, thank you. What this also shows is how drastically “urban studies” approaches have changed in 30 years. That doesn’t surprise; but comparing the prevalence of “themes”-type essays in this volume, with the prevalence nowadays of theoretically-informed analyses, da para pensar.