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Título: English recusant controversy in Spanish print culture: dissemination, popularization, fictionalization
Autor: Sáez Hidalgo, Ana
Año del Documento: 2018
Editorial: Brill
Descripción: Producción Científica
Documento Fuente: Liam Chambers and Thomas O’Connor, eds. Forming Catholic Communities: Irish, Scots and English College Networks in Europe, 1568-1918. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2018: 201-31. (Series: Brill Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700).
Resumen: Controversy – or theologia polemica, with a long and rich tradition in the Middle Ages – was one of the pillars of the Counter-Reformation. This was particularly the case for English Catholic students in overseas colleges, where the training in controversy was a core part of college curricula and seen by college authorities as essential to successful service on the English mission. Indeed controversy and training in controversy became a distinctive element of seminary life in the English colleges in Spain, notably those at Valladolid and Seville. Both institutions, in their search for patronage and support in Spain, published narrative accounts in Spanish of the hardships suffered by English Catholics. These published accounts, so central to fund-raising efforts, were adapted to local taste and into local genres, like the relaciones, martyrdom accounts, avisos, and pliegos sueltos. In this complex process of narrative composition, adaptation, publication, and dissemination, the distinctive preoccupation of this literature with the heroic virtue, religious zeal, and controversial acumen of persecuted English priests contributed to the popularisation and subsequent fictionalisation of the literary characters created in Spanish print culture. This was one of the most important achievements of the college network in Spain. It exercised a formative influence not only on English Catholic clergy and laity on the mission but also on the English Catholic diaspora and their Spanish patrons.
Materias (normalizadas): English literature
Spanish literature
Early modern English history
Early modern Spanish history
English influence on Spain
English Colleges in Spain
English Catholic
Palabras Clave: Anglo-Spanish relations
Early modern print culture
Recusants in Spain
English influence in Spain
ISBN: 9789004354357
Patrocinador: Agencia Española de Investigación - MINECO
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Idioma: eng
Derechos: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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