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Jaume Aurell ([email protected]) is Professor at the Department of History at the University of Navarra (Spain). His main subjects of research are medieval and. Results 1 – 12 of 19 Genealogía de Occidente: Claves históricas del mundo actual (Spanish Edition). Aug 30, by Jaume Aurell. Ve el perfil de Jaume Aurell en LinkedIn, la mayor red profesional del mundo. Jaume tiene 2 empleos en su perfil. Ve el perfil completo en LinkedIn y descubre .

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Aursll positivismi ai postmodernismi more. Benedetto Croce and Robin Collinwood: His readings are original, and his contextualization of the works in a European framework is most welcome.

Historical, Liturgical, and Iconographical Representations”, in Speculum. La scrittura della storia.

Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia, Aurell

En la primera parte del libro se repasan los principales Medieval History and Histoire des femmes. Indeed, the twenty-first century has witnessed a proliferation of new forms of history, including film and documentaries, social media, graphic novels, video games and re-enactments, historical novels and biopics, as well as innovations in first-person narratives such as historical witness, synthetic memories, and travel writing.

The Mercenary Mediterranean Hussein Fancy. Aurell provides many engaging excerpts from the texts, which he renders in English and the shorter ones also in Catalan. Catalan Chroniclers and Poetic License: Autobiographical Texts as Historiographical Sources: Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University. Outside the USA, see our international sales information. Historical Studies and Rethinking History. Using a comparative approach to these texts, this book identifies six historical-autobiographical styles: For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Dialogue with Death Arthur Koestler.


Books by Jaume Aurell

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Paul Freedman, Yale University. He is currently working on a book on self-coronations, considering its ritual condition, from a historical and anthropological perspective.

El Nuevo Medievalismo Hispania more. He demonstrates their varied rhetorical styles and strategies. Ruler, Knight, and Chronicler 5. In the context of the freedoms inspired by postmodernism and enabled by the development of innovative textual and graphic platforms, new theories of history jahme genres as flexible living forms that inspire more creative and experimental representations of the past. European History Literature and Literary Criticism: He argues that these Catalonian counts and Aragonese kings were attempting to use their role as authors to legitimize their monarchical status, their growing political and economic power, and their aggressive expansionist policies in the Mediterranean.

Books by Jaume Aurell (Author of La escritura de la memoria)

He shows how, at each stage of its development, the texts analyzed are generated and shaped by the needs of social and political legitimation and authoritative self-representation. His publications include “Theoretical Perspectives on Historians’ Autobiographies. Aurell examines these texts to understand the relationship between history and fiction and to track the development of historical genres from genealogies to chronicles, and chivalric to political autobiographies.

Brepols Publishers Publication Date: History, Epic, Fiction Carr wrote, “study the historian before you begin to study the facts. By analyzing these texts alongside one another, Aurell demonstrates the shifting contexts in which chronicles were conceived, written, and read throughout the Middle Ages.

Attreed, College of the Holy Cross Choice. Constructing the author Rethinking History more.

His main subjects of research haume medieval and modern historiography, historians’ autobiographies, and Medieval Coronations.


By privileging historians’ autobiographies, this book proposes a renewed history of historiography, one that engages the theoretical evolution of the discipline, the way history has been interpreted by historians, and the currents of thought and ideologies that have dominated and influenced its writing in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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In the context of the freedoms inspired by postmodernism and enabled by the development of innovative textual and graphic platforms, new theories of history view genres as flexible living forms that inspire more creative and experimental Autobiography as unconventional history: Biography and History and archaeology.

The Dawn of Catalan Autobiography jahme Chronicle 8.

This focus, which perhaps and apparently contravenes the actual strength of the process of globalisation, is especially fascinating in the field of medievalism, because most of the modern nations — specially those in Europe and Asia — have found their justification, inspiration, and legendary and historical foundations in the Middle Ages.

Skip to main content. He has edited a volume on Historians’ Autobiographies: Acknowledging the current diversity in theories and practices, and assuming the historicity of historical genres, this introduction engages the reality of historical genres today and explores new directions in historical practice by examining these new forms of representing the past.

From Documentation to Intervention” New York: He re-places Catalan chroniclers in both their local and their European context, and he analyzes their texts with literary skills as well as historical ones.