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Contemporary Spanish culture

TV, fashion, art, and film

by Paul Julian Smith

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Polity, Blackwell in Cambridge, UK, Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts, Spanish -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementPaul Julian Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX562 .S65 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 178 p. :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17078215M
    ISBN 100745630529, 0745630537
    LC Control Number2002034576

    Why Read Classic Spanish Books? Culture. Reading classic Spanish books will help you understand culture more. After all, the important works in any language play a role in related cultures. How many times have you heard Shakespeare references? Because of literature’s role in culture, it’s helpful to read important works in Spanish, too. Contemporary Spanish Literature Chapter Exam Instructions. Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions.


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