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“The culture of cursilería: bad teaste, kitsch, and class in Modern Spain” by Noël Valis

cultureofcursileria“Not easily translated, the Spanish terms cursi and cursilería refer to a cultural phenomenon widely prevalent in Spanish society since the nineteenth century. Like “kitsch,” cursi evokes the idea of bad taste, but it also suggests one who has pretensions of refinement and elegance without possessing them. In The Culture of Cursilería, Noël Valis examines the social meanings of cursi, viewing it as a window into modern Spanish history and particularly into the development of middle-class culture.”

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(The) culture of cursilería: bad teaste, kitsch, and class in Modern Spain / Noël Valis. — Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.

XVI, 405 : : il ; 24 cm.

Bibliografía: p. 353-391.

ISBN 0-8223-2997-2

BH 301 .K5 V35 2002

R. 86467000

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