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    Narratives in motion: journalism and modernist events in 1920s Portugal

    Trindade, Luis (2016) Narratives in motion: journalism and modernist events in 1920s Portugal. Remapping Cultural History 15. New York, U.S. & Oxford, UK: Berghahn Books. ISBN 9781785331039. (In Press)

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    Interwar Portugal was in many ways a microcosm of Europe’s encounter with modernity: reshaped by industrialization, urban growth, and the antagonism between liberalism and authoritarianism, it also witnessed new forms of media and mass culture that transformed daily life. This fascinating study of newspapers in 1920s Portugal explores how the new “modernist reportage” embodied the spirit of the era while mediating some of its most spectacular episodes, from political upheavals to lurid crimes of passion. In the process, Luís Trindade illuminates the twofold nature of that journalism—both historical account and material object, it epitomized a distinctly modern entanglement of narrative and event.


    Item Type: Book
    School: School of Arts > Cultures and Languages
    Research Centres and Institutes: Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies, Centre for (CILAVS), Gender and Sexuality, Birkbeck (BiGS), Social Research, Birkbeck Institute for (BISR)
    Depositing User: Luis Trindade
    Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2016 10:50
    Last Modified: 29 Jun 2020 02:40


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