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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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The Dawn of Catalan Autobiography as Chronicle 8. The first study of its kind to make medieval Catalonian writings available to English-speaking audiences, Authoring the Past will be of interest to scholars of history and comparative literature, students of Hispanic and Romance medieval studies, and medievalists who study the chronicle tradition in other languages. Authoring the Past jsume medieval Catalan historiography, shedding light on the emergence and evolution of historical writing and autobiography in the Middle Ages, on questions of authority and authorship, and on the links between history and politics during the period.

They actively participated in debates that exceeded strictly academic limits, delving into a wide range of political and cultural issues.

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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 Historical, Liturgical, and Iconographical Representations”, in Speculum. Peter Burke, University of Cambridge. History, Epic, Fiction GenreHistoriographyand Genre Theory.


The publication is available. New ways of articulating history compete with the traditional model of historical prose. El Nuevo Medievalismo Hispania more. Biography and History and archaeology. A Crooked Line more. From genealogies to chronicles: Attreed, College of the Holy Cross Choice. Revista de Historia more.

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His main subjects of research are medieval and modern historiography, historians’ autobiographies, and Medieval Coronations. He is currently working on a book on self-coronations, considering its ritual condition, from a historical and anthropological perspective. Montserrat Piera, Temple University Speculum.

Help Center Find new research papers in: Aurell provides many engaging excerpts from the texts, which he renders in English and the shorter ones also in Catalan. By analyzing these texts alongside one another, Aurell demonstrates the shifting contexts in which chronicles were conceived, written, and read throughout the Middle Ages.

Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. 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 jaime new forms of representing the past.

The Self-Coronations of Iberian Kings: Els mercaders catalans i la cultura de l’Edat Mitjana al Renaixement more. He re-places Catalan chroniclers in both their local and their European context, jaune he analyzes their texts with literary skills as well as historical ones.

Books by Jaume Aurell

Paul Freedman, Yale University. 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. This series are focused on medievalists who have been more relevant during the past century. Theoretical Perspectives on Historians’ Autobiographies. Genealogia de Occidente more. Medievalism has been closely united to national traditions since its beginning, and this book contributes maume our understanding of this phenomenon.


Rewriting the Middle Ages in the Twentieth Century more. Dialogue with Death Arthur Koestler. Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University. By reading the lives of these medievalists, we can better understand the development of intellectual history and our notions of developing cultural qurell. Historical Writings and Historical Authors 1. Rethinking historical genres in the twenty-first century more. Log In Sign Up.

The Historian and His Chronicle 4. Brepols Publishers Publication Date: This is a thoughtful and engaging book. Els mercaders catalans al aurelp.

This focus, which perhaps and apparently contravenes the actual strength of the process of globalisation, jaumw 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.

The Shift in Historical Genres 7.