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Author Viestenz, William,
Title By the grace of God : Francoist Spain and the sacred roots of political imagination / William Viestenz.
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Author Viestenz, William,
Series Toronto Iberic studies
Toronto Iberic.
Subject Spanish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Religion and politics -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Religion and literature -- Spain -- History -- 20th century.
Religion in literature.
Politics in literature.
National characteristics in literature.
Spain -- Politics and government -- 1939-1975.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction: La Espana Sagrada as a Political Category -- 2 "He aqui una plenitud espanola": Catholicism, Cultural Regeneration, and Spanish Essentialism -- 3 Politics by Other Means: The Sacred Core of Collective Imagining Post-War Stimmung -- 4 Intimate Strife: Inside Juan Goytisolo's Sovereign Exception Against Sacred Forms -- 5 The Eternal Present of Sacred Time In illo tempore -- 6 "De-sacralization" and "Sacro-genesis," or How to Step Outside of Sacred Time -- 7 Espriu's Sepharad and the Equitable Restoration of Sacred Sovereignty -- 8 Conclusion: The Aesthetic Disruption of Political Truth.
Summary Using Franco's Spain and la Espana sagrada as a counterpoint to European secularity's own development, By the Grace of God is the first sustained analysis within Spanish cultural studies of the sacred as a political category and a tool for political organization.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781442668584 (electronic bk.)
144266858X (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.3138/9781442668584
OCLC # 891591019
Additional Format Print version: Viestenz, William. By the grace of God 9781442647572 (OCoLC)865495274

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