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 Department: Department of Foreign Languages
 Degree Level: Master's
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
Carlos Muñiz and Social Drama

Carlos Muñiz and Social Drama

Date: May 1973
Creator: Adams, Sarah Sue
Description: The problem with which this investigation is concerned is that of determining the merit of the works of the contemporary Spanish playwright Carlos Muñiz in the area of social drama.
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Mosques in France: The Visible Presence of Islam

Mosques in France: The Visible Presence of Islam

Date: May 2011
Creator: Arnold, Ashley Patricia
Description: Numerous laws are being directed toward subduing the visible presence of Islam throughout France, and in return French Muslims are becoming bolder in the projection of their faith. This thesis examines the presence of Islam in France throughout history and in contemporary French civilization. Specifically, this thesis addresses the issues regarding the visible presence of Islam in France through such institutions as mosques and how they are the key symbols representing the prominence of Islam in France. It looks at what lies in the collective French mind that creates such an influence on today's policies and outlook, as well as identifies the key characters that dominate the current affairs surrounding Islam in France. The thesis reviews the country's past relations with the visible presence of Islam through the controversies surrounding the construction of famous mosques. In addition, this thesis underlines key areas where both the State and the Muslim population must make concessions in order to avoid further conflict.
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Spanish Migration in Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film

Spanish Migration in Contemporary Spanish Literature and Film

Date: August 2011
Creator: Arzac, Sergio
Description: Spain underwent drastic social and political changes in the last decades of the twentieth century which also affected the nation’s patterns of emigration. Contemporary Spanish literature and film that portray these decades reflect the country’s fluctuating characteristics of migration. ¡Vente a Alemania, Pepe! (1971) by Pedro Lazaga, Coto vedado (1985) by Juan Goytisolo, El hijo del acordeonista (2003) by Bernardo Atxaga, and Yoyes (2000) by Helena Taberna demonstrate Spain’s migration trends during the last years of Franco’s dictatorship and the transition to democracy. The nation’s highly increased socioeconomic development in the 1970s and 1980s which eventually led to a first-world status also affected emigration, which can be seen in Carlota Fainberg (1999) by Antonio Muñoz Molina, Kasbah (2000) by Mariano Barroso, Restos de carmine (1999) by Juan Madrid, and Map of the Sounds of Tokyo (2009) by Isabel Coixet.
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Social Ideas in the Dramas of Gregorio Martinez Sierra

Social Ideas in the Dramas of Gregorio Martinez Sierra

Date: August 1937
Creator: Attanasio, Lola Curbo
Description: This thesis illustrated Gregorio Martinez Sierra's social philosophy: motherhood, marital relationships, relationships between parents and children, and the social even of spain.
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Prose Writings of José Rubén Romero

Prose Writings of José Rubén Romero

Date: August 1967
Creator: Ballard, Shirley S.
Description: This thesis presents a brief biography of the Mexican writer José Rubén Romero and discusses his prose writings, with an emphasis on his novels.
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The Humor of Alejandro Casona

The Humor of Alejandro Casona

Date: August 1964
Creator: Benson, Barbara B.
Description: Alejandro Casona is a major playwright in the Spanish language today. He is known chiefly for his fantasy and humor. The intent of this paper is to show that his humor is a device for obtaining the attention of those whom he would teach.
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Romantic and Realistic Elements in the Theater of Don Manuel Tamayo y Baus

Romantic and Realistic Elements in the Theater of Don Manuel Tamayo y Baus

Date: 1948
Creator: Booth, Venita Keown
Description: A critical study of the drama of Tamayo y Baus.
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Social Ideas in the Novels of José María de Pereda

Social Ideas in the Novels of José María de Pereda

Date: 1948
Creator: Buell, Emma Lee Fulwiler
Description: Pereda's literary fecundity and his literary achievement attain their peak in his novels; through these novels he attempts to present a clear portrayal of the social aspects of provincial Spain.
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The Antihero in the Novels of Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui

The Antihero in the Novels of Juan Antonio de Zunzunegui

Date: May 1968
Creator: Burkart, Judith E.
Description: Although some of Zunzunegui's works are not so moralistic in intent as others, it will be seen that each one of them criticizes a particular bad trait in the protagonist which leads to unhappiness or defeat, either for the character himself or for someone close to him.
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The Development of the Philosophy of Benito Pérez Galdós as Revealed by his Contemporary Novels.

The Development of the Philosophy of Benito Pérez Galdós as Revealed by his Contemporary Novels.

Date: 1957
Creator: Cage, Rebecca D.
Description: This thesis is a study of the development of the philosophy of Benito Pérez Galdós as revealed by his contemporary novels.
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