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There are clear distinctions between Spanish festivals and those elsewhere in Europe.

Furthermore, his three case studies, all of them placed within the methodological framework of “amiable enmity,” do not always fit his overarching interpretative aims. Urban Spectacle and Spanish Frontier Culture, The endnotes lack page numbers, and there are instances condesttable the sources for quotations are difficult to determine.

The fourteenth century saw the development of the paso de armaswhich was inspired, according re the author, by romances concerning King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. The Iberian Peninsula saw primarily three types of competitions.

For that we must all be grateful. There is an excellent bibliography, which is especially valuable for pointing the reader to a miguep of volumes arising from specialized symposia and colloquia, as well as several regional monographs.

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Enemies in the Plazabeautifully produced as always by the University of Pennsylvania Press and its very important medieval series, allows us to see condeetable relations–if not always under the guise of “amiable enmity,” then certainly under a new light. Yet, Muslims were also erstwhile enemies who, even though the Christians had had the upper hand in the Iberian peninsula since the early thirteenth century, still represented condestanle evident in hecgos economic and military successes of the kingdom of Granada an enduring threat because of Iberian Muslims’ ties to North Africa.

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Throughout most of his book, Devaney deploys the phrase “amiable enmity” deel describe these relations. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and kranzo customers. Chapter 2 also examines a series of contemporary texts that described, albeit in somewhat idealized fashion, those urban spaces that served as context for Devaney’s exploration of the links between spectacle and frontier society, between amiability and enmity.


Introduction Letter Reviews Articles Abstracts. It also sketches a methodological context for his inquiry.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Muslims in Christian Spain were often trading partners, cultural interlocutors, and, in Ron Barkay’s felicitous title, “the enemy in the mirror,” that is, a recognizable reflection of oneself. Current Issue Jump to: Their presence legitimated the event. It is a welcome gesture to a Mediterranean perspective, and one worth exploring in greater detail elsewhere. Thomas Devaney’s Enemies in the Plaza explores, through the use of three richly illustrated case studies, xe intersection of spectacle, violence, the forging of communal identity, and the growing hardening of attitudes towards religious minorities or recent converts in late-fifteenth-century Vel.

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Enemies in the Plaza also surveys the complex history of Jews and conversos in both the realm and the city itself. While praising his obvious efforts to present as faithful a vision of these southern Spanish communities as possible, I have some comments about and reservations as to the overall thrust of the project.

English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Discussions of the role of the audience or the latter’s response to the ideological formulations advanced in public spectacle, that is, the conflating together of contradictory positions of co-existence and enmity, helped create a consensus among the urban population. In the case of royal entries-the elaborate receptions of the king, his family, and his entourage inside the walls of a municipality-the author argues that, unlike elsewhere, one does not see a ” progresivo distanciamiento ” between the royal administration and the populace The citizens, knights, and ecclesiastics under his rule were under something of an obligation to participate, imposing a heavy burden.

Share your thoughts with other customers. At times in this book there is a distracting reliance on secondary quotations, causing the author’s voice to get lost.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Within this framework, the author provides typologies for festivals including calendric and extraordinary, sacred and profane, religious, politico-military, and “ludic,” or popular.


I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The justa between two knights, fighting one-on-one, originated at the end of twelfth century and saw its apogee in the fifteenth. Following the example of the two previous chapters, Devaney presents a detailed portrait of Murcia’s urban development, the nature of the Corpus Christi celebration, frontier society in Murcia, and, most pertinent to his overall argument, the participation or banishment of Muslim and Jews conversos after in what had become by then the premiere religious spectacle in Christian Spain.

The city was Castile’s main urban center directly on the frontier with Granada and served as the vanguard for Castilian incursions into the Nasrid kingdom. An important contribution of this book is that it “Europeanizes” the discussion of medieval festivals and ceremonies. His final chapter shifts to Murcia during the reign of the Catholic Monarchs and to the festivities associated with the great spectacle of the Corpus Christi processions.

Get to Know Us. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Also, the scholarly apparatus is a bit cumbersome. Perhaps the most useful discussion is that on the history of torneosjustasand other chivalric competitions, since the author describes and untangles for the reader the many usages and terms for these events in Spanish, French, and Italian.

Over the centuries, festivals accumulated, amounting in some places to a hundred days a year. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

The relationship between the king and the populace may also have been different; Ladero Quesada sees unique traits in certain political ceremonies of Castile.

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After all, the Muslims of Granada were condestavle in commercial activities, sharers of the frontier ethos of honor and military prowess; yet, at the same time, Miguel Lucas and Castilian urban elites on the frontier and elsewhere were deeply committed to crusade ideology and to the reconquest of Granada. In this manner, he seeks to show how these spectacles exemplified and promoted relations between different religious groups, relations that Devaney describes, doon again, as “amiable enmity.

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