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who would receive it.” Members of the Society were not permitted to accept women’s vows of obedience. 211 Both Carvajal’s life as a beata and her association with the Society began back in Spain. As a young woman living with her uncle in Madrid, she converted the highest floor of his home into a

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In: An Overview of the Pre-suppression Society of Jesus in Spain 

The Universalist ideation of the Spanish Enlightenment is a theoretical fact founded on concrete historical-political facts. Indeed, it is perfectly understandable that Spain was the country capable of establishing a Universalist School since, from the end of the 15th century, at the dawn of

In: Introduction to the Spanish Universalist School

the dedication to Floridablanca, a re-elaboration, not a mere translation. Hervás commences the first book of his work as follows: “I propose to the man in the history of his life, the admirable variety of states and figures, that he himself is doing in the Civil Society, according to the succession

In: Introduction to the Spanish Universalist School

without death, and that death conditions the living body of the infant, forever obliging believers to ponder the fragility of existence and the cyclical nature of sacred time. The wounds inflicted on the adult’s body infect life with a force that is repugnant but irresistible, divesting it of the

In: Sacred Skin: The Legend of St. Bartholomew in Spanish Art and Literature
Author: Louisa Söllner

both novels is easily retold: in each book, the protagonist finds a photograph that poses resistance to the stories about the past with which she had lived for most of her life. To uncover the secrets these pictures veil, both protagonists return to Cuba. What is only a short, clandestine trip in the

In: Photographic Ekphrasis in Cuban-American Fiction
Author: Louisa Söllner

Firmat’s narrative, by contrast, traces the narrator’s attempts at carving out a living space for himself “in America.” Yet, he insists on entering this stage as a “ cubano ,” thus expressing, even through the linguistic displacement of a Spanish word into an otherwise English title, that his life

In: Photographic Ekphrasis in Cuban-American Fiction
Author: Michel Boeglin

sanctification of the sinner could only take place by means of a living faith: The faith which is required of Man, that he might have a true idea of being blessed in this life … must be illuminated and accompanied with love, which awakens it and leads it to charitable works, and does not let him rest if he

In: The Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond

bifurcation between issues of life/death, salvation/damnation, and despair/redemption. 8 The location of Bartholomew’s ministry is equally uncertain. In some of the earliest extant testimonies, the saint toils in Egypt after the death of Christ, drawing perhaps on his experiences as a prince of the

In: Sacred Skin: The Legend of St. Bartholomew in Spanish Art and Literature
Author: Louisa Söllner

1 Missing Pictures: A Compressed Philosophy of Photography The title of this book was inspired by one of the 101 short narratives that make up Guillermo Cabrera Infante’s book View of Dawn in the Tropics . Published in 1974, after the author started life as an exile, first in Spain and then in

In: Photographic Ekphrasis in Cuban-American Fiction
Author: Louisa Söllner

, the careful staging she arranges for her return trip also marks her condition as one that is determined by other longings: Abuela not only wants to reach Cuba, she wants to reach the past, a time in which she participated in the pleasures of Cuban high society life, as her choice of packing “two

In: Photographic Ekphrasis in Cuban-American Fiction