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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Because of the excellent international reception of that volume, we continue this historiographical task by collecting in future volumes profiles of other 20th century medievalists. You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. A Aurlel Line more. En la primera parte del libro se repasan los principales GenreHistoriographyand Genre Theory.

Autobiography as Historiographical Intervention more. Aurell provides many engaging excerpts from the texts, which he renders in English and the shorter ones also in Catalan.

Authoring the Past

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The Mercenary Mediterranean Hussein Fancy. He has edited a volume on Historians’ Autobiographies: From Documentation to Intervention” New York: Historical Writings and Historical Authors 1. Literature and Literary Criticism: By privileging historians’ autobiographies, this book proposes a renewed history of historiography, one that engages the theoretical evolution of the discipline, the way history has been interpreted by historians, and the currents of thought and ideologies that have dominated and influenced its writing in the 20th and 21st centuries.


He re-places Catalan chroniclers in both their local and their European context, and he analyzes their texts with literary skills as well as historical ones.

His main subjects of research are medieval and modern historiography, historians’ autobiographies, and Medieval Coronations.

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By uarell these texts alongside one another, Aurell demonstrates the shifting contexts in which chronicles were conceived, written, and read throughout the Middle Ages.

Historical Studies and Rethinking History. By analyzing these texts alongside one another, Aurell demonstrates the shifting contexts in which chronicles were conceived, written, and read throughout the Middle Ages.

By reading the lives of these medievalists, we can better understand the development of intellectual history and our notions of developing cultural traditions. Medievalism has been closely united to national traditions since its beginning, and this book contributes to our understanding of this phenomenon. Authoring the Past surveys 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.

Genealogia de Occidente more. Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. He demonstrates their varied rhetorical styles and strategies. He argues that these Catalonian counts and Aragonese kings were attempting to use their role as authors to legitimize their monarchical status, their growing political and economic power, and their aggressive expansionist policies in the Mediterranean.


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Help Center Find new research papers in: Jaume Aurell examines texts from the late twelfth to the late fourteenth century—including the Latin Gesta comitum Barcinonensium and four texts in medieval Catalan: Ruiz, Aurll of California, Los Angeles. 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: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia, Aurell

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