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. Rethinking historical genres in the twenty-first century more. Historical, Liturgical, and Iconographical Representations”, in Speculum. You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores.

Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia, Aurell

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.

By reading the lives of these medievalists, we can better understand the development of intellectual history and our notions of developing cultural traditions.

He argues that these Catalonian counts and Aragonese kings were attempting to use their role as authors to jsume their monarchical status, their growing political and economic power, and their aggressive expansionist policies in the Mediterranean. 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: Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr.


This is a brilliant and suggestive book about how the past has been reported and enshrined. Outside jakme USA, see our international sales information.

Dialogue with Death Arthur Koestler. 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 Historical Writings and Historical Authors 1. Gesta Comitum Barchinonensium as Genealogy 2.

Authoring the Past

Montserrat Piera, Temple University Speculum. The Shift in Historical Genres 7. Medieval History and Histoire des femmes. History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia more. Revista de Historia more.

A Journal of English and Germanic Philology more. From genealogies to chronicles: Rewriting the Middle Ages in the Twentieth Century more. The range of the cultural and geographical origins of the medievalists profiled in this volume — from England, Spain, France, Germany, Russia, Portugal, Romania, Poland, Argentina, Bulgaria, United States, Belgium, Holland, and Turkey —best illustrates the global influence of medievalism aurekl the construction, invention, and consolidation of national traditions.

Making History jauume Contextualizing Oneself: European History Literature and Literary Criticism: Ruiz, University of California, Los Angeles.

Attreed, College of the Holy Cross Choice. Jan 1, Publication Name: Benedetto Croce and Robin Collinwood: Brepols Publishers Publication Date: The Historian and His Chronicle 4. 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 aurfll Mediterranean.


La scrittura della storia. Beyond the innovations that this book provides to understand the history of medieval Catalonia, the book will be also used broadly because of its ability to jaumr the emergence and evolution of the medieval historical writing, the practice of the royal autobiography, the idea of authorship, and the relationships between history and politics.

Books by Jaume Aurell (Author of La escritura de la memoria)

English, French PaperbackPaperback The publication is available. The Self-Coronations of Iberian Kings: Skip to main content. Autobiography as unconventional history: Autobiographical Texts as Historiographical Sources: The Mercenary Mediterranean Hussein Fancy. Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University. GenreHistoriographyand Genre Theory.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. University of Chicago Press: He is currently working on a book on self-coronations, considering its ritual condition, from a historical and anthropological perspective.