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Author Vialette, Aurélie, author

Title Intellectual philanthropy : the seduction of the masses / Aurélie Vialette
Published West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 278 pages.)
Series Purdue studies in romance literatures ; volume 73
Purdue studies in Romance literatures ; v. 73
Contents The working class spectacle -- Archiving philanthropy -- Performing 'Los filantropos' : the theater as the medium for a theorization of philanthropy -- The library is the city : the enactment of democratization processes in the centros de lectura -- Catechism of industry -- Philanthropy and the female working class -- The potential not to be : domesticity, economy and reading practices of women workers -- The art of dying well : philanthropy and the imitation of Christ as social deactivation
Summary "Intellectual Philanthropy: The Seduction of the Masses by Aurélie Vialette examines the practice of philanthropy in modern Spain. Through detailed studies of popular music, collective readings, dramas, working-class manuals, and fiction, Vialette reveals how depictions of urban philanthropic activities can inform our understanding of interactions in the economic, cultural, religious, and educational spheres, class power dynamics, and gender roles in urban Spanish society"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Arts and society -- Spain -- History -- 19th century
Charities -- Spain -- History -- 19th century
Humanitarianism -- Spain -- History -- 19th century
Working class -- Spain -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Arts and society.
Working class -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1612495451 (electronic bk.)
9781612495453 (electronic bk.)