Maria Dolores Costa received her Ph.D. in Spanish literature from the University of Massachusetts. She is Assistant Professor of Spanish at California State University, Los Angeles.
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literature >> Azaña, Manuel
Although sexuality does not appear in any of the works of leftist political figure Manuel Azaña, he was committed to liberal freedom and revolutionary reforms.
literature >> Cernuda, Luis
Luis Cernuda, one of Spain's most important twentieth-century poets, expressed his homosexuality first indirectly and then explicitly in his poetry.
literature >> Goytisolo, Juan
The iconoclastic Juan Goytisolo, one of the most prominent literary figures in Spain, exalts homosexuality for rejecting repressive Hispanic social norms.
literature >> Spanish Literature
Treating homosexuality in Spanish literature is largely a twentieth-century phenomenon, occurring most frequently in the post-Franco decades.