Miguel de Unamuno | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 43 pages of analysis & critique of Miguel de Unamuno.
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SOURCE: Resina, Joan Ramon. “For Their Own Good: The Spanish Identity and Its Grand Inquisitor, Miguel de Unamuno.” In La Generacion del 98: Frente al Nuevo Fin de Siglo, edited by Jesus Torrecilla, pp. 235-67. Atlanta, Ga.: Rodopi B.V., 2000.

In the following essay, Resina contextualizes Unamuno's evolving political philosophy as a member of La Generacion del 98, paying close attention to the ways in which Unamuno's Basque heritage influenced his theories of linguistic and national identity.

Sean cuales fueren las deficiencias que para la vida de la cultura moderna tenga el pueblo castellano, es preciso confesar que a su generosidad, a su sentido impositivo, a su empeño por imponer a otros sus creencias, debió su predominancia. […] ‘Gran generosidad implica el ir a salvar almas, aunque sea a tizonazos’.

(1905, 1293)

En bien espiritual de Cataluña, en bien de su mayor cultura, hay que mantener la oficialidad irrestringida e incompartida...

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