Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Thomas R. Franz

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr.
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Critical Essay by Thomas R. Franz

SOURCE: Franz, Thomas R. “The Poetics of Space in San Manuel Bueno, Mártir.Hispanic Journal 16, no. 1 (spring 1995): 7-20.

In the following essay, Franz employs Gaston Bachelard's The Poetics of Space to analyze the symbolic use of space in Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr.

Many studies have wrestled with the symbolism in Unamuno's San Manuel Bueno, mártir and have interpreted the symbols in very different ways. So wide is the critical chasm that at least one critic has declared that “there can be no objective solution to the question” (Butt 67). Nevertheless, the major treatments of the problem (Falconieri, Morón Arroyo, Rodríguez-Alcalá, Blanco Aguinaga, Hammitt, García de la Concha) tend to agree...

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