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Language & Culture

Slavery and the Black Presence in Spanish Golden-Age Literature

So far, scholars have had surprisingly little to say about Zaide, a black character that appears in the famous novel Lazarillo de Tormes. So how does the figure of a black slave fit into a canonical work of Spanish Golden-Age letters?

Politics & Society

Class Did Matter in the Election, But Not in the Way We Expected

The problem in understanding Donald Trump’s election may be our simplistic expectations rather than how the working class actually voted.

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