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 (hĭs′pə-nĭz′əm) or His·pan·i·cism (hĭ-spăn′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
1. Esteem for or promotion of Spanish culture or traditions.
2. A Spanish word, phrase, or linguistic feature occurring in another language.


a Spanish turn of phrase


(ˈhɪs pəˌnɪz əm)

n. (often cap.)
1. a movement in Latin America for the promotion of Spanish or of native culture and influence.
2. a word, phrase, feature, etc., associated with Spain or Latin America.


[ˈhɪspənɪzəm] Nhispanismo m
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Bibliografia de la Literatura Espanola is a comprehensive bibliography of monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, bibliographies, congress proceedings, and other miscellaneous material covering a wide range of subject areas: literary theory, literary genres, popular literature, Hispanism, bibliographies, and authors.
Unamuno, Epistolarity, and the Rhetoric of Transatlantic Hispanism.
His work has made a fascinating and influential medieval story more accessible not only to specialists but also to scholars working in other fields of Hispanism and medieval studies as well as graduate and advanced undergraduate students.
Bringing the field of animal studies to the field of Hispanism, Beusterien (Spanish and comparative literature, Texas Tech University) focuses on 16th-century Spain.
And Remeseira's own previously unpublished "A Splendid Outsider: Archer Milton Huntington and the Hispanic Heritage in the United States," an important contribution to the history of Hispanism in the United States and in New York, exemplifies the genre of the literary essay.
Leopoldo Lugones, the erstwhile progressive Argentine poet turned reactionary ideologue, adamantly defended the autonomy of Argentine fas cism, tracing it as much to Catholic Hispanism and a memory of Spain's empire as to any other source.
The annual colloquia organized at King's College London by Professor David Hook from 1992 until his move to Bristol became a key event in British medieval Hispanism.
Changes in academic, university-based Hispanism in the US and Britain, in the form of a turn toward cultural studies (including media and popular culture), have favored the incorporation of Spanish-language film into both under-graduate and graduate curriculums.
It might be interesting to pick up where Rogers leaves off to produce a fuller picture of the sad plight of Hispanism after the war.
This second observation allows us to polish my previous statement on the role of urbanity in Hispanism.
This form of conservative Hispanism tinged with anti-imperialism, while very much in keeping with the elitist criollo tendencies evident in Rodo's text, do have an intriguing overlap with the radical left that would develop in Latin America over the following half century.
Hispanism, he pays tribute to two of his closest companions in the effort, Luis Leal, to whom he dedicates the opening episodes, and Myron Lichtblau, another distinguished Latin Americanist.