Jaume Aurell ([email protected]) is Professor at the Department of History at the University of Navarra (Spain). His main subjects of research are medieval and. Results 1 – 12 of 19 Genealogía de Occidente: Claves históricas del mundo actual (Spanish Edition). Aug 30, by Jaume Aurell. Ve el perfil de Jaume Aurell en LinkedIn, la mayor red profesional del mundo. Jaume tiene 2 empleos en su perfil. Ve el perfil completo en LinkedIn y descubre .

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Historical Studies and Rethinking History. Constructing the author Rethinking History more. The Historian and His Chronicle 4.

He argues that these Catalonian counts and Aragonese kings were attempting to use their role as authors to legitimize their monarchical status, their growing political and economic xurell, and their aggressive expansionist policies in the Mediterranean.

Beyond the innovations that this book provides to understand the history of medieval Catalonia, the book will be also used broadly because of its ability to enlighten the emergence and evolution of the medieval historical writing, the practice of the royal autobiography, the idea of authorship, and the relationships between history and politics.

Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. By analyzing these texts alongside one another, Aurell demonstrates the shifting contexts in which chronicles were conceived, written, and read throughout the Middle Ages.


By privileging historians’ autobiographies, this book proposes a renewed history of historiography, jayme that engages the theoretical evolution of the discipline, the way history has been interpreted by historians, and the currents of thought and ideologies that have dominated and influenced its writing in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Els mercaders catalans al quatre-cents. Jan 1, Publication Name: Jaume Aurell saurell unav. Literature and Literary Criticism: Aurell examines these texts to understand the relationship between history and fiction and to track the development of historical genres from genealogies to chronicles, and chivalric to political autobiographies.

Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia, Aurell

Jaume Aurell examines texts from the late twelfth to the late fourteenth century—including the Latin Gesta comitum Barcinonensium zurell four texts in aurelll Catalan: Spiegel, Johns Hopkins University. The first study of its kind to make medieval Catalonian writings available to English-speaking audiences, Authoring the Past will be of interest to scholars of history and comparative literature, students of Hispanic and Romance medieval studies, and medievalists who study the chronicle tradition in other languages.

Authoring the Past surveys medieval Catalan historiography, shedding light on the emergence and evolution of historical writing and autobiography in the Middle Ages, on questions of authority and authorship, and on the links between This is a thoughtful and engaging book.


He is currently working on a book on self-coronations, considering its ritual condition, from a historical and anthropological perspective. Rethinking historical genres in the twenty-first century more. About Contact News Giving to the Press. Help Center Find new research papers in: Medieval History and Histoire des femmes.

Skip to main content. Jaume Aurell examines texts from the late twelfth to the late fourteenth century—including the Latin Gesta zurell Barcinonensium and four texts in medieval Catalan: His main subjects of research are medieval and modern historiography, historians’ autobiographies, and Medieval Coronations.

Books by Jaume Aurell (Author of La escritura de la memoria)

Dialogue with Death Arthur Koestler. Aurell provides many engaging excerpts from aureell texts, which he renders in English and the shorter ones also in Catalan. Historical, Liturgical, and Iconographical Representations”, in Speculum.

Revista de Historia more. Peter Burke, University of Cambridge.

Authoring the Past

Theories and Interpretations 6. New ways of articulating history compete with the traditional model of historical prose.

He has edited a volume on Historians’ Autobiographies: La chronique de Jacques Ier, une fiction autobiographique Annales more.