• Diana Q. Palardy
Part of the Hispanic Urban Studies book series (HUS)


The Conclusion considers the extent to which contemporary Spanish dystopias address problems that are already manifesting themselves to a significant degree in society, as opposed to problems that are only present in a nascent form. It reiterates how the structure of the investigation loosely follows the trajectory of the 2008 economic crisis and traces commonalities among the works, looking at the various ways that they set the stage for and react to the crisis in a similar fashion. Palardy addresses the function of the absence/presence of utopian solutions in the works. She also raises the possibility of expanding upon this present investigation through research projects such as a literary history of Spanish dystopias and a digital map of Spanish dystopian landscapes.


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  • Diana Q. Palardy
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  1. 1.Department of Foreign LanguagesYoungstown State UniversityYoungstownUSA

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