Gol y memoria: el fútbol en la narrativa en lengua española del XXI

Abstract: Soccer is an account that the supporter needs to keep in his memory. Literature provides the football with the creation of a symbolic universe that transcends the events of the field. This paper presents an overview through the soccer narrative in Spanish of 21st century, highlighting its main dynamics, authors and works. Short story and novel coexist during these years with hybrid forms between the essay and fiction. Writers on both sides of the Atlantic consolidate the literary treatment of soccer as a source of aesthetic and sentimental inquiry. The goal, for most of them, can be ...

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