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Cover of the book ‘Astérix en Hispania’, edited by Salvat.

This column will be published on October 12, Hispanic Day. It’s hard for me to narrow down the concept of “Hispanicness” without being offensive, even to myself. It comes to mind Asterix in Hispania, the comic stereotype when it still didn’t hurt much, but I also see the flag of the Plaza de Colón and a cramp runs through the devil’s spine. I hedgehog. As with the memory of the Infanta Elena who pouts while her brother, Felipe, Olympic standard bearer, parades. Hispanism is related to sports, with a way of hugging and eating periwinkles or lamb’s heads, with a v …