Less persuasive is the claim that "little has been said about resistance as a historical and imaginative concept of the early modern period," given the profound changes in Hispanist
scholarship ever since Americo Castro published Historia de los heterodoxos espanoles in 1956 and many others since (78).
Katz, a reputed Hispanist
with a thorough knowledge of traditional music and a regular visitor of the Iberian Peninsula, is one of the world's major authorities in Judeo-Spanish music.
Wheeler is an eminent Oxford Hispanist
and a spy, one of the founding members of a small and mysterious subunit of British intelligence.
Despite sounding self-evidently like yet another newly-minted PhD thesis, this book is in fact closely co-authored by three North American Hispanist
historians--Jerrilyn D Dodds, Maria Rosa Menocal and Abigail Krasner Balbale.
Reprint of British historian and Hispanist
Preston's 2008 account of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and the professional war correspondents and renowned authors who wrote about it, among them Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, Josephine Herbst, Martha Gellhorn, W.
, I was teaching a course on the Spanish Civil War and wanted to include something of Hemingway's.
Death and Life in Colonial Mexico lays the groundwork for the three planned subsequent volumes, one of which concerns plays related to the devotion to the Virgin of Guadalupe (to be co-edited with Guadalupan scholar Stafford Poole), another on Golden Age Spanish plays adapted into Nahuatl (to be co-edited with Hispanist
Elizabeth Wright), and a final one still in the planning stages that is to bring together "all other extant colonial and nineteenth-century Nahuatl plays" (p.
When Professor George Panichas suggested I review a book on cursileria written by an American Hispanist
, one who, like me, focuses on the nineteenth century, I was intrigued.
It will be a rare medieval Hispanist
who does not find more than one of these papers illuminating and thought-provoking.
Wilson, "A Hispanist
Looks at Othello" in Spanish and English Literature of the 16th and 17th Centuries: Studies in Discretion, Illusion, and Mutability (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980), 201-19.
Surprisingly, the Greek's travelogue itself has scarcely been touched by Hispanist
critics--just as it has been overshadowed by studies of Kazantzakis's fiction within the humanities more broadly considered.
The bibliographical guide contributes tremendously to the study of Spanish music and dance, rightfully serving as an indispensable reference tool for any Hispanist
investigating music and dance.