Routledge Studies in Latin American and Iberian Literature is our home for cutting-edge, upper-level scholarly monographs and edited collections, focusing on literatures from Central America, South America and the Iberian Peninsula. Books in the series are characterized by dynamic interventions and innovative approaches to established subjects and ground-breaking criticsm on emerging topics in literary studies.
Inventing the Romantic Don Quixote in France Jansenists, Rousseau, and British Quixotism
By Daniel Amarelo, Laura Lesta García
February 19, 2024
Beyond sentidiño: New Diasporic Reflections on Galician Literature and Culture is an interdisciplinary study of Galician literature, languages, and cultures. The volume brings together essays from an scholars from from fields across the humanities and social sciences to foster a discussion that ...
By Paula García-Ramírez, Beatriz Valverde Jiménez, Angélica Varandas, Jason Whittaker
November 30, 2023
This collection of essays brings together a wide range of Spanish and Portuguese academics and writers exploring the ways in which our encounters with literatures in English inform our assumptions about texts and identities (or texts as identities) and the way we read them. Mapping, examining, ...
By Stacey L. Parker Aronson
September 25, 2023
This book studies the Early Modern Spanish broadsheet, the tabloid newspaper of its day which functioned to educate, entertain, and indoctrinate its readers, much like today’s "fake news." Parker Aronson incorporates a socio-historical approach in which she considers crime and deviance committed by...
By Oscar A. Pérez
September 25, 2023
This book offers a substantial examination of how contemporary authors deal with the complex legacies of authoritarian regimes in various Spanish-speaking countries. It does so by focusing on works that explore an under-studied aspect: the reliance of authoritarian power on medical notions for ...
By Łukasz Smuga
September 25, 2023
Queer Rebels is a study of gay narrative writings published in Spain at the turn of the 20th century. The book scrutinises the ways in which the literary production of contemporary Spanish gay authors – José Luis de Juan, Luis G. Martín, Juan Gil-Albert, Juan Goytisolo, Eduardo Mendicutti, Luis ...
By Ariadna García-Bryce
September 20, 2023
This book considers the new ways time was experienced in the sixteenth- and seventeeth-century Hispanic world in the framework of global Catholicism. It underscores the crucial role that the imitation of Christ plays in modeling how representative writers physically and mentally interiorize ...
By Clark Colahan
June 22, 2023
Cervantes’ now mythical character of Don Quixote began as a far different figure than the altruistic righter of wrongs we know today. The transformation from mad highway robber to secular saint took place in the Romantic Era, but how and where it began has just begun to be understood. Germany ...
By Veronica Menaldi
May 31, 2023
This book explores the complexity of Iberian identity and multicultural/multi-religious interactions in the Peninsula through the lens of spells, talismans, and imaginative fiction in medieval and early modern Iberia. Focusing particularly on love magic—which manipulates objects, celestial spheres,...
By Cristián H. Ricci
December 30, 2022
This volume considers the Arabic and African diasporas through the underexplored Afro-Hispanic, Luso-Africans, and Mahjari (South American and Mexican authors of Arab descent) experiences in Spain, Portugal, and Latin America. Utilizing both established and emerging approaches, the authors explore ...
By Kathleen T. O’Connor-Bater
December 29, 2022
Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío (1867-1916) has had a foundational influence on virtually all Spanish-language writers and poets of the twentieth century and beyond. Yet, while he is a household name among Hispano-phone readers, the seminal modernista remains virtually unknown to an English readership....
By Alfred J. López
September 16, 2022
A Posthumous History of José Martí: The Apostle and His Afterlife focuses on Martí’s posthumous legacy and his lasting influence on succeeding generations of Cubans on the island and abroad. Over 120 years after his death on a Cuban battlefield in 1895, Martí studies have long been the contested ...
By Carlos Gardeazábal Bravo, Kevin G. Guerrieri
May 06, 2022
This volume explores how Colombian novelists, artists, performers, activists, musicians, and others seek to enact—to perform, to stage, to represent—human rights situations that are otherwise enacted discursively, that is, made public or official, in juridical and political realms in which justice ...