1st Edition

The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment

ISBN 9781138747791
Published October 16, 2019 by Routledge
446 Pages 9 B/W Illustrations

USD $260.00

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Book Description

The Routledge Companion to the Hispanic Enlightenment is an interdisciplinary volume that brings together an international team of contributors to provide a unique transnational overview of the Hispanic Enlightenment, integrating both Spain and Latin America.

Challenging the usual conceptions of the Enlightenment in Spain and Latin America as mere stepsisters to Enlightenments in other countries, the Companion explores the existence of a distinctive Hispanic Enlightenment.

The interdisciplinary approach makes it an invaluable resource for students of Hispanic studies and researchers unfamiliar with the Hispanic Enlightenment, introducing them to the varied aspects of this rich cultural period including the literature, visual art, and social and cultural history.



Elizabeth Franklin Lewis is Professor of Spanish at the University of Mary Washington, USA.

Mónica Bolufer Peruga is Professor of Modern History at the University of Valencia, Spain.

Catherine M. Jaffe is Professor of Spanish at Texas State University, USA.