Session Title

The Problem of the "Best-Seller" in Pre-Modern Spain

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Institute for Medieval Studies, Univ. of New Mexico

Organizer Name

Anthony J. Cárdenas-Rotunno

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of New Mexico

Presider Name

Karina Ortiz Pacheco

Presider Affiliation

Western Michigan Univ.

Paper Title 1

The Romance of the Canon

Presenter 1 Name

Linda González

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of New Mexico

Paper Title 2

Francesc Eiximenis: A New Perspective on the Problem of the "Best-Seller"

Presenter 2 Name

Aaron Taylor

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of New Mexico

Paper Title 3

Poetics Native and Imperial: Juan de Mena as Sixteenth-Century Best-Seller

Presenter 3 Name

Linde M. Brocato

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Memphis

Paper Title 4

The Hermeneutics of Iberian Identity: Reassessing the Theatrical Works of Juan de Encina

Presenter 4 Name

Emily S. Beck

Presenter 4 Affiliation

College of Charleston

Start Date

8-5-2014 10:00 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 2016

Description

This session treats how the works of three fifteenth-century Spanish authors – Francesc Eiximinis, Juan de Mena, and Juan de Encina — are carried over into the early modern period. It also includes a general consideration of late medieval Spanish romances, most of which become the substance of the sixteenth-century printing explosion witnessed in Spain.

Timothy C. Graham

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May 8th, 10:00 AM

The Problem of the "Best-Seller" in Pre-Modern Spain

Fetzer 2016

This session treats how the works of three fifteenth-century Spanish authors – Francesc Eiximinis, Juan de Mena, and Juan de Encina — are carried over into the early modern period. It also includes a general consideration of late medieval Spanish romances, most of which become the substance of the sixteenth-century printing explosion witnessed in Spain.

Timothy C. Graham