Late Medieval Spanish Studies in Honour of Dorothy Sherman Severin

Late Medieval Spanish Studies in Honour of Dorothy Sherman Severin

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Dorothy Sherman Severin, who retired in 2008 from the Gilmour Chair of Spanish at the University of Liverpool, is an internationally renowned scholar in the field of the Late Medieval literature of Spain, with particular expertise in the study of Celestina and of the Cancioneros. In this volume, nineteen of her academic admirers have contributed original chapters in her honour, mostly on these same topics, under the editorship of the Hispanist Joseph T. Snow and Professor Severin's Liverpool colleague Roger Wright. The contributors are: Rafael Beltran, Patrizia Botta, Alan Deyermond, Louise Haywood, Eukene Lacarra, Jeremy Lawrance, Francisco Marquez Villanueva, Manuel Moreno, Carmen Parrilla, David Pattison, Regula Rohland de Langbehn, Joseph T. Snow, Barry Taylor, Lesley Twomey, Mercedes Vaquero, Louise Vasvari, Julian Weiss, Jane Whetnall and Roger Wright.
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  • Hardback | 199 pages
  • 163 x 239 x 17mm | 596g
  • Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 3 black & white tables, 9 black & white illustrations, 1 figures
  • 1846312086
  • 9781846312083
  • 2,838,108

Table of contents

Introduction and Bibliography - Eukene Lacarra Lanz
Entre injuria e ingenio, burlas y veras: abadesas en el punto de mira de las cantigas de escarnio y maldecir - Mercedes Vaquero
Presentacion de quejas y lamentos en voz de mujer de la epica hispana - Roger Wright
Humour in the oral Romancero: how would we know? - Barry Taylor
The success of Santillana's Proverbios - Louise M. Haywood
Juan de Torres in the context of the Cancionero de Palacio (SA7) - Jane Whetnall
An errant leaf and a divided poem: the Lay of Juan de Torres in SA7 - Manuel Moreno Garcia del Pulgar
La Princesa de Salerno y algunas damas de la corte del Adelantado de Murcia. La obra poetica de Acevedo en LB1 - Regula Rohland de Langbehn
La parodia en la novela castellana del siglo XV y en la Celestina - Jeremy Lawrance
Representations of violence in 15th-century Spanish literature - Patrizia Botta
Entre cancionero, romancero, Celestina y Valencia - David G. Pattison
Is Celestina a medieval work?- Alan Deyermond
Rereading Stephen Gilman's The Art of `La Celestina' - Joseph T. Snow
Celestina's houses - Lesley K. Twomey
Perfume and perfume-making in the Celestina - Julian Weiss
Memory in creation: the context of Rojas's literary recollection - Rafael Beltran
Lagrimas de Celestina suben del corazon a los ojos: imagenes poeticas en la `memoria del buen tiempo' (Auto IX) - Louise O. Vasvari
Glosses on the vocabu(r)lario of the Celestina: II. El dolor de muelas de Calisto - Francisco Marquez Villanueva
2008: Suma y sigue de La Celestina - Carmen Parrilla
Caracteristicas y circunstancias en un `estudio de virtudes': a proposito del Notable de Amor
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This volume is an important tool in Spanish Medieval studies for specialists as well as those relatively new to the field. * Forum for Modern Language Studies * this volume is an important tool in Spanish Medieval studies for specialists as well as those relatively new to the field. * Forum for Modern Language Studies, vol 48, no 1 *
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About Joseph T. Snow

Joseph T. Snow of the Department of Romance and Classical Languages, Michigan State University is an expert on medieval Spanish literature, known everywhere that Spanish literature is read and studied for his original work on the Celestina. His critical edition and bibliography of this work have been called "the indispensable starting point for research in this field". Roger Wright is Professor of Spanish at the University of Liverpool. Professor Wright's teaching, publications and research interests lie in Spanish Linguistics (in particular the history of the language) and Spanish oral literature. He is a leading international authority on Late Latin and the development of vernacular Romance languages.
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