Université de Neuchâtel

Cervantes y los pueblos del norte: un acercamiento imagológico

Sánchez Jiménez, Antonio

In: Atalanta, 2018, vol. 6, p. 129-147

The imagological analysis of the national stereotypes present in Cervantes’ Persiles calls attention to the peculiar characters of Antonio and his family, the «barbarous Spaniards». Their barbarism does not stem from a contagion by the inhabitants of the Isla Bárbara and does not limit itself to this northern space. Rather, it is related to the negative image of the Spanish character...

Université de Neuchâtel

Lope, historiógrafo. Para una lectura de la «Epístola a fray Plácido de Tosantos»

Pineda, Victoria

In: Arte Nuevo, 2017, vol. 4, p. 219-270

This article proposes a reading of the second part of the «Epístola a fray Plácido de Tosantos» by Lope de Vega, included in La Circe (1624), a section that deals with historiographical matters and establishes a canon of good Spanish historians versus wicked foreign historians. Firstly, the authors Lope mentions will be identified and the reasons for their inclusion in the list will be...