New Publication: Kirstin Kennedy, Alfonso X of Castile-León: Royal Patronage, Self-Promotion and Manuscripts in Thirteenth-century Spain (Amsterdam University Press, 2019)

Alfonso X ‘the Learned’ of Castile (1252–1284) was praised in his lifetime as a king who devoted himself to discovering all worldly and divine knowledge. He commissioned chronicles and law codes and composed poems to the Virgin Mary, he gathered together Jewish scholars to translate works of Arab astrology and astronomy, and he founded aContinue reading “New Publication: Kirstin Kennedy, Alfonso X of Castile-León: Royal Patronage, Self-Promotion and Manuscripts in Thirteenth-century Spain (Amsterdam University Press, 2019)”

Forthcoming publication: Nigel Glendinning, Goya and His Critics, new edited edition

Nigel Glendinning (1929-2013) is remembered for his perceptive writings on Goya and for the range of his knowledge on the art and literature of 18th century Spain. He had a distinguished academic career at the universities of Southampton, Trinity College Dublin, and Queen Mary University of London. He was a Corresponding Member of the RealContinue reading “Forthcoming publication: Nigel Glendinning, Goya and His Critics, new edited edition”

Art in Translation Special Issue: Spain and Orientalism

Art in Translation has announced the publication of a special issue on Spain and Orientalism, vol. 9:1 (2017), co-edited by Claudia Hopkins (University of Edinburgh) and Anna McSweeney (Warburg Institute). This is the first English-language journal issue dedicated to Spanish Orientalism in art and visual culture in the 19th and 20th centuries. The peer-reviewed articles, drawn fromContinue reading “Art in Translation Special Issue: Spain and Orientalism”

New Publication: Santa Teresa o la llama permanente. Estudios históricos, artísticos y literario (Madrid, 2017)

Esther Borrego Gutiérrez and Jaime Olmedo Ramos eds., Santa Teresa o la llama permanente. Estudios históricos, artísticos y literarios (Madrid: Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2017). 424 pp, 56 illus. colour and b&w. Paperback € 33,66 (without IVA). ISBN 9788415245711 Twenty essays from the proceedings of the International Congress on Saint Teresa of Avila, heldContinue reading “New Publication: Santa Teresa o la llama permanente. Estudios históricos, artísticos y literario (Madrid, 2017)”

New Publication: Roma Hispánica, by Pablo González Tornel

Pablo González Tornel (Universitat Jaume I, Castellon) Roma Hispánica. Cultura festiva española en la capital del Barroco Madrid: Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica (CEEH), 2017 ISBN 9788415245582 392 pp, 130 colour, pb. 33.66€ + VAT A study of the canonisations, religious festivals, political celebrations and royal funerals commemorated by the Spanish community in Rome fromContinue reading “New Publication: Roma Hispánica, by Pablo González Tornel”

New publication: Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis, by Amanda Wunder

Amanda Wunder’s new book Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis Published: February-March 2017 232 pages 34 color / 59 b&w illustrations cloth: $84.95 / £60.95 / €81.95 ISBN 978-0-271-06506-9 Special price: $59.47 / £42.67 / €57.37 Link here to special price flyer Offer ends 30 April 2017