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Javier Jimenez Belmonte

PhD

Associate Professor of Spanish
Faber Hall 550
718-817-2675
jimenezbelm@fordham.edu
Fall 2019 Office hours (Rose Hill): M&R 01:30-03:00

Education

BA, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)
MA, University of Oregon
PhD, Columbia University

Specialization

Latin American and Latino Studies, Comparative Literature, Medieval Studies

Biography

Javier Jiménez Belmonte's research and teaching focus on medieval and early modern Spanish literature and culture, Renaissance and Baroque poetics, Spanish orientalism, and Cervantes. He is the author of Las Obras en Verso del Príncipe de Esquilache: Amateurismo y Conciencia Literaria (Tamesis, 2007). He has published on medieval Spanish literature and culture (in La Corónica and Bulletin of Hispanic Studies), on Renaissance and Baroque Spanish poetry (in Calíope and Alfinge), on transatlantic studies (in Colonial Latin American Review) and on comparative literature (in Revista Hispánica Moderna). He is the director of Fordham University's Cervantes Lecture series.

Courses Taught

  • Spain and Islam
  • Representing the Gypsy
  • Cervantes and Don Quixote
  • The Spanish Diaspora

Selected Publications

"Contra molinos y maestros: la Difesa di Dulcinea de Gherardo Marone y el quijotismo italiano." Cervantes: Journal of the Hispanic Society of America, (Fall 2015).

"Poesía y politica en la España post-barroca: Gabriel Alvarez de Toledo en la Casa de Montellano (1689-1714)." Criticón, 123, (2015): 79-103. 

"Amateurs preclaros de la España postbarroca: nostalgias de un modelo socioliterario." Calíope, 18:1, (2012):78-101.

"History of a Bite: Cleopatra in 13th-century Castile." La corónica, 40:1, (2011): 5-32.

"Monstruos de ida y vuelta: gitanos y caníbales en la máquina antropológica barroca." Hispanic Review, 79:3, (2011): 375-398.

Las Obras en Verso del Príncipe de Esquilache: Amateurismo y Conciencia Literaria. Woodbridge, Tamesis, 2007.

"Las Indias políticas y poéticas del Príncipe de Esquilache." Colonial Latin American Review, 15:2, (2006):143-159.