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Javier Jimenez Belmonte

Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish
Faber Hall 550
718-817-2675
jimenezbelm@fordham.edu

Fall 2021 Office hours (Rose Hill): 

 

Education

B.A., Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)
M.A., University of Oregon
Ph.D., 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 (Boydell & Brewer, 2007) and Estetizar el exceso: Cleopatra en la cultura hispánica medieval y del Siglo de Oro (Boydell & Brewer, 2018). He has edited the volumen España y el Islam: Relaciones hispano-musulmanas en la época imperial for eHumanista: Journal of Iberian Studies (University of California, Santa Barbara, 2018), and co-edited the volumen From Muses to Poets: New Approaches to Women and Poetry in Early Modern Iberia and Colonial Latin America for Calíope: Journal of the Society for Renaissanace and Baroque Hispanich Poetry (2017). He has published extensively on medieval and early modern Spanish literature and culture on La CorórinaBulletin of Hispanic StudiesHispanic ReviewCalíope, and Colonial Latin American Review, among other international peer reviewed journals, and serves as reviewer for the Renaissance Quaterly (The Renaissance Society of America). 

 

 

Courses Taught

  • New Spanish Literature: Re-Writing the Public Sphere in 21st Century Spain
  • Spain and Islam
  • Painting the Empire: Understanding the Spanish Empire Through Literature and Art 
  • Representing the Gypsy
  • The Spanish Diaspora 
  • The Fantastic in Spanish Literature and Film
  • Spain and Islam
  • Representing the Gypsy
  • Cervantes and Don Quixote
  • The Spanish Diaspora

Selected Publications

Estetizar el exceso: Cleopatra en la cultura hispánica medieval y del Siglo de Oro.  Woodgridge, UK: Boydell & Brewer / Támesis Books, 2018)

"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.