Spanish Literature from Middle Age to the 17th century

Research Projects:

Spanish literature of the Habsburg period

Description: Study of Spanish literary phenomena of the 16th and 17th centuries to establish the aesthetic coordinates that might allow us to define its relationship with the literary movements and its function within them, and also to better characterize its sense throughout the literature.

Professor in charges: Mario Miguel González (In Memoriam), Maria de la Concepcíon Piñero Valverde (, and Maria Augusta da Costa Vieira (


Spanish poetics and rhetoric in the 16th and 17th centuries

Description: Study of the literary works dated from the 16th and 17th centuries, comprising genres such as narrative, theatre, and poetry, from the poetical and rhetorical point of view of the time.

Professor in charge: Maria Augusta da Costa Vieira (