Project

The Art of Assimilation: Identity and Otherness in the Epic Poetry of Lepanto.

Duration
01 October 2014 → 30 September 2018
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • Comparative literature studies
    • Literatures in Spanish
Keywords
Epic poetry Lepanto
 
Project description

This research project examines a series of ‘Spanish’ epic poems written in the wake of the battle of Lepanto (1571). It explores the representation of the cultural Other in these poems and the way in which they enter into dialogue with the Classical and Christian traditions.