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Maria del Carmen Saen-de-Casas

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María del Carmen Saen de Casas is an Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Languages and Literatures at Lehman College (City University of New York). She received her “Licenciatura en Geografía e Historia” in 1985 from the Universidad de Sevilla, Spain; her M.A. in History from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 1987; her M.A. in Spanish Literature from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) in 1989; and her PhD in Spanish Literature from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY) in 2006.

From 1989 to 1997 she was the Administrative director of the Cornell University- University of Michigan- University of Pennsylvania Study Abroad Program in Seville, Spain. Before joining the faculty at Lehman College, she hold part-time teaching positions at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, 1986-1989), Princeton University (2001-2004) and several CUNY Colleges (York, BMCC, Queens, Brooklyn and Hunter, 1997-2004).

Saen de Casas is author of the book La imagen literaria de Carlos V en sus crónicas castellanas (Edwin Mellen Press, 2009). Her research has focused on Spanish historiography and theater of the Golden Age. She has published several articles and reviews on these subjects in journals such as as Rilce, Boletín de la Fundación Federico García Lorca, Talia dixit, Ciberletras and Anuario Lope de Vega. Saen de Casas is currently working on her second book, The Reign of Charles V in Early Modern Spanish Drama.

Publications: Editor

  • Guiñazú, Cristina y Carmen Saen de Casas, eds. Proceedings of the Symposium The City and Hispanic Literatures. 1-2 April, 2011. Ciberletras 27 (2012): n. pag. Web

Publications: Book

  • La imagen literaria de Carlos V en sus crónicas castellanas. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. Print.

Publications: Articles

  • “La exaltación de Madrid como Corte Católica y La hija de Carlos Quinto, de Mira de Amescua.” Proceedings of the Symposium The City and Hispanic Literatures. 1-2 April, 2011. Eds. Cristina Guiñazú y Carmen Saen de Casas. Ciberletras 27 (2012): n. pag. Web.
  • "La caracterización de los personajes históricos en la Guerra de Cataluña de D. Francisco Manuel de Melo: el papel de los afectos." D. Francisco Manuel de Melo; A Mundo é Comédia. Eds. Maria do Rosário Pimentel y Maria do Rosário Monteiro. Lisboa: Edições Colibri, 2011. 283-97. Print.
  • "La figura de Enrique IV y el arte del retrato en la historiografía castellana del siglo XV." Medievalismo en Extremadura. Estudios sobre Literatura y Cultura Hispánicas en la Edad Media. Ed. Jesús Cañas Murillo. Cáceres: Universidad de Extremadura, 2009. 951-61. Print.
  • "La mayor desgracia de Carlos V: didáctica y propaganda al servicio del régimen de Olivares." Ciberletras 21 (2009): n. pag. Web.
  • "Carlos V en Francia, de Lope de Vega: crítica y propaganda en la Corte de Felipe III." Anuario Lope de Vega XIII (2007): 117-31. Print.
  • "El arte del retrato en los Annales del Emperador Carlos V de Francisco López de Gómara." Talia dixit 2 (2007), 67-93. Web.

Publications: Reviews

  • La vida es sueño. Edición crítica de las dos versiones del auto y de la loa, ed. Fernando Plata Parga. Autos sacramentales completos de Pedro Calderón de la Barca, vol. 79. Kassel: Reichenberger, 2012. Ciberletras 31 (2013): n. pg. Web.
  • Teresa of Avila and the Spanish Mystics, ed. Alison Weber. New York: MLA, 2009. Rilce 28.1 (2012): 327-33. Print.
  • Jousting in Medieval and Renaissance Iberia, de Noel Fallows. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2010. Rilce 28.2 (2012): 635-40. Print.
  • Retórica e historiografía. El discurso militar en la historiografía desde la Antigüedad hasta el Renacimiento, ed. Juan Carlos Iglesias Zoido. Madrid: Ediciones Clásicas, 2008. Rilce 26.2 (2010): 505-10. Print.
  • Approaches to Teaching the Works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, ed. Emilie L. Bergman. New York: MLA, 2007. Ciberletras 19 (2008): n. pg. Web.
  • Women Writers of Early Modern Spain: Sophia's Daughters, de Bárbara Mújica. New Haven: Yale UP, 2004. Rilce 21.2 (2005): 354-57. Print.
  • The Phantom Lady, de Pedro Calderón de la Barca, ed. Donald Beecher, trans. James Nelson Novoa. Ottawa: Doverhouse, 2002. Rilce 19.2 (2003): 321-23. Print.
  • Basta callar, de Pedro Calderón de la Barca, ed. Margaret Rich Greer. Ottawa: Doverhouse, 2000. Rilce 17.2 (2001): 279-81. Print.

 

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