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Professor Melveena McKendrick FBA

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About this Fellow

Iberian and Latin American Languages and Literatures

Website: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/spanish/staff/mcm1000/

Appointments

Current post

  • Emerita Professor of Spanish Golden Age Literature, Society and Culture, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Research Fellow, Fellow, Lecturer in Spanish, Senior Tutor, Director of Studies, Girton College University of Cambridge, 1967 - 1980
  • Lecturer, Reader, Professor in Spanish, University of Cambridge, 1980 - 2008
  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education), University of Cambridge, 2003 - 2008
  • Emerita Professor of Spanish Golden Age Literature, Society and Culture, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2008
  • Emerita Professor of Spanish Golden Age Literature, Society and Culture, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 2008

Publications

Identities in Crisis: Essays on Gender and Women in the 'Comedia\" 2002

Women and society in the Spanish drama of the golden age 1974

Theatre in Spain 1490-1700 1989

Playing the king. Lope de Vega and the limits of conformity 2000

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Trevor Dadson

The literature and the socio-economic, cultural and political history of 16th and 17th-century Spain; contemporary Spanish poetry; literary criticism, textual bibliography; the Moriscos

Professor Pat Rogers

18th-century Britain, including literary, political, social and cultural history, with special concentrations in the history of the book and aspects of music, gardening and medicine

Professor Gordon Campbell

Renaissance & seventeenth century English literature, especially John Milton; ancient & modern European literatures; cultural history, especially art, architecture, garden history, legal history & Biblical studies; the contemporary Islamic world

Professor Neil Kenny

Sixteenth & seventeenth century literature & thought in Europe, especially France; the role played by various dimensions of language (eg concept-formation; tense-aspect) in the shaping of knowledge & belief.