Trevor J. Dadson
Trevor J. Dadson
Queen Mary, University of London
Trevor J. Dadson is Emeritus Professor of Hispanic Studies at Queen Mary University of London, having previously held chairs at Queen’s University, Belfast and the University of Birmingham. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and book chapters on Spanish Golden-Age literature, textual criticism, and socio-cultural history. He has published editions of the poetry of Diego de Silva y Mendoza, Count of Salinas (1985) and edited the complete works of Gabriel Bocángel y Unzueta (2001), on whom he has also published an extensive biography (1991); he has written on problems of textual editing, corrections in press, moral-political poetry, book ownership, reading and literacy, among them a book on private libraries and readers in the Golden Age (1998). Among his more recent publications are Los moriscos de Villarrubia de los Ojos (Siglos XV-XVIII). Historia de una minoría asimilada, expulsada y reintegrada (2007; 2nd edition revised and updated, 2015); Historia de la impresión de las ‘Rimas’ de Lupercio y Bartolomé Leonardo de Argensola (2010); Diego de Silva y Mendoza: Poeta y político en la corte de Felipe III (2011); (with Helen Reed) Epistolario e historial documental de Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, princesa de Éboli (2013); more … Tolerance and Coexistence in Early Modern Spain. Old Christians and Moriscos in the Campo de Calatrava (2014); Diego de Silva y Mendoza, conde de Salinas, marqués de Alenquer. Cartas y memoriales (1584-1630) (2015); (with Helen Reed), Cautiva del rey: Vida de Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, princesa de Éboli (1540-1592) (2015); Conde de Salinas. Obra completa. I. Poesía desconocida (2016); Tolerancia y convivencia en la España de los Austrias (2017). He was President of the “Asociación Internacional «Siglo de Oro»” (1999-2002), Vice-President of the “Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas” (2004-2007), and President of the “Association of Hispanists of Great Britain & Ireland” (2011-15). In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy, and in 2015 he was awarded the “Encomienda de la Orden de Isabel la Católica” by King Felipe VI of Spain for his services to Spanish culture. In 2016 he was elected a Corresponding Fellow of both the Real Academia Española and the Real Academia de la Historia. …Hide
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University College London
Alexander is a Reader in Early Modern Studies at University College London. His research interests include the early colonial history of the Americas, Anglo-Spanish intercultural interactions and early modern English and Spanish drama. He has edited volumes on The Spanish Match: Prince Charles’s Journey to Madrid, 1623 (Ashgate, 2006), with Jonathan Thacker A Companion to Lope de Vega (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2008) and Locus Amoenus: Gardens and Horitculture in the Renaissance, a monographic Special Issue of Renaisance Studies (2012), as well as having published articles on the marriage of Philip II and Mary Tudor, historiography and royal chroniclers in 16th century Spain, English travel writers, firearms, maps, John Fletcher and Cervantes, and female Golden Age dramatists. His first book Mary I and the Habsburg Marriage: England and Spain 1553 – 1557 is forthcoming and editions of Lope de Vega’s Lo fingido verdadero with Manchester University Press and James Mabbe’s Exemplary Novels with Modern Humanities Research Assocation are in progress. He runs the Golden Age and Renaissance Research Seminar and is director of UCL’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges and the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters.