Raul Alvarez Moreno

Associate Professor

Research Classification

Literary or Artistic Works Analysis
Artistic and Literary Movements, Schools and Styles
Artistic and Literary Theories
Literary or Artistic Work Dissemination or Reception Contexts
Language, Knowledge, Significance and Thought Building

Research Interests

Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Literature and Culture (Celestina, picaresque novel, short story)
Economy and Medieval Literature and Culture
Visual Culture in Medieval and Early Modern Spain
Relations between Language and Ideology
travel writing

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Egipto desdes la optica orientalista de un humanista del siglo XVI: el caso de Legatio Babylonica de Pedro Martir de Angleria (2011)

This thesis proposes the possibility of an Orientalist approach to Legatio Babylonica, a text that dates back to the early Renaissance challenging the chronological and spatial limits posited by Edward Said. In our investigation we analyze the representation of the Egypt of the mameluks and its inhabitants from the humanist perspective of Pedro Mártir de Anglería, ambassador to the Catholic Monarchs at the court of the Sultan of Babylonia, highlighting, at the same time, the particularities of the Spanish “Orientalism” of the 16th century.

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