Amy Aronson-Friedman, Ph.D. (2000) in Hispanic Linguistics and Medieval Spanish Literature, Temple University, is Associate Professor of Spanish and ESOL at Valdosta State University. She has published extensively on the conversos of medieval Spain.
Gregory B. Kaplan, Ph.D. (1994) in Medieval Spanish Philology, University of Pennsylvania, is Professor of Spanish at the University of Tennessee. He has published a number of studies on converso literature including The Evolution of ‘Converso’ Literature (UP of Florida, 2002).
Readers interested in the conversos of Spain, converso history and literature, the history of medieval and Golden Age Spain, the history and procedures of the Spanish Inquisition, and literary criticism.
Table of contents
List of Contributors ...vii
Editors’ Introduction to Marginal Voices: Studies in Converso Literature of Medieval and Golden Age Spain ... 1
Amy I. Aronson-Friedman and Gregory B. Kaplan
The Inception of Limpieza de Sangre (Purity of Blood) and its Impact in Medieval and Golden Age Spain ...19
Gregory B. Kaplan
Inquisition and the Creation of the Other ... 43
Conflicted Identity and Colonial Adaptation in Petrus Alfonsi’s Dialogus contra judaeos and Disciplina clericalis ...69
David A. Wacks
Convivencia and Conversion in Gonzalo de Berceo’s “El judïezno” ...91
Against the Pagans: Alonso de Cartagena, Francisco de Vitoria, and Converso Political Theology ...117
Pragmatism, Patience and the Passion: The Converso Element in the Summa de paciencia (1493) and the Thesoro de la passion (1494) ... 141
Text and Context: A Judeo-Spanish Version of the Danza de la muerte ... 161
The Converso and the Spanish Picaresque Novel...183
Deborah Skolnik Rosenberg
Cervantes, Don Quijote, and the Hebrew Scriptures: The Case of the Jacob and Joseph Stories ... 207
Kevin S. Larsen
Anti-Semitic Discourse or the Voice of a Disguised Converso in a Seventeenth-Century Spanish Treatise ... 233
Luis G. Bejarano