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Marsha Swislocki

Professor Marsha SwislockiAssociate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
6072 Dartmouth Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3511
E-mail: Marsha.Swislocki@Dartmouth.edu

Ph.D., Harvard University, 1976

Primary Interests

  • Poetry and Theater in Early Modern Spain and Portugal
  • Nineteenth Century Spanish Theater
  • Medieval poetry

Selected Courses Taught at Dartmouth College

  • SPAN 81: Seminar: Theater and Performance in Modern Spain: 1800-1936
  • SPAN 30: Hispanic Literatures I: Middle Ages to 1700
  • SPAN 31: Hispanic Literatures II: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century
  • SPAN 40: History of the Spanish Language
  • SPAN 50: Literature and Society in Medieval Spain
  • SPAN 52: Eroticism and Spirituality in Early Modern Spain
  • SPAN 53: Knights and Rogues: Narratives of Escape and Alienation in Early Modern Spain
  • SPAN 54: Spanish Poetry of the Renaissance and Baroque
  • SPAN 55: Love, Honor and Monarchy: Drama and Theater in Early Modern Spain
  • SPAN 56: Don Quijote
  • PORT 60: Portuguese Literature: Middle Ages to the 19th Century
  • Comparative Literature  47: Myths and Transformations - Don Juan: Eros, Power and the Demonic (Comparative Literature 47)
  • Humanities I-II

Recent Publications

Book (Edition)

  • Estrenado con gran aplauso: teatro español, 1844-1936, edited by Marsha Swislocki and Miguel Valladares, Madrid: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2008. Collected essays on modern Spanish Theater.

Selected Articles

  • “En las fronteras del imperio: Jerónimo Corte Real y la épica luso-castellana”, in El siglo de oro en escena. Homenaje a Marc Vitse, Odette Gorsse y Frédéric Serralta (eds.), Toulouse, PUM (Anejos de Criticón, 17), 2006, pp. 1001-1009.
  • “El entorno humano de San Sebastian: las matronas pías”, In Cazal, F. et Chauchadis, C., eds., Pratiques hagiographiques dans l’Espagne du Moyen Âge, Méridiennes, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, 2005, pp. 191-201.
  • “San Sebastián en el teatro áureo español: El soldado más herido y vivo después de muerto”, Comedia famosa de D. Pedro Estenoz y Lodosa,” In Pratiques hagiographiques dans l’Espagne du Moyen Âge, Méridiennes, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, 2005, pp. 411-420.
  • "Cuerpo de Santo, cuerpo de Rey: el 'martirio' del Rey don Sebastián en la literatura áurea," In Homenaje a Henri Guerreiro: La hagiografía entre historia y literaturaen la España de la Edad Media y del Siglo de Oro, Madrid: Iberoamericana; Frankfurt am Main: Vervuert, 2005, pp. 1059-1068.

Additional Information

Professor Swislocki has been the co-organizer of two international conferences held at Dartmouth College:

  • Publishing and Public in Golden Age Spain (with Professor Lía Schwartz).
  • Estrenado con gran aplauso: teatro español, 1844-1936 (with Miguel Valladares, Baker-Berry Library).

During Fall 2003, she was Visiting Professor at the Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail.

Last Updated: 10/19/11