Elizabeth I’s Image in Early Modern Spain

13 June 2019

The image of Elizabeth

In a recent book chapter, Alexander Samson, Reader in Early Modern Studies in the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies in SELCS, argues that Miguel de Cervantes deliberately upset contemporary Spanish readers' expectations with his positive portrayal of the English queen in order to question assumptions about the relationships between religious and national identity. For more information see the book description and the table of contents here.