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Selected recent publications (2000-2010):

Refereed Books and Articles

“El imaginario bíblico y la historiografía misionera novohispana.” La Biblia en la literatura del Siglo de Oro. Ed. Ignacio Arellano and Ruth Fine. Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica 56. Madrid: Editorial Iberoamericana; Frankfurt: Vervuert, 2010. 63-76.

“Piety, Patriotism, and Empire: Lessons for England, Spain, and the New World in the Works of Richard Hakluyt.” Renaissance Quarterly 62.3 (2009): 809-58.

“Free Will, the Picaresque, and the Exemplarity of Cervantes’s Novelas ejemplares.” M L N 124.2 (2009): 372-403.

Competir con Heliodoro: Cervantes y la crítica ante una leyenda.” U.S.A. Cervantes: 39 cervantistas en Estados Unidos. Ed. Georgina Dopico Black and Francisco Layna Ranz. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Estudios Científicos; Ediciones Polifemo, 2009. 177-210.

Tanto puede el ejemplo de los mayores: The Self-Conscious Practice of Missionary History in New Spain.” Colonial Latin American Review 17.2 (2008): 161-83.

“New Spain, New England, and the New Jerusalem: The ‘Translation’ of Empire, Faith, and Learning (translatio imperii, fidei ac scientiae) in the Colonial Missionary Project.” Early American Literature 43.1 (2008): 5-34.

“The Politics of Providence: History and Empire in the Writings of Pietro Martire, Richard Eden, and Richard Hakluyt.” Material and Symbolic Circulation Between England and Spain, 1554-1604. Ed. Anne J. Cruz. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Co., 2008. 103-22.

“Doctrina, vivencia y libertad cristianas.” Cervantes y las religiones. Ed. Ruth Fine and Santiago López Navia. Biblioteca Áurea Hispánica 51. Madrid: Universidad de Navarra; Editorial Iberoamericana / Vervuert, 2008. 121-35.

“Hernán Cortés.” International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. 2nd ed. Ed. William A. Darity, Jr. 9 vols. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2008. 2: 146a-49a.

“Isabel I of Castile.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. Ed. Bonnie G. Smith. 4 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. 2: 622a-623a.

“La revisión moral de la literatura pastoril en Don Quijote.” El Quijote desde América. Ed. Gustavo Illades and James Iffland. Mexico: Instituto de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades “Alfonso Vélez Pliego,” Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla; Colegio de México, 2006. 23-41.

“La malograda invención de la picaresca.” In Dejar hablar a los textos. Homenaje a Francisco Márquez Villanueva. Ed. Pedro M. Piñero Ramírez. 2 vols. Seville: Universidad de Sevilla, 2005, 1: 497-511.

“Free Will, Beauty and the Pursuit of Happiness: Don Quijote and the Moral Intent of Pastoral Literature.” Anuario de Estudios Cervantinos 1 (2004): 121-35.

“The Poetry of History.” Colonial Latin American Review 13.2 (2004): 275-82.

“El fin de los amores de Teágenes y Cariclea, y los fines del Persiles.” Peregrinamente peregrinos. Actas del V Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Cervantistas. Ed. Alicia Villar Lecumberri. 2 vols. Madrid: Asociación de Cervantistas, 2004. 1: 221-37.

Isabel la Católica, Queen of Castile: critical essays. Ed. David A. Boruchoff. New York and Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. xviii + 312 pp.

“Sahagún and the Theology of Missionary Work.” Sahagún at 500: Essays on the Quincentenary of the Birth of Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, OFM. Ed. John Frederick Schwaller. Berkeley: Academy of American Franciscan History, 2003. 59-102.

“Historiography with License: Isabel, the Catholic Monarch and the Kingdom of God.” Isabel la Católica, Queen of Castile: critical essays. Ed. David A. Boruchoff. New York and Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 225-94.

“Instructions for Sainthood and Other Feminine Wiles in the Historiography of Isabel I.” Isabel la Católica, Queen of Castile: critical essays. Ed. David A. Boruchoff. New York and Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 1-23.

“The Intellectual and Moral Frontiers of Discovery, and their Teleology in the 16th Century.” Science and Cultural Diversity. Proceedings of the XXIst International Congress of History of Science. Ed. Juan José Saldaña. Mexico City: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2003.

“On the Place of Madness, Deviance, and Eccentricity in Don Quijote.” Hispanic Review 70.1 (2002): 1-23.

Persiles y la poética de la salvación cristiana.” Volver a Cervantes. Actas del IV Congreso Internacional de la Asociación de Cervantistas. 2 vols. Palma de Mallorca: Universitat de les Illes Balears, 2001. 2: 853-74.

“Anthropology, Reason, and the Dictates of Faith in the Antiquities of Francisco Hernández.” Searching for the Secrets of Nature. The Life and Works of Dr. Francisco Hernández. Ed. Simon Varey, Rafael Chabrán and Dora B. Weiner. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2000. 90-103.

Translations:

“In Isabel la Católica, Queen of Castile: critical essays. Ed. David A. Boruchoff. New York and Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003:

“María Isabel de Val Valdivieso. “Isabel, Infanta and Princess of Castile.” 41-55. José Luis Abellán. “Isabel and the Idea of America.” 79-89. Joseph Pérez. “Isabel la Católica and the Jews.” 155-69. Miguel Angel Ladero Quesada. “Isabel and the Moors.” 171-93.

Review Articles:

Rolena Adorno, The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2007). Colonial Latin American Review 18.2 (2009): 283-84.

Antonio Pigafetta, The First Voyage around the World, 1519-1522: An Account of Magellan’s Expedition. Ed. Theodore J. Cachey Jr. The Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). Renaissance Quarterly 62.1 (2009): 172-74.

Queen Isabel I of Castile: Power, Patronage, Persona. Ed. Barbara F. Weissberger (Woodbridge: Tamesis, 2008). Bulletin of Spanish Studies 86.4 (2009): 535-36.

“Daniel Castro. Another Face of Empire. Bartolomé de Las Casas, Indigenous Rights, and Ecclesiastical Imperialism. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2007. Early American Literature 43.2 (2008): 497-504.

“Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca. The Narrative of Cabeza de Vaca. Ed., trans. and introd. Rolena Adorno and Patrick Charles Pautz. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2003. Early American Literature 39.2 (2004): 385-93.