When: Thu., April 19, 5:30 p.m. 2012
"Two Cardenios: Shakespeare and Cervantes" by Steven Wagschal, Associate Professor of Spanish at Indiana University (Bloomington), and author of The Literature of Jealousy in the Age of Cervantes. He has also published essays on Cervantes, Calderon, Lope de Vega, and Góngora. Dr. Wagschal will discuss the literary relationship between Cervantes (the greatest author of the Spanish Golden Age) and Shakespeare (the greatest author of the English Renaissance). Cervantes and Shakespeare were contemporaries, who died on the same date in 1616.