David Castillo, State University of New York at Buffalo

Professor Buffalo, New York dc63@buffalo.edu Office: (716) 645-0869

Bio/Research

David Castillo specializes in early modern literature and culture, especially the Spanish Baroque, an era that produced unusually grotesque, terrifying and fantastic literature.He can discuss the classics of Spanish literature such as Cervantes' Don Quixote, the origins of mass-culture, and the r...

Click to Expand >>

Bio/Research

David Castillo specializes in early modern literature and culture, especially the Spanish Baroque, an era that produced unusually grotesque, terrifying and fantastic literature.He can discuss the classics of Spanish literature such as Cervantes' Don Quixote, the origins of mass-culture, and the roots of modern fantasy and horror in the early modern period. In his latest book, "Baroque Horrors," Castillo presents baroque tales of mutilation, mutation, monstrosity, murder and mayhem, and relates them to fundamental questions of political history.

Click to Shrink <<

Links