Author: Cristina Moya García
Extent: 302 pp
Publication: February 2015
Publisher: Tamesis Books (Boydell & Brewer)
This book contains several studies reviewing the two facets of Juan de Mena’s life as lawyer and poet. These contributions open up new lines of research on this important early-fifteenth-century Castilian writer and enrich some existing ones, studying Juan de Mena from different perspectives.
The book is structured into three thematic blocks:The first is devoted to the historical context of Juan de Mena. The second section focuses on the configuration of the poet. The third and final part is dedicated to the transformation of “famosíssimo poeta Juan de Mena” into a classic author