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Jonathan Burgoyne

Jonathan  Burgoyne

Jonathan Burgoyne

Associate Professor | Department of Spanish and Portuguese | College of Arts and Sciences


(614) 247-2743

228 Hagerty Hall,
1775 College Rd.,
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Wisdom Literature
  • Manuscript Studies
  • Medieval Spanish Literature


  • Ph.D., Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Santa Barbara (1998)
  • M.A., Spanish Literature, University of Oklahoma (1992)
  • B.A., Spanish, University of San Francisco (1989)
Jonathan Burgoyne is an Associate Professor of Spanish, as well as the Assistant Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. His most recent research examines the manuscript transmission and reception of didactic literature, and particularly the works of Juan Manuel. His books include Reading the Exemplum Right: Fixing the Meaning of ‘El Conde Lucanor’, and El libro binario. His research interests also include food studies, translation theory, folk and wisdom literature, chivalric literature, and Mediterranean studies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of La corónica: A Journal of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures & Cultures, published by the Modern Language Association's Division of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures and Cultures.


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