Bruce R. Burningham is Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Professor of Hispanic Studies and Theatre at Illinois State University, where he specializes in medieval and early modern Spanish and Latin American literature, Hispanic theater, and performance theory. He is the author of Tilting Cervantes: Baroque Reflections on Postmodern Culture (Vanderbilt UP, 2008) and Radical Theatricality: Jongleuresque Performance on the Early Spanish Stage (Purdue UP, 2007). He is a recipient of an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. He is Editor of: Cervantes, Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America
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