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Michael Scham

Associate Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Princeton University
M.A., Middlebury College
B.A., Boston University
At St. Thomas since 2001
OEC 320C
AY 2014-15 On Sabbatical
(651) 962-5160
(651) 962-5266


Picaresque literature
The Rise of the Novel
Literature and Law
Argentine Tango and Poetry

Selected Publications

Lector Ludens: The Representation of Games and Play in Cervantes. University of Toronto Press (September 2014).

“Dialogue and Exemplarity in Montaigne and Cervantes” (Artistic Excess during Absolute Monarchy: Franco-Iberian Views on the Seventeenth Century. Ed. Carrie L. Ruiz. Special issue of Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies vol. 5 (2009)).

Don Quijote and Lolita Revisited” (Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America, vol. 26 no. 1-2, 2006 [2008]).

Guzmán de Alfarache in Light of San Antonio de Padua: Another Look at Alemán’s Cosmovisión” (Bulletin of Spanish Studies, Vol. LXXXIII, No. 2, 2006).

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
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