Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Portuguese Studies – Cultural Studies.
Maria de Lurdes Correia Fernandes is a Professor in the Department of Portuguese and Romance Languages and the former director of the Instituto de Estudos Ibéricos at the Universidade do Porto, Portugal. She was also the founder and director of the journal, Península: Revista de Estudos Ibéricos (2002-2008). Her main areas of study include “Siglo de Oro” Literature and Culture, Iberian Cultural History (Early Modern Age), and History of Religion and Religious Practices (15th-18th centuries).
Prof. Correia Fernandes has contributed to the field of Iberian Studies through publications such as Espelhos, cartas e guias: casamento e espiritualidade na Península Ibérica, 1450-1700 (1995), “A (pseudo) utopia de Sancho Panza” (2001), “(Re)constructions des images du couple dans la Péninsule Ibérique aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles” (2002), “Uma biblioteca ibérica? Leituras” (2002), and “Da casa ao palácio. A Carta de Guia de Casados de D. Francisco Manuel de Melo em Espanha no século XVIII” (2003).
Maria de Lurdes Correia Fernandes’s publications in the IStReS database: