Areas of interest: Portuguese Studies – Spanish Studies – Early Modern literature – Philosophy – Quixote – Chivalric romance
Aurelio Vargas Díaz-Toledo is lecturer at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid; previously he was researcher at the Universidade do Porto. From 2012 to 2015, he lectured at the University of Dublin, in Ireland. Vargas Díaz Toledo has been involved in several research groups, including, but not limited to, the Seminar on Medieval and Renaissance Philology at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares and the Research Centre of the Faculty of Letters of the Universidade de Lisboa (CLEPUL), and SMELPS, from the Instituto de Filosofía da Universidade do Porto. He also leads the project Almoroul’s Universe:, an online database on 16th to 18th-century Portuguese chivalric literature. His more influential publications include: Amadís de Gaula y el nacimiento de los libros de caballerías (co-author, 2009), Os livros de cavalarias portugueses dos séculos XVI-XVIII (2012), and Diálogos, de Francisco de Moraes (ed.) (2017).