Prof. Dr. Javier Gómez-Montero

ROOTS full member

Leibnizstraße 10, R. 103
Phone: +49 431 880-1526
Telefax: +49 431 880-1841

My academic foci have been concerned with modern and contemporary poetry, Renaissance fiction, Cervantes’ works, the Way of St James (cultural anthropology), and the city in literature. Within the subcluster Urban ROOTS, I study cultural and social dynamics in urban pilgrimage sites of medieval and early modern Christianity (esp. Santiago de Compostela, Rome, Paris – Saint-Denis, and Jerusalem). The geographical areas of my research are Europe and Latin America.

Keywords: Literature, city, urbanity, Middle Ages, early modernity, Renaissance, Cervantes, modern poetry, contemporary poetry, Way of St James, pilgrimage, perception, agency, imaginary


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