Victor Sierra Matute

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Ph.D. Candidate, Hispanic Studies

Victor Sierra Matute graduated from Universidad Autónoma in Madrid, specializing in Spanish Golden Age literature and culture.  He worked as an archivist in the National Library of Spain's Department of Incunabula and Rare Books, where he cataloged a significant part of the Theatre Manuscript collection.  His publications cover handwritten poetry, epistolary poems, and Códice Daza, an auto-graphical manuscript by Lope de Vega which contains unpublished work.

Research Interests: 

- 16th and 17th centuries poetry with a particular attention to issues of authorship, metafictional techniques, heteronyms and proto-heteronyms, and the changing identity of the poet 

- Comparative literature and literary theory

- Spanish Heterodox

- Baroque poetics

- Written culture

- History of books and readers

- Manuscript transmission in Medieval and Early Modern periods


BA in Spanish Language and Literature, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

MA in Literary Documentary Heritage Recovery and Research, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid