R. John McCaw

Associate Professor-Spanish Peninsular Literature
 (414) 229-4912
 Curtin Hall 707


PhD, Princeton University, 1994
MA, Princeton University, 1991
BA, University of California-Berkeley, 1989\

Teaching Areas

16th and 17th Century Hispanic Literature and Culture
Spanish and Latin American Civilization
Hispanic Cultural Studies

Other Activities

Summer 2008: Fellow at Newberry Library (June)
Spring 2008 (On Sabbatical): Fellow at John Carter Brown Library (February/March)
Fall 2007: UW System Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW-Madison
Faculty Director for UWM Summer in Madrid, 2005 and 2006
NEH Summer Seminar: “Travel Writing, Skepticism, and Religious Belief in Renaissance France.” July 11-August 5, 2005. (The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL)

Selected Publications

McCaw, Robert J. El villano en su rincón (Edition of Lope de Vega’s Play). Cervantes & Co, 2016.
McCaw, Robert J. ““A Poetics Sacralized: Luis de Góngora’s Soledades as Religious Rhetoric in Luis de Tejeda’s ‘Romance sobre su vida’”.” Hispanófila. (2013): 3-22.
Anthology of Spanish Golden Age Poetry. European Masterpieces, 2007: 192 pp.
McCaw, Robert J. ‘Transforming Phaethon: Cervantes, Ovid, and Sancho Panza’s Wild Ride’. _The Changing Face of Ovid’s Metamorphoses in Medieval and Early Modern Europe_. Eds. Alison Keith and Stephen Rupp. (Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2007), 2007: 239-250.
Molina, Tirso de. El burlador de Sevilla y el convidado de piedra. Cervantes and Co., 2003.
McCaw, Robert J. “The Wild Man Reads Castiglione: Garcilaso, Courtly Love, and the Civiling Function of Poetry.” Convergencias Hispánicas: Selected Proceedings and Other Essays on Spanish Latin American Literature, Film, and Linguistics. Juan de la Cuesta Hispanic Monographs, (2001): 261-269.
McCaw, Robert J. The Transforming Text: A Study of Luis de Góngora’s Soledades. Scripta Humanistica, 2000.