Darío Fernández-Morera

Ph.D. Harvard University, Associate Professor


dario fernandez-morera

Darío Fernández Morera

Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Harvard University, Associate Professor

Fernández Morera's main fields are Comparative Literature and Golden Age Spanish literature. His writings include books and editions published in Europe and the United States, and articles and review articles in English and Spanish on critical discourses and methodology, cultural issues in Latin America, Spain, and the United States, contemporary political events, modern poetry, the encounter between Europeans and Amerindians, Modernism, Cervantes, Garcilaso de la Vega, Fray Luis de León, and Vicente Aleixandre.  He has published articles, reviewed books and served as consultant and reader for History of European Ideas, The European Legacy, Symposium, Hispanic Review, the National Endowment for the Humanities,Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, etc.  Among his publications are American Academia and the Survival of Marxist Ideas; The Lyre and the Oaten Flute: Garcilaso and the Pastoral; Fray Luis: Poesía (ed); The Cultural Encounter Between Europeans and Amerindians (ed.); Cervantes in the English Speaking World (ed. with M. Hanke); Cervantes y su mundo II (ed with K. Reichenberger).  He has served in the United States National Council on the Humanities.  He is the recipient of the 2008 award for Graduate Teaching Excellence from the School of Continuing Studies.  He has served as Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.  Sample  publications online:  “Cervantes and Economic Theory,” in Literature and the Economics of Liberty at


"The Myth of the Andalusian Paradise," Intercollegiate Review, vol. 41, no. 2 at



and directly at www.mmisi.org/ir/41_02/fernandez-morera.pdf

 "The Truth About Islamic Spain" in International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations Newsletter (Winter 2010), p. 11 at http://www.wmich.edu/iscsc/newsletter.html

 "Don Quixote Redivivus" in Cervantes in the English Speaking World, ed. Dario Fernandez-Morera & Michael Hanke at  http://books.google.com/books?id=cl_ax1FAM64C&pg=P




 "Islam's Christian Captives," Modern Age (Winter 2008) at http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0354/is_/ai_n279276


"Cervantes and Islam" in Cervantes y su mundo 3, ed. K. Reichenberger at




 ”Cervantes’ Theory and Practice of the Modern Novel,” in double issue of CIEFL Bulletin vol. 15 no. 2 and vol. 16 no. 1, pp.  49-66.

A tv interview on Jorge Luis Borges is available at



A tv interview on Francisco de Vitoria: