Jonathan E. Mayhew

Humanities - Spanish & Portuguese
Professor
Primary office:
785.864.0287
Wescoe Hall, 2624
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590


Summary

Teaching Interests

  • Twentieth-Century Spanish and Spanish American Poetry
  • Lorca
  • Contemporary US Poetry
  • Translation Theory
  • Poetry and Performance
  • Prosody
  • Jazz
  • Music and Literature

Research

My primary research currently is on the Spanish playwright and poet Federico García Lorca. I am at work on two book projects: "Lorca: The Fractured Subject" and "Musical Lorca," a study of musical settings of Lorca's work.

Research Interests

  • Twentieth-Century Spanish and Spanish American Poetry
  • Lorca
  • Contemporary US Poetry
  • Translation Theory
  • Poetry and Performance
  • Prosody
  • Jazz
  • Music and Literature

Selected Publications

Mayhew, Jonathan. “ ‘Footnotes to Apocryphal Lorca’ .” Paideuma, 2020.
Mayhew, Jonathan. “‘José-Miguel Ullán: Hacia Una Poética de Lo Visual.’” Hispanic Issues , 2020.
Mayhew, Jonathan. “‘Poetic Literacy 101: Beyond Nervous Cluelessness’ .” Approaches to Teaching Latin American Poetry, edited by Jill Kuhnheim and Melanie Nicholson, MLA, 2019.
Mayhew, Jonathan. Lorca’s Legacy: Essays in Interpretation. Routledge, 2018.
Mayhew, Jonathan. “‘A Poet’s Theatre: Lorca on the American Stage from Prometheus in Granada to Barbarous Nights.’ .” Hecho Teatral, 2015.
Mayhew, Jonathan. “The Genealogy of Late Modernism in Spain: Unamuno, Lorca, Zambrano, and Valente.” Modernist Cultures , 2012.
Mayhew, Jonathan. Apocryphal Lorca:  Parody, Translation, Kitsch. University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Selected Presentations

Mayhew, J. (3/31/2016). “Who Speaks in the Work of Federico García Lorca”. Florida State University
Mayhew, J. (1/31/2016). “Vallejo and the Trials of Translation”. MLA Convention. Austin
Mayhew, J. (10/13/2015). “Lorquian Self-Fashioning.”
Mayhew, J. (5/15/2015). Entre Lorca y Celan: modelos de una modernidad futura. International Congress on "Celan en España". University of Cáceres
Mayhew, J. (3/23/2015). Lorca's Muscial Legacy. ACLA. Seattle
Mayhew, J. (3/31/2011). Modernism and Cultural Exceptionalism: From Miguel de Unamuno to José Lezama Lima. CUNY Graduate Center

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