Elizabeth Wrigt

Elizabeth Wright is an Associate Professor at the University of Georgia (United States) and Doctor in Spanish Literature by the Johns Hopkins University (United States).

As a member of the DICAT group, directed by Teresa Ferrer, she is currently working on the projects CATCOM. Las comedias y sus representantes. Base de datos de las comedias mencionadas en la documentación teatral (1540-1700) and Patrimonio teatral clásico español: textos e instrumentos de investigación, coordinated by Joan Oleza within the Consolider-Ingenio 2010 programme, both of which are funded by the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. She is also the director of the project Crosscurrents and Confluences: An Annotated Edition and Translation of Latin Poetry on the Battle of Lepanto (1571), which is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (2010-2012).

Her research on theatre has resulted in several books and articles. She has written the book Pilgrimage to Patronage: Lope de Vega and the Court of Philip III (2001) and has prepared the critical edition of Los ramilletes de Madrid by Lope de Vega, which will be published in the Parte XI as part of the complete edition supervised by the group Prolope (Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona). She has also studied the translations into náhuatl of Spanish theatre that took place in colonial Mexico; she has published several articles on this topic and a trilingual edition, together with Louise M. Burkart and Barry D. Sell, titled Spanish Golden Age Dramas in Mexican Translation (2008). Together with classicists Sarah Spence and Andrew Lermons, she is currently preparing an edition of Spanish and Italian poetry inspired by the Battle of Lepanto, which will be published by Harvard University Press in its I Tatti Renaissance Library. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the journals Bulletin of the Comediantes and Calíope