March 10: Victor Grovas
Ibsen’s Reception in Mexico: A Brief Review from the First Publication in 1896 to the Mexican “Ibsen, Migration, and Gender” Project in 2019 and the Possibility of an Introduction to the Complete Works of Ibsen in Spanish in 2023-2024
March 10, 2022 12-1pm ET via Zoom
This presentation offers an in-depth portrait of Henrik Ibsen’s reception in Mexico and his influence on Mexican literature in the past, present, and future.
Dr. Victor F. Grovas is an Associate Professor of Spanish, Literature, and Drama at the Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. His research traces the intersections between Mexican literature and German romanticism with a special focus on Henrik Ibsen’s and August Strindberg’s works and reception in Mexico. He has written several books but most recently A German Romantic, An Innovative Norwegian, and the Creation of Modern Theater: Tieck, Ibsen, and His Theatrical Initiation Trip to Germany (México, UAQ, 2020).