Martin, Oscar Books

Dr. Óscar Martín is an Assistant professor of Spanish in the Languages and Literatures Department at Lehman College (CUNY) in New York. Before Lehman, he taught at Yale University as Assistant professor in Spanish. Dr. Óscar Martín completed his Licenciatura at the University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Rodrigo DÍaz, Del Hombre Al Mito Textos Y Contextos De La Primera TradiciÓn Cidiana (1099-1207)
2015 1-4955-0387-9
This book explores the development of the early historical and legendary tradition concerning Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, el Cid (c. 1048-1099), the most famous medieval Spanish hero. It traces the development of the early heroic discourse mostly through the 12th century and how it takes shape in historical and poetic texts that built the legend with a clear and concise navigation of the political, historical, and sociocultural ideologies represented in the epic hero’s transformation.