Maria Czepiel

Stipendiary Lecturer in Spanish


BA (Oxford), MSt (Oxford)

Academic Background and Previous Positions

I have completed a DPhil (supported by an AHRC-Kingsgate Scholarship) on the lyric poetry of the Spanish humanist and Hebraist Benito Arias Montano (1525/27-98).

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

Spanish Language (Translation and Grammar); literature of the Spanish Golden Age.

Research Interests

Classical reception, Christian humanism, religious literature, lyric poetry in the Golden Age of Spain.


‘Horacio y Sannazaro en las dos odas inéditas de Garcilaso’, Bulletin Hispanique (forthcoming, 2023) 

‘Two Newly Discovered Poems by Garcilaso de la Vega’, Bulletin of Spanish Studies, 99:5 (2022), 741–76 

‘“El canto y lira mía”: The Horatian authorial persona in the work of Fray Luis de León’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 99:6 (2022), 527–43 

‘Garcilaso’s “Sedes ad cyprias”: a new source and a re-appraisal’, Bulletin of Spanish Studies 96:5 (2019), 737–54 


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