History of Spanish Literature is a manual directed preferentially to readers interested in knowing the essential aspects of the historical development of our literature. All the chapters consist of a brief exposition of the political, artistic and cultural circumstances of the time, as well as an explanation of the literary movements and the styles and characteristics of the most relevant authors.
SEBASTIÁN QUESADA MARCO es licenciado en Historia por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Desde 1965 ha trabajado al servicio de la promoción y extensión de la lengua y cultura española en el extranjero, primero en calidad de Director de Centros Culturales Españoles dependientes de la Dirección General de Relaciones Culturales y Científicas del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y, posteriormente, como Director de Institutos Cervantes.
He has directed the Hispano-Arab Institute of Culture of Baghdad and the Cervantes Institutes of Tangier, Lisbon, Milan, Bordeaux and Athens. He has been Coordinator of the Cervantes Institutes in Europe and, within these functions, has been in charge of the management of the Cervantes Institutes of Cairo, Vienna, Milan and Bucharest. He prepared the transformation of the Cervantes Institutes cultural centers of Cairo, Tangier, Tetouan, Lisbon, Vienna, Milan, Bordeaux and Bucharest.
He has been a member of the DELE Advisory Council (Diplomas of Spanish as a Foreign Language) of the Ministry of Education and Science, and the president of numerous DELE courts in various countries (USA, Brazil, Denmark, France, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Morocco, Bulgaria, Egypt, Romania, Austria).