About the Author

Margaret R. Greer is professor of Spanish at Duke University. She is the author or editor of many books, including the coeditor of Rereading the Black Legend, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
Elizabeth Rhodes is associate professor of Hispanic studies at Boston College. She is the author, most recently, of This Tight Embrace: Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza (1566–1614).