Enrique Rodrigues-Moura is Professor at the Department of Romance Languages (»Institut für Romanistik«) at the University of Bamberg, Germany, since April 2012. He received 2007 his PhD in Romanic Philology at the Complutense University of Madrid (Extraordinary Doctorate Award) and 2009 a Post-Doc-Award from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to research at the University of Lisbon (Faculty of Arts / CLEPUL). He has worked as Lecturer at the Universities of Bratislava, Graz and Wien and as Assistant Professor at the Universities of Innsbruck and Göttingen. He is Visiting Professor at the Department of Romance Languages (»Institut für Romanistik«) at the University of Graz (2012-2014). The main aspects of his research are the literatures and cultures in Spanish and Portuguese of the XVI and XVII centuries; the formation of cultural national identities in Latin America; the relationship between fiction, historiography and politics and between fictional and factual narratives; theory and practice of textual criticism.