Part of the cover of El pastor de Filida. El pastor de Filida by Luis Galvez de Montalvo (Albatros-Hispanofila Siglo XXI, 2006)
Critical variorum edition by Julián Arribas

This first critical, variorum edition of El pastor de Filida by Luis Galvez de Montalvo (Madrid, 1582) and edited by Professor Julian Arribas Rebollo, resolves all prior textual problems and offers a definitive text upon which critics and scholars may base their studies.

Cover of "El pastor de Filida." The exhaustive critical apparatus and abundant footnotes facilitate the interpretation of this pastoral romance, one of the genre's most important contributions to the development of 16th-century Spanish narrative. The importance of El pastor de Filida was recognized long ago. Cervantes pays tribute to it in the famous inspection of Don Quijote's library; and it was praised as well by poets and scholars such as Lope de Vega, Vicente Espinel, Pedro Lanez, Lopez Maldonado, Tamayo de Vargas, and Nicolas Antonio, among the most notable.

Esta cuidada edición del Prof. Arribas viene a fijar los textos y a aclararlos para el lector de hoy con profusión de notas léxicas e históricas. Desde Guadalajara agradecemos su largo y encomiable esfuerzo, a la vez que quedamos en deuda con él por habernos dado esta edición que será de gran utilidad para los estudiosos del incipiente siglo XXI. JOSÉ J. LABRADOR © PROMETEO DIGITAL 2011.