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Robert Archer

Visat núm. 6
(octubre 2008)
Robert Archer holds the Cervantes Chair of Spanish in King’s College, London. Previously he taught at La Trobe University, Melbourne (1981-1977) and was Professor of Spanish at Durham (1997-2005).

He was awarded his doctorate at Oxford in 1980 with a thesis on Ausiàs March supervised by the late Robert Pring-Mill. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and a corresponding mener of the Acadèmia de Bones Lletres de Barcelona and of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

He works on medieval peninsular and Spanish Golden Age literature and has published widely on Ausiàs March, medieval Catalan, Golden Age literature and medieval misogyny and defence of women. His latest books in English are Ausiàs March. Verse Translations of Thirty Poems (2006) and The Problem of Woman in Medieval Hispanic Literature (2005).

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