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UK Fellow, Medieval Studies, elected in 1996

Professor Nicholas Round FBA

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About this Fellow

Iberian and Latin American Languages and Literatures



Current post

  • Professor Emeritus of Spanish, The University of Sheffield

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Reader in Spanish, Queen's University Belfast, 1962 - 1972
  • Stevenson Professor of Hispanic Studies, University of Glasgow, 1972 - 1994
  • Professor of Spanish, The University of Sheffield, 1994
  • Professor Emeritus of Spanish, University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 1994


The greatest man uncrowned: a study of the fall of Don Álvaro de Luna 1986


Libro llamdo Fedrón: Plato's Phaedo translated by Pero Diaz de Toledo 1993


Translation studies in Hispanic contexts Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 1998


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