Joaquín Casalduero

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Spanish and Portuguese Literature

Fellow: Awarded 1954

Field of Study: Spanish and Portuguese Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-23-1903

Died: 02-20-1990

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

CASALDUERO, JOAQUÍN. Appointed for a study of form and meaning in Cervantes’ Don Quijote and Persiles; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1944.

Born April 23, 1903, in Spain.  Education:  University of Madrid, Ph.D., 1927.

Lecturer, 1925–27, University of Strasbourg; Lecturer, 1927–29, University of Marburg; Lecturer, 1930–31, Cambridge University; Guest Lecturer, 1931, University of Oxford; Assistant Professor of Spanish, 1931–38, Associate Professor, 1938–44, Professor, 1944—, Smith College. Instructor, 1932—, Middlebury College Summer School; Visiting Professor of Spanish, 1942–43, University of Wisconsin.

Publications:  Contribución al estudio del tema de Don Juan en el teatro español, 1938; Vida y Obra de Galdós, 1943; Sentido y Forma de las “Novelas Ejemplares,” 1943. Articles in Die Neueren Sprachen, Síntesis, Bulletin Hispanique, Revista de Filología Española, Cruz y Raya, Publications of the Modern Language Association, Smith College Studies in Modern Languages, Hispanic Review, La Nación.