Donald Shaw (academic)
Donald Leslie Shaw (born February 11, 1930-Italy 2017) was a writer, literary critic and the Brown-Forman Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of Virginia.
He wrote several books, including A Literary History of Spain: The Nineteenth Century and A companion to modern Spanish American fiction Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, N.Y. : Tamesis, 2002. ISBN 1-85566-078-4. Also, he wrote The generation of 1898 in Spain, London, E. Benn, 1975. He wrote extensively on, and taught a course about, Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.
Shaw died on January 30, 2017 in Bologna, Italy.
- "Spanish, Italian & Portuguese". Spanitalport.as.virginia.edu. 2017-01-30. Retrieved 2018-04-08.
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