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literary critic , writer , author

Donald Leslie Shaw is a writer, literary critic and the Brown-Forman Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of Virginia.

Background

Shaw, Donald Leslie was born on February 11, 1930 in Manchester, England. Son of Stephen Leslie and Lily (Hughes) Shaw.

Education

Bachelor, University Manchester, England, 1952. Master of Arts, University Manchester, England, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Dublin, Ireland, 1960.

Career

Assistant lecturer University Dublin, 1955-1957, University Glasgow, Scotland, 1957-1964, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1964-1969, senior lecturer Scotland, 1969-1972, reader, professor spanish Scotland, 1972-1986. Professor spanish University Virginia, Charlottsville, since 1986. Visiting professor Brown University, Providence, 1967, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1983.

Works

Membership

Served with Royal Air Force, 1953-1955.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cycling.

Connections

Married Maria Concetta Cristini, June 30, 1958. Children: Andrew Leslie, Sylvia Maria Pierina.

father:
Stephen Leslie Shaw

mother:
Lily (Hughes) Shaw

spouse:
Maria Concetta Cristini

children:
Andrew Leslie Shaw

Sylvia Maria Pierina Shaw