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Francisco Rico

educator , professor

Francisco Rico, Spanish Medieval and Renaissance literature educator. General director Center Spanish Letters, Spanish Ministry Culture, 1985-1986. Member Royal Spanish Academy, British Academy (correspondent member), Accademia dei Lincei, Hispanic Association Medieval Literature (president 1984-1999), Accademia della Crusca, Ente Nazionale Francesco Petrarca (consultant since 1985).

Background

RICO, Francisco was born on April 28, 1942 in Barcelona. Son of the late Cipriano Rico and of Maria Manrique.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy and Letters, University Barcelona, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor University Barcelona, 1964-1970. Professor Medieval and Renaissance literature Autonomous University, Barcelona, since 1971. Visiting professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1966-1967, Warburg Institute, London, 1972, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1981.

Director book series Letras e ideas, 1970, Filologia, T Letras Hispanicas, 1983.

Works

  • Other Work

    • El pequeno mundo del hombre 1970, The Spanish Picaresque Novel and the Point of View 1970, Vida u obra de Petrarca (Vol. 1) 1974, Historia y critica de la literatura espanola (8 vols.) 1980-1984, Breve biblioteca de autores espanoles 1990.

Membership

General director Center Spanish Letters, Spanish Ministry Culture, 1985-1986. Member Royal Spanish Academy, British Academy (correspondent member), Accademia dei Lincei, Hispanic Association Medieval Literature (president 1984-1999), Accademia della Crusca, Ente Nazionale Francesco Petrarca (consultant since 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Contemporary literature.

Connections

Married Victoria Camps, September 19, 1966. Children: Daniel, Guillermo, Felix.

father:
Cipriano Rico

mother:
Maria Manrique

spouse:
Victoria Camps

child:
Daniel Rico

child:
Guillermo Rico

child:
Felix Rico