From: Cervantes: Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America 1.1-2 (1981): 115.
Copyright © 1981, The Cervantes Society of America
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DON MARTÍN DE RIQUER:

THE FIRST HONORARY MEMBER OF THE CERVANTES SOCIETY OF AMERICA



HE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL of the Cervantes Society of America announces the election of Don MARTÍN DE RIQUER MORERA, Conde de Casa Dávalos, as the first honorary member of the Society. Dr. RIQUER is a member of the Real Academia Española, President of the Real Academia de Buenas Letras of Barcelona, a Corresponding Member of the Real Academia de la Historia, of the Real Academia Sevillana de Buenas Letras, of the Real Academia Gallega, of the Centro de Cultura Valenciana, and of the Hispanic Society of America, an Honorary Member of the Modern Language Association and of the Accademia di Scienze, Lettere e Arti of Palermo, a Corresponding Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, Consejero Adjunto of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Honorary President of the Sociedad Española de Literatura General y Comparada, and a member of the American Philosophical Society.
     Professor RIQUER, Doctor en Filología Románica and Catedrático de Literaturas Románicas at the University of Barcelona, has published some forty books and numerous articles on medieval romance literature (Castilian, Catalan, Provençal, and French), on Spanish literature of the Golden Age, and on medieval heraldry and armaments.

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