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James Fitzmaurice-Kelly

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FITZMAURICE-KELLY, JAMES British man of letters, was born in Glasgow. Educated at St. Charles's college, London, he became Taylorian lecturer in Spanish at Oxford in 1902. From 1909 to 1916 he was Gilmour professor of Spanish language and literature at the University of Liverpool; and in 1908 and 1912 Norman MacColl lecturer at Cambridge university. During 1907 and 1908 he lectured for the Hispanic Society of America at various American universities and at Lon don university. In 1916 he was appointed Cervantes professor of Spanish language and literature at the University of London, a post he held till his resignation in 1920. Among his numerous published works should be mentioned The Life of Miguel de Cer vantes Saavedra (1892) ; an introduction to the editio princeps of Don Quixote (1898-99) ; a History of Spanish Literature (1898) ; Cervantes in England (1905) ; Miguel de Cervantes: a memoir (1913) ; Cervantes and Shakespeare (1916) ; Gongora (1918) ; and Fray Luis de Leon (1921) . He edited among other publica tions, the Oxford Book of Spanish Verse (1913) and the complete works of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1901, etc.). He died at Sydenham, London, Nov. 3o, 1923.

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