Dr D G Pattison

David Pattison, M.A., D.Phil.
Retired Reader in Spanish, Fellow of Magdalen College


David Pattison’s main research interests are in the field of Medieval Spanish literature, particularly epic poetry and historiography; also, and increasingly, the fifteenth-century pseudo-dramatic work Celestina.


Spanish medieval and Golden-Age literature, and the history of the Spanish language. Also the whole first-year course (language and literature) and participation in language teaching for all years.


‘El Mio Cid del Poema y el de las crónicas: evolución de un héroe’, in: El Cid: de la materia épica a las crónicas caballerescas, ed. Carlos Alvar et al. (Alcalá de Henares, 2002), 23-27

Editor, with Alan Deyermond & Eric Southworth, ‘Mio Cid’ Studies: ‘Some Problems of Diplomatic’ Fifty Years On, Papers of the Medieval Hispanic Research Seminar (London : Queen Mary & Westfield College, 2002)

‘The Language of Lazarillo de Tormes and the Date of the Work’, in: Culture and Society in Habsburg Spain: Studies Presented to R.W. Truman by his pupils and colleagues, ed. Nigel Griffin et al. (London : Tamesis, 2001), 45-49

‘Epic Diction in Spanish clerecía Verse: From Imitation to Parody’, in: L’Épopée romane au moyen age et au temps modernes: Actes du XIVe Congres International de la Société Rencesvals pour L´Etude des épopées romanes, Naples, 24 — 30 juillet 1997, ed. Salvatore Luongo, 2 (Naples : Fridericiana Editrice Universitaria, 2001), II. 801-14

‘Deaths and Laments in Celestina’, Context, Meaning and Reception of ‘Celestina’: A Fifth Centenary Symposium, 78.1 (2001), 139-143

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