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Clive Griffin, M.A. D.Phil
Retired University Lecturer in Latin American Literature, Fellow of Trinity College
Lecturer in Spanish, Worcester College


Clive Griffin teaches principally Spanish American literature. He has published on twentieth-century writing from Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru. He also researches into the history of the printed book in sixteenth-century Spain and Spanish America.


All first year literature and some language in his own Colleges. For the FHS he teaches mainly Spanish American literature for a wide variety of Colleges.

Graduate Teaching

Supervision in Spanish American literature and the History of the sixteenth-century Book.


Oficiales de imprenta, herejía e Inquisición en la España del siglo XVI (Madrid: Ollero & Ramos, 2009)

Editor, with Nigel Griffin, Eric Southworth, and Colin Thompson, The Spanish Ballad in the Golden Age, Colección Támesis, Serie A: Monografías, 264 (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2008)

Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005)

'The Humor of One Hundred Years of Solitude', in: Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude: A Casebook, Gene Bell-Villada (ed.) (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), 53-66

Mariano Azuela: Los de abajo, Critical Guides to Spanish Texts, 56 (London: Grant & Cutler, 1993)

Los Cromberger de Sevilla: la historia de una imprenta del siglo XVI en Sevilla y Méjico (Madrid: Instituto de Cooperación Iberoamericana and Comisión Nacional del V Centenario del Descubrimiento de América, 1991)