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John Rutherford, M.A., D.Phil.
Faculty Lecturer in Spanish, Fellow of The Queen's College and Director of the Centre for Galician Studies


John Rutherford's principal interests are literary translation, literary humour and all aspects of Galician studies. He has also published on the nineteenth-century Spanish novel and the novels of the Mexican Revolution. The pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela is a further interest.


Translator, Leopoldo Alas, La Regenta, new corrected edition (Penguin Classics, 2005)

As frechas de ouro (Editorial Galaxia, 2004)

Breve historia del pícaro preliterario (Universidade de Vigo, 2001)

Translator, , The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha (Penguin Classics, 2000 - new corrected version 2003)

‘La Regenta' y el lector cómplice (Universidad de Murcia, 1989)