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Henry Sullivan


Ph.D., 1970, Harvard University


Henry Wells Sullivan was educated at the Queen's College, Oxford and Harvard University. He is the author of Juan del Encina (1976); Tirso de Molina & the Drama of the Counter Reformation (1976); Calderón in the German Lands and the Low Countries: His Reception and Influence, 1654-1980 (1983); The Beatles With Lacan: Rock 'n' Roll as Requiem for the Modern Age (1995); Grotesque Purgatory: A Study of Cervantes's Don Quixote, Part II (1996); and The Poems of Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer: A Metrical, Linear Translation (2002). He is a former Guggenheim Fellow (1985), Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (1978-80), twice NEH Fellow Junior 1976; Senior 1999), a former Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall College, Cambridge (1995-96), and alternate for the ACLS Senior Fellowship (2003). Currently he is working on a micro-history of cultural relations between Spain and the Kingdom of Bohemia from the Late Middle Ages to the end of the Thirty Years' War, entitled When Two Golden Worlds Collide: Bohemia &.the Fall of the Spanish European Empire, 1576-1700. He is also editing The Complete Original Poems of Henry Wells Sullivan, 1960-2005 and has authored eight dramas in English & Czech since 1999.