Arsenio Rey Tejerina
Professor Emeritus of Foreign Languages (Romance)
PhD, New York University; MA, Univeridad Maria Cristina, Spain; BA, Escolasticade El Pilar, Spain
Dr Rey has numerous journal articles, books, reviews, and professional presentations to his credit.
| ||Alaska: Nutka|
This book explores the discovery of the Pacific Northwest of America by
several Spanish navigators mainly from 1774 onward, just after Vitus
Bering who barely touched Alaska in 1741 and soon perished on his way
back to Russia. The Mexican Viceroy was concerned with the Russian
encroachment on what they always considered the backyard of the Spanish
Empire and sent eight expeditions to Alaska between that year and the
first decade of the 19th century. There are a few illustrations and
| ||Tomas de Suria: In the Expedition of Malaspina to Alaska 1791|
Tomas de Suria (1761-1844) was an illustrator in the Alessandro Malaspina's expedition. This scientific expedition explored the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. The book is filled with his detailed and colorful drawings of the fascinating people they met. While the body of Tomas de Suria is in Spanish, there is a long introduction in both English and Catalonian.
| ||Women Writers of Spain |
This annotated bio-bibliographical guide provides long-overdue recognition for women writers of Spain, including special entries on those writing in Catalan and Galician. By familiarizing readers with the content and meaning of selected works by three hundred such writers; readers and students of Spanish literature now have access to works which may be judged as excellent examples of the literature of their age, yet have previously received little or no attention.