Dr John Alan Jones received his Ph.D. from Leeds. He is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Studies at the University of Hull. He has written about literature and humanism in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Spain, including a bilingual edition of some of Cervantes's Exemplary Novels. His current research is about language and truth in Golden Age Spain.
1999 0-7734-8178-8 This bilingual edition makes accessible to readers who have little or no knowledge of Spanish an important work on the role of women in marriage, while at the same time enabling readers of Spanish to further their understanding of Fray Luis de León's work which embodies an essentially Christian view of marriage in which the role of men, women, and family are very clearly defined, providing an interesting insight into the world-view of a past age.