Leopoldo Alas, "Clarin" (1852 - 1901). His only other novel is Su unico hijo (1891). John Rutherford is a fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford, where he teaches Spanish, Spanish-American, and Galician language and literature. He has also translated Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes for Penguin Classics. For the translation of La Regenta he was decorated in 1984 by King Juan Carlos of Spain with the Medalla de Oro al Merito en las Bellas Artes.