SCHWARTZ, Kessel. American, b. 1920. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor, Dept. of Foreign Languages, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1962-90 (Chairman, 1962-64, 1973-83; Director of Graduate Studies, 1964-65, 1983-90). Hispania, associate editor, 1965-84. Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Anales de la Narrativa Espanola Contemporanea, 1977-. Assistant Instructor, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1940- 42; Director of cultural centers in Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Observer in Costa Rica, State Dept., 1946-48; Instructor, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1950-51, Colby College, Waterville, Maine, 1951-53, and University of Vermont, Burlington, Assistant Professor, 1953-57; Professor and Chairman, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1957-62. Publications: The Contemporary Novel of Ecuador, 1953; (with R. Chandler) A New History of Spanish Literature, 1961, 1991; (ed.) Fiestas, by Juan Goytisolo, 1964; (with R. Chandler) A New Anthology of Spanish Literature, 2 vols., 1967; Introduction to Modern Spanish Literature, 1968; Vicente Aleixandre, 1969; The Meaning of Existence in Contemporary Hispanic Literature, 1970; Juan Goytisolo, 1970; A New History of Spanish American Fiction, 2 vols., 1972; Studies on Twentieth-Century Spanish and Spanish-American Literature, 1983. Author of articles, 1955-90. Address: 6400 Maynada, Coral Gables, FL 33146, U.S.A.