Category Archives: foreign language papers by Roger Smith

Roger W. Smith, translation into Spanish of passage from George Gissing

    passage from Gissing   Roger’s Gissing translation     Posted here (above) as downloadable PDF documents is an assignment of mine in an advanced class in Spanish grammar and composition taught by Professor Susana Redondo de Feldman, Chairman … Continue reading

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first draft of my Russian essay on Tolstoy (and how it came to be written)

    biographical sketch of Leo Tolstoy   Posted here is a handwritten student paper by me, written in Russian, about Leo Tolstoy. It was written by me for a Russian course at New York University. The way this came … Continue reading

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my paper on “Platero y yo”; Luciana de Ames’s Spanish class

    paper on ‘Platero y yo’ (in Spanish)     The short paper on the prose poem Platero y yo (Platero and I) by the Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez — it amounts to an appréciation — that I … Continue reading

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Roger W. Smith, “биографический очерк Льва Николаевича Толстого” (“biographical sketch of Leo Tolstoy”; in Russian)

    Смотри ниже     ****************************************************************   This brief biographical sketch of Leo Tolstoy was written by me for a Russian class at New York University in the 1970’s. My student essay, in its original form, has been posted … Continue reading

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Roger Smith, paper on classic Spanish playwrights (in Spanish)

Roger Smith, paper on classic Spanish playwrights   This paper was written by me for a Spanish course at Columbia University taught by Professor Ricardo Florit. The playwrights discussed in the paper are Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio (1562–1635) … Continue reading

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Roger Smith, student paper on Latin American authors (in Spanish)

Roger W. Smith, essay on Latin American authors (in Spanish)   This paper was written by me for a Spanish course at Columbia University taught by Professor Ricardo Florit.

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Roger Smith, student paper on Bernal Diaz del Castillo (in Spanish)

Roger W. Smith, paper on Bernal Diaz del Castillo (in Spanish)   This paper was written for a Spanish course at Columbia University taught by Professor Ricardo Florit. Bernal Díaz del Castillo (d. 1584) was a Spanish conquistador, who participated … Continue reading

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