Publications

 

 

Books

Postmodernity in Spanish Fiction and Culture. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2010.

Demythification in the Fiction of Miguel Delibes. New York: Peter Lang, 1996.

Spanish Women Science Fiction Writers and Postmodern Mutations (Manuscript in progress)

This manuscript examines how a selected number of women writers in the Hispanic world seek recourse to the inherent meta-discursive proclivities in science fiction in order to read metaphorically the much broader socio-cultural changes that are taking place in contemporary Hispanic societies and how they affect women. 

Chapters in Books and Edited Volumes

The Human Element in the Later Works of Nicolás Guillén.” Actas de XI Congreso de FIEALC-Federación Internacional de Estudios Latino Americanos Caribeños, Osaka, Japan, (2003).

“Recasting Spanish Colonization and Imperialism. Angel Ganivet’s Idearium español and La conquista del reino de Maya.” Ed. Gustavo Mejía. Breaking Borders: African-Hispanic Encounters. Volume I. New Orleans: University Press of the South, 1999.  29-59.

“Myth and Martyrdom: Gonzalo Torrente Ballester’s El retorno de Ulises.  Eds. Alberto Navarro González, Juan Carlos Pueo Domínguez, Alfredo Saldaña Sagredo, and Tua Blesa. Mitos: Actas del VII Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Semiótica, Volume I. Zaragoza, Spain: Anexos de Tropelías, 1998. 243-46.

Special Issue of Journal

“Symptons of Spanish Fantasies: Africa as the Sign of the Other in Angel Ganivet’s Idearium español and La conquista del reino de Maya.” Rethinking Spain from Across the Seas. Studies in 20th and 21st Century Literature 30.1 (2006): 148-69.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

"La movida madrileña: ¿mito, o realidad?: Madrid ha muerto de Luis Antonio de Villena." Crítica Hispánica 28. 1&2 (2006): 7-17.

“Playing with Metafiction, Intertextuality, and Plagiarism:  Juan Manuel de Prada’s Las máscaras del héroe.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 82.5 (2005): 655-70.

“Reading Modernism Through Postmodernism:  Antonio Orejudo Utrilla’s Fabulosas narraciones por historias.” Tesserae: Journal of Iberian & Latin American Studies 9. 2 (2003): 125-38.

“José Angel Mañas’s Literature of Insurgency: Historias del Kronen.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 55.1 (2002): 188-203.
           
 “The Dramatization of Self-Transformation and the Doubling of Literary Fictionality:  Juan José Millás’s “Ella imagina” Crítica Hispánica 23. 1-2 (2001): 7-15.

Perspectivism, Dreams, Mirrors, and the Act of Literary Creation:  José María Merino’s La orilla oscura.” Tesserae: Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies 5.2 (1999): 129-43.    

“Desire, Psychoanalysis, and Violence:  Juan José Millás’s El desorden de tu nombre.”  Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea 24. 1-2 (1999): 17-34.
           
 “Meditation, Memory, and Denial: Ramón Sender’s Réquiem por un campesino español.” Letras Peninsulares 12.2 (1999): 320-34.

“Juan José Millás’s La soledad era esto and the Process of Subjectivity.” Forum for Modern Language Studies 25.1 (1999): 81-94.

“Toward a Theory of the Fantastic and the Detective Novel: Germán Sánchez Espeso’s La mujer a la que había que matar.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 51 (1998): 406-22.   

 “‘The Locus of Meditation of the Same and the Other’: Buero Vallejo’s El tragaluz.” Letras Peninsulares 10.2 (1997): 305-18.

“Speech, Writing, and the Confession of Unfulfilled Desire:  Miguel Delibes’s Cartas de amor de un sexagenario voluptuoso.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 72 (1996): 389-400.                       

“Germán Sánchez Espeso’s Narciso: Murderous Desire, Paradoxical Narcissism, and Narrative
Narcissism.” Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos 20.3 (1996): 519-29.                                

“Miguel Delibes and the Politics of Two Women: Cinco horas con Mario and Señora de rojo sobre fondo gris.” Hispanófila 117 (1996): 63-77.   

“Sexual and Erotic Domination: Master and Slave in Fernando Arrabal’s  The Grand Ceremonial.”Romance Languages Annual 8 (1996): 351-57.

“Reinventing Identity: Class, Race, and Nationalism in Concha Espina’s Retaguardia.” Romance Notes 36. 2 (1996): 167-79. 

“Emilia Pardo Bazán y la técnica del doble juego: el caso de Los pazos de Ulloa.” Letras Femeninas 18. 1-2  (1992): 97-107.                                                                                            

Encyclopedic Entry

“Miguel Delibes.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Volume 322:20th Century Spanish Fiction Writers. Coumbia, SC: Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, 2006. 87-94.

“Miguel Delibes.” Twentieth-Century Spanish Fiction Writers. Ed. Martha Altisent. Thomson Gale, 2006.

“Miguel Delibes.” Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture. Ed. Eammon Rodgers. London: Routledge, 1999. 66-73.