A group of scholars in English Literature. Researchers in different periods, authors and those working with different theoretical approaches are all welcome. The aim of this group is to create a space for literary discussion through our blog. Please contact me if you will like to publish a blog post to share your latest research, publication, a call for papers, etc.
Un momento de Virginia Woolf: https://garciala.blogia.com/2015/101102-un-momento-de-virginia-woolf.php
Here’s a post, or retropost, on Thomas Browne, to inaugurate this thread on early modern English Literature – or Renaissance and the 17th century.
En la Selva de las Formas: Ideas y cosas en los gabinetes de curiosidades de Thomas Browne: https://www.ibercampus.es/en-la-selva-de-las-formas-41526.htm
Las Hijas de la Memoria: https://vanityfea.blogspot.com/2011/09/las-hijas-de-la-memoria-el-gunaikeion.html
Fantasies of the Subject: Affecting Selves in Contemporary American Literatureedited by Paula Barba Guerrero & Laura de la Parra Fernández
<p style=”text-align: right;”>If what we need to dream, to move our spirits most deeply and directly towards and through promise, is discounted as a luxury, then we give up the core —the fountain— of our powe…[Read more]
Please find below some information concerning our new publication, entitled Postcolonial Youth in Contemporary British Fiction, recently published by Brill (Youth in a Globalising World Series, volume 15, https://brill.com/view/<wbr />title/60245) and edited by Laura Mª Lojo Rodríguez, Jorge Sacido Romero and Noemí Pereira Ares. Please notice tha…[Read more]
The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic is pleased to announce a call for papers for Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (GIFCon) 2022 with the theme of ‘Fantasy Across Media’.Much of fantasy studies has focused on the genre’s presence in literature, with histories and theoretical frameworks often either implicitly or explicitly centri…[Read more]
“To Thine Own Self Be True: The Oedipal Subject in Hamlet.” Ibercampus (Vanity Fea) 5 Sept. 2021.* https://www.ibercampus.eu/to-thine-own-self-be-true-5418.htm
Feminism in Contemporary US Popular Culture /roundtables
Registration is open (and free!) for our Roundtables on Feminism in Contemporary US Popular Culture. I attach the program and you can find further information on the speakers, as well as the registration form, here: http://www.popmec.com/fem
Please find attached the Call for Papers for the “(De)Writing the Borderline: Human and Non-Human Liminal Identities” conference that is being organised at the University of Vigo, with the University of Santiago de Compostela and the University of A Coruña. The conference will take place on 13th and 14th January 2022 in an on-site/onl…[Read more]
The registration for the International Conference on Literary Translation and Gender is now open. The conference will be held online between 23 and 24 September and will have África Vidal, Ioanna Nicolaidou, Lawrence Schimmel and Raffaella Tonin as plenary speakers.
Registration as an attendee is free of charge and can be made from September 1 on…[Read more]
The Fictional Minds of Modernism: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/fictional-minds-of-modernism-9781501373701
Tragedy and the Oedipal Subject: Shakespeare (and Freud): https://www.ibercampus.eu/tragedy-and-the-oedipal-subject-shakespeare-and-freud-5417.htm
Spanish abstract: Una nota sobre el uso de las nociones de multiverso y realidades paralelas en cosmología (Brian Greene) y en literatura (Philip Pullman).
English abstract: A note on the use of the notion of a multiverse and parallel worlds in…[Read more]
Spanish abstract: Artículo sobre algunas implicaciones ideológicas de la película ‘Never Let Me Go’ (Mark Romanek, 2010), basada en la novela de Kazuo Ishiguro. Ofrece un retrato de la sociedad como un sistema educativo manipulador, que mantiene a los niños ignorantes de las cosas más importantes que se pueden saber sobre el poder y la expl…[Read more]
Contemporary fiction is a substantial topic. Perhaps I should have named this topic “21st-c. literature?” Well, let drama, essays or memoirs have their own topic. I’ll start this topic with my notes on a novel on sustainability (?) by Ian McEwan, Solar.
Retropost, 2011: Solar https://vanityfea.blogspot.com/2011/08/solar.html
Given this context, one can’t help thinking of computer-mediated communication, ICT (or TICs as they say in Spanish), online social networks, forums, blogs, or things cybertheoretical. I thought I’d share these parodies from olden times: Retropost, 2011: The Web Preserve Thy Verve https://vanityfea.blogspot.com/2011/08/web-preserve-thy-verve.html
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