Dr Jesus Rodero

Senior Lecturer

Spanish

Personal statement

Dr. Jesús Rodero graduated from the University of El País Vasco in Journalism (1982) and English (1987). He holds an M.A and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati (1994). He joined the Department of Modern Languages at Strathclyde University in 1994. He is currently the Subject Leader in Spanish. His main research interests are in the 20th Century Latin American prose fiction, in particular the short story. Among his publications in this area are two monographs –one on the short stories of Julio Ramón Ribeyro (2000), the other on the 20th Century short story of the fantastic (2006) –, and numerous articles in refereed journals on, among others, Julio Cortázar, Julio Ramón Ribeyro, Gabriel García Márquez, Rosario Ferré and Adolfo Bioy Casares. Work in press includes studies of Guillermo del Toro’s films and Ribeyro's short fiction of the fantastic. He is currently working on a research project entitled ‘Political and Cultural Paradigms of the Fantastic in Modern Hispanic Fiction and Film’.

Publications

Los relatos fantásticos de Adolfo Bioy Casares : esas grietas que revelan nuestra perplejidad ante el mundo
Rodero Jesus
Hispanic Journal Vol 39, pp. 1-13 (2017)
Los espectros de los desaparecidos : pasajes entre compromiso político y visión literaria en los últimos cuentos de Cortázar
Rodero Jesús
Neophilologus Vol 101, pp. 93-108 (2017)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11061-016-9487-3
Un cuento de hadas subversivo o conservador? Monstruos, autoridad e insumisión en 'El laberinto del fauno' de Guillermo del Toro
Rodero Jesus
Brumal: Revista de investigación sobre lo fantástico Vol 3, pp. 35-54 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.5565/rev/brumal.209
Un inventario de enigmas : Los cuentos fantásticos de Julio Ramón Ribeyro
Rodero Jesus
Insula Vol 826, pp. 22-25 (2015)
Espectros, trauma e historia : la 'hauntología' de Guillermo del Toro en El espinazo del diablo
Rodero Jesus
International Journal of Iberian Studies Vol 27, pp. 43-54 (2014)
https://doi.org/10.1386/ijis.27.1.43_1
Paradigmas culturales y configuración de la identidad : lo fantastico socio-político en dos cuentos de Rosario Ferré
Rodero Jesus
Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies Vol 19, pp. 77-92 (2013)
https://doi.org/10.1080/14701847.2013.830378

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Professional activities

Letras Hispanas (Journal)
Peer reviewer
2018
Los espectros de los desaparecidos: pasajes entre compromiso politico y visión literaria en Julio Cortázar
Invited speaker
14/2/2018
Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland (AHGBI) Annual Conference
Speaker
10/4/2017
Hispanófila (Journal)
Peer reviewer
11/2016
Dialogues of Power: Political (Re)presentations in the Arts
Participant
27/10/2016
Bulletin of Spanish Studies (Journal)
Peer reviewer
2015

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