Education

M.A. English and American Literature, New York University (expected May 2024).

M.A. American Studies, Complutense University of Madrid and Franklin Institute (2023).

B.A. English Studies, Complutense University of Madrid (Extraordinary Award for Undergraduate Studies, Valedictorian 2020).

Publications

“Powers of Failure: The Catcher in the Rye Against Early Neoliberal Rationality.” Unhappy Beginnings: Narratives of Precarity, Failure, and Resistance in North American Texts, edited by Isabel González Díaz and Fabián Orán-Llarena, Routledge, November 2023 [forthcoming]. See: https://www.routledge.com/Unhappy-Beginnings-Narratives-of-Precarity-Failure-and-Resistance-in/Gonzalez-Diaz-Orn-Llarena/p/book/9781032526591

“The Eternal Rewriting: Language, Existentialism, and Play in Barth’s ‘Night-Sea Journey.’” Journal of Artistic Creation and Literary Research, vol. 9, no. 1.2, June 2021.

Blog Posts

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences


    • “Of Power and Agency: Legacies of Muriel Spark’s Postwar Metafiction.” Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Conference, 26–29 October 2023, New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, NY (USA). Seminar Paper.

    • “Traditionally Cosmopolitan: Reading Scottish Identity Through Edinburgh’s Literary Heritage.” Modern Language Association (MLA) Convention, 4–7 January 2024, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA (USA). Conference Paper. [Accepted, guaranteed panel]

    • “Dulce et Decorum: Nostalgia and National Hypermnesia in Woolf’s and Ishiguro’s Postwar Novels.” Surplus, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 55th Annual Convention, 7–10 March 2024, Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA (USA). Conference Paper. [Accepted]

    Memberships


    • Modern Language Association (MLA).

    • Modernist Studies Association (MSA).

    • Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA).

    • European Narratology Network (ENN).

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