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Department of Languages & Literatures

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Faculty & Staff

Javier Torre

Javier TorreJavier Torre
Associate Professor of Spanish
Sturm Hall, Room 323
Phone: 303-871-2078
Email: javier.torre@du.edu

EDUCATION

  • PhD, University of Virginia
  • MA, Arizona State University
  • Licenciado en Filología Hispánica, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

AREAS OF EXPERTISE/RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Contemporary Spanish literature
  • Travel writing
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Theater in performance
  • Film studies

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles:

"Escaping Spanish totalitarianism in a four-wheel drive", Studies in Travel Writing, Routledge May 2013. 14 pages. (Refereed)

"Luis Mateo Díez y su renovación de la narrativa viajera." Ojáncano. Revista de literatura española XXX (2006): 53-69. (Refereed)

"Las disyuntivas de Mariano: apostillas al naturalismo de La desheredada." Excavatio XVIII (2003): 241-259. (Refereed)

"La función del metateatro en El hombre de mundo de Ventura de la Vega." España Contemporánea XIV (2001): 79-93. (Refereed)

"De la ironía machadiana a la irrealidad borgiana: grados de un distanciamiento en la poesía de Carlos Marzal." Revista Hispánica Moderna LIV (2001): 492-8. (Refereed)

"El patriarcado ausente en Los olvidados de Luis Buñuel." Romance Languages Annual XI (2000): 616-619. (Refereed)

Book Articles and Chapters:

"The Politics of Travel Writing in Fascist Spain." In Not So Innocent Abroad: The Politics of Travel and Travel Writing. Edited by Ulrike Brisson and Bernard Schweizer. Newcastle (UK): Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. (59-84). (Refereed)

"Pan-erotismo y panteísmo: la mujer como pan en los Cien sonetos de amor de Pablo Neruda." La representación de la mujer en la cultura hispánica. Eds. K.M. Sibbald and R. de la Fuente Ballesteros. Valladolid: Universitas Castellae, 2002. 405-12. (Refereed)

"Literary Pilgrims: The Craft of Traveling Through Texts." The Image of the Outsider in Literature, Media, and Society. Eds. Will Wright and Steven Kaplan. Pueblo: University of Southern Colorado, 2002. 351-6. (Refereed)