BA, PhD (Exeter)
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School of Language & Literature
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University of Aberdeen
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Julia Biggane works on modern Spanish culture, particularly literature of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century. She is author of In a Liminal Space: the Novelas Breves of Emilia Pardo Bazán (2000). She has published on other aspects of Pardo Bazán's work, and on the fiction of Miguel de Unamuno.
She is co-editing, with John Macklin, a collection of essays on Unamuno's work for the Boydell and Brewer Companion series (2012/3)
She is producing a translation, with critical introduction and notes, of Unamano's La Tia Tula, for Aris and Phillips Hispanic Classics Series (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2012/3)
She is researching the early history of the Falange's Seccion's Femenina.
She is a partner in Leverhulme International Network award. Principal Investigator: Dr J A G Ardila, University of Edinburgh. Project Title: Literature and Politics in Pre-War Spain: Miguel de Unamuno (1864-1936). She has contributed a chapter, La agonia de Don Juan: leyendo exilio, politica y genero en El hermano Juan, o el mundo es teatro for a collection of essays on Unamuno's work arising from the award. (Madrid: Visor, 2012).
She is completing a study of the political dimensions of Miguel de Unamuno's fiction. The most recently completed chapter is 'Cómo se hace una novela: Confession, Abjection, Religious Economy', a version of which was published in Modern Language Review, 104 (4), 2009, 1018-1037.
Her courses include 'The Spanish Civil War as Cultural Representation and Historical Memory', 'Spain: a Cultural History', 'Spain: Texts and Contexts' and 'Advanced Translation Skills'. She contributes to MA courses in English, and Literature in a World Context.
Associate Editor, Bulletin of Spanish Studies
External Examiner, Spanish BA Programmes, University of York (2009-2012)
She has recently completed the translation of El mono del desencanto: una crítica cultural de la transición española (1973 - 1993) by Teresa Vilarós.
Departmental Examinations Officer
Adviser of Studies
Convenor, Departmental Student-Staff Liaison Committee Meeting
Departmental Library Representative
Hispanic Studies, School of Language & Literature
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