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Research Area

My research fields are English Literature and Cultural Studies in English. Within them, I do research in the following areas:

  • Gender Studies (mainly Masculinities Studies currently, but also Women’s Studies)
  • Popular Fictions (currently mainly Science-Fiction, also Gothic Studies)
  • Film Adaptations (theory and practice)
  • Comparative Nationalism (Catalonia and Scotland), and Scottish Literature
  • Pop and Rock Music (usually in relation to Gender Studies)

Doctoral Supervision

I would be happy to supervise students interested in any of the above areas

Representative Publications

  • Masculinity and Patriarchal Villainy in the British Novel: From Hitler to Voldemort. London and New York: Routledge, 2019.
  • “The Anti-patriarchal Male Monster as Limited (Anti)Hero in Richard Morgan’s Black Man”, Science Fiction Studies, #131, 44.1, March 2017. 84-103.
  • “Science Fiction in the Spanish University: The Boundaries that Need to Be Broken”, Alambique, Vol. 4, issue 1, 2016,
  • “Antonio cuestionado: El mercader de Venecia de Michael Radford y el problema del heterosexismo”. Dossiers feministes, nº 20, 2015. 261-283.
  • “Fighting the Monsters Inside: Masculinity, Agency and the Aging Gay Man in Christopher Bram’s Father of Frankenstein”. Masculinities and Literary Studies: Intersections and New Directions. Josep Maria Armengol et al., eds. New York and Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017. 98-106.
  • “The Loving Soldier: Vindicating Men’s Friendship in Ernest Raymond’s Tell England: A Study in a Generation (1922) and Wilfrid Ewart’s The Way of Revelation (1921)”. Writings of Persuasion and Dissonance in the Great War: That Better Whiles May Follow Worse, David Owen and Cristina Pividori (eds.), Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, 2016. 205-219.