Department: Filologías Modernas

Area: English Philology

Research group: Representaciones de Identidades en Textos Literarios y Fílmicos de Habla Inglesa


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Doctor by the Universidad de La Rioja with the thesis Intercambio de recursos en la ficción de Percy Wyndham Lewis 2001. Supervised by Dr. Carmelo Cunchillos Jaime.

Melania Terrazas is Senior Lecturer in English and Irish Studies at the University of La Rioja (Spain). She is the author of Relational Structures in Wyndham Lewis’s Fiction: Complexity and Value (Lincom Europa, 2005). She has published extensively on a number of British and Irish authors and film directors. She is Head of the Centre of Irish Studies Banna/Bond (EFACIS). She was the editor of Journal of English Studies, guest edited a Special Issue on Gender Issues in Contemporary Irish Literature (Vol. 13:2, 2018) for Estudios Irlandeses, edited Trauma and Identity in Contemporary Irish Culture for Peter Lang in 2020 and co-translated Irish playwright Marina Carr's By the Bog of Cats into Spanish (2022). She has published on Applied Linguistics (vocabulary knowledge and motivation) and extensively on a number of British and Irish authors and film directors. Her recent essays on Irish poetry, fiction, theatre and film have been published in international journals, such as Irish Studies Review, English Studies, Life Writing and Miscelánea Journal. Her latest books chapters appear in edited collections by Cambridge UP, Routledge, Brill, Vernon Press and Frank und Timme, among others.