Jesús Varela Zapata

Jesús Varela Zapata

Jesús Varela Zapata is Associate Professor of English at the University of Santiago de Compostela, where he has held several posts such as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities. He is the author of a book on V.S. Naipaul, and has edited a number of books on applied linguistics and cultural studies. He has also published extensively and led research teams on postcolonial and global studies. He has been a guest speaker at universities such as Akdeniz, Cornell, Ottawa, Aichi Prefectural and Kanazawa. He is a member of the editorial team of the journals Atlantis and The Grove: Working Papers on English Studies.

 

E-mailvarela.zapata@usc.es

Recent Publications:

 

2009. “The Canon Beyond Academia: Alternative Sources of Canonicity in Twentieth-Century Literature in English.” Variants: The Journal of the European Society for Textual Scholarship 7 (2008) 107-118.

2012. “Sureña y Subalterna: Narrando la Rebelión de la Mujer en Alice Walker.” Constante González Groba, ed. Hijas del Viejo Sur. La Mujer en la Literatura Femenina del Sur de Estados Unidos. Valencia: PUV Universitat Valencia, 283- 306.

2014. “La poética de un vicio: el juego de azar en la historia de la literatura inglesa”. Isabel N. Patim et al. Literratura & Jogo – Narrativas, Discursos, Representaçoes e Mitos. Lisboa: Esfera do Caos, 2014. 67-74.

2014. “Still Postcolonial but Treading the Global Path.” J. Francisco Fernández and A. Moreno, eds. A Rich Field Full of Pleasant Surprises: Essays on Contemporary Literature, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. 1-14.

2014. “Glittering Sea or Mirage: Alternative Visions of the Caribbean Environment.” Kristian Van Haesendonck & Theo D´haen (eds.) Caribbeing: Comparing Caribbean Literatures and Cultures. Amsterdam-Atlanta: Rodopi, 159-168.

2016. “El mapa miente: La centralidad perdida de Europa y Occidente.” Beatriz Fernández Herrero et al., eds. A Crise de Occidente. Lugo: Axac. 171-179. ISBN: 978-84-92658-49-7.

2016 . “Swift’s Fantasy as a Vindication of Tolerance.” Janelle Pötsch, ed. Jonathan Swift and Philosophy. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield.