Jorge Sacido-Romero

Jorge Sacido-Romero

Jorge Sacido-Romero is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC). His research has centred mainly on the reproduction of ideological discourse in literary texts and the tensions it generates. Along these lines, he has published on Joseph Conrad (Atlantis 2011), James Joyce (Papers on Joyce 2012) or Slavoj Žižek (Grial 2007), amongst others. He has also coedited the volumes National Identities and European Literatures (Peter Lang 2008) and Sound Effects: The Object Voice in Fiction (Brill / Rodopi 2015). In recent years, Sacido Romero has focused on the study of the short story in English, conducting research on the work of Scottish writer Janice Galloway and supervising two research projects: Modernism, Postmodernism and the English Short Story funded by the Galician Regional Government (Xunta de Galicia, 2008-2011) and Women’s Tales: The Short Fiction of Contemporary British Writers 1974-2013 funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (2014-2016). Sacido Romero is also a member of the steering group of the European Network for Short Fiction Research (ENSFR) and editorial consultant of the Journal of the Short Story in English.



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Recent Publications

  • “Liminality in Janice Galloway’s Short Fiction”. Zeitschrift für und Amerikanistik: A Quarterly of Language, Literature and Culture. 66/4 (2018) (forthcoming).

  • “Ghostly Visitations in Contemporary Short Fiction by Women: Fay Weldon, Janice Galloway and Ali Smith”. Atlantis: A Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies.  38/2 (Dec 2016): 83-102. ISSN: 0210-6124.

  • The Boy’s Voice and Voices for the Boy in Joyce’s ‘The Sisters’”. Papers on Joyce17/18 (Dec 2012): 203-242. ISSN: 1135-0504.

  • Slavoj Žižek con e contra Judith Butler: a diferenza sexual a debate.” Grial 176 (2007): 34-43. ISSN: 0017-4181.