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Susan Kirkpatrick


Ph.D. (Harvard)

Professor Emerita of Spanish Literature

Primary Office: Contact Department
Primary Phone: (858) 534-3204

Email: skirkpatrick@ucsd.edu
Guggenheim Fellow

Nineteenth and twentieth-century Spanish literature and questions of gender

Susan Kirkpatrick received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. She has taught at UCSD since 1971, specializing in nineteenth and twentieth-century Spanish literature and questions of gender. Her books include Larra: El inextricable laberinto de un liberal romántico (Gredos, 1977), Las Romanticas: Women Writers and Subjectivity in Spain, 1835-1850 (U California Pr., 1989), and Mujer, modernismo y vanguardia en España, 1898-1931 (Cátedra, 2003).

Selected Publications:

Larra: El laberinto inextricable de un romántico liberal. Madrid: Gredos, 1977.

"More on the Narrator of Fortunata y Jacinta" Revista de Estudios Hispanoamericanos, 9 (1982): 143-150.

"On the Threshold of the Realist Novel; Gender and Genre in La gaviota" PMLA, 98 (1983): 323-340.

Las Románticas: Women Writers and Subjectivity in Spain, 1835-1850. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Antología poética de escritoras del siglo XIX. Edition, Introduction, and Notes. Madrid: Castalia, 1992.

"Fantasy, Seduction, and the Woman Reader: Rosalia de Castro's Novels," Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain,  eds. Lou Charnon-Deutsch and Jo Labanyi. New York: Oxford Unversity Press, 1995: 74-97.

"Constituting the Subject: Race, Gender, and Nation in the Early Nineteenth Century," Culture and the State in Spain, eds. Thomas E. Lewis and Francisco J. Sánchez. New York and London: Garland Press, 1999: 225-251.

"Gender and Modernist Discourse: Emilia Pardo Bazán's Dulce dueño," Modernism and its Margins: Reinscribing Cultural Modernity from Spain and Latin America, eds. Anthony L. Geist and José B. Monleón. New York and London: Garland Press, 1999: 119-139.