Michael Iarocci

Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Culture (18th-21st centuries). Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania. Comparative and Transatlantic Hispanic studies. Literature and geopolitics. Aesthetics and ideology. Visual culture. Author of two books: Enrique Gil y la genalogía de la lírica moderna (Juan de la Cuesta, 1999), and Properties of Modernity: Romantic Spain, Modern Europe and the Legacies of Empire (Vanderbildt University Press, 2006).   

Selected additional publications

The Oxford Companion to the Spanish Novel. J.A. Ardila, Ed. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2015: 216-233.“The Romantic Historical Novel, A Case Study: Enrique Gil y Carrasco’s El señor de Bembibre

“Sovereign Births, Empire and War in Benito Pérez Galdós’s First Series of Episodios Nacionales.” Vanderbildt e-Journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies 5 (2009) [Online] Available: http://ejournals.library.vanderbilt.edu/lusohispanic/viewarticle.php?id=65.

“War and the Work of Poetry: Issues in Teaching Spanish Poetry of the Civil War.” Teaching Representations of the Spanish Civil War. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2007: 184-195.

“El exilio romántico y el sujeto de la modernidad.” España: ¿Laberinto de Exilios? Newark, Juan de la Cuesta, 2005: 73-84.

“Romantic Prose, Journalism, and Costumbrismo.” The Cambridge History of Spanish Literature. Cambridge University Press, 2004: 81-91.

“Virile Nation: Figuring History in Galdós’ Trafalgar.” Bulletin of Spanish Studies 80.2 (2002): 183-202.

“Poética y caridad, o la doble modernidad de la ‘Introducción Sinfónica’ de Bécquer.” Romanticismo 8. Los románticos teorizan sobre sí mismos. Bologna: Centro Internacional de Estudios Sobre el Romanticismo Hispánico, 2002: 153-162.

“Romanticism, Transcendence and Modernity in Lorca’s Libro de poemas, or the Adventures of a Snail” Lorca, Buñuel, Dalí: Art and Theory Lewisburg, Bucknell University Press, 2001: 120-135.

“Between the Liturgy and the Market: Bourgeois Subjectivity and Romanticism in ‘La Nochebuena de 1836.’” Revista de Estudios Hispánicos 33 (1999): 41-63.

“On the Ideology of Metaphor in Pereda’s Peñas arriba.” Revista Hispánica Moderna 51 (December 1998): 236-256.