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Name Dr Caragh Wells
Job title Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
Department Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies University of Bristol
Personal web page http://www.bristol.ac.uk/hispanic/department/staff/cw.html
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Qualifications BA(Lond), MA, PhD(Exon)
Professional details
Keywords post-war Spanish novel
fiction in post-war Spain
women’s writing
narrative theory
European novel
digressive fiction
Catalan literary criticism
Areas of expertise My research interests include: The post-war Spanish novel; Contemporary Urban fiction in post-war Spain and Catalonia; Women’s writing; Narrative theory; The European Novel; Short Fiction. Special interest in the following writers: Eduardo Mendoza, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Quim Monzó, Montserrat Roig and Carmen Laforet.

Current research: Co-editing a volume of essays on digressive fiction in the European novel from Cervantes to Sebald. Writing a monograph on the novels and short stories of Carmen Laforet. Ongoing research into the ‘gran novel.la sobre Barcelona’ debate and the relationship between aesthetics and contemporary Catalan literary criticism.