Dr. Laura Lojo-Rodriguez

is currently the supervisor of the research group “Discourse and Identity,” funded by the Galician Regional Government for the period 2014–2018. Lojo-Rodríguez is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the Department of English Studies of University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where she teaches Literature(s) in English, Literary Theory, and Gender Studies. She was convenor of the Short Story Panel of the Spanish Association of English and American Studies (AEDEAN) from 2013 to 2017.

Research interests: Contemporary British fiction; short story; critical theory; comparative literature.


2018. “Magic Realism and Experimental Fiction: From Virginia Woolf to Jeanette Winterson”, in Anne Fernald, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Virginia Woolf. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming.

2018. ‘”Thought in American and for the Americans”: Victoria Ocampo, Sur and European Modernism’, in Ana Falcato, ed. Philosophy in the Condition of Modernism. Londres: Palgrave, 167-190.

2017. Tourism and Identitary Conflicts in Monica Ali’s Alentejo Blue”. Miscelánea: A Journal of English and American Studies. vol. 56: 73-90.

2017. “Writing to Historicize and Contextualize: The Example of Virginia WoolfThe Discipline, Ethics, and Art of Writing about Literature. Ed. Kirilka Stavreva. Gale-Cengage, Gale Researcher British Literature. Online.

2016. Virginia Woolf in Spanish-Speaking CountriesThe Blackwell Companion to Virginia Woolf. Ed. Jessica Berman. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016. 46-480. 

2015. “La poética del cuento en la primera mitad del siglo XX en Reino Unido: Virgina Woolf y Elizabeth Bowen”. Fragmentos de realidad: Los autores y las poéticas del cuento en lengua inglesa. Ed. Santiago Rodríguez Guerrero-Strachan. Valladolid: Servicio de publicaciones de la Universidad de Valladolid, pp. 111-125.

2014.Unveiling the Past: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s ‘Sex in the Context of Ireland”. Nordic Irish Studies 13.2 (2014): 19–30.

2014. “‘The Saving Power of Hallucination’: Elizabeth Bowen’s “Mysterious Kôr” and Female Romance”. Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 62.4 (2014): 273–289.

2013. “Exilio, historia, e a visión feminina: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne” in Felipe Andrés Aliaga Sáez, ed., Cultura y migraciones: Enfoques multidisciplinarios. Santiago de Compostela: Servicio de publicaciones de la Universidad, 2013, 178–183.

2012. (ed.). Moving across a Century: Women’s Short Fiction from Virginia Woolf to Ali Smith. Bern: Peter Lang, 2012.

2012. Recovering the Maternal Body as Paradise: Michèle Roberts’s ‘Charity”. Atlantis: A Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies 34.2 (Dec 2012): 33–47.

2011. (with Jorge Sacido-Romero) “Through the Eye of a Postmodernist Child: Ian McEwan’s ‘Homemade’”. Miscelánea: A Journal of English and American Studies 44 (2011): 107–120.

2011. “Voices from the Margins: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s Female Perspective in The Pale Gold of Alaska and Other Stories”. Nordic Irish Studies 10 (2011): 35–40.

2011-2012.Joyce’s Long Shadow: Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s Short Fiction. Papers on Joyce 17.18 (2011-2012): 159–178.

2010. (with Manuela Palacios and Mª Xesús Nogueira). Creation, Publishing, and Criticism: The Advance of Women’s Writing. Bern: Peter Lang, 2010.

2009. “The Poetics of Motherhood in Contemporary Irish Women’s Verse” in Manuela Palacios and Laura Lojo-Rodríguez, eds., Writing Bonds: Irish and Galician Women Poets. Bern: Peter Lang, 2009, 123-142.

2009. “Making Sense of Wilderness: An Interview with Anne Le Marquand Hartigan” in Manuela Palacios and Laura Lojo-Rodríguez, eds., Writing Bonds: Irish and Galician Women Poets. Bern: Peter Lang, 2009, 195–204.

2008.Virginia Woolf’s Female History in ‘The Journal of Mistress Joan Martyn”. Short Story 16.1 (2008): 73–86.