Dra. Aurora Piñeiro

Aurora Piñeiro is a PhD in English Literature and Full Professor in the English Department at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Her main academic fields are Contemporary Anglo-Irish Narrative, Postmodern Novels in English (UK and Ireland) and Gothic Literature (XVIII to XXI Centuries). She is a member of IASIL (International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures) and IGA (International Gothic Association). She was a visiting professor in Debrecen University, Hungary (2002-2003), Fulbright Lecturer at Ferris State University, USA (2004) and visiting researcher at UCD, Ireland (2014-2015). At present, she coordinates the research project “Contemporary Anglo-Irish Literature (XX and XXI Centuries)” at UNAM (Dgapa-FFyL).

A selection of her published works:

  • Book: Piñeiro, Aurora. El gótico y su legado en el terror. Una introducción a la estética de la oscuridad (Gothic Literature and its Legacy in Terror. An Introduction to the Aesthetics of Darkness). UNAM-FFyL/ Bonilla-Artigas Editores: Mexico, 2017. (Colección GenPop). 150 pp. Available in: http://generospopulares.filos.unam.mx/descarga-genpop/ (Published in Spanish).

  • Article: ‘Postmodern Pastiche: The Case of Mrs Osmond by John Banville’. ABEI Journal. Special Issue World Upon World: Half a Century of John Banville´s Universes, Volume 22, Number 1, June 2020. University of Sao Paulo Press, 121-134 pp. ISSN: 2595-8127. Available in: http://revistas.fflch.usp.br/abei/issue/view/259.

  • Article: “A Trail of Bread Crumbs to Follow, or Gothic Rewritings of ‘Hansel and Gretel’ by Lina Meruane, Jorge Volpi and Mariana Enríquez”. Gothic Studies, 22.1 (Gothic and Fairy Tales). Journal of the International Gothic Studies Association. Edinburg University Press, 2020. 49-63 pp. Print ISSN: 1362-7937. Online ISSN: 2050-456X. DOI: 10.3366/gothic.2020.0037.

  • Article/ chapter: “Scalding Drops on a Naked Eye: The Motif of the Double in Seeing Red by Lina Meruane”. Doubles and Hybrids in Latin American Gothic. Antonio Alcalá González e Ilse Bussing López, eds. New York and London: Routledge, 2020. 19-30 pp. ISBN: 978-0-367-40633-2 (hbk), ISBN: 978-0-367-80813 (ebk).

  • Article: “Un tema y tres variaciones: el caso Albert Nobbs”. Anuario de Letras Modernas, vol. 21(2017) Mexico: UNAM-FFyL, November 2019. ISSN: 0186-0526. Available in: http://ru.ffyl.unam.mx/handle/10391/1256.

  • Article: “Y en la página codo a codo somos mucho más que dos: Banville y Black, multiplicidades autorales”, en Horizontes teóricos y críticos en torno a la figura autoral contemporánea. Adriana de Teresa Ochoa, ed. Mexico: FFyL-UNAM, 2019. ISBN:978-607-30-1716-9.

  • Translation: From English into Spanish, of the essay Fiction and the Dream/ La escritura y el sueño, by John Banville; and co-translation, from Spanish into English, of the essay Me llamarán los muertos/ The Dead will Call upon Me, by Carmen Boullosa, within EFACIS. Banville Project: Literature as Translation. Hedwig Schwall, coord. Belgium: University of Leuven, 2018.

  • Interview: “The Evidential Artist: A Conversation with John Banville”. Nordic Irish Studies Journal. Volume 14, 2015. Falun and Borlänge (Suecia): Dalarna University Press. ISSN: 1602-124X. January 2016.

  • Article: “La imaginación alada o los procesos de autorización y desautorización en el contexto de la censura en Joseph Anton: A Memoir”. Tropelías. Revista de teoría de la literatura y literatura comparada. Número 24 (2015). Dossier: La autoría a debate: textualizaciones del cuerpo-corpus. Universidad de Zaragoza, España. ISSN: 2255-5463. https://papiro.unizar.es/ojs/index.php/tropelias.