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  • The Public Place of the (Neo-)Victorians 

    Llewellyn, Mark (2017-10-16)
    The Victorians are everywhere. Neo-Victorian adaptations of their writings, lives and culture are all around us in the contemporary marketplace. (Neo)Victorianism sells in its most popular forms, from blockbuster films, ...
  • “New Critical Approaches to the History of the Early English Novel” 

    Villegas López, Sonia (2017-10-16)
    The critical appraisal of the rise of the novel in English has changed drastically from the publication of Ian Watt’s homonymous study in 1957. Some thirty years later, one of Watt’s disciples, Michael McKeon, suggested a ...
  • That-clauses: Retention and Omission of Complementizer that in some Varieties of English 

    Calle-Martin, Javier; Romero-Barranco, Jesús (2017-10-02)
    An OBJECT CLAUSE, also sporadically referred to as a COMMENT CLAUSE (Warner 1982: 169; Huddleston & Pullum 2002: 951), is that kind of clause functioning as the direct object of the matrix verb. In English, the most common ...
  • The expression of sentiment in user reviews of hotels 

    Moreno-Ortiz, Antonio; Fuster-Márquez, Miguel (2017-06-09)
    The linguistic expression of sentiment, understood as the polarity of an opinion, is known to be domain-specific to a certain extent (Aue & Gamon, 2005; Choi et al., 2009). Even though many words and expressions convey the ...
  • Reading, Writing, and Re-Visioning the Past: the historical novel in history. (Part I) 

    Mitchell, Kate (2016-12-19)
    The extraordinary popularity of historical fiction shows no sign of abating. Historical novels have been attempted by most major contemporary novelists; they regularly top bestseller lists and win literary prizes; and the ...
  • The Black Sexual Body as Palimpsest 

    Castro-Borrego, Silvia Pilar (2016-10-11)
    Análisis de las politicas sexuales a las que se sometía el cuerpo de la mujer negra en las colonias Norteamericanas del siglo 19
  • The Visible and the Invisible Hilary Mantel 

    Pollard, Eileen J. (2016-07-25)
    This talk addresses the scarcity of critical material on Hilary Mantel’s writing in the academy. It questions the suitability of the ‘origin’ paradigm within the criticism that is available, which closes off the excess of ...
  • Developing and Improving EFL Writing Skills 

    Tuero, Susana B. (2016-07-25)
    Learning a foreign language is a process that entails the development of four basic skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. According to the Common European Framework, such skills can be grouped into productive ...
  • Developing & improving EFL writing skills 

    Tuero, Susana (2015-07-03)
    Learning a foreign language is a process that entails the development of four basic skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. According to the Common European Framework, such skills can be grouped into productive ...
  • Displaying Mr Selfridge 

    Cruz-Rus, Celia (2015-04-22)
    Whereas, in literature a stream of recent bio-fictions have focused their efforts on resurrecting great Edwardian authors, the first season of Mr Selfridge (2013), based on Lindy Woodhead’s biography Shopping, Seduction ...
  • The somatechnics of enfreakment: literary articulations of the body 

    Pettersson, Lin Elinor (2015-04-22)
    Lately, the Victorian freak show has attracted scholarly and literary attention alike. New critical approaches to the freak show set the European exhibition of human corporeal deviance apart from the American side show as ...
  • Words and their many meanings 

    Paradis, Carita (2014-11-28)
    Words and their many meanings Professor Carita Paradis (University of Lund, Sweden) Words are very slippery customers. This is both good and bad for human communication – good if we want to be creative, flexible or ...
  • Significance of the Scream: Otherness in Postcolonial and Gothic Fiction 

    Khair, Tabish (2014-09-23)
    Starting with an examination of some of the gothic tropes used to narrate India in colonial literature (fiction and non-fiction), this paper will look at some highly visible postcolonial narratives of/about India and compare ...
  • "Writing and Developing Research Proposals: MA Theses and PhD Dissertations" 

    Tuero, Susana (2014-04-30)
    Designing research proposals, writing MA Theses, and Doctoral Dissertations are task that are closely related to the development of research competencies, thinking and planning abilities, and writing skills. The purpose ...