Dr. Jorge Sacido-Romero

has focused his research on the short story in English for the last few years. He is particularly interested in exploring the ways ideological discourse is reproduced and undermined in literary text. In Women’s Tales, his major focus is the short fiction of Scottish writer Janice Galloway.

He was the supervisor of a project titled Modernism, Postmodernism and the English Short Story funded by the Galician Regional Government for the period 2008-2011 and is currently supervising the project Women’s Tales, funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness for the period 2015-2016.

Sacido-Romero is Senior Lecturer in English at the Department of English and German Philology of the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. He is also an editorial consultant for the Journal of the Short Story in English as well as member of the steering group of the European Network for Short Fiction Research (ENSFR).

Research interests: the short story; gender studies; psychoanalysis; voice studies; ideology.

Publications

2016. “Ghostly Visitations in Contemporary Short Fiction by Women: Fay Weldon, Janice Galloway and Ali Smith”. Atlantis: A Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies. 38.2 (Dec 2016): 83-102.

2015. (co-ed. with S. Mieszkowski). Sound Effects: The Object Voice in Fiction. Leiden: Brill / Rodopi (Series: DQR Studies in Literature)

2015. “The Voice in Twentieth-Century English Short Fiction: E.M. Forster, V.S. Pritchett and Muriel Spark,” in J. Sacido-Romero and S. Mieszkowski, eds., Sound Effects: The Object Voice in Fiction. Leiden: Brill / Rodopi, 2015, 185–214. (Series: DQR Studies in Literature).

2012. (with C. Lara-Rallo and I. Andrés Cuevas). “Nature in Late-Twentieth-Century English Short Fiction: Angela Carter, Margaret Drabble and A. S. Byatt”. Proceedings of the 38th AEDEAN Conference.

2012. (ed.) Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Short Story in English. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012.

2012. “The Boy’s Voice and Voices for the Boy in Joyce’s ‘The Sisters’”. Papers on Joyce 17.18 (Dec 2012): 203–242.

2012. “Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Short Story”, in Jorge Sacido, ed. Modernism, Postmodernism and the Short Story in English. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012, 1-25. (Series: Postmodern Studies nº 48)

2011. “Failed Exorcism: Kurtz Spectral Status and Its Ideological Function in Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’”. Atlantis: A Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies. 32.2 (Dec 2011): 43–60.