Dr. Isabel María Andrés-Cuevas

has focused her research for the last few years on the short story in English by women writers. She is interested in Modernist fiction and, in particular, in the narrative of Virginia Woolf. She has co-authored a monograph on gender and the grotesque in the short fiction by Katherine Mansfield and the novels of Virginia Woolf. In Women’s Tales, her major focus is the short stories by Jeanette Winterson.
Research interests: the short story; gender studies; Modernism; women’s fiction; carnival theory.


2014.“Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Short Story in English, ed. Jorge Sacido”. Miscelánea: Revista de Estudios Ingleses y Norteamericanos 50 (2014): 173–177.

2014. (with L. Lojo-Rodríguez and C. Lara-Rallo). “The Short Story and the Verbal-Visual Dialogue” in E. Álvarez-López (coord. and ed.), E. M. Durán-Almarza and A. Menéndez-Tarrazo, eds., Building International Knowledge. Approaches to English and American Studies in Spain. AEDEAN/Universidad de Oviedo, 2014, 261–266.

2013. (with L. Lojo-Rodríguez and J. Sacido-Romero). “Parents Then and Now: Infantile and Parental Crises in the Short Fiction of Katherine Mansfield, Helen Simpson and Hanif Kureishi” in R. Arias, M. López-Rodríguez, C. Pérez-Hernández and A. Moreno-Ortiz, eds., Hopes and Fears. English and American Studies in Spain. AEDEAN/Universidad de Málaga, 2013, 304–307.

2012. (with L. Lojo-Rodríguez and C. Lara-Rallo). “Escenarios de la memoria: espacio, recuerdo y pasado traumático” in S. Martín-Alegre, M. Moyer, E. Pladevall and S. Tuvau, eds., At a Time of Crisis: English and American Studies in Spain: Works from the 35th AEDEAN Conference. AEDEAN/Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, 2012, 242–245.

2011. (with G. Rodríguez-Salas). The Aesthetic Construction of the Female Grotesque in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Study of the Interplay of Life and Literature. Edwin Mellen Press: Lampeter, Ceredigion, 2011.

2011. “Virginia Woolf’s Ethics of the Short Story, by Christine Reynier”. Miscelánea: Revista de Estudios Ingleses y Norteamericanos 42 (2011): 173–179.

2010. (with C. Lara-Rallo and L. Filardo-Lamas). “The Shot in the Story: A Roundtable Discussion on Subversion in the Short Story” in R. Galán-Moya et al., eds., Proceedings of the 33rd Aedean International Conference. Aedean/Universidad De Cádiz, 2010.

2007. “The Duplicity of the City in O.Henry: ‘Squaring the Circle’ and ‘The Defeat of the City’” in G. S. Castillo, M. R. Cabello et al., eds., The Short Story in English: Crossing Boundaries. Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, 2007, 32–42.