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Javier Letran

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Javier Letran
Postal address:
School of Modern Languages
Spanish
St Salvators Quadrangle
St Andrews
United Kingdom

Email: jl50@st-andrews.ac.uk

Direct phone: +44 (0)1334 462969

Research overview

Javier Letrán's research interests lie within the field of 20th and 21st Century Peninsular Spanish Literature, with a primary focus on poetry. He has published extensively on the work of the contemporary Spanish poet Luis Alberto de Cuenca, and has also written on authors such as Luis Cernuda, Jaime Gil de Biedma, Salvador Espriu, Luis García Montero or Felipe Benítez Reyes. His current projects include a study of the poetry of Miguel d’Ors, as well as the exploration of literary responses to neoliberalism in authors such as Juan Bonilla and Mercedes Cebrián. 

He teaches on all the core undergraduate and postgraduate modules and offers specialised options in Post-1975 Peninsular Spanish Literature and The Art of Subversion in Post-War Spain.

Research topics: Modern and Contemporary Spanish Literature; 20th- and 21st-Century Spanish Poetry; Literature and Ideology; Democracy and the Arts; Literature and Neoliberalism; Literature and Ethics; Literature and Philosophy. 

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