NARRATIVA CONTEMPORÁNEA EN LENGUA INGLESA
María Ferrández San Miguel is assistant professor at the Department of English and German Studies (University of Zaragoza), where she teaches US Literature and Critical Commentary of Literary Texts. She is a member of the research group “Contemporary Narrative in English” and of the research project “Contemporary North-American Fiction and the 4th Industrial Revolution: From Posthumanity to Privation and Social Change”. Her present research focuses on contemporary US fiction and ethics, with special attention to issues of trauma and the posthuman in speculative fiction. She is the author of Trauma, Gender and Ethics in the Works of E.L. Doctorow (Routledge, 2020). Her most recent essays include “Ethics in the Anthropocene: Traumatic Exhaustion and Posthuman Regeneration in N. K. Jemisin’s The Broken Earth Trilogy” (English Studies, 2020), “Appropriated Bodies: Trauma, Biopower and the Posthuman in Octavia Butler’s ‘Bloodchild’ and James Tiptree, Jr.’s ‘The Girl Who Was Plugged In’” (Atlantis, 2018), and “Towards a Theoretical Approach to the Literature of Resilience: E. L. Doctorow’s Ragtime as a Case Study” (Orbis Litterarum, 2018).
Research project website: http://typh.unizar.es/
ORCID Id: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4402-0815