Universidad de Salamanca


Ana María Fraile-Marcos

Ana María Fraile-Marcos is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Salamanca, Spain, where she teaches Canadian Literature and Postcolonial Studies at undergraduate and graduate levels. She is also a member of the research projects funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education “The City, Urban Cultures and Sustainable Literatures: Representations of the Anglo-Canadian Post-Metropolis,” andPenelope’s Embroidery: Literary Tradition, Cultural Identities and Theoretical Discourses in the Anglo-Canadian Fiction of the Late 20th Century”at http://sites.google.com/site/penelopewebproject/.

Areas of Research
Her reseach interest lies mostly in the literatures of the African diaspora

Some Relevant Publications
She is the editor of Richard Wright's Native Son (Rodopi 2007) and co-editor of Carta Canadiense de Derechos y Libertades bajo perspectivas europeas /The Impact of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: European Perspectives/L’impact de la charte canadienne des droits et des libertés: Perspectives européennes (2003). Other recent publications include the book Planteamientos estéticos y políticos en la obra de Zora Neale Hurston (2003); chapters about Zora Neale Hurston, Gayl Jones, Alice Walker, Marise Condé, Elizabeth Nunez, Joy Kogawa, George Elliott Clarke, etc; and articles on Langston Hughes, Toni Morrison, Makeda Silvera, Ondaatje, Kogawa, Blaise and Mukherjee in journals such as MELUS, Open Letter, and Atlantis. Soon forthcoming is her article on African Canadian Literature "When Race Does Not Matter 'except to everyone else': The Zebra Poetics of Lawrence Hill and Kim Barry Brunhuber" (Wilfried Laurier UP 2010).