Atlantis. Journal of the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies

Atlantis is the journal of the Spanish Association of English Studies, AEDEAN (Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos). Since 1979 it has been publishing scholarly work in the area of English, covering a broad range of linguistic, literary and cultural topics. The Journal has a decidedly international outlook and encourages contributions from across the world. 

Atlantis is published twice a year, in June and December, and includes articles, reviews and interviews. All proposals are double-blind peer-reviewed by experts and the journal is widely indexed and disseminated through international platforms. 

Atlantis is indexed in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index® (ACHI)Current Contents®/Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences Citation Index®, Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) Social Sciences Edition; Current Contents®/Social and Behavioral Sciences (Thomson-Reuters).

It is also indexed in SCOPUS, MLA, and disseminated by JSTOR, Latindex and The Year’s Work in English Studies, among many others. View complete list and information about circulation and impact of the journal.

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2016: Vol. 38, Num. 2

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Table of Contents


The Comic Tragedy of Mere Men and Women: The Ambiguously Distracting Use of Laughter in The Castle of Otranto and Its Prefaces PDF
Ahmet Suner 11-26
“Shaving the Tale”: Barbers and the Narration of Racial Relations in Melville’s “Benito Cereno” and Chesnutt’s “The Doll” PDF
Marta Puxan Oliva 27-44
Tropes of Temperance, Specters of Naturalism: Amelia E. Johnson’s Clarence and Corinne PDF
Anna Pochmara 45-62
“I Am Just As Much Dead as He Is”: Community, Finitude and Sibling Intimacy in Katherine Mansfield PDF
Gerardo Rodríguez-Salas 63-82
Ghostly Visitations in Contemporary Short Fiction by Women: Fay Weldon, Janice Galloway and Ali Smith PDF
Jorge Sacido-Romero 83-102
Encountering the Posthuman Animal: Revisiting Dian Fossey’s Gorillas in the Mist PDF
Claudia Alonso Recarte 103-121
Searching for a “Different Kind of Freedom”: Postcoloniality and Postfeminist Subjecthood in Zadie Smith’s NW PDF
Lourdes Lopez-Ropero 123-139
(Re)Imagining and (Re)Visiting Homelands in Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria by Noo Saro-Wiwa PDF
Cristina Cruz-Gutiérrez 141-160
Breaking Joy Division’s “Glass”: Reading Song Lyrics as Literature PDF
J. Rubén Valdés Miyares 161-180
Anglicisms in Music Fandom Terminology: The Idiosyncratic Use of Self-Referential Nouns in the Language of Youth PDF
Amanda Roig-Marín 181-199


“The Day Is Not Yet Done”: An Interview with Earl Lovelace PDF
Maria Grau-Perejoan 203-213


Daniel Morris. 2013. Lyric Encounters: Essays on American Poetry from Lazarus and Frost to Ortiz Cofer and Alexie. PDF
Antonio J. Jimenez-Munoz 217-222
Jordan Cofer. 2014. The Gospel According to Flannery O’Connor: Examining the Role of the Bible in Flannery O’Connor’s Fiction. PDF
Marita Nadal 223-227
David Rio. 2014. New Literary Portraits of the American West: Contemporary Nevada Fiction. PDF
Begoña Simal González 229-233
Josep M. Armengol. 2014. Masculinities in Black and White. Manliness and Whiteness in (African) American Literature. PDF
Esther Pujolràs Noguer 235-239
Susana Onega and Jean-Michel Ganteau, eds. 2014. Contemporary Trauma Narratives. Liminality and the Ethics of Form. PDF
Cristina Pividori 241-247
Ana María Fraile-Marcos, ed. 2014. Literature and the Glocal City: Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary. PDF
Pilar Cuder-Domínguez 249-253
Claudia Bucciferro, ed. 2014. The Twilight Saga. Exploring the Global Phenomenon. PDF
Maria Mariño-Faza 255-259
Ángel-Luis Pujante and Juan F. Cerdá, eds. 2015. Shakespeare en España: Bibliografía bilingüe anotada / Shakespeare in Spain: An Annotated Bilingual Bibliography. Murcia y Granada: Universidad de Murcia y Universidad de Granada. PDF
Juan Antonio Prieto Pablos 261-265
Laura Monrós-Gaspar. 2015. Victorian Classical Burlesques: A Critical Anthology. PDF
Juan-José Martín-González 267-271
Eliecer Crespo-Fernández. 2015. Sex in Language. Euphemistic and Dysphemistic Metaphors in Internet Forums. PDF
Andrea Pizarro Pedraza 273-278