David Rio. 2014. New Literary Portraits of the American West: Contemporary Nevada Fiction.

  • Begoña Simal González Universidade da Coruña



Author Biography

Begoña Simal González, Universidade da Coruña
Begoña Simal-González teaches at the Universidade da Coruña, where she coordinates the American Studies Research Group (CLEU). She has written extensively on ethnic literatures, particularly on Asian American writers, very often from a comparative perspective. Her articles have appeared in journals such as MELUS, JTAS, Miscelánea, and REN, as well as in essay collections published by Routledge, Palgrave-Macmillan and Brill-Rodopi.


Bakhtin, Mikhail. 1986. Speech Genres. Austin, TX: U. of Texas P.

Campbell, Neil. 2000. The Cultures of the American New West. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P.

—. 2008. The Rhizomatic West: Representing the American West in a Transnational, Global,Media Age. Lincoln and London: The U of Nebraska P.

Chaparro Sainz, Ángel. 2013. Parting the Mormon Veil: Phyllis Barber’s Writing. Valencia: Publicacions de la U de Valéncia.

Glotfelty, Cheryl, ed. 2008. Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State. Reno: U of Nevada P.

Gray, Jeffrey. 2011. “Identity Cards: Autobiography and Critical Practice.” In Selves in Dialogue: A Transethnic Approach to American Life Writing, edited by Begoña Simal, 19-34. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi.

Houston, Lynn Marie, and William V. Lombardi, eds. 2009. Reading Joan Didion. Westport: Greenwood P.

Simpson, David. 2002. Situatedness, or Why We Keep Saying Where We’re Coming From. Durham: Duke UP.