Journal of Romance Studies

Interdisciplinary Research in French, Hispanic, Italian and Portuguese Cultures

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General Editors: Catherine Davies and Katia Pizzi, Institute of Modern Languages Research

Published in association with the Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

The Journal of Romance Studies (JRS) promotes innovative critical work in the areas of linguistics, literature, performing and visual arts, media, material culture, intellectual and cultural history, critical and cultural theory, psychoanalysis, gender studies, social sciences and anthropology.

One themed issue and two open issues are published each year. The primary focus is on those parts of the world that speak, or have spoken, French, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese, but work on other cultures is also included. Articles published in the journal cross national and disciplinary boundaries in order to stimulate new ways of thinking about cultural history and practice.

Subjects: Romance Studies, Literature, Cultural Studies

Current Issue

Volume 15, Issue 1, Spring 2015



'Santa Evita Montonera': Envious, therefore empowered
Cecilia Macón

Autofiction as a fictional metaphorical self-translation: The case of Reinaldo Arenas' El color del verano
Stéphanie Panichelli-Batalla

Talking about counterfactual worlds: A comparative study of French and Spanish
Isabel Repiso

Remembering fascism: Polyphony and its absence in contemporary Italian-Scottish and Italian-Welsh narrative
Elizabeth Wren-Owens

‘Con el ropaje de la novela’: Margarita Práxedes Muñoz’s La evolución de Paulina as an attempt to (re)negotiate literary forms and contest normative subjectivities
Jennifer Fraser

Keepin' it real? Engaging with language politics in Réunion through the juxtaposition of English and Réunionese Kreol in dancehall music
Natalia Bremner