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María do Cebreiro is a professor of Theory of Literature and Compared Literature at the Department of Philology of the University of Santiago de Compostela, where she also works as a researcher of the Competitive Reference Group GI-1371. Her main fields of research are poetic theory, the compared study of poetry anthologies in the Iberian Peninsula and 19th-century prose fiction. Those topics have been published as book chapters or articles in magazines such as Bulletin of Hispanic StudiesRilceRevista de LiteraturaRomance NotesHispanófilaRevista de Estudios HispánicosRevista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos, Revista Hispánica Moderna or Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea. Her monograph Política y afectos. La comunidad sensible en la obra de Rosalía de Castro received the Special Mention of the UNAM Margit Frenk Award (2014). She is the author of the monographs As antoloxías de poesía en Galicia e Cataluña. Representación poética e ficción lóxica (USC, 2004), Dámaso Alonso Award of Philological Research; and Canon y subversión. La obra narrativa de Rosalía de Castro (Icaria, 2012), co-edited with Helena González. She directed a funded research project about Rosalía de Castro’s narrative. Her Researcher ID is E-6351-2016 and her ORCID code is 0000-0003-4164-1659.

«Spectres of the Nation: Forms of Resistance to Literary Nationalism»

  • Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Liverpool University Press), 86/2

    2009 , pp.231-247
  • doi Indexada no Arts and Humanities Citation Index (Thomson Reuters ISI), Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (Chadwyck-Healey), Humanities Index (Wilson), Humanities International Complete (EBSCO), MLA e SCOPUS (Elsevier). Artigo citado por: Danny Barreto. “Ir de morto, ir de vivo: Galicians in a State of Living Death”. Jounal of Spanish Cultural Studies 12.4 (2011): 385-399; Kirsty Hooper. Writing Galicia into the World: New Cartographies, New Poetics. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011, pp. 18-21, 28-29, 168-169; Hooper, Kirsty. “Unha nova volta ás cartografías da cultura galega: lecturas posnacionais, lecturas relacionais”. Galicia 21, D, 2012, pp. 44-56, p. 46, p. 49-51, p. 54, p. 57. José Colmeiro. “Nation of Ghosts? Haunting, Historical Memory and Forgetting in Post-Franco Spain”. 452 Fº: Revista electrónica de teoría de la literatura y literatura comparada 4, 2011, pp. 17-34, p. 31, p. 34. Mencionado no apartado “Literature” del anuario The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies 71, correspondente ao ano 2009.
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  • This essay takes the naturalized link between ‘the shared home and its language and territory’ – and turns it on its head, postulating instead the centrality, in Galician literary production, of what, following Beckett, it refers to as the ‘unspeakable home’. Focusing on the works of Rosalía de Castro, considered the foundational texts of modern Galician literature, this essay shows how this most canonical of writers, far from perpetuating the ‘illusion of continuity’ of which we wrote above, in fact locates her work in the liminal spaces between possession and dispossession, the cracks and fissures between reality and the supernatural […]