Associate Professor of Spanish
Yvonne Fuentes received her B.A. and M.A. from New York University, and her Ph.D. from the Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain. Her research has been primarily in the area of Spanish 18th and early 19th century literature and culture. She has published two books El triángulo sentimental en el drama del siglo dieciocho, Inglaterra, Francia, España (Ed. Reichenberger) and Mártires y anticristos: Análisis bibliográfico sobre la Revolución francesa en España (Vervuert / Iberoamericana). She also co-edited with Margaret R. Parker Leading Ladies: Mujeres en la literatura hispana y en las artes (LSU Press). Before coming to the University of West Georgia, she was at Louisiana State University and held visiting appointments at Duke University and Emory University. She has taught language and literature courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Other publications include: 2016: “A Story of the French Revolution, Lost Keys, and the Calaix de Sastre.” Dieciocho. Hispanic Enlightenment, 39.2 (fall 2016). FORTHCOMING. 2015: “Incest as Metaphorical Sites of Relations in Cándido María Trigueros’ El precipitado.” Anagnórisis. Revista de Investigación Teatral, Nº 11 (June 2015): 20-42. 2014: “Urban and Labor Identities: Madrid’s Menestrales in Eighteenth-Century Sainetes and Plays.” Dieciocho. Hispanic Enlightenment, 37.2 (fall 2014): 211-32. 2008: “Texts and Images: Satirical Representations during the Spanish War of Independence.” Transitions: Journal of Franco-Iberian Studies: Enlightenments, Revolutions and Wars 1750-1850, 4 (fall 2008): 48-72. 2005: “Don Ramón de la Cruz y sus sainetes: víctimas de la bipolaridad historiográfica dieciochista”. Dicenda. Cuadernos de Filología Hispánica, 23 (2005): 85-107. 2004: “British Aesthetics and the Picturesque in Spain: Jovellanos’ Affinity with England.” Hispania, 87.2 (May 2004): 210-19. 2001: “Two Endings to a Same Deception: The Stories of Federica and Caelia.” Hispanófila, 131 (January 2001): 21-30. 1998: “Two English Sources in Jovellanos’ El delincuente honrado.” Dieciocho. Hispanic Enlightenment, 21.2 (fall 1998): 101-12.