Spanish Faculty

Biography

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.

  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I) Section: 03
    • SPAN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01W

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I) Section: 07
    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I) Section: 11
    • SPAN-3030 (Intro to Hispanic Literature) Section: 02

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • SPAN-2001 (Intermediate Spanish I) Section: 02
    • SPAN-2001 (Intermediate Spanish I) Section: 03
    • SPAN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • SPAN-2001 (Intermediate Spanish I) Section: 01S
    • SPAN-3101 (Spanish Conversation) Section: 01S
    • SPAN-4785 (Special Topics in Spanish) Section: 01S

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I) Section: 08
    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I) Section: 12
    • SPAN-4012 (Spanish Culture & Civilization) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • SPAN-2002 (Intermediate Spanish II) Section: 01
    • SPAN-2002 (Intermediate Spanish II) Section: 02
    • SPAN-4170 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01W

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • SPAN-1002 (Elementary Spanish II) Section: 03
    • SPAN-3030 (Intro to Hispanic Literature) Section: 01
    • SPAN-3030 (Intro to Hispanic Literature) Section: 02

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • SPAN-1002 (Elementary Spanish II) Section: 04
    • SPAN-1002 (Elementary Spanish II) Section: 07
    • SPAN-4210 (Modern Spanish Novel) Section: 01
    • SPAN-4484 (Senior Capstone) Section: 01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I BLOCK) Section: 01
    • SPAN-1002 (Elementary Spanish II BLOCK) Section: 01
    • SPAN-3102 (Spanish Composition) Section: 01W
    • SPAN-4484 (Senior Capstone) Section: 01

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • SPAN-1001 (Elementary Spanish I) Section: 03
    • SPAN-2001 (Intermediate Spanish I) Section: 03
    • SPAN-3030 (Intro to Hispanic Literature) Section: 01

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • SPAN-2002 (Intermediate Spanish II) Section: 02
    • SPAN-2002 (Intermediate Spanish II) Section: 03
    • SPAN-4785 (Special Topics: Satire) Section: 01W