Genre in English Literature, 1650–1700: Transitions in Drama and Fiction

by Pilar Cuder-Domínguez

About Pilar Cuder-Domínguez

Pilar Cuder-Domínguez is is Professor of English at the University of Huelva (Spain), where she teaches English Literature and Women's Studies. She is the author of Margaret Atwood: A Beginner’s Guide; Stuart Women Playwrights, 1613–1713; and Transnational Poetics: Asian Canadian Women’s Fiction of the 1990s, as well as the editor or coeditor of six collections of essays (La mujer del texto al contexto, 1996; Exilios femeninos, 2000; Sederi XI, 2002; Espacios de Género, 2005; The Female Wits, 2006; and New Perspectives on the Black Atlantic, 2012). She has been a visiting scholar at different universities worldwide, including McGill, Dalhousie, Northwestern, Toronto, and Cambridge.

About the contributors

Jorge Figueroa Dorrego teaches English literature at the University of Vigo (Spain). He has written on Aphra Behn’s narrative (Santiago de Compostela, 1998), an introduction to Behn’s life and works (1999), and a monograph on the prose fiction of seventeenth-century women writers (Tecendo tramas, fiando ficcións, 2002). He has coedited A Source Book of Literary and Philosophical Writings on Humour and Laughter (2009) and several collections of essays, such as Estudios sobre humor literario (2001), Re-shaping the Genres: Restoration Women Writers (2003), and Revisiting and Reinterpreting Aphra Behn (2003). He is also the author of several papers on seventeenth-century writers such as Wroth, Weamys, Cavendish, Behn, Arrowsmith, Oldys, and Ariadne.

Zenón Luis-Martínez teaches English literature at the University of Huelva. He is author of In Words and Deeds: The Spectacle of Incest in English Renaissance Tragedy (2002). His articles on Renaissance and Restoration drama have appeared in journals like Explorations in Renaissance Culture, English Literary History and Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Theatre Research. He has coedited several collections of papers on Renaissance literature (Between Shakespeare and Cervantes: Trails along the Renaissance, 2006) and Restoration literature (Re-Shaping the Genres: Restoration Women Writers, 2003; and The Female Wits: Women and Gender in Restoration Literature and Culture, 2006).

Paula de Pando is a member of the research group The Restoration Comedy Project at the University of Seville (Spain), from which she holds her PhD. She has coedited Thomas Durfey’s The Marriage-Hater Matched (2014) and has participated in the compilation of data for Restoration Comedy: A Catalogue, 1660–1670 published by Teneo Press. She has published on Jacobean and Restoration drama in journals such as English Studies and Women’s Writing. She teaches English for Academic Purposes at the University of Surrey.

Juan A. Prieto-Pablos is Professor in English at the Department of English literature, University of Seville. He is a member of the Restoration Comedy Project and has coedited Thomas Shadwell's The Virtuoso (1997) and Epsom Wells (2000), Joseph Arrowsmith's The Reformation (2003), and the anonymous comedy The Woman Turned Bully (2007), and is one of the contributors to Restoration Comedy: A Catalogue, 1660–1670 (2014). He has published articles on Renaissance and Restoration drama in The SEDERI Yearbook, Atlantis, Studies in English Literature, Theatre Notebook, and RECTR.

Sonia Villegas-López teaches English Literature at the University of Huelva. Her areas of research include gender studies and seventeenth-century women’s fiction. She has published essays (Re-shaping the Genres, 2003; The Female Wits, 2006) and articles (SEDERI Yearbook 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004), and presented papers in national and international conferences on Aphra Behn, Catharine Trotter, Mary Pix, and Mary Davys, among other authors. She is a member of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies.

Rafael Vélez teaches English literature and drama at the University of Cádiz. His research interest focuses on Early Modern musico-dramatic genres and performances, poetry and gender studies. He has published on these topics in the SEDERI Yearbook and BELLS, Journal of Medical Humanities, as well as in collections such as Re-Shaping the Genres, 2003; The Female Wits, 2006; The Construction of the Other in Early Modern Britain, 2013). He also participates in The Restoration Comedy Project and contributed to Restoration Comedy: A Catalogue, 1660–1670 (2014).


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