Geraldine Lawless


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PhD projects

Spanish literature, 19th and early 20th centuries, particularly looking at questions of periodization, modernity, science and futuristic fiction, women's writing.


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Personal profile

Research Interests

After completing a PhD at the University of Manchester in 2008, Geraldine worked as a lecturer in Spanish at the University of Strathclyde (2008-2011) and at the University of Sheffield (2011-2015). Geraldine's research has focused on literary modernity in nineteenth-century Spanish literature, looking at the short experimental narratives of Leopoldo Alas and Antonio Ros de Olano, early examples of Spanish science fiction and the representation of the future in nineteenth-century Spanish literature.

Geraldine is a co-founder of the International Network for Nineteenth-Century Hispanists. The next meeting of this International Network will take place in Ramapo College, New Jersey:




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Research Output

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    Lawless, G. & Ginger, A., 2018, Spain in the Nineteenth Century: New Essays on Experiences of Culture and Society. Ginger, A. & Lawless, G. (eds.). Manchester University Press, p. 1-12 (Rethinking the Nineteenth Century).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Spain in the Nineteenth Century: New Essays on Experiences of Culture and Society

    Lawless, G. (ed.) & Ginger, A. (ed.), Jun 2018, Manchester University Press. (Rethinking the Nineteenth Century)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    ‘The Violence of History: Rosa Chacel’s Memorias de Leticia Valle’

    Lawless, G., May 2016, In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 93, 5, p. 511-529 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    ‘The Problem of the Future in Nineteenth-Century Spain’

    Lawless, G., Apr 2015, In : Hispanic Research Journal. 16, 2, p. 147-62 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    ‘Best Module in QUB’ (Introduction to Iberian Studies)

    Anne Holloway (Recipient), Gabriel Sanchez Espinosa (Recipient), Geraldine Lawless (Recipient) & Isabel Torres (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Other distinction

  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in conference

    Cultural Encounters through Reading and Writing: New Approaches to the History of Literary Culture (Glasgow, 9-11 June 2016

    Geraldine Lawless (Speaker)
    09 Jun 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference