Atlantis, revista de la Asociación Española de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 1, June

An Interview with Mavis Gallant
Although she has lived in Paris for over forty years, Mavis Gallant (Montreal, 1922) still projects her Canadian identity from a cosmopolitan perspective. She has published two novels, eleven collections of short fiction and a play. She is, undoubtedly,...
Ann MacCarthy 1997: A Search for Literary Identity in Irish Literature
Ann MacCarthy 1997: A Search for Literary Identity in Irish Literature. Alicante: Departamento de Filologia Inglesa, Universidad de Alicante. 149 pp. Ann MacCarthy states in the introduction to her book A Search for Literary Identity in Irish Literature...
Doris Lessing: La Interminable Busqueda del Yo a Traves De Doris Lessing, Martha Quest, Y Anna Wulf
"This business of 'finding who I am' has always left me wondering", says Doris Lessing in the first volume of her memoirs. And yet, she has waited until well into her seventies to write a two-volume autobiography. It is not so paradoxical, though,...
Edward Neill 1999: The Politics of Jane Austen
Edward Neill 1999: The Politics of Jane Austen. Basingstoke: Macmillan. xiv + 175 pp. ISBN 0 333 74719 4. The Politics of Jane Austen is an ambitious book: it announces clearly its intention to be user-friendly and aims to discuss Austen in the...
Eva Figes: An Interview
Eva Figes was born in Berlin in 1932 but when she was only six years old her family emigrated to Britain, where she has lived ever since. As a writer of fiction, her experimental work has been associated with both modernism and postmodernism. Her novels,...
Fases del Aprendizaje De Las Formas Verbales En Ingles
The purpose of this research, dealing with two tenses (present / past) and their different aspects, was to discover which tense of aspects are learnt first. The analyses of the rating task with C values (Goldsmith and Johnson 1990; Goldsmith, Johnson...
Indice De Atlantis, Volumenes 1 a 20 (1979-1998): Resenas
En el volumen 21 de Atlantis se incluyo un indice de los articulos y entrevistas publicados en esta revista desde 1979 a 1998. En las siguientes paginas se completa dicho indice con los datos correspondientes a titulos, autores y temas de resenas....
Julie Stephens 1998: Anti-Disciplinary Protest: Sixties Radicalism and Postmodernism
Julie Stephens 1998: Anti-Disciplinary Protest: Sixties Radicalism and Postmodernism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 220 pp. We live in an era driven by deep nostalgia for the radicalism of the Sixties. Our retroactive passion is demonstrated...
Nieves Pascual Soler Y Jesus Lopez-Pelaez Casellas 1998: Otras Narrativas: Una Aproximacion a la Literatura Popular Anglo-Norteamericana
Nieves Pascual Soler y Jesus Lopez-Pelaez Casellas 1998: Otras narrativas: una aproximacion a la literatura popular anglo-norteamericana. Jaen: Universidad de Jaen. 207 pp. Es de agradecer que en los ultimos tiempos el ambito de los estudios de...
Patricia Shaw
Patricia Mary Shaw nacio en Tunbridge Wells, Kent, el 26 de setiembre de 1931, una tipica localidad de commuters, y entonces de unos 40.000 habitantes, a 60 kms., en direccion sudoeste, de Londres. Su infancia transcurrio en Brighton donde curso sus...
"Playing with the Ghosts of Words": An Interview with Paula Meehan
Paula Meehan was born in Dublin's inner city in 1955 and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and at Eastern Washington University. She was brought up in a working-class environment, has been involved in community programmes and has used class and...
Rasgos Aspectuales Y Categoriales En Las Clausulas Sinteticas: Variacion Parametrica En Ingles Y Espanol (1)
This work compares the syntax of argument small clauses in English and Spanish within Chomsky's (1995) Minimalist Program. The organisation is based on two main hypotheses. First, I will claim that SCs are aspectually selected by their matrix verb...
Remembering in Old English: The Diachronic Reconstruction of a Verbal Dimension (1)
In this paper, I will propose a diachronic reconstruction of the internal structure of the lexical dimension of REMEMBERING from Indoeuropean to New English. Through the etymological analysis of the group of Old English verbs expressing REMEMBERING,...
Shakespeare's Wicked Pronoun: A Lover's Discourse and Love Stories (1)
This paper analyses Shakespeare's treatment of love from the theoretical vantage point of Roland Barthes's entry on "gossip" in A Lover's Discourse: Fragments. According to Barthes, love narratives are the effect of "gossip" third person counterfeits...
Susana Onega Jaen 1999: Metafiction and Myth in the Novels of Peter Ackroyd
Susana Onega Jaen 1999: Metafiction and Myth in the Novels of Peter Ackroyd. Columbia, SC.: Camden House. 214 pp. Together with Julian Barnes, Peter Ackroyd (1949) is arguably the most important name in the taxonomy of British historiographic metafiction,...
The Business of Cognitive Stylistics: A Survey of Conceptual Metaphors in Business English
The cognitive theory of metaphor and its greater explanatory power offers a new and promising approach to the study of metaphors from a stylistic point of view. In this article, principles of cognitive linguistics are applied to the analysis of conceptual...
The Death, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin: La Idiosincrasia De la Secuencia Asuncionista En El Ciclo De York
Within the tradition of the Assumption plays, that is to say, the plays dedicated to the death, assumption and coronation of the Virgin Mary, it is possible to establish a general scheme of traditional motifs, most of them based on the Apocrypha containing...
The Techniques of Committed Fiction: In Defence of Julian Barnes's the Porcupine
Although some critics had repeatedly trumpeted the death of English satire in the first three quarters of the twentieth century, the frequency with which the satiric note is sounded in recent fiction is extremely significant. In a period marked by...
Two Gothic Feminist Texts: Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights and the Film, the Piano, by Jane Campion
Emily Bronte's novel and Campion's film not only are distant in time, but they also belong to different aesthetic disciplines. However, their two plots share many aspects and there is direct influence of the novel on the film. In this article we have...
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