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SPA Prof. Manuel Cortés Castañeda’s essay published in Theory in Action Journal.

SPA Prof. Manuel Cortés Castañeda’s essay published in Theory in Action Journal.

Congratulations to EKU Spanish Associate Professor Manuel Cortés-Castañeda, who’s essay "Espejos, contradicciones y paradojas en Los espejos comunicantes, de Óscar Hahn" will be featured in the in October 2020 Special Edition: Mirrors and Labyrinths in Literature, of Theory in Action Journal, the publication for Transformative Studies Institute.

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In addition to his role as Spanish Studies Coordinator, advisor, and associate professor of Spanish studies at EKU, Mr. Cortés-Castañeda writes poetry, short stories, and essays on poetry and film. He has published seven books: 

  • Cosas de fantasmas (Ghost Business, Mexico, 2017)
  • Clic (Click, México, 2005)
  • Aperitivos (Aperitives, Mexico, 2004)
  • El espejo del otro (The Mirrored Other, Bogotá & Paris, 1998)
  • Caja de iniquidades (Den of Iniquities, Chile, 1995)
  • Prohibido fijar avisos (Post No Bills, Madrid, 1991)
  • Trazos al margen (Notes in the Margin, Madrid, 1990)

He has also been included in various anthologies:

  • Delitos menores (Colombia, 2006)
  • Oglinda Celuilalt, Cluj-Napoca, Editura Casa CărÅ£ii de Åžtiinţă, translated into Romanian by Rodica Grigore, 2006)
  • Trayecto contiguo (Parallel Paths, Spain, 1994)
  • Los pasajeros del Arca (Travellers of the Ark, Argentina, 1994)
  • Libro de bitácora (Ship’s Log, Argentina, 1996)
  • Donde mora el amor (Where Love Abides, Argentina, 1997).

He has published many essays about Hispanic literature, in various journals:

  • Imagen (Venezuela)
  • Con-textos (Colombia)
  • ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews (Washington, U.S.A.). 


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Published on September 16, 2020

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