Antonio Ballesteros González

Antonio Ballesteros González is Professor of English at the UNED (National Distance Education University, Madrid, Spain). He holds a Ph.D. with Honours in English Studies obtained at the Complutense University, Madrid. He is the author of several books: Narciso y el doble en la literatura fantástica victoriana (Narcissus and the Double in Victorian Fantasy, 1998), “Vampire Chronicle”: Historia natural del vampiro en la literatura anglosajona (“Vampire Chronicle”: A Natural History of the Vampire in the Literatures Written in English, 2000), Escrito por brujas. Lo sobrenatural en la vida y la literatura de grandes mujeres del siglo XIX (Written by Witches. The Supernatural in the Life and Literary Works of Great Women of the Nineteenth Century, 2021), and Historia de la serenidad (A History of Serenity, 2022). He has edited, and sometimes also translated into Spanish, works by Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Ford, Aphra Behn, William Congreve, Henry Fielding, Mary Shelley, the English Romantic poets, William Wordsworth, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, Oscar Wilde, Joseph Conrad, T. S. Eliot, and William Faulkner.

He has also co-edited collective volumes about miscellaneous topics like avant-garde drama, popular texts in English, comics, and illness from a literary perspective, and has devoted more than 180 articles and book chapters to English-speaking writers and Comparative Literature Studies. He has taught in many Spanish and international higher education institutions.