Richard Jorge

Richard Jorge received his BA in English Studies at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and later on proceeded to enhance his knowledge in the field of literature with an MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin, where his minor thesis on the relation of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and the Gothic tradition was supervised by Prof. Declan Kiberd. He completed his PhD at the University of Santiago de Compostela researching the relationship between the short story and the Irish Gothic tradition in the writings of James Clarence Mangan, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and Bram Stoker. His research has been published in several internationally acclaimed academic journals, among them Atlantis, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, English Studies or, more recently, Anglia. He has also published a number of book chapters and has recently issued a monograph on the relevance of location in the Irish Gothic short stories of J.C. Mangan, J.S. Le Fanu and Bram Stoker. He is a member of the Spanish Society of Anglo-American Studies (AEDEAN), the Spanish Association of Irish Studies (AEDEI), and the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland (SSNCI), whose yearly conferences he attends. His research interests include Anglo-Irish literature, nineteenth-century and contemporary Irish literature, fin-de-siècle Irish literature, postcolonial literatures and theories, and gender studies. He is currently teaching at the Department of English and German Philology and Translation and Interpretation at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).