Torres, Elena García

Elena García Torres holds a Ph. D. in Spanish and is a lecturer at The University of Auckland, New Zealand. Her scholarly interests range widely, from contemporary Spanish writers and the publishing industry, feminist theory to teaching Spanish as a foreign language and translation studies.

La Narrativa PolifÓnica De Almudena Grandes Y LucÍa Extebarria: TransgresiÓn, Subjetividad E Industria Cultural En La EspaÑa DemocratÍca
2008 0-7734-4832-2
The study examines the works and literary careers of two of Spain's most commercially successful contemporary female authors: Almudena Grandes (Madrid, 1960-) and Lucía Etxebarria (Valencia, 1966-). The work analyzes issues pertaining to Spanish women writers over the last two decades and how the values inscribed in the authors' literary universes highlight the ambiguous fragility of constructions of identity and gender. In Spanish.