Mauricio D. Aguilera Linde is a senior lecturer at the University of Granada, Spain, where he has been teaching American literature since 1992. At present on the B.A. in English he teaches a six credit course on U.S. culture (second year); a period course on American drama (from Glaspell to Fornes), and a course on avant-garde narratives (from Hemingway to Carver). He also teaches a five-credit course on Cultural Materialism on the MA program of English Literature and Linguistics. A visiting senior fellow at the University of Rutgers (New Jersey), The Linguistic University of Moscow (Russia), University of Delhi and Utkal University (India), California University at Berkeley, Ateneo de Manila (Philippines), and a visiting scholar of Stanford on several occasions (1996 and 2004), he has been very actively involved in the research of contemporary American drama and short fiction.
Editor and translator into Spanish of a compilation of Victorian fairytales (Madrid: Valdemar, 1999), he has also published a great number of articles on Saroyan (“Saroyan and the Dream of Success: The American Vaudeville as a Political Weapon” American Drama,11, 2002: 18-37; “Saroyan’s Lonely Fruitcakes, and other Goofs: Strategies of Resistance to the Culture of Abundance,” Journal of the Short Story in English. Cahiers de la Nouvelle, 52. 2009: 151-166); Joyce (“Carlyle in Ulysses” in Papers on Joyce, 3, 1997); Hemingway (“Hemingway and Gender: Biography revisited” in Atlantis, 27, 2, 2005: 15-26; a book chapter in Writers of the Spanish Civil War. The Testimony of their Auto/Biographies. Ed. Celia Wallhead (Bern: Peter Lang, 2011, pp. 137-85; Tennessee Williams (“The Wilderness is Interior: Williams’ Strategies of Resistance” in Tennessee Williams Annual Review 11 (2010): 41-52); “Spaceships and Vampires: Sexual Dissidence in Tennessee Williams’s ‘The Knightly Quest “ inAtlantis. Journal of the Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies 34.2 (December 2012): 67-83) O. Henry (“O. Henry y la cultura de la gran ciudad” in Cuento en Red. Revista electrónica de Teoría de Ficción Breve, número 10. Otoño 2004; “’Truth is held in disrepute’: O. Henry and the Dismantling of Paradigms” in Miscelánea. Journal of Anglo-American Studies, (38) 2008: 11-27, among many others.