Francisco Larubia-Prado

Title

Professor

Department

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-5787

Fax

202-687-5712

Location

409 ICC

Bio

Francisco LaRubia-Prado, a Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Georgetown University, received his PhD at the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University in 1990. His interests include literary and cultural theory, comparative literature, European intellectual history, animal studies, and Spanish literature from the eighteenth century to the present.

Dr. LaRubia-Prado has published eleven books--five monographs and six edited volumes--on issues such as the eighteenth century, Romanticism, Miguel de Unamuno, José Ortega y Gasset, literary theory, Cervantes, intellectual history and animal studies: ("The Horse in Literature and Film." New York: Rowman, 2017), ("Una encrucijada española: Miguel de Unamuno y José Ortega y Gasset." Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2005), ("Retorno al futuro: Amor, muerte y desengaño en el Romanticismo español." Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva, 2004), ("Unamuno y la vida como ficción." Madrid: Gredos, 1999), ("Alegorías de la voluntad. Pensamiento orgánico, retórica y deconstrucción en la obra de Miguel de Unamuno." Madrid: Ediciones Libertarias/Prodhufi, 1996), (Co-edited with Tania Gentic, "Imperialism and the Wider AtlanticEdited, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017; Edited, "Literatura y pensamiento en España." Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta. 2003), (Edited, "Cervantes for the 21st Century/ Cervantes para el siglo XXI." Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta. 2000), (Co-edited with José del Pino, "El hispanismo en los Estados Unidos: Discursos críticos/prácticas textuales." Madrid: Visor, 1999), Edited, "Theorizing Modern Hispanic Fiction." Special issue of "The Journal of Narrative Technique," 27/2 (1997), Edited with Jesús Torrecilla, "Razón, tradición y modernidad: Re-visión de la Ilustración hispánica." Madrid: Tecnos, 1996).

He has also published many articles dealing with Spanish literature and culture, comparative literature, Transatlantic studies, and intelectual history in journals such as "La Coronica," "The English Quarterly," "Hispanic Review," "Bulletin of the Comediantes," "D.H. Lawrence Review," "Revista de Estudios Hispánicos," "Eslavística complutense," "Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispánicos," "Bulletin of Hispanic Studies," "Revista Hispánica Moderna," "The Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies," "Cuadernos de la Cátedra Miguel de Unamuno," "Revista de estudios orteguianos," "Dieciocho," "Studi Ispanici," and "Symposium."

Education

  • PhD (1990) Cornell University, Romance Studies
  • MA (1986) State University of New York, Buffalo, Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Licenciado (1979) Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, Political Science and Sociology