Sonia Baelo-Allué

Sonia Baelo-Allué is Senior Lecturer at the Department of English and German of the University of Zaragoza (Spain) where she currently teaches U.S. Literature and British and American Culture. Her research centres on contemporary U.S. fiction, trauma studies, 9/11 fiction, digital fiction and posthumanism.

Her more recent publications include the chapter “Posthumanism and Trauma” (in Palgrave Handbook of Critical Posthumanism. Stefan Herbrechter, Ivan Callus, Manuela Rossini, Marija Grech, Megen de Bruin-Molé, y Christopher John Müller, eds, 2022) and the journal article “Transhumanism, Transmedia and the Serial Podcast: Redefining Storytelling in Times of Enhancement” (in International Journal of English Studies, 19.1. 2019).

She has edited with Mónica Calvo-Pascual Posthumanism and Transhumanism in Twenty-First Century Narrative (Routledge, 2021). She has also published the book Bret Easton Ellis’s Controversial Fiction: Writing between High and Low Culture (Bloomsbury, 2011) and co-edited with Dolores Herrero two books on the representation of trauma in literature: The Splintered Glass: Facets of Trauma in the Post-Colony and Beyond (Rodopi, 2011) and Between the Urge to Know and the Need to Deny: Trauma and Ethics in Contemporary British and American Literature (C. Winter, 2011). From 2013 until 2017 She was the editor of Miscelánea: A Journal of English and American Studies (Literature, Film and Cultural Studies volumes).

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