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SPA Prof. Manuel Cortés Castañeda’s essay published in Theory in Action Journal.

Manuel Cortés Castañeda

Congratulations to EKU Spanish Associate Professor Manuel Cortés-Castañeda, who’s essay "Espejos, contradicciones y paradojas en Los espejos comunicantes, de Óscar Hahn" will be featured in the in October 2020 Special Edition: Mirrors and Labyrinths in Literature, of Theory in Action Journal, the publication for Transformative Studies Institute.

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In addition to his role as Spanish Studies Coordinator, advisor, and associate professor of Spanish studies at EKU, Mr. Cortés-Castañeda writes poetry, short stories, and essays on poetry and film. He has published seven books: 

  • Cosas de fantasmas (Ghost Business, Mexico, 2017)
  • Clic (Click, México, 2005)
  • Aperitivos (Aperitives, Mexico, 2004)
  • El espejo del otro (The Mirrored Other, Bogotá & Paris, 1998)
  • Caja de iniquidades (Den of Iniquities, Chile, 1995)
  • Prohibido fijar avisos (Post No Bills, Madrid, 1991)
  • Trazos al margen (Notes in the Margin, Madrid, 1990)

He has also been included in various anthologies:

  • Delitos menores (Colombia, 2006)
  • Oglinda Celuilalt, Cluj-Napoca, Editura Casa Cărţii de Ştiinţă, translated into Romanian by Rodica Grigore, 2006)
  • Trayecto contiguo (Parallel Paths, Spain, 1994)
  • Los pasajeros del Arca (Travellers of the Ark, Argentina, 1994)
  • Libro de bitácora (Ship’s Log, Argentina, 1996)
  • Donde mora el amor (Where Love Abides, Argentina, 1997).

He has published many essays about Hispanic literature, in various journals:

  • Imagen (Venezuela)
  • Con-textos (Colombia)
  • ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews (Washington, U.S.A.). 


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Published on September 16, 2020

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