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Anita Johnson

Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures
Romance Languages, 210A Lawrence Hall
p 315-228-7232

Teaching & Research

Degree

BA Carlow College 1974; MA Middlebury College 1976; PhD University of Wisconsin at Madison 1988

Teaching Experience

Marquette University; Tufts University

Specialties

20th century Spanish literature, Golden Age Spanish theater, post-war and contemporary Spanish novel and theater, Spanish women playwrights of post-Franco Spain

Interests

Spanish post-war and post-Franco theater, Spanish drama by female playwrights, myth on the post-Franco stage, the theater of Alfonso Sastre, Garcia horca, Domingo Miras, contemporary Spanish film, Portuguese, Brazilian literature and culture

Publications

"El Mito en el teatro ultimo de Alfonso Sastre: Metateatro intertextuahdad y Parodia" in Entre Actos: Dialogos Sobre Teatro Espanol Entre Siglos, January 1999; "La apropriacion y subversion del discurso hegemonico en 'Tengo Razon o no?' por Concha Romero" (Confluencias, 1994); "Domingo Miras: voz e imagen de un discurso cultural censorado," Critica Hispanica, 1994; "Dramaturgas espanolas: presencia y condicion en la escena espanola contemporanea," Estreno, 1993; "Alfonso Sastre: evolucion y sintesis en el teatro espanol contemporaneo," Anales de la literatura Espanola Contempranea, 1992; "El teatro espanol: 1985-1990, presencias y ausencias en un lustro teatral." Estreno, 1991; "Garcia Lorca en la Espana democratica: la temporada teatral 1984-85," Anales de la Literatura Espanola Comtemporanea, 1986; Numerous reviews in Estreno and Gestos

Professional Experience

Book review editor of Estreno, a bi-annual journal on Contemporary Spanish Theater