Selected Publications

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Darias-Beautell, Eva (ed.) The Urban Condition: Literary Trajectories through Canada’s Postmetropolis. Vernon Press Series in Literary Studies.


Fraile-Marcos, Ana María (ed). Literature and the Glocal City: Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary. New York: Routledge. 


Darias-Beautell, Eva (ed.) Unruly Penelopes and the Ghosts: Narratives of English Canada. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar, Belén Martín-Lucas and Sonia Villegas-López (eds.) Transnational Poetics: Contemporary Asian Canadian Women’s Fiction. Toronto: TSAR. 


Darias-Beautell, Eva (ed.) Canon Disorders: Gendered Perspectives on Literature and Film in Canada and the United States. Eds. Eva Darias-Beautell and María Jesús Hernáez Lerena. Logroño: Universidad de La Rioja/Universidad de La Laguna.

Book Chapters


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Canada and the Black Atlantic: Epistemologies: Frameworks, Texts.” Beyond “Understanding Canada”. Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature. Eds. Melissa Tanti, Jeremy Haynes, Daniel Coleman and Lorraine York. Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Posthuman Affect in the Global Empire: Queer Speculative Fictions of Canada”. Beyond “Understanding Canada”. Transnational Perspectives on Canadian Literature. Ed. Melissa Tanti, Jeremy Haynes, Daniel Coleman, and Lorraine York. Edmonton: The University of Alberta Press.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Transnational Memory and Haunted Black Geographies: Esi Edugyan’s The Second Life of Samuel Tyne.” Canadian Literature and Cultural Memory. Ed. Cynthia Sugars and Eleanor Ty. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2014. 432-43.

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “Haunted/Wanted in Jen Sookfong Lee’s The End of East: Canada’s Cultural Memory Beyond Nostalgia.” Canadian Literature and Cultural Memory. Eds. Cynthia Sugars and Eleanor Ty. Toronto: Oxford UP. 402-414.

—. “The Intrinsic Potential of Glassness: Narcissistic, Opaque, Organic Modes of Signifying the Urban in Vancouver.” Literature and the Glocal City: An Exploration of the Canadian Imaginary. Ed. Ana María Fraile-Marcos. New York: Routledge. 83-100.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Dystopic Urbanites: Civilian Cyborgs in TransCanadian Speculative Fictions” Literature and the Glocal City. Reshaping the English Canadian Imaginary. Ed. Ana Fraile-Marcos. New York: Routledge. 69-82.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Beyond the Multicultural Fairy Tale: Insiders-Outsiders, the Politics of Violence and the Transnational Turn in Canadian Literature.” Transcultural Identities in Contemporary Literature. Ed. Irene Gilsenan Nordin, Julie Hansen, and Carmen Zamorano Llena. Amsterdam: Rodopi.  137-57.

—. Gender Violence, Nation, and Migration: Map-breaking and Map-making in Nalini Warriar’s The Enemy Within and Manju Kapur’s The Immigrant.” India in Canada, Canada in India: Managing Diversity. Ed. Antonia Navarro Tejero. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishers. 32-47. 

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “Home Truths: Teaching Canadian Literatures in Spanish Universities.” Made in Canada, Read in Spain: Essays on the Translation and Circulation of English Canadian Literature. Ed. Pilar Somacarrera. London: Versita. 164-179.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Territories in Dispute: Cultural Contamination and Sexual Purity in Feminist Indo-Canadian Fiction”. India in Canada, Canada in India. Eds. Antonia Navarro Tejero and Taniya Gupta. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 87-94.

. “Translation, Nation Branding and Indo-chic:  The Circulation and Reception of South Asian Canadian Fiction in Spain”. Made in Canada, Read in Spain: Essays on the Translation and Circulation of English-Canadian Literature. Ed. Pilar Somacarrera Íñigo. London: Versita-DeGruyter. 76-108.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. Portraits of the Artist in Dionne Brand’s What We All Long For and Madeleine Thien’s Certainty. Crosstalk: Canadian and Global Imaginaries in Dialogue. Ed. Diana Brydon and Marta Dvorak. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP. 151-67.

—. Revisiting Slavery: African Diasporic Consciousness in Lawrence Hill’s The Book of Negroes.” Migration, Narration, Identity. Cross-Cultural Perspectives. Ed. Peter Leese, Carly McLaughling, and Wladislaw Witalisz. Bern: Peter Lang. 57-72.

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “The Production of Vancouver: Termination Views in the City of Glass.” Unruly Penelopes and the Ghosts: Narratives of English Canada. Ed. Eva Darias-Beautell. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP. 131-156.

—. “Why Penelopes? How Unruly? Which Ghosts? Narratives of English Canada Today.” Unruly Penelopes and the Ghosts: Narratives of English Canada. . Ed. Eva Darias-Beautell. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP. 1-18.

Martín-Lucas, Belén.  “‘Grammars of Exchange’”: The ‘Oriental Woman’ in the Global Market”. Cultural Grammars of Nation, Diaspora and Indigeneity in Canada. Eds. Melina Baum Singer, Christine Kim, and Sophie McCall. Waterloo (Ont.): Wilfred Laurier UP. 83-96.

—.  “Of Aliens, Monsters and Vampires: Speculative Fantasy’s Strategies of Dissent (Transnational Feminist Fiction)”. Unruly Penelopes and the Ghosts: Narratives of English Canada Today. Ed. Eva Darias-Beautell. Waterloo (Ont.): Wilfred Laurier UP.

—. “‘The Heaviness of a History that Couldn’t Leave’: Diasporic Trauma in Multicultural Canada.” Intercultural Crossings: Conflict, Identity and Memory. Eds. Lénia Marques, Maria Sofia Pimentel Biscaia and Glória Bastos. Brussels, Bern, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Viena: P.I.E Peter Lang. 67-80.

—. “‘The most primitive instrument of nationalism’: Diasporic Representations of Communal Violence against Women in India”. The Other India: Terror, Communalism and Violence. Ed. Om Dwivedi. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 90-102.


Darias-Beautell, Eva. Who’s Afraid of the Urban? Canadian Literature Goes Downtown.” Canadian Studies/Aspects multidisciplinaires en Études canadiennes (30 Years of ICCS / Les 30 ans du CIEC). Eds. Klaus-Dieter Ertler, Stewart Gill and Susan Hodgett. Ottawa: U of Ottawa. 341-361. 

Martín-Lucas, Belén. Literatura canadiense en inglés: superación de la geografía”. Literaturas postcoloniales en el mundo global. Eds. Carolina Sánchez-Palencia Carazo and Juan José Perales. Sevilla: Editorial Arcibel, Colección Discursos de la Postmodernidad. 293-321.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “A Biography of Stones: Mourning and Mutability in Jane Urquhart’s A Map of Glass and Michael Redhill’s Consolation.” Resurgence in Jane Urquhart’s Prose and Poetry. Ed. Héliane Ventura and Marta Dvorak. Bern: Peter Lang. 201-13.

—. “The Racialization of Canadian History: African Canadian Fiction, 1990-2005.” National Plots: Interrogation, Revision, and Re-Inscription in Canadian Historical Fiction, 1832-2005. Ed. Andrea Cabajsky and Brett Josef Grubisic. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 188-213.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Feminismos y nacionalismos en el Canadá anglófono, por Jill Vickers”. Introduction and Translation. Nación, diversidad y género. Perspectivas críticas. Eds. Patricia Bastida and Carla Rodríguez. Barcelona: Anthropos.  239-268.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Nation, Narration, and the Abject Self in Japanese Canadian Women Writers.” Her Na-rra-tion; Women’s Narratives of the Canadian Nation. Ed. Françoise Lejeune and Charlotte Sturgess. Nantes: CEC-CRINI et Université de Nantes. 171-80.

—.Facing Japan: Homelands, Affiliations, and Gendered Identities in North American Nikkei Writers.” The Dialectics of Diasporic Identification. Ed. Mar Gallego Durán and Isabel Soto. Valencia: PUV. 89-104.

—. “Sharing Quebec: Lorena Gale’s Je me souviens and George Elliott Clarke’s Québécité.” Shared Waters: Soundings in Postcolonial Literatures. Ed. Stella Borg-Barthet. Amsterdam: Rodopi. 353-62.

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “A Descent into Local Splendour?: Cultural Exposure in Timothy Taylor’s Stanley Park.” Canada Exposed/Le Canada à Decouvert. Eds. Pierre Anctil et al. Bruxelles: Peter Lang.  297-314.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “‘Mum is the word’: Gender Violence, Displacement and the Refugee Camp in Yasmin Ladha’s Documentary-Fiction”. Feminism, Literature and Rape Narratives. Violence and Violation. Eds. Zoe Brigley and Sorcha Gunne. London and New York: Routledge. 239-271.

—. “On the ‘Dark Side of the Nation’: Racialized Women’s Critique of Canadian Nationalism(s)”.  Canada Exposed / Le Canada à découvert. Eds. Pierre Anctil, André Loiselle and Christopher Rolfe. New York: P.I.E Peter Lang.

—.  “Metaphors of the (M)Otherland: The Rhetoric and Grammar of Nationalism”. Her Na-rra-tion, Women’s Narratives of the Canadian Nation. Eds. Françoise Le Jeune and Charlotte Sturgess. Nantes : CEC/CRINI, Université de Nantes. 105-117.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “The Politics of Gender and Genre in Asian Canadian Women’s Speculative Fiction: Hiromi Goto and Larissa Lai.” Asian Canadian Literature Beyond Autoethnography. Ed. Eleanor Ty and Christl Verduyn. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 115-31.

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “Gender Relations in the Wilderness: Gail Anderson-Dargatz’s The Cure for Death by Lightning”. Canada: Text and Territory. Eds. Máire Áine Ní Mhainnín and Elizabeth Tilley. Newcastle: Cambridge SP.  167-178.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Postmodern, Postcolonial and Feminist : Marlene Nourbese Philip’s Poems at a Theoretical Junction”. La fabrique du genre : (dé)constructions du féminin et du masculin dans les artes et la littérature anglophones. Ed. Sophie Marret and Claude Fustec. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes. 175-187.

Related Journals

Canada and Beyond: A Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies. Martín-Lucas, Belén and Pilar Cuder-Domínguez (eds.) 

Journal Articles 


Darias-Beautell, Eva. “The Softness of Theory: A T(r)opological Reading of Lisa Robertson’s Soft Architecture.” Mosaic: a Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature 49.4: 53-70.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “In Search of ‘a Grammar for Black’: Africa and Africans in Lawrence Hill’s Works.” Research in African Literatures 46.4: 90-106.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Ecolación e biopoética”. ProTexta 8: 77-78.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Twenty-Five Years of Spanish Research on Canadian Literature in English 1988-2013.” Nexus 2: 47-55.

—. Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “(Un)Weaving CanLit”.  Science & Canadian Literature.Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 221: 152-54.

Darias-Beatuell, Eva. A review of DisPossession: Haunting in Canadian Fiction by Marlene Goldman. University of Toronto Quarterly 83.2: 512-514.

—. The Unresolved Spaces of Diasporic Desire: An Interdisciplinary Critique of Haruko Okano’s Work. ATLANTIS Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies 36.2: 183-201.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “‘A Portrait of the Short-Story Writer as a Young Girl’: Alice Munro’s Short Story Cycles.” Nexus AEDEAN 2014.02: 66-75.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Black Chronicles.” Canadian Literature 216: 186-87.

—. “(In)visible violence: Violencias (in)visibles: intervenciones feministas contra la violencia patriarcal.” European Journal of Women’s Studies 20.4: 477-479.

—. “Performing CanIdentities.”originally in Gendering the Archive. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 217: 125-27.

—. “Women’s Identities and Bodies in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature and History.” Miscelánea 48: 161-4.

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “An Isochronic Order for Canadian Culture? Transing the Canadian Mosaic.” A review of The Canadian Mosaic in the Age of Transnationalism. Eds. Ernst, Jutta and Brigitte Glaser. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature 40.2: 243-250.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “The Beauties of Kashmir. Nila Gupta’s Representations of War from a Distance”. Women: a Cultural Review. 24.1: 45-61.

—. Transgenerational Phantoms in Canadian Diasporic Literature: Recent Fiction by Dionne Brand, David Chariandy, and Madeleine Thien”. Anglo-Saxónica. 3.2: 233-246.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Contact Zones.” Indigenous Focus. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 215: 200-202.

Darias-Beautell, Eva. “Trans.Through.Beyond. Review of Transnational Poetics: Asian Canadian Women’s Fiction in the 1990s. Eds. Pilar Cuder-Domínguez, Belén Martín-Lucas and Sonia Villegas-López. Miscelanea: A Journal of English and American Studies 46: 119-123.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Translating Erín Moure: Canada in Galicia and Galicia in Canada”, co-written with Erín Moure and María Reimóndez. Canada and Beyond. A Journal of Canadian Literary and Cultural Studies 2.1.


Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Burning Down the Little House on the Prairie: Asian Pioneers in Contemporary North America”.  Atlantis. Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies 33.3: 27-41.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “Margaret Atwood’s Metafictional Acts: Collaborative Storytelling in The Blind Assassin and Oryx and Crake.” Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 56: 57-68.

Darias-Beautell, Eva (ed.) Contemporary Canadian Literature. Especial issue of the Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 56.

—. “Where Has ‘Real’ Nature Gone, Anyway? Ecocriticism, Canadian Writing and the Lures of the Virtual.” Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 56: 81-98.

Martín-Lucas, Belén. Review of Canon Disorders: Gendered Perspectives on Literature and Film in Canada and the United States”. Eds. Eva Darias-Beautell and María Jesús Hernáez Lerena. Babel Afial 117: 281-286.


Cuder-Domínguez, Pilar. “In Conversation with Judy Fong Bates.” Commonwealth Essays and Studies 28.1: 119-25.

—. “Surviving History: Kerri Sakamoto Interviewed by Pilar Cuder-Domínguez.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 41.3: 137-43. 

Martín-Lucas, Belén. “Anfibianismo y metamorfosis: estrategias de resistencia”. Proceedings of the 29th AEDEAN Conference. Eds. Alejandro Alcaraz Sintes, Concepción Soto Palomo and María de la Cinta Zunido Garrido. Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Jaén. 213-218.