José Manuel Losada

José Manuel Losada

José Manuel Losada (http://josemanuellosada.com/en/) is Professor in French Literature at Complutense University (Spain). He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of the Sorbonne, has been Visiting Scholar at the University of Harvard, member of the SCR at the University of Oxford (St John’s College), Visiting Lecturer at the University of Montreal, and Senior Fellow IAS COFUND at Durham University (University College). He has given talks and seminars in fifty American and European Universities.

Among his publications figure books of literature criticism: L’Honneur au théâtre (Paris, Klincksieck, 1994), Tristán y su ángel (Kassel, Germany, Reichenberger, 1995), Bibliography of the Myth of Don Juan in Literary History (NY, USA, Edwin Mellen Press, 1997), Bibliographie critique de la littérature espagnole en France au XVIIe siècle (Geneva, Droz, 1999), Métamorphoses du roman français (Leuven, Peters, 2009), Mito y mundo contemporáneo (Bari, Levante Editori, 2010, Giovi International Award, Città di Salerno, 2011), Tiempo: texto e imagen (Madrid, Ediciones Universidad Complutense, 2011), Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel (edited with Marta Guirao, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012), Mito e interdisciplinariedad (edited with Antonella Lipscomb, Bari, Levante Editori, 2013), Abordajes: Mitos y reflexiones sobre el mar (Madrid, Instituto Español de Oceanografía, 2014), Victor Hugo et l’Espagne (Paris, Honoré Champion, 2014), Nuevas formas del mito (Berlin, Logos Verlag, 2015), Myths in Crisis: The Crisis of Myth (with Antonella Lipscomb, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015), Mitos de hoy, Ensayos de Mitocrítica Cultural (Berlin, Logos Verlag, 2016), Cinco siglos de Teresa: La proyección de la vida y los escritos de Santa Teresa de Jesús (with Esther Borrego, Fundación Mª Cristina Masaveu Peterson, Madrid, 2016), Myth and Emotions (with Antonella Lipscomb, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017), various translations: La Leyenda de los siglos, by Victor Hugo (Madrid, Ediciones Cátedra, 1994), Le Romancero (Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 2003), and 200 articles in specialised journals in twenty different countries.

Member of the Editorial Committee of various publications, José Manuel Losada is Founder and Editor of Amaltea, Journal of Myth Criticism (http://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/AMAL/index), President of Asteria, International Association of Myth Criticism (http://www.asteria-association.org/), and encourages different national and regional research projects on literature and myth criticism (http://acisgalatea.com).

Contact

  • Departamento de Estudios Románicos, Facultad de Filología, Universidad Complutense, 28040 Madrid – España
  • (+34) 660455944
  • jlosada@ucm.es
  • Mythcriticism Website

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