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Dr Marina Cano Profile

Dr Marina Cano is the author of Jane Austen and Performance (Palgrave 2017) and the co-editor of Jane Austen and William Shakespeare: A Love Affair in Literature, Film and Performance (Palgrave, forthcoming). She works in the area of women’s literature and the long nineteenth century. Further research interests include gender and feminist theory, theatre and performance, reception studies, adaptation, nineteenth-century periodicals and disability theory.

During 2016-19, Marina worked as a teaching fellow in English at the University of Limerick, and in 2013-16, she was a postdoctoral researcher at “Travelling Texts 1790-1914: Transnational Reception of Women’s Writing at the Fringes of Europe” (University of Glasgow, HERA). Before coming to UL, she also taught English literature at Edinburgh Napier University and at the University of St Andrews.

Publications:

Books
2019                Jane Austen and William Shakespeare: A Love Affair in Literature, Film and Performance (edited collection, with Rosa García-Periago). Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

2017                Jane Austen and Performance (monograph). Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Editorial Work
2014                Annotations of “Elizabeth of France, Queen of Spain.” Mary Hays, Female Biography; or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (1803). Ed. Gina Luria Walker, London: Pickering & Chatto.

2012                Co-editor Special Issue 200 Years of Sense and Sensibility. Persuasions On-Line, Vol. 32, No. 2.

Book Chapters
2019                “Introduction: Jane and Will, the Love Story” (with Rosa García-Periago). Jane Austen and William Shakespeare: A Love Affair in Literature, Film and Performance. Ed. Marina Cano & Rosa García-Periago. Palgrave Macmillan. Forthcoming.

2019                     “Austen and Shakespeare: Improvised Drama.” Jane Austen and William Shakespeare: A Love Affair in Literature, Film and Performance. Ed. Marina Cano & Rosa García-Periago. Palgrave Macmillan. Forthcoming.

2013                “In Flesh and Blood: Jane Austen as a Postmodern Fictional Character.” Global Jane Austen: Pleasure, Passion, and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community. Ed. Laurence Raw & Robert Dryden. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 143-164.

Refereed Journal Articles
2019                “A Woman’s Novel: Olive Schreiner, Mona Caird and Hélène Cixous’s Écriture Féminine.” Victoriographies, 9 (1): 1-18.

2014                “The Outlandish Jane: Austen and Female Identity in Victorian Female Periodicals.” Victorian Periodicals Review, 47 (2): 255-73.

2011                “This is a Feminist Novel: the Paradox of Female Passivity in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Ruth.” The Gaskell Journal, 25: 30-47.

2011                “Welcome to La Huerta: the Attempts to Curb Cross-dressing during the Spring Fiestas in Murcia.” The Journal of Gender Studies. 20 (2): 183-92.

2010                “Looking Back in Desire; or How Jane Austen Rewrites Chick Lit in Alexandra Potter’s Me and Mr. Darcy.” Persuasions On-Line. 31 (1).        

2008                “Persuasion Moves to Chicago: Rewriting Austen’s Classic in The Lake House.” Persuasion On-Line. 29 (1).

008                “Becoming Shakespeare and Jane Austen in Love: An Intertextual Dialogue between Two Biopics.” Co-authored with Rosa María García Periago. Persuasions On-Line. 29 (1).         

2007                “(De)Writing Women in the Canon of British Postgraduate Studies.” Clepsydra.  6: 123-137.

Review Essays
2019                (Invited) Review: Lau, Beth (ed.), Jane Austen and Sciences of the Mind. London and New York: Routledge, 2018. Romanticism (Forthcoming).

2015                (Invited) Review: Duquette, Natasha and Elisabeth Lenckos (eds.), Jane Austen and the Art: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 2013. Modern Language Review. 110 (4): 1116-1117.

2014                (Invited) Review: Sturrock, June. Jane Austen’s Families. London, New York, Delhi: Anthem Press, 2013. Forum for Modern Language Studies. 50 (1): 132.

2014                (Invited) Review: Death Comes to Pemberley (TV series). CRTICKS: The British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. 14 Feb 2014.

2012                (Invited) Review Halsey, Katie. Jane Austen and her Readers, 1786-1945. London: Anthem Press. Forum for Modern Language Studies. 48 (4): 490.