Clara Pallejá López

Clara Pallejá López lectures English literature at the University of Alicante. She holds a PhD in Literature by the University of Auckland (New Zealand). She has previously lectured in Murcia, New Zealand and New YorkShe has carried out research on the evolution of house imagery in fantasy and horror fiction, tracing the appearance of the sentient house as a result of gender-related negotiations of space. Her current interests incorporate the interrelation between widespread global anxieties and their reflection on fiction and film. 


Book Chapters

2018 — “La formación en el Centro Universitario de la Defensa en la AGA: solución adaptada a condicionantes particulares.” Innovación y modelos de enseñanza-aprendizaje en la Educación Superior. Catalina Guerrero Romera y Pedro Miralles Martínez (eds.) Universidad de Murcia, 2018, pp. 385-395.

2017 — “The House: Friend or Foe? Buildings, Dwellings and Home in Fiction.” Contemporary Writing and the Politics of Space. David Walton (ed.) Peter Lang, pp. 95-114.

2016 — “Genetics, Fear and Home: Gender-Conditioned Construction of Meaning.” Strangers on Our Doorstep and Strangers in Our House. Magdalena Hodalska, Catalin Ghita and Izabela Dixon (eds.) Interdisciplinary Press, pp. 89-102.

2015 — “Is Literary Interpretation Conditioned by Inherited Determinants? The Case of the Haunted House.” Fear and Anxiety in the 21st Century. Catalin Ghita and Robert Beshara (eds.). Interdisciplinary Press, pp. 117-128.

2014 — “Writing in the Shadows: The Female Gothic in Spain.” Studies in Philology: Linguistics, Literature and Cultural Studies. Gema Alcaráz Mármol and Mª del Mar Jiménez-Cervantes Arnao (eds.)  Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 283-294. 


2019 — “La igualdad y la educación en valores en el aula de literatura: espacios y domesticidad en Emilia Pardo Bazán” (with García-Pinar, Aránzazu). Docencia e investigación, vol. 30, 75-93.

2019 — “Developing and Analyzing a Spanish Corpus for Forensic Purposes” (with Almela, Ángela et al). LESLIE: University of Pittsburg. Vol. 3, 1-13. 

2018 — “Ted Talks: A Multimodal Tool for Students of Technological English” (with García-Pinar, Aránzazu). Docencia e investigación, vol. 29, 7-24.