Areas of interest: Iberian Studies – Catalan Studies – Comparative Literature.

Stewart King is a Senior Lecturer in the Spanish and Latin American Studies Program at Monash University (Melbourne, Australia) and received his PhD from La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia). He is also a researcher member of Mujeres y Novela Criminal en España 1975-2010 (MUNCE).

With a special focus on Spanish and Catalan cultural and literary relations, Dr. King has made significant contributions to the field of Iberian Studies through several publications including “Transformando el Estado español: los discursos regionalistas y poscolonialista en la literatura catalana de expresión castellana” (2000), “¿Un acento propio?: Cultural Difference in Castilian-Language Literature from Catalonia” (2002), “Detecting Difference/Constructing Community in Basque, Catalan and Galician Crime Fiction” (2011), “‘Catalonia is not Spain’: Images of self and other in Catalan literature” (2016), among others.

He is also editor of the volumes La cultura catalana de expresión castellana. Estudios de literatura, teatro y cine (2005) and Beyond the periphery: narratives of identity in the Basque Country, Catalonia and Galicia (2007) and author of Escribir la Catalanidad: Lengua e Identidades Culturales en la Narrativa Contemporánea de Cataluñ(2005).

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Stewart King’s publications in the IStReS database:

King, Stewart. 2000. ‘Transformando el Estado español: los discursos regionalistas y poscolonialistas en la literatura catalana de expresión castellana’. In Identidades multiculturais, revisión dos discursos teóricos, edited by Belén Martín Lucas and Ana María Bringas López, 113–20. Vigo: Servicio de Publicacións da Universidade de Vigo.

———. 2002. ‘¿Un acento propio?: Cultural Difference in Castilian-Language Literature from Catalonia’. Letras peninsulares 15 (2): 287–301.

———. 2005a. Escribir la catalanidad: Lengua e identidades culturales en la narrativa contemporánea de Cataluña. Woodbridge Suffolk UK: Tamesis.

———. , ed. 2005b. La cultura catalana de expresión castellana. Estudios de literatura, teatro y cine. Estudis Catalans 7. Kassel – Germany: Reichenberger.

———. , ed. 2007. Beyond the Periphery: Narratives of Identity in the Basque Country, Catalonia and Galicia. Melbourne VIC Australia: Antipodas.

———. 2011. ‘Detecting Difference/Constructing Community in Basque, Catalan and Galician Crime Fiction’. In Iberian Crime Fiction, edited by Nancy Vosburg, 51–74. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

———. 2016. ‘“Catalonia Is Not Spain”: Images of Self and Other in Catalan Literature’. In A Comparative History of Literatures in the Iberian Peninsula, edited by César Domínguez, Anxo Abuín González, and Ellen Sapega, 2:20–31. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins / Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée. https://www.academia.edu/29317283/A_Comparative_History_of_Literatures_in_the_Iberian_Peninsula_Vol._2.

———. 2017. ‘The Deceptive Dame: Criminal Revelations of the Catalan Capital’. In , edited by Enric Bou and Jaume Subirana, 395–415. The Barcelona Reader. Cultural Readings of a City. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

———. 2019. Murder in the Multinational State. Crime Fiction from Spain. New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies. New York: Routledge.