Dr William RowlandsonDr. William Rowlandson, Lecturer in Hispanic Studies. Main research interests focus on the reception outside of Cuba of visual and textual representations of the Cuban Revolution and the revolutionary era. Current research in particular concerns the notion of myth, analysing the creation of an exported national identity through processes of mythologisation. Recent article looks at the changing and versatile mythic narrative of Che Guevara. Published articles concern various areas of Latin American studies, including analyses of Borges, Lezama Lima, Cabrera Infante and Rulfo. Recently published monograph with Peter Lang investigates the role of the reader of Lezama Lima’s novel Paradiso. Teaching interests include Latin American poets, the prose and poetry of Borges, Cuban literature and film of the revolutionary era. Recent interviews for KentTV: <<Castro Remembered [6]>>, <<Festival latinoamericano [7]>>

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