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literature and language professor

Susana Onega, literature and language professor. Achievements include research in structure and ideology in present-day Anglo-American narrative. Recipient Research award, Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies, 1990; Honorary Research fellowship, Birkbeck College, University London, 1995-1996.


Onega, Susana Daughter of Carlos Onega and Josefa Jaén.


Degree in English Philology, University Zaragoza, Spain, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in English Philology, University Zaragoza, Spain, 1979.


Teacher of English Of. School Languages, Madrid, 1968—1969. Untenured lecturer University Zaragoza, 1975—1977, tenured associate professor, 1977—1983, professor English literature, since 1986.

Honorary research fellowship Birkbeck College, University London, 1995—1996. Research manager philologies, philosophy Ministry of Science and Technology (MCYT), Madrid, 2000—2003. Member humanities’ expert group Spanish Foundation Science and Technology (FECYT), Madrid, 2002—2003.

Expert European Science Foundation, Strasbourg, France, since 2002. Expert, validation of titles modern philologie, translation interpretation Spanish Council University Coordination Commission, Madrid, since 2005. Member expert committee validation untenured University staff humanities National Agency Quality Assessment and Validation (Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación), Madrid, 2005—2008, member expert commission validation professors humanities, 2007—2009, president expert committee validation untenured University staff humanities, since 2009, member analysis coordination commission academia, since 2009.

Member expert commission evaluation productivity through target achievement of Galician Research Groups Agency Quality Assessment Galician University Systems (ACSUG), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, since 2007. Member expert commission validation advanced research humanities Agency Quality Assessment Catalán University Systems (AQU), Barcelona, 2008—2009. Member European Science Foundation Pool of Revs., since 2010.


  • Achievements include research in structure and ideology in present-day Anglo-American narrative.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: (book) Ethics and Trauma in Contemporary British Fiction., Narratology. An Introduction, The Ethical Component in Experimental British Fiction since the 1960's, George Orwell: A Centenary Celebration, Refracting the Canon in Contemporary Literature and Film, London in Literature: Visionary Mappings of the Metropolis.

      Editor: "Telling Histories": Narrativizing History: Historicizing Literature., Estudios Literarios ingleses II: Renacimiento y Barroco. Editor: (translator) El coleccionista, de John Fowles.

      Author: Form and Meaning in the Novels of John Fowles, Análisis estructural, método narrativo y "sentido" de The Sound and The Fury, de William Faulkner, Form and Meaning in the Novels of John Fowles (Enrique García Díez Research Award, 1990), Jeanette Winterson (Shortlisted for the European Society for the Study of English Book Award (Literature and Literature Criticism), 2008), Metafiction and Myth in the Novels of Peter Ackroyd, Peter Ackroyd. The Writer and His Work.


Member of European Narratology Network (coopted member stirring committee 2009-2010), International Association University Professors English (member search committee 2007-2008), Euroepan Society Study English (Spanish board member 1990—2000), Spanish Association Anglo-American Studies (member stirring committee 1985-1989, president 1990-1996), Academia Europaea.


Married Francisco Curiel. Children: Jorge Curiel-Onega, Curiel-Onega Alberto.

Carlos Onega

Josefa Jaén

Francisco Curiel

Jorge Curiel-Onega

Curiel-Onega Alberto Onega