Lluïsa Schlesier Corrales is a PhD candidate at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain). She holds a BA in English Studies (with Honors) from the Universitat de Barcelona and an MA in Advanced English Studies from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (“Look Forward in Despair: The Loss of Community in Postwar British Working-Class in the Fiction of Alan Sillitoe, John Osborne and Raymond Williams”). Her current research focuses on the representation of the contemporary Irish working class in the novels of Roddy Doyle.