María del Mar González Chacón lectures at the Department of English, French and German Philology of the University of Oviedo, in the Principality of Asturias, Spain, where she teaches English language and literature. Her main areas of research are contemporary Irish theatre, with a special interest in the plays of Marina Carr and her rewriting of Greek myths, the translations and adaptations of Spanish plays by Irish playwrights, with a focus on the theatre of Federico García Lorca in Ireland. Her latest publications are “The Concept of the Edge in the Plays of Marina Carr,” Roczniki Humanistyczne (2020), ““This is not about love, this is about guilt and terror”: Phaedra Backwards (2011) and forwards by Marina Carr,” Irish Studies Review (2020), ““Speaking through Another Culture”: Frank McGuinness’s Version of Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba (La Casa de Bernarda Alba),” Miscelánea: A Journal of English and American Studies (2019) and “‘Walking the boundaries’: Lynne Parker’s unpublished version of Federico García Lorca’s La Casa de Bernarda Alba”, in Studies in Theatre and Performance (2022). She has been a visiting researcher at Moore Research Institute (National University of Ireland Galway), Institute of Irish Studies (Queen’s University Belfast) and Women’s Studies Center (University of York). She has been the vice-president of ASYRAS (Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies) and is the secretary of Archivum Revista de Filología.

gonzalezmar@uniovi.es


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