Marisol Morales-Ladrón is Senior lecturer in English and Irish literature at the University of Alcalá (Madrid, Spain). Her main areas of research are contemporary Irish literature, gender studies and the interrelationship between literature and psychology. She has written the books: Breve introducción a la literatura comparada (1999) and Las poéticas de James Joyce y Luis Martín-Santos (2005). She has edited the volume Postcolonial and Gender Perspectives in Irish Studies (2007), and has co-edited the monograph Glocal Ireland: Current Perspectives on Literature and the Visual arts (2011), as well as two other studies on feminist criticism. She has published articles on a variety of English and Irish authors, such as James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Flann O’Brien, Emma Donoghue, Fay Weldon, Angela Carter, Bernard Mac Laverty, Brian Moore, Roddy Doyle or Julia O’Faolain, among others.