Melania Terrazas is Senior Lecturer in English Studies at the University of La Rioja (Spain). She is the author of Relational Structures in Wyndham Lewis’s Fiction: Complexity and Value (Lincom Europa, 2005) and helped set up the Wyndham Lewis Project website. She has published essays on Applied Linguistics (vocabulary knowledge and motivation) and extensively on British Modernism and a number of Irish authors and film directors (gender, satire theory, migration and trauma). She is on the Executive Board of AEDEI (The Spanish Association for Irish Studies) and is Head of the Centre of Irish Studies BANNA/BOND (EFACIS) at the University of La Rioja. She was the editor of Journal of English Studies and, at present, she is editing a volume on trauma and identity issues in contemporary Irish culture.