Dr. Lynn K. Talbot

Professor
Chairperson
Department: Modern Languages
Office: 130 Lucas Hall
Phone: 375-2392

talbot@roanoke.edu

Degrees:

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • M.A., Middlebury College
  • B.A., University of California, Davis

Research & Teaching Interests:

  • Contemporary Spanish Novel and Drama
  • Civilization and Culture of Spain
  • Contemporary Issues of Latin America
  • Camino de Santiago

Scholarly Activities:

My areas of scholarly interest are contemporary Spanish women writers, the Camino de Santiago, D. H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda von Richthofen.

Books:

Lynn K. Talbot and Andrew Talbot Squires. Following the Yellow Arrow: Younger Pilgrims on the Camino. Livermore,CA: WingSpan, 2011.

Michael Squires and Lynn K. Talbot, Living at the Edge: A Biography of D. H. Lawrence and Frieda von Richthofen. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

Recent Publications:

  • “Finisterre.” Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. Ed. Larissa J. Taylor, et. al. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2009.
  • “Montserrat.” Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. Ed. Larissa J. Taylor, et. al. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2009.
  • (with Michael Squires) “Two Recently Discovered Letters from S. S. Koteliansky and Charles Lahr to D. H. Lawrence. Journal of the D. H. Lawrence Society 1.3 (2008): 140-47.
  • (with Michael Squires) “Art and Life in Women in Love_.” In _Like a Black and White Kaleidoscope Tossed at Random. Essays on D. H. Lawrence’s “Women in Love”. Ed. Jean-Paul Pichardie and Philippe Romanski. Rouen, France: P.U.R., 2001, 13-30.
  • (with Michael Squires) “The Villa Mirenda Today.” The D. H. Lawrence Society of North America Newsletter 34 (Fall 2001): 4-5.
  • (with Michael Squires) "Guadalajara and Chapala Today." The D. H Lawrence Society of Great Britain Newsletter 61 (1997): 22-23.
  • (with Michael Squires) “Port Isabel Today.” D. H. Lawrence Review 26, 1-3 (1995 and 1996): 147-48.
  • "The Politics of the Female Detective Novel: Lourdes Ortiz's Picadura mortal." _Romance Notes 35 (1994): 163-69.
  • "Self-Discovery and History in the Galician World of Marina Mayoral." Letras peninsulares 5.3 (1992-93): 451-64.
  • "Lourdes Ortiz's Urraca: A Re-vision/Revision of History." _Romance Quarterly 38 (1991): 437-48.
  • "Did Baroja Influence Lawrence? A Reading of César o nada_ and _The Plumed Serpent_." _D. H. Lawrence Review 22 (1990): 39-51.
  • "Journey Into the Fantastic: Cristina Fernández Cubas' 'Los altillos de Brumal.'" Letras femeninas 15 (1989): 37-47.
  • "Entrevista con Pilar Cibreiro." Letras peninsulares 2 (1989): 435-40.
  • "Entrevista con Josefina R. Aldecoa." Anales de la literatura española contemporánea 14 (1989): 239-48.
  • "La mujer y lo fantástico: Rey de gatos_ de Concha Alós." _Hispanic Journal 10 (1988): 105-15.
  • "Entrevista con Soledad Puértolas." Hispania 71 (1988): 882-83.
  • "Entrevista con Rosa Montero." Letras femeninas 14 (1988): 90-96.
  • "Cinematic Influence and Social Commentary in Alfonso Grosso's La zanja_." _Hispania 71 (1988): 523-30.
  • "Female Archetypes in Carmen Martín Gaite's Entre visillos_." _Anales de la literatura española contemporánea 12 (1987): 79-94.