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Professor Gustavo San Román

Prof Gustavo San Roman, photo by Oli WalkerContact Details

gfsr@st-andrews.ac.uk
Phone: 01334 462968
Office: Quad 38

Module surgery hours: 
Wednesdays 11-12, Thursdays 10-11

Full research profile

Research and Teaching

I was born in Uruguay and trained there and in the UK (BA at Nottingham; PhD at Cambridge), coming to St Andrews as a Lecturer in 1989. My main teaching is in Latin American Literature and culture. My research interests are in two complementary areas. The first is the cultural history of Uruguay, in particular some writers who have achieved an international dimension in Latin America and beyond, such as José Enrique Rodó, Juana de Ibarbourou and Juan Carlos Onetti. In general my work is aware of historical context and issues of cultural and national identity; this is my second area of interest, both in connection with Uruguay and Latin America more generally and with the effect and experience of some subcultures who settled there, notably the Galician and Scottish diaspora. I am currently the Director of the St Andrews Cultural Identity Studies Institute.

Recent lecture at Universidade de Vigo (February 2016):
http://tv.uvigo.es/matterhorn/29171

Recent interview with Álvaro Brechner and Gary Piquer, Director and protagonist of Mal día para pescar and Mr Kaplan Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival (October 2016)
http://www.edinburghspanishfilmfestival.com/category/interview/

The photograph is by Oli Walker

PhD Supervision

Catherine Barbour, Karunika Kardak

Publications

Companion to José Enrique Rodó
San Roman, G. F. 2018 Woodbridge: Tamesis. 500 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

José Enrique Rodó: Escritos europeos: El camino de Paros; Diario de viaje; Diario de salud
San Roman, G. F. Dec 2017 Montevideo: Ministerio de Educación y Cultura, Uruguay. 496 p. (Biblioteca Artigas. Colección de Clásicos Uruguayos; vol. 205)
Research output: ResearchScholarly edition

José Enrique Rodó: La genealogía y el contexto familiar
San Roman, G. 9 Dec 2014 Montevideo: Biblioteca Nacional. 64 p. (Archivo Rodó)
Research output: ResearchBook

Sentir el lugar: Dialogos Uruguay - Escocia
Cordery, L. (ed.), San Roman, G. (ed.) & Vegh, B. (ed.) 2011 Montevideo: Linardi y Risso. 167 p. (Serie Montevideana)
Research output: ResearchBook

Os vínculos culturais Galicia-Uruguay. José Alonso y Trelles / Juana de Ibarbourou: Actas do congreso celebrado en Ribadeo e Lourenzá, 14, 15 e 16 de setembro de 2007
San Roman, G. (ed.) 2010 Lugo, Galicia: Deputacion de lugo. 282 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

Soy Celeste: investigación sobre la identidad de los uruguayos
San Roman, G. F. 2007 Fin de Siglo. 271 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

Jose Alonso y Trelles ('El Viejo Pancho'), Obras completas
San Roman, G. F. (ed.) Dec 2005 Linardi y Risso. 350 p.
Research output: ResearchScholarly edition

Los cálices vacíos : poesías / Delmira Agustini
San Roman, G. F. (ed.) 2005 Hiperion. 165 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

Juan Zorrilla de San Martín, 'Tabaré'
San Roman, G. F. (ed.) 2003 Simancas.
Research output: ResearchBook

Rodó en Inglaterra: La influencia de un pensador uruguayo en un ministro socialista británico
San Roman, G. F. 2002 Asociacion de Amigos de la Biblioteca Nacional. 97 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

This America We Dream Of: Rodó and 'Ariel' One Hundred Years On
San Roman, G. F. (ed.) 2001 Insititute of Latin American Studies. 115 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

Assertive Hispanisms: Tensions and affirmations in cultural identity: Special Issue of Forum for Modern Language Studies, Edited by Gustavo San Roman
San Roman, G. (ed.) Jul 2000 Oxford University Press. 112 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

Onetti and Others. Comparative Essays on a Major Figure in Latin American Literature
San Roman, G. F. (ed.) 1999 State University of New York Press.
Research output: ResearchBook

'Paja Brava' de El Viejo Pancho e outras obras de José A. y Trelles. A Galician edition of the works of a Galician-born Uruguayan gaucho poet
San Roman, G. F. (ed.) 1998 Centro Ramón Piñeiro para a Investigación en Humanidades.
Research output: ResearchOther report

Amor y nación: Ensayos sobre literatura uruguaya
San Roman, G. F. 1997 Linardi y Risso. 156 p.
Research output: ResearchBook

 

Influencia y actualidad del pensamiento de José Enrique Rodó
San Roman, G. 2013 José Enrique Rodó : Concurso Internacional de Ensayo. Montevideo: Biblioteca Nacional, p. 9-68 56 p. (Colección Archivo Rodó)
Research output: ResearchChapter

Postfacio
San Roman, G. 2011 Sentir el lugar: Dialogos Uruguay - Escocia. Cordery, L., San Roman, G. & Vegh, B. (eds.). Montevideo: Linardi y Risso, p. 159-167 8 p. (Serie Montevideana)
Research output: ResearchChapter

Juan Mac Coll y su guia para emigrantes a Uruguay
San Roman, G. 2011 Sentir el lugar: Dialogos Uruguay - Scotland. Cordery, L., San Roman, G. & Vegh, B. (eds.). Montevideo: Linardi y Risso, p. 65-82 17 p. (Serie Montevideana)
Research output: ResearchChapter

Rodó’s Gaze on Europe
San Roman, G. 2011 A World in Words, A Life in Texts: Revisiting Latin American Cultural Heritage. Festschrift in Honour of Peter Beardsell. Carpenter, V. (ed.). Bern: Peter Lang, p. 63-91 29 p.
Research output: ResearchChapter

Teoría y práctica del viaje en José Enrique Rodó
San Roman, G. & Jean-Philippe Barnabé, Lindsey Cordery and Beatriz Vegh 2010 Los viajeros y el Río de la Plata: un siglo de escritura: Serie Montevideana No. 6. Montevideo: Linardi y Risso, p. 314-23 10 p.
Research output: ResearchChapter

Vincente Fernández, de Lourenzá a Melo
San Roman, G. 2010 Os vínculos culturais Galicia-Uruguay. José Alonso y Trelles / Juana de Ibarbourou: Actas do congreso celebrado en Ribadeo e Lourenzá, 14, 15 e 16 de setembro de 2007. San Roman, G. (ed.). Lugo, Galicia: Deputacion de lugo, p. 121-136
Research output: ResearchChapter

La crítica de Dionisio Gamallo Fierros sobre José Alonso y Trelles
San Roman, G. 2010 Os vínculos culturais Galicia-Uruguay. José Alonso y Trelles / Juana de Ibarbourou: Actas do congreso celebrado en Ribadeo e Lourenzá, 14, 15 e 16 de setembro de 2007. San Roman, G. (ed.). Lugo, Galicia: Deputacion de lugo, p. 63-98
Research output: ResearchChapter

Introducción
San Roman, G. 2010 Os vínculos culturais Galicia-Uruguay. José Alonso y Trelles / Juana de Ibarbourou: Actas do congreso celebrado en Ribadeo e Lourenzá, 14, 15 e 16 de setembro de 2007. Lugo, Galicia: Deputacion de lugo, p. 23-31 9 p.
Research output: ResearchForeword/postscript

José María Alonso y Trelles (1857 – 1924)
San Roman, G. 2010 Diccionario Biográfico Español. Madrid, Vol. 3, p. Vol. 3, 270-272 3 p.
Research output: ResearchEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Prólogo
San Roman, G. 2009 Mil e pico de nomes galegos do Uruguay. Monterroso Devesa, J. (ed.). Edicions do Patronato da Cultura Galega, p. 7-8
Research output: ResearchForeword/postscript

Los hombres-perro de Felisberto Hernández
San Roman, G. F. 2006 La metamorfosis en las literaturas en lengua española: Actas del Coloquio Internacional, Budapest, 2-3 de marzo de 2006. Menczel, G. & Scholz, L. (eds.). Budapest: Eötvös József Könyvkiadó, p. 311-319
Research output: ResearchConference contribution

 

Money, Culture, and Enterprise in José Enrique Rodó
San Roman, G. Jan 2009 In : Modern Language Review. 104, 1, p. 83-105
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

La recepción de Rodó en Cuba
San Roman, G. 2009 In : Revista de la Biblioteca Nacional. Época 3 Año 1, 3, p. 71-86
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Retorno al periodismo aldeano de José Alonso y Trelles: una colección parcial de las Momentáneas de "El Tala Cómico" (1899-1900)
San Roman, G. F. 2008 In : Anuario del Centro de Estudios Gallegos. p. 61-79
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

José Alonso y Trelles en sus 150 años: el estado de la cuestión
San Roman, G. F. Jul 2007 In : Revista de la Academia Nacional de Letras. 2, 3, p. 65-75
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

The rise of modern Latin American literary studies in the UK: A questionnaire to early practitioners
San Roman, G. F. Jun 2007 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies. 84, 4-5, p. 447-494
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tras las huellas de Rodó en Palermo, Sicilia: Crónica de una pesquisa
San Roman, G. F. 2007 Brecha, 1143, p. 27 27 p.
Research output: ResearchArticle

Religion and morriña in the young José A. y Trelles: a new archive comes to light in Montevideo
San Roman, G. F. 2006 In : Galician Review. 5-6, p. 25-45
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

La garra charrúa: fútbol, indios e identidad en el Uruguay contemporáneo
San Roman, G. F. Dec 2005 In : Bulletin Hispanique. 107, 2, p. 633-655 23 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Henry Trujillo
San Roman, G. F. Sep 2005 In : Les Langues néo-latines. 99, 3, p. 149-150
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Editorial (40th Anniversary Issue )
San Roman, G. F. Jul 2005 In : Forum for Modern Language Studies. 41, 3, p. 241-242
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

La Enciclopedia Uruguaya: nacionalismo paradójico
San Roman, G. F. 2004 In : Río de la Plata. 26-27
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anecdotario de la edición de 'Paja Brava' de El Viejo Pancho e outras obras de José. A. y Trelles
San Roman, G. F. Nov 2003 In : Boletin Galego de Literatura. 28
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Alejandro Magariños Cervantes y los orígenes de la novela histórica en el Uruguay
San Roman, G. F. May 2003 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies. 80, 3, p. 323-345
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

El final de El astillero
San Roman, G. F. 2003 In : Fragmentos: revista de lingua e literatura estrangieras, Universidade Federal de Sant Catarina. 20, p. 39-44
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Introducción a Delmira Agustini
San Roman, G. F. Dec 2002 In : Donaire. 18, p. 48-50
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

La manera de hacer novela en Alejandro Magariños Cervantes y Eduardo Acevedo Diaz
San Roman, G. F. Jan 2002 In : Boletín de la Academia Nacional de Letras. 11, p. 145-164
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Political tact in Jose Enrique Rodo's 'Ariel'
San Roman, G. Jul 2000 In : Forum for Modern Language Studies. 36, p. 279-295 17 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

La geografía de Santa María en El astillero
San Roman, G. F. Jan 2000 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 77
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Occasional column, 'El gabinete de Ossian'
San Roman, G. F. 2000 Brecha
Research output: ResearchArticle

Emir Rodríguez Monegal versus Roberto Ibáñez: Las rivalidades de la crítica y las andanzas del Diario de viaje a París de Horacio Quiroga
San Roman, G. F. 1999 In : Revista de la Academia Nacional de Letras. 5
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Monthly column on UK cultural news and events
San Roman, G. F. 1998 Posdata
Research output: ResearchArticle

 

El infierno tan temido
San Roman, G. F. 2001 p. 135-145
Research output: ResearchPaper

Las parejas desparejas o el amor fermental
San Roman, G. F. 1998 p. 179-186
Research output: ResearchPaper

 

Stephen Gregory, Intellectuals and Left Politics in Uruguay, 1958-2006. Brighton, Portland: Sussex Academic Press. 2009.
San Roman, G. Dec 2013 In : Hispanic Research Journal. 14, 6, p. 559-560 2 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook/Film/Article review

Nigel Dennis (1949-2013)
San Roman, G. Nov 2013 In : Bulletin of Spanish Studies. XC, 7, p. 1183-1186
Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook/Film/Article review

Diego Alonso, José Enrique Rodó: una retórica para la democracia (Montevideo, Trilce: 2009)
San Roman, G. 2010 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 87, 7, p. 891-892 2 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook/Film/Article review

Delmira Agustini, Poesias completas. Ed. Alejandro Caceres. Montevideo: Ediciones de la Plaza. 1999.
San Roman, G. Jul 2002 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 79, p. 431-431 1 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook/Film/Article review

Richard L. Kagan, with the collaboration of Fernando Marias, Urban Images of the Hispanic World 1493-1793. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 2000.
San Roman, G. Jan 2002 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 79, p. 111-112 2 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook/Film/Article review

The invention of Uruguay: The introduction of the territory and its inhabitants to Western culture
San Roman, G. Oct 1999 In : Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 76, p. 559-560 2 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook/Film/Article review

 

Entries for 'Felisberto Hernández', 'Rodó', 'Ariel' and 'Juan Zorrilla de San Martín'
San Roman, G. F. 1997
Research output: ResearchOther contribution

Alan Warner: El Onetti escocés
San Roman, G. F. 1997
Research output: ResearchOther contribution