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Dr Caterina Mercè Picornell Belenguer
University Lecturer
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Dr Caterina Mercè Picornell Belenguer


Brief CV

Mercè Picornell is Lecturer (Professora Contractada Doctora) of Catalan Literature and Comparative Literature at the Universitat de les Illes Balears. She has published essays on testimonial and ethnographic writing, experimental literature and catalan contemporary culture. She is the author of Discursos testimonials en la literatura catalana recent (2002), and Continuïtats i desviacions. Debats crítics sobre la cultura catalana en el vèrtex 1960/1970 (2013) Current research interests include the analysis of the cultural context of experimental literature and the poetics and politics of modern ruins. As a member of the LiCETC (Contemporary Literature: Theoretical and Comparative Studies) research group she is coauthor of the books Transformacions: literatura i canvi sociocultural dels anys 70 ençà (2010), Literatura i cultura: aproximacions comparatistes (2009), Poètiques de ruptura (2008) and Textualime i subversió (2007). She has published papers in journals such as Els Marges, Catalan Review, Journal of Catalan Studies, Catalan Journal of Cultural Studies and Communication, Tesserae. Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, Revista d'Etnologia de Catalunya, Letras Femeninas, Feminismo/s or Cuadernos Americanos.


Office Hours

Lecturer Tutorial Times
Start Date End Date Day Start Time End Time Location
18/09/2017 11/02/2018 Wednesday 11.00 12.00 CC05
12/02/2018 30/06/2018 Monday 10.00 11.00 CC05
12/02/2018 29/06/2018 Thursday 14.00 15.00 CC05

Subjects taught. Academic Year 2017-18

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
22130 - Catalan and Universal Literature for Primary Education
22132 - Final Degree Project
20726 - Final Degree Project
20722 - Interdisciplinary Approaches in Literature
20700 - Introduction to Literary Studies
11531 - Theory of Literary and Cultural Contact


Research groups

Group Membership type
Contemporary literature: theoretical and comparative studies (LiCETC) Member
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