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Professor Alison Sinclair

Professor Alison Sinclair

Professor of Modern Spanish Literature and Intellectual History


Research projects & themes

Wrongdoing in Spain:

Principal Investigator

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Modern & Medieval Languages:

Research Interests

Alison Sinclair specialises in nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Peninsular literature, culture and intellectual history. Her publications include articles on Alas and Unamuno, and on the intellectual history of the early twentieth century. She is the author of The Deceived Husband (Oxford: UP, 1993), Dislocations of Desire: Gender, Identity, and Strategy in 'La Regenta' (North Carolina, 1998), Unamuno, the Unknown, and the Vicissitudes of the Self (Manchester: UP, 2001) and Sex and Society in Early Twentieth-Century Spain: Hildegart Rodríguez and the World League for Sexual Reform (2007), and Trafficking Knowledge in Early Twentieth-Century Spain: Centres of Exchange and Cultural Imaginaries (2009). She has been awarded £600,725 by the AHRC for her research project, Wrongdoing in Spain, 1800-1936: Realities, Representations and Reactions (2011-2014).