Jeff Barnett Professor of Spanish and Program Head, Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Jeff Barnett

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Literary Translation; Latin American Narrative and Cultural Studies, with regional emphasis on Mexican, Central American, and Pan-Caribbean cultures
Cuban Literature and Film


Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Spanish-American Narrative: the Boom Generation
Spanish-American Civilization and Culture
Trans-American Literature in Translation
Beyond the Revolution: Artistic Expression in XXth Century Mexico
Workshop in Literary Translation


Selected Publications

Bilingual Edition: The Memory of Silence. A Novel by Uva de Aragon. Trans. and Foreword Jeffrey C. Barnett. Chico:Cubanabooks. (Fourthcoming, June 2014)

Article: "So Which Way is Home?: Retracing Carpentier's Lost Steps with Xanophon's Anabasis." Cuaderno Internacional de Estudios Humanisticos y Literatura. Vol. XX (2013), pp.45-55.

Article: "El pasado secuestrado en Memorias de fuego por Eduardo Galeano." El Espanol: Integrador de Culturas. Eds. Jorge H. Valdivieso and Enrique Ruiz-Fornells. Turlock, California: Orbis Press, (2012), pp.51-58.

Article: "Vengeance is Mine: The Role of the Fantastic in Carlos Fuentes' Los dias enmascarados." Short Story Criticism. Ed.Jelena O. Krstovic. Vol. 125 (2009), pp.68-73.

Article: "The Magical as Mundane in Barnet's Biography of a Runaway Slave." Negritud: Journal for Afro Caribbean-Afro Latin American Studies. Numero 1 (noviembre 2007), pp.65-76.

Article: "Prospero's Orphans in Uva de Aragon's 'Not the Truth, Not a Lie.'" Anthuruim: A Carribbean Studies Journal. Vol. 5, Issue 1 (2007).