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Gustavo Sánchez Canales currently teaches English at the Department of “Philology and Its Didactics” at The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). His university teaching experience includes courses in Anglo-American Literature at the Department of English Philology II at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1999-2010) and courses in Translation and Anglonorteamericana Culture at the Department of Translation and Interpreting at C.L.U.N.Y. I.S.E.I.T. (Université de Paris) from 2001 to 2009.

His interests in research include contemporary Jewish American fiction, Holocaust literature, comparative literature and literary theory. He has published numerous articles, book chapters and reviews on the work of authors such as Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Chaim Potok, Cynthia Ozick, Allegra Goodman, Rebecca Goldman, Jonathan Safran Foer and Michael Chabon. Email:

Actualmente, Gustavo Sánchez Canales da clases de lengua inglesa en el Departamento de “Filologías y su Didáctica” en la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. De 1999 al 2010 dio clases de literatura anglonorteamericana en el Departamento de Filología Inglesa II de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid y del 2001 al 2009 dio clases de Traducción y Cultura anglonorteamericana en el Departamento de Traducción e Interpretación de C.L.U.N.Y. I.S.E.I.T. (Universidad de París).

Su investigación se centra en la ficción judeoamericana contemporánea, literatura del Holocausto, literatura comparada y teoría literaria. Ha publicado numerosos artículos, capítulos de libros y reseñas sobre la obra de autores como Philip Roth, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Chaim Potok, Cynthia Ozick, Allegra Goodman, Rebecca Goldman, Jonathan Safran Foer and Michael Chabon. Correo electrónico:

Selected & Recent Publications

“Jewish American Identity. Roth & Antisemitism.” Philip Roth in Context. Ed. Maggie McKinley. Cambridge UP, 2021. 241-51,

“Teaching Jewish American Literature in a Spanish Context.” New Directions in Jewish American and Holocaust Literatures Reading and Teaching. Ed. Victoria Aarons and Holli Levitsky. SUNY P, 2019. 267-84.

“Jewish American Literary Studies Abroad.” The New Jewish American Literary Studies. Ed. Victoria Aarons. Cambridge UP, 2019. 267-81.

“Literature and Genocide” (ed.). Verbeia, November 2019,

Bernard Malamud: A Centennial Tribute (ed. Victoria Aarons and Gustavo Sánchez Canales). Wayne State UP, 2016.

“Saul Bellow as a Novelist of Ideas: A Forum” (ed. Gustavo Sánchez Canales and Victoria Aarons). Partial Answers 14.1 (January 2016).

CLIL for Teachers: From Theory to Practice (ed. Gustavo Sánchez Canales and Juan Antonio Núñez Cortés). CEU Ediciones, 2015.

“History, Memory, and the Making of Character in Roth’s Fiction” (ed. Gustavo Sánchez Canales and Victoria Aarons). CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 16.2 (June 2014).

“Classical Greek Archetypes in Philip Roth’s American Pastoral”, Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone. Cercles 33 (2014) : 23-33

 “‘A Tale of Two Cities’: A Comparative Analysis Between James Joyce’s Dublin and Saul Bellow’s Chicago.” Saul Bellow Journal 26.1-2 (Winter/Fall 2013): 127-151.

-        “‘Lectura para Personas de Amplio Criterio’: Censorship in the Translations of Philip Roth’s Portnoy’s Complaint and The Professor of Desire.” Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas 11.2 (June 2013): 279-291.

-         “Holocaust Imagery in Michael Chabon’s The Final Solution.” Americana: E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary 9.1 (Spring 2013).

-         “Bellow’s Letters and Biographies about Bellow: A Book Review Article of New Work by Atlas and Taylor.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 13.4 (March 2012).

-         “‘The Answer a Philosopher Gives Determines the Entire Shape of his Metaphysics’: The Influence of Plato and Descartes on Rebecca Goldstein’s The Mind-Body Problem.” Alicante Journal of English Studies 25 (2012): 401-412.

-         Philip Roth, Prince of Asturias Award for Literature.? Philip Roth Society Newsletter 9.2 (Summer 2012): 15.

-        “‘Prisoners Gradually Came to Buddhist Positions’: The Presence of PTSD Symptoms in Rosa in Cynthia Ozick’s The Shawl.” Studies in American Jewish Literature 30 (2011): 29-39.

-        “About Society: A Book Review Article of Work on Roth and Kundera by Shostak and Ivanova.” CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 13.4 (December 2011).

-        “‘There Is a Bomb Blast in the Most Elegant Greek Revival House:’ Classical Motifs in Philip Roth’s American Pastoral.” In Reading Philip Roth’s American Pastoral. Ed. Velichka D. Ivanova. Toulouse: Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2011. 205-217.

-        “‘I Look at the Filthy Floor and See Myself Sweeping It’: The Influence of Franz Kafka’s Surreal World on Philip Roth’s The Professor of Desire and The Prague Orgy.” In The Dream: Readings in English and American Literature and Culture. Eds. Ilona Dobosiewicz and Jacek Gutorow. Uniwersytet Opolski, 2011. 199-215.

-         “Biblical Archetypes in Allegra Goodman’s The Family Markowitz and Kaaterskill Falls.” Icfai Journal of American Literature 3.4 (November 2010): 51-73. “The Significance of Martin Buber’s Philosophy of Dialogue and Suffering in the Overcoming of ‘Core-to-Core Confrontation’ in Chaim Potok’s The Chosen.” Estudios Ingleses de la Universidad Complutense 18 (2010): 53-65.

-         “The Classical World and Modern Academia in Philip Roth’s The Human Stain.” Philip Roth Studies 5.1, Purdue University Press (Fall 2009): 111-128.