(Badajoz, 1958) is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Valencia and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia (UK). A specialist in the political and cultural history of Spanish and European liberalism in the 19th century, she is particularly interested in the relationship between history and literature and in the possibilities of biographical history. She is the author of the first critical edition in Spanish of Mary Wollstonecraft’s ‘Vindication of the Rights of Woman’ and Mary W. Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus’. In 2011 she received the National History Award for her work ‘Elizabeth II. A Biography’. Her most recent work is the biography of Emilia Pardo Bazán (2019) in the collection Españoles eminentes, directed by Fundación Juan March and published by Taurus.
El humor de Pardo Bazán