Detailed Information for Jeffrey Oxford

Jeffrey Oxford 
Foreign Languages
 » Professor / Chair
Office Location
Bea Wood Hall BW116 
Voice: (940) 397-4144
 
 

Contact Information

jeffrey.oxford@mwsu.edu

My Websites

Interests

Spain 1800 - today; Naturalism; Hispanic detective fiction; border issues; immigration


Course Information

  Semester Course #    Section Course Name Location Days / Times
Details Summer II 2014 Spanish 2233  402  Intermediate Spanish II    Prothro-Yeager Hall 204
Details Spring 2014 Spanish 1134  204  Elementary Spanish I    Prothro-Yeager Hall 203
Details Fall 2013 Spanish 1234  103  Elementary Spanish II    Dillard College of Business Administration 177
Details Fall 2013 Spanish 1134  101  Elementary Spanish I    Prothro-Yeager Hall 203



Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
Austin Peay State University B.A. in Foreign Languages with certification to teach 1987-6-15 0:0:0 
Texas Tech University M.A. 1989-12-22 0:0:0 
Texas Tech University PhD 1992-5-15 0:0:0 



Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 McNeese State University  Assistant Professor of Spanish  1992  1995
 University of North Texas  Assistant Professor of Spanish (Assistant Dpt Chair: 1999-2003)  1995  2001
 University of North Texas  Associate Professor of Spanish (Associate Dpt Chair: 2001-2003)  2001  2004
 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  Associate Professor of Spanish  2004  2006
 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  Professor of Spanish (Dpt Chair: 2006-2011)  2006  2013
 Midwestern State University  Professor of Spanish; Chair of Dpt of Foreign Languages  2013  Present



Research and Publications

  1. Single Authored Books

Oxford, Jeffrey. Conversar para aprender. (Spanish Conversational Textbook) Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing, 1999. 209 pages. ISBN: 0-87563-895-3.

---. Vicente Blasco Ibáñez: Color Symbolism in Selected Novels. New York: Peter Lang, Inc. 1997. 101 pages. ISBN: 0-8204-3358-6

 

  1. Edited Books and Journals, and Translations:

Smith, Nathaniel David. Controlando su ira: Un manual para individuos, parejas, y grupos. Tr. Jeffrey Oxford. Plano, TX: Mental Health Classes, 2014. 194 pages. ISBN: 098566813X.

Oxford, Jeffrey and Tracy Dinesen, Guest Editors. Revista Monográfica/Monographic Review Volume 28 (2012). (Issue devoted to the works of Alicia Giménez Bartlett)

Oxford, Jeffrey, ed. Gente de frontera: The Mexico-U.S. Border in Hispanic Literature. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Editorial Casa de los Poetas, 2012. 251 pages. ISBN: 978-0-9847116-6-6.

Oxford, Raquel and Jeffrey Oxford, eds. Second Language Teaching and Learning in the Net Generation. Honolulu: National Foreign Language Resource Center, University of Hawai’i, 2009. 220 pages. ISBN: 978–0–9800459–2–5. 

Valera, Juan. Pepita Jiménez. Ed. Jeffrey Oxford. Newark, DE: Cervantes and Co., 2005. 193 pages. ISBN: 1-58977-021-8.

Lilienfeld, Jane, Jeffrey Oxford, and Lisa Low, guest editors. Woolf Studies Annual. Virginia Woolf and Literary History: Part II. Vol. 10 (2004): 139-307. ISBN: 0-944473-67-9.

---. Woolf Studies Annual. Virginia Woolf and Literary History: Part I. Vol. 9 (2003): 83-242. ISBN: 0-944473-62-8.

Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente. La barraca. Ed. Jeffrey Oxford. Newark, DE: Juan de la Cuesta, 2003. 226 pages. ISBN: 1-58977-007-2.

Oxford, Jeffrey and David Knutson, eds. Eduardo Mendoza: A New Look. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2002. 225 pages. ISBN: 0-8204-5809-0.

Lilienfeld, Jane and Jeffrey Oxford, eds. The Languages of Addiction. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. 254 pages. ISBN: 0-312-21850-8

                

  1. Articles, Essays, and Notes

Oxford, Jeffrey. “The Short Stories of Alicia Giménez Bartlett.” Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica 28 (2012): 231-44.

---. Introduction. Gente de frontera: The Mexico-U.S. Border in Hispanic Literature. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Editorial Casa de los Poetas, 2012. 9-15.

---. “El valor simbólico de la comida y la obtención de alimentos: Una aproximación socio-cultural a las novelas valencianas / Food and Food Gathering’s Symbolic Value: A Socio-Cultural Approach to the Valencian Novels.” Revista de Estudios sobre Blasco Ibáñez / Journal of Blasco Ibáñez Studies. 1 (2012): 119-30; 265-73.

---. “Cultural and Literary Ethos as Represented in García Lorca’s La casa de Bernarda Alba.” The Woman in Latin American and Spanish Literature: Essays on Iconic Characters. Eds. Eva Paulino Bueno and María Claudia André. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland and Company, 2012. 101-14.

---. Entries in World Literature in Spanish: An Encyclopedia. Eds. Maureen Ihrie and Salvador A. Oropesa. Santa Barbara, Denver, and Oxford, England: ABC-CLIO, 2011. “Azorín,” “Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente,” “Cela, Camilo José,” “Detective and Mystery Fiction in Spain,” “Palacio Valdés, Armando,” “Sender, Ramón José,” “Valle-Inclán, Ramón María del,” “Zoot Suit,” “Zuzunegui, Juan Antonio de.”

---. “Blasco Ibáñez y las representaciones de animales: Un intento de reforma social.” Debats 111.2 (2011): 40-45. (Translation of the 2008 Hipertexto publication.)

---. “Petra Delicado: A Hard-Boiled Police Investigator.” South Central Review 27.1-2 (2010): 91-104.

---. “Naturalism, Tremendismo, and the Horror Genre in El verano del inglés (2006) by Carme Riera.” Au Naturel: (Re)Reading Hispanic Naturalism. Eds. J. P. Spicer-Escalante and Lara Anderson. Newscastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. 167-80.

---. “Unmasked Men: Sex Roles in Like Water for Chocolate.” Laura Esquivel’s Mexican Fictions. Ed. Elizabeth Willingham. Brighton, Portland and Toronto: Sussex Academic P, 2010. 76-89.

---. “Postmodernism’s Existentialist Realism: Ana María Moix’s ‘Érase una vez.’” Cauce. Revista internacional de Filología, Comunicación y sus Didácticas 32 (2009): 93-100.

---. “The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Regional and Cultural Illiteracy in Two of Jorge Martínez Reverte’s Gálvez Series Novels.” Crime Scene Spain: Essays on Post-Franco Crime Fiction. Eds. Renée W. Craig-0dders and Jack Collins. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland and Company, 2009. 185-203.

---. “Tirano Banderas: A Case of Early Postmodernism.” Dissidences.Hispanic Journal of Theory and Criticism. 4/5 (fall 2008). <http://www.dissidences.org/4OxfordValleInclan.html>.

---. “‘Lo más difícil de un libro es hacer humor del horror’: Jorge Martínez Reverte’s Gudari Gálvez.” The South Carolina Modern Language Review 7.1 (2008). http://web.fmarion.edu/scmlr/V7/reverte.htm.

---. “Blasco Ibáñez and Animal Portrayals: An Attempt at Societal Reformation.” Hipertexto. 8 (2008): 99-104. <http://www.utpa.edu/dept/modlang/hipertexto/docs/Hiper8Oxford.pdf>.

---. “Revising the Spanish Major to Maximize Learning Outcomes and Curricular Objectives.” Hispania 91.1 (2008): 147-57.

---. “Toward a Postfeminist Aesthetic: Carme Riera’s El verano del inglés.” Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica 23 (2007): 71-81.

---. “Sleeping Beauty Wakes Up and Franco is Dead: What Now?” Letras Hispanas 4.2 (2007). http://letrashispanas.unlv.edu/Vol4iss2/OxfordF07.htm.

---. “Viewing the Social Condition of Transitional Spain through the Naturalist Influences in Amigos del crimen perfecto by Andrés Trapiello.” CIEHL: Cuaderno Internacional de Estudios Humanísticos y Literatura 8 (2007): 40-48.

---. “Bajo Franco vivíamos mejor: Eduardo Mendoza’s Detective Gets Out of Prison.” Celebrations and Connections in Hispanic Literature. Ed. Andrea E. Morris and Margaret Parker. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. 59-68.

---. “‘Every Way of a Man is Right in His Own Eyes’: Conspiracy in Early 1940s Spain.” Monographic Review/Revista Monográfica 22 (2006): 143-54.

---. “‘Well-behaved women seldom make history,’ ni la cuentan: El papel de la mujer en Muertes de perro.” Hispania 89.4 (2006): 759-65.

---. “Elementos góticos, deterministas y tremendistas en la novela neo-gótica Como bestia que duerme por Camilo José Cela Conde.” Hispania 89.3 (2006): 509-14.

---. “Algunos efectos de la repetición numérica y de la numerología en La familia de Pascual Duarte.” La obra del literato y sus alrededores: Estudios críticos en torno a Camilo José Cela. Ed. Eloy E. Merino and Carlos X. Ardavín Trabanco. Madrid: Universidad Camilo José Cela, 2006. 63-73.

---. “Arturo Pérez Reverte.” Twentieth-Century Spanish Fiction Writers. Ed. Marta E. Altisent and Carmen Martínez-Carazo. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2005. 263-68.

---. “Carmen Laforet.” Twentieth-Century Spanish Fiction Writers. Ed. Marta E. Altisent and Carmen Martínez-Carazo. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2005. 132-36.

---. “(De)Constructing Cultural Identity in Sin noticias de Gurb.” Ojáncano 25 (April 2004): 75-89.

---. “Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente (1867-1928): His Portrayal of Women.” The Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature. Vol. 1. Ed. Janet Pérez and Maureen Ihrie. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. 67-68.

---. “Female Voices and the Feminist Novel: Gender Roles in La isla inaudita.” Eduardo Mendoza: A New Look. Eds. Jeffrey Oxford and David Knutson. New York: Peter Lang, 2002. 91-101.

---. “Blasco Ibáñez’s Misogynist Predeterminism.” Excavatio 15.3-4 (2001): 148-59.

---. “La falta de La voluntad de vivir.” Vicente Blasco Ibáñez: 1898-1998. La vuelta al siglo de un novelista. Actas del Congreso Internacional celebrado en Valencia del 23 al 27 de noviembre de 1998. Eds. Joan Oleza and Javier Lluch. Valencia: Generalitat Valenciana, 2000. 940-46.

---. “Alcoholic Implications: A Catalyst of Valencian Culture.” The Languages of Addiction. Eds. Jane Lilienfeld and Jeffrey Oxford. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999. 161-73.

---. “Pardo Bazán and Blasco Ibáñez: A Comparative Overview of Selected Criticism.” Estudios en honor de Janet Pérez: El sujeto femenino en escritoras hispánicas. Eds. Susana Cavallo, Luis Jiménez and Oralia Preble‑Niemi. Potomac, Maryland: Scripta Humanistica, 1998. 233‑44.

---. “Unamuno, Miguel de.” Encyclopedia of the Novel. Vol. 2. Ed. Paul Schellinger. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1998. 1365-66.

---. “Casa Museo Blasco Ibáñez Opens.” Hispania 81.1 (1998): 190-91.

---. “Revelations of Language: Mimetic, Artistic and Coincidental Parallels of Women’s Voices.” CLA Journal XLI.1 (1997): 44-54.

---. “Asociaciones cromáticas a la falacia patética dentro de las obras valencianas y naturalistas de Blasco Ibáñez.” Explicación de textos literarios XXV.1 (1996-1997). 23-29.

---. “Giants of Spanish Literature: Archetypes and Nobel Winners.” Proceedings of the Philological Association of Louisiana. Ed. Scott Goins. Lake Charles, LA: McNeese State U, 1996. 41-44.

---. “Ekphrasis and Nineteenth-Century Spanish Naturalism.” Proceedings of the Philological Association of Louisiana. Ed. Scott Goins. Lake Charles, LA: McNeese State U, 1995. 89-94.

---. “Huevos estrellados ... y catados: Pichula Cuéllar.” Mario Vargas Llosa: Opera omnia. Ed. Ana María Hernández de López. Madrid: Editorial Pliegos, 1994. 327-30.

---. “New Casa Blasco Ibáñez.” Hispania 77.1 (1994): 167.

---. “The Importance of Ixca in La región más transparente.” Interpretaciones a la obra de Carlos Fuentes. Ed. Ana María Hernández de López. Madrid: Ediciones Beramar, 1990. 49-54.

 

        Co-Authored Articles

Oxford, Jeffrey and David Knutson. “Bibliography of Mendoza Critical Material.” Eduardo Mendoza: A New Look. Eds. Jeffrey Oxford and David Knutson. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2002. 197-222.

AATSP Historical Project Committee. “AATSP and Hispania Chronology.” Hispania 81.2 (1998): 217-229.