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Tulane University
Spanish & Portuguese Dept.
302 Newcomb Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118

phone: (504) 865-5518
fax: (504) 862-8752


Kathleen E. Davis
Associate Professor

Kathleen Davis

18th and 19th Century Iberian Literature
(504) 862-3402
Newcomb Hall 302 B


Kathleen E. Davis received her Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in Comparative Literature with specializations in Spanish and Chinese.  Her current research and teaching interests include 18th and 19th century literature in Castilian, Catalan, and Portuguese.  She  has recently published The Latest Style: The Fashion Writing of Blanca Valmont and Economies of Domesticity with Iberoamericana Press and "Sons of Adam: Cultural Transference in Galdós' Aita Tettauen" in the Bulletin of Spanish Studies.  Currently, she is at work on a manuscript examining representations of China in Iberian fiction and travel writing. She is also Associate Faculty of the Asian Studies Program.

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Tulane University, Spanish & Portuguese Dept., 304 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5518