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Benjamín TorresBenjamin Torres

Benjamín Torres
Professor

Office: (269) 387-3028
Email:

Location
514 Sprau Tower, Mail Stop 5338

Office Hours
Sabbatical - Spring 2014

Mailing Address
Department of Spanish
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5338 USA


Education
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Bio
Professor Torres is a specialist in Spanish American literature, particularly in Caribbean narrative. He has authored three books (Gabriel García Márquez o la alquimia del incesto, Literatura e ideología and Para llegar a la Isla Verde de Edgardo Rodríguez Julía), as well as many articles, papers, and book reviews. He has a strong interest in Caribbean popular culture and in U.S. Latino literature, as evidenced by both his teaching and publications. Professor Torres has edited four works by Edgardo Rodríguez Julía: Elogio de la fonda (Playor, 2001), Mapa de una pasión literaria (EDUPR, 2003), Musarañas de domingo (EDUPR, 2005), La renuncia del héroe Baltasar (FCE, 2006).