Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Dr. Carole Holdsworth

Professor, Spanish Literature

Email: choldsw@luc.edu

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Novel
  • Don Quijote
  • Modernismo

Selected Publications

  • "Chacel's `Baloam' as a Feminist Fable," Letras Fememinas states 22(1996): 203-210.
    Topic: Rosa Chacel's story "Baloom"
  • "Two Failed Scientists," Revista de Estudios Norteamericianos 2(1993): 53-63.
    Topic: Comparison of Tiempo de Silencio's Pedro and Gravity's Rainbow's Pointsman
  • "Chacel's Myth of the Viviporous Zero," Monographic Review 8(1992): 70-78.
    Topic: Rosa Chacel's story "Irada, Nevda, Dioda"


  • M.A. and Ph.D. Northwestern University
  • B.A. Elmhurst College

Courses Regularly Taught

  • Spanish 270 & 271 (Introduction to Spanish Literature)
  • Don Quijote
  • Medieval Spanish Literature
  • Contemporary Spanish Literature

Other Activities

  • Graduate Studies Committee
  • Modern Languages and Literatures "Core" Committee