Photograph of Dr Lorraine Ryan

Dr Lorraine Ryan has published the article, "Maternal Identities and Abject Equivalence in Biutiful" in the 2018 Hispanic Studies issue of the MLN.

The article reconceives the relationship between host and immigrant in contemporary Spanish cultural representation, proposing a levelling between them that Dr. Ryan terms "abject equivalence". The MLN is one of the world´s most prestigious journals in modern languages. (may require institutional access)