Lynn Talbot Profile

Dr. Lynn K. Talbot


Department: Modern Languages
Office: 130 Lucas Hall


  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • M.A., Middlebury College
  • B.A., University of California, Davis

Research & Teaching Interests

  • Contemporary Spanish Novel and Drama
  • Civilization and Culture of Spain
  • Contemporary Issues of Latin America
  • Camino de Santiago

Scholarly Activities

My areas of scholarly interest are contemporary Spanish women writers, the Camino de Santiago, D. H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda von Richthofen.


Lynn K. Talbot and Andrew Talbot Squires. Following the Yellow Arrow: Younger Pilgrims on the Camino. Livermore,CA: WingSpan, 2011.

Michael Squires and Lynn K. Talbot, Living at the Edge: A Biography of D. H. Lawrence and Frieda von Richthofen. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2002.

Recent Publications

  • “Finisterre.” Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. Ed. Larissa J. Taylor, et. al. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2009.
  • “Montserrat.” Encyclopedia of Medieval Pilgrimage. Ed. Larissa J. Taylor, et. al. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2009.
  • (with Michael Squires) “Two Recently Discovered Letters from S. S. Koteliansky and Charles Lahr to D. H. Lawrence. Journal of the D. H. Lawrence Society 1.3 (2008): 140-47.
  • (with Michael Squires) “Art and Life in Women in Love_.” In _Like a Black and White Kaleidoscope Tossed at Random. Essays on D. H. Lawrence’s “Women in Love”. Ed. Jean-Paul Pichardie and Philippe Romanski. Rouen, France: P.U.R., 2001, 13-30.
  • (with Michael Squires) “The Villa Mirenda Today.” The D. H. Lawrence Society of North America Newsletter 34 (Fall 2001): 4-5.
  • (with Michael Squires) "Guadalajara and Chapala Today." The D. H Lawrence Society of Great Britain Newsletter 61 (1997): 22-23.
  • (with Michael Squires) “Port Isabel Today.” D. H. Lawrence Review 26, 1-3 (1995 and 1996): 147-48.
  • "The Politics of the Female Detective Novel: Lourdes Ortiz's Picadura mortal." _Romance Notes 35 (1994): 163-69.
  • "Self-Discovery and History in the Galician World of Marina Mayoral." Letras peninsulares 5.3 (1992-93): 451-64.
  • "Lourdes Ortiz's Urraca: A Re-vision/Revision of History." _Romance Quarterly 38 (1991): 437-48.
  • "Did Baroja Influence Lawrence? A Reading of César o nada_ and _The Plumed Serpent_." _D. H. Lawrence Review 22 (1990): 39-51.
  • "Journey Into the Fantastic: Cristina Fernández Cubas' 'Los altillos de Brumal.'" Letras femeninas 15 (1989): 37-47.
  • "Entrevista con Pilar Cibreiro." Letras peninsulares 2 (1989): 435-40.
  • "Entrevista con Josefina R. Aldecoa." Anales de la literatura española contemporánea 14 (1989): 239-48.
  • "La mujer y lo fantástico: Rey de gatos_ de Concha Alós." _Hispanic Journal 10 (1988): 105-15.
  • "Entrevista con Soledad Puértolas." Hispania 71 (1988): 882-83.
  • "Entrevista con Rosa Montero." Letras femeninas 14 (1988): 90-96.
  • "Cinematic Influence and Social Commentary in Alfonso Grosso's La zanja_." _Hispania 71 (1988): 523-30.
  • "Female Archetypes in Carmen Martín Gaite's Entre visillos_." _Anales de la literatura española contemporánea 12 (1987): 79-94.