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Pablo  Brescia

Pablo Brescia

Pablo Brescia


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Dr. Pablo Brescia is Professor of Latin American literature at the University of South Florida, where he teaches courses on 20th and 21st century Latin American literature, culture and film and directs the Imagining Argentina Study Abroad Program. His areas of research are Latin American short fiction history and theory, Latin American fantastic and science fiction literature and film, Hispanic cinema and literature, philosophy and literature and technology and literature. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy and Spanish cum laude and his Ph.D. in Hispanic languages and literatures from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2000). He is the author of Modelos y prácticas en el cuento hispanoamericano: Arreola, Borges, Cortázar (2011), and the editor of La estética de lo mínimo: ensayos sobre microrrelatos mexicanos (2013). He coedited El ojo en el caleidoscopio: las colecciones de textos integrados en la literatura latinoamericana (2006), Borges múltiple: cuentos y ensayos de cuentistas (1999), Sor Juana y Vieira, trescientos años después (1998) and El cuento mexicano (1996). He has published articles, essays, book and film reviews, interviews and translations in books and journals from Argentina, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Puerto Rico, Spain, the United States and Uruguay. He is the recipient of the 2013 Status of Latinos' USF Faculty Award and the 2010 Jamie Bishop Memorial Award awarded by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts. You may contact Dr. Brescia at

Interview about his fiction books:

Courses offered by Dr. Brescia:

Latin American Short Story (link here)
Cinema and Literature (link here)
Mexican Literature and Culture (link here)
Fantastic and Science Fiction Literature (link here)

Sites of interest

Art, culture and literature