Linda Egan


Position Title
Professor Emerita of Spanish


Education and Degree(s):

  • Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

Research Interest(s):

  • Mexican literature and culture from the colony to the present (Mexican novel, Mexican poetry, Mexican culture, colonial non-fiction genre (chronicle, essay, testimonial, documentary, journalism)
  • Sor Juana
  • Cultural Studies

Selected Publications:

Professor Linda Egan (UC Santa Barbara) has published principally on the contemporary chronicle of Mexico and the colonial poet sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. Professor Egan's most recent work is the book Carlos Monsivais: Culture and Chronicle in Contemporary Mexico (University of Arizona Press, 2001).