Dr. Emma Domínguez-Rué is associate professor and degree coordinator for English Studies at the University of Lleida (Catalonia). She has worked on ageing studies, narratives of disease, contemporary detective fiction, and Victorian and Gothic fiction under a feminist perspective. She is member of ENAS (European Network of Ageing Studies) and has recently co-edited two volumes on Ageing Studies: Ageing and Technology: Perspectives from the Social Sciences (transcript 2016, with Linda Nierling) andLiterary Creativity and the Older Woman Writer: A Collection of Essays (Peter Lang 2016, with Núria Casado-Gual and Brian Worsfold).





  • Emma Domínguez-Rué (2012): Mothers, Daughters and Midlife (Self)-Discoveries: Gender and Aging in Amanda Cross' Kate Fansler Series,  Journal of Aging Studies– Vol. 26 No. 4 (pp.428-437), ISSN 0890-4065 (Impact Factor: SSCI1,403).
  • Emma Domínguez-Rué (2012) In Their Blooming Sixties: Aging as Awakening in Amanda Cross’ The Imperfect Spy and The Puzzled Heart, European Journal of Life Writing. Vol. 1 No. 1 (pp.1-21), ISSN 1439-0574 (Impact Factor: SCOPUS0, 026).
  • Emma Domínguez-Rué (2014) Successful Female Aging for Beginners: Carolyn Heilbrun / Amanda Cross and perspectives of Gendered Aging in The Players Come Again, Journal of Gender Studies – ISSN 0958-9236 (Impact Factor: SSCI0, 551). DOI: 10.1080/09589236.2014.916202


  • Emma Domínguez-Rué (2013): Beyond Dis-Ease: Positive Female Aging against the Cult of Invalidism in Ellen Glasgow’s Last Two Novels. Roberta Maierhofer, ed. “The Ages of Life”: Living and Aging in Conflict? First Yearbook of Aging Studies (Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2013) pp. 177-192. ISBN 978-3-8376-2212-6 
  • Emma Domínguez-Rué (2014): Neither Miss Marple nor Miss Havisham: Stereotypes of Ageing Women and Identity in Later Life in Donna Leon’s Drawing Conclusions. Flocel Sabaté, ed. Conditioned Identities, Wished-for and Unwished-for Identities(Bern: Peter Lang, 2015). ISBN 978-3-0343-1618-7.