LABANYI, Jo. British, b. 1946. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: University of London, Birkbeck College, London, England, professor of modern Spanish literature and cultural studies, 1971-. Publications: Ironia e historia en "Tiempo de silencio," 1985; Myth and History in the Contemporary Spanish Novel, 1989; (trans.) Galdos, Nazarin, 1993. EDITOR: Galdos, 1993; (with L. Charnon-Deutsch) Culture and Gender in Nineteenth Century Spain, 1995; (Co) Introduction to Spanish Cultural Studies: The Struggle for Modernity, 1995. Translator of Latin American novels and short stories. Contributor of articles and translations to literature and cinema journals. Address: Department of Spanish, Birkbeck College, University of London, 439 Gordon Sq., London WC1H 0PD, England.