Dr Ignacio Ramos Gay is a Senior Lecturer in French and Comparative Literature at the University of Valencia, Spain. He holds a BA in English and French, an MA in Translation Studies, and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Valencia. His research focuses on nineteenth-century European drama and popular culture. He is the author of Oscar Wilde and French Boulevard Theatre (2007) and has published a wide range of articles on transnational theatre adaptation in journals such as Revue de Littérature Comparée, Romantisme, Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens, Revue des Sciences Humaines and Nineteenth-Century Prose. He is the team leader of a Research Project funded by the University of Valencia, titled “French Drama in England (1843–1914): Theatre Adaptation, Transnationality and Authorship”, and is currently editing a volume on the literary representations of France in Victorian England.