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Publications

Monographs

    • (in preparation) Something to Watch Over Me: Post-Traumatic Attachments to the Eerily Moving Image (London: Karnac)
    • Marie NDiaye: Blankness and Recognition (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2013)
    • François Ozon (Manchester/New York: Manchester University Press, 2008, paperback edition 2016).

Edited volumes

Articles in journals and books

    • 'Discussion of Green's "Melanie Klein and the Black Mammy: An Exploration of the Influence of the Mammy Stereotype on Klein's Maternal and its Contribution to the 'Whiteness' of Psychoanalysis"', Studies in Gender and Sexuality, 19:3, 2018
    • 'Beyond a carnival of zombies: the economic problem of aliveness in Laurent Cantet’s Vers le sud' (c. 8000 words), Studies in French Cinema, February 2018
    • ‘Guest editor’s introduction’, in Sanity Madness and the Family / Family Life: An Urgent Retrospective, special issue of Journal of Psycho-Social Studies, edited by Andrew Asibong, 2018
    • ‘Deadness, replacement and the divinely new: Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years’, in On Replacement: cultural, social and psychological representations (eds. Jean Owen and Naomi Segal, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
    • '"May I be alive when I die!": dreaming of (re-)animation in Flaubert, Beckett and NDiaye' in Flaubert, Beckett, NDiaye: The Aesthetics, Emotions and Politics of Failure(ed. Andrew Asibong and Aude Campmas, Amsterdam: Brill/Rodopi, 2017
    • '"Then look!": un-born attachments and the half-moving image', Studies in Gender and Sexuality (16:2), 2015
    • 'Three is the loneliest number: Marie Vieux Chauvet, Marie NDiaye and the traumatized triptych' in Revisiting Marie Vieux Chauvet: Paradoxes of the Postcolonial Feminine, special issue of Yale Fench Studies (ed. Alessandra Benedicty and Kaiama L. Glover, 2015)
    • ‘Terreur ou thérapie? Arnaud Desplechin et les métamorphoses de la lettre brûlante’ in Risques et regrets: les dangers de la lettre (eds. Margot Irvine, Geneviève De Viveiros et Karin Schwerdtner, Quebec: Nota Bene, 2015)
    • ‘La mise en scène de la blancheur dans le cinéma français’ in De quelle couleur sont les Blancs? (eds. Sylvie Laurent and Thierry Leclère, Paris: La Découverte, 2013)
    • 'Marie NDiaye et le rire blanc' in Rires africains et afropéens, special issue of Humoresques (ed. Rémi Astruc, autumn 2013) and in Rires en francophonie (ed. Violaine Houdart-Merot, Cergy: CRTF, 2013)
    • ‘(Not) seeing things: Marie NDiaye, negative hallucination and “blank” métissage’ in Women’s Writing in Twenty-First-century France(eds. Amaleena Damlé and Gill Rye, University of Wales Press, 2013).
    • ‘Autour de la mère morte’ in Une femme puissante: l’œuvre de Marie NDiaye (eds. Daniel Bengsch and Cornelia Ruhe, Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2013).
    • ‘The spectacle of Marie NDiaye’s Trois femmes puissantes’, Australian Journal of French Studies, 2013.
    • ‘Marie NDiaye, the half-self and the white “dead” mother’ (c. 9000 words), in The Postcolonial Human, special issue of International Journal of Francophone Studies (ed. Jane Hiddleston, 2013).
    • ‘NDiaye’s intelligent subjects’, in Marie NDiaye’s Worlds/Mondes de Marie NDiaye,special issue of L’Esprit Créateur, eds. Warren Motte and Lydie Moudileno, 2013.
    • 'Nouveau désordre: diabolical queerness in 1950s French cinema’ in Queer 1950s(eds. Heike Bauer and Matt Cook, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
    • ‘Claire Denis’s flickering spaces of hospitality’, in Watch This Space: Women’s Conceptualisations of Space, special issue of L’Esprit Créateur, eds. Marie-Claire Barnet and Shirley Jordan, Spring 2011).
    • ‘Haitian bride of Frankenstein: disintegrating monstrousness and “race” in Jacques Stephen Alexis’s “Chronique d’un Faux-Amour’, The Beautiful and the Monstrous (eds. Amaleena Damle and Aurélie L’Hostis, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010)
    • 'Radically fantastical: the politics of the truth-event in the metic novels of Mohammed Dib and Marie NDiaye’, Contemporary French and Francophone Studies (14:4), 2010.
    • ‘Viral Women: singular, collective and progressive infection in Hiroshima mon amour, Les Yeux sans visage and Trouble Every Day’Alienation and Alterity: Otherness in Modern and Contemporary Francophone Contexts (eds. Helen Vassallo and Paul Cooke, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2009).
    • ‘Tou(te)s mes amies: le problème de l’amitié chez Marie NDiaye’ in Marie NDiaye: L’Etrangeté à l’oeuvre (special issue of Revue des Sciences Humaines, eds. Andrew Asibong and Shirley Jordan, Villeneuve d’Ascq: Septentrion, 2009).
    • ‘Travel sickness: Marie NDiaye, Hervé Guibert and the liquidation of the white fantasy-subject’, (c. 8000 words), in Alterity and Identity: From Organic Hybridity to Politicized Difference, special issue of International Journal of Francophone Studies(12:1), eds. Helen Vassallo and Nadia Kiwan, 2009.
    • ‘Spectres of substance: François Ozon and the aesthetics of embodied haunting’, Haunting Presences: Ghosts in French Literature, Film, Theory, and Photography (eds. David Evans and Kate Griffiths, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2009).
    • ‘Unrecognizable bonds: bleeding kinship in Pedro Almodóvar and Gregg Araki’, New Cinemas (7:3), 2009.
    • ‘The killing of sister Catherine: Deneuve’s lesbian transformations’, From Perversion to Purity: The Stardom of Catherine Deneuve (eds. Lisa Downing and Sue Harris, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007).
    • Moja sestra: Marie NDiaye and the transmission of horrific kinship’, Transmissions: Essays in French Literature, Thought and Culture(eds. Isabelle McNeill and Bradley Stephens, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2007).
    • ‘Meat, murder, metamorphosis: the transformational ethics of François Ozon’, French Studies, July 2005 (59:2).
    • Mulier sacra: Marie Chauvet, Marie Darrieussecq, and the sexual metamorphoses of “bare life”’, French Cultural Studies, June 2003 (14:2).

Encyclopaedia entries

    • 2017 - Academic Advisor for Contemporary Literary Criticism entry on Marie NDiaye.
    • 2005 - France and the Americas: Culture, Politics, History (ed. Bill Marshall, Oxford and Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 2005). Author of the following entries: ‘James Baldwin’; ‘Simone de Beauvoir’; ‘Alejo Carpentier’; ‘Patrick Chamoiseau’; ‘Julio Cortázar’; ‘Dangerous Liaisons’; ‘Catherine Deneuve’; ‘Jane Fonda’; ‘Gabriel García Márquez’; 'Jean Genet’; 'Comte de Lautréamont'; ‘Vodun’.

       

Translations

    • Marie NDiaye, Papa doit manger (Must Feed Daddy), commissioned for the Royal Court Theatre, London, 2006.
    • Christian Jambet, ‘Some Comments on the Question of the One’ (article, c. 3000 words), Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, August 2003 (8:2, special issue: ‘The One or the Other: French Philosophy Today’, ed. Peter Hallward), pp. 33-41.

Reviews

    • Shirley Jordan, Marie NDiaye: Inhospitable Fictions (Oxford: Legenda, 2017) in French Studies, forthcoming.
    • Frédérik Detue, Christine Servais (eds.), La lecture littéraire et l’utopie d’une communauté (Études littéraires, 41: 2, 2010) in Lettres Romanes, 2013.
    • Tim Palmer, Brutal Intimacy: Analyzing Contemporary French Cinema (Middletown: Wesleyan University Press, 2011) in H-France, 2012.
    • Christopher Lloyd, Henri-Georges Clouzot (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007) in French Studies, October 2008 (62:4).
    • Martin Munro, Exile and Post-1946 Haitian Literature (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2007) in Francophone Postcolonial Studies, 2008 (6:1).