Selected Publications

Selected Publications


"Literature and Hybridity in Mauritius and Reunion." 45-59 in Ed. Olakunle George. A Companion to African Literatures. Malden: Wiley and Sons, 2021. (Forthcoming)

"Négritude: A passion in Abiola Irele’s work." Journal of the African Literature Association, Vol. 14, No. 1 (2020): 126-132. [.PDF]

"The Sympathizer: A Dialectical Reading." PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, March (2018): 388-395. [.PDF]

"Ato Quayson's Oxford Street, Accra: Tracing Autobiographical Narrative in Analytical Method." PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Vol. 131, No. 2 (2016): 496-504. [.PDF]

"Aesthetics in Postcolonial Reading: Cinematic Challenges from Karmen Geï." Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry Vol. 2 (2015): 131-140. [.PDF]

"Eros in Infinity and Totality: A Reading of Levinas and Fanon." Levinas Studies Vol. 7 (2012): 127-146. [.PDF]

"The 'Monumental' Heroine: Female Agency in Joseph Gaï Ramaka’s 'Karmen Geï." Cinema Journal 51.4 (2012): 66-86. [.PDF]

"Aux Etat-Unis d'Afrique: narration dialogique ou dialectique?" Oeuvres et critiques 36.2 (2011): 79-92. [.PDF]

“Fanon, Glissant, Memmi, and Postcolonial Writing.” In Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literatures. Cambridge: Cambridge U P (2011): 1068-1099. [.PDF]

“To Dream of Fanon: Reconstructing a Method for Thought by a Revolutionary Intellectual.” Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, 19.1 (2011): 57-70. [.PDF]

"Narrating the City: Documentary or Fiction in Harrikrisna Anenden's La Cathédrale." French Forum 35.2 (2010): 115-134. [.PDF]

With H.Adlai Murdoch. "Of Beauty, Cosmopolitanism, and History in Postcolonial Reunion." International Journal of Francophone Studies 11.3 (2008): 401-16. [.PDF]

“Narration in Frantz Fanon’s Peau noire masques blancs: Some Reconsiderations.” Research in African Literatures 37.4 (2006): 189-210. [.PDF]

“Interrogating Hybridity: Subaltern Agency and Totality in Postcolonial Theory (Edouard Glissant’s Poétique de la Relation).” Diacritics 35.2 (2005): 76-92. [.PDF]

"'Calibrations': Re-reading for the Social.” Research in African Literatures. 36.2 (2005): 97-103. [.PDF]

“Representation in Mauritius: Who Speaks for African Pasts?” International Journal of Francophone Studies. 8.2 (2005): 183-97. [.PDF]

With Ato Quayson. “Francophone Studies / Postcolonial Studies: Postcolonializing through 'Relation.'” In Eds. H. Adlai Murdoch, Anne Donadey. Postcolonial Theory and Francophone Literary Studies. Gainesville: Florida U P, (2004): 224-34. [.PDF]

“Theorizing the Role of the Intermediary in Postcolonial (Con)text:Driss Chraibi's Une enquête au pays” Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature 27.1 (2003): 167-190. [.PDF]

“Mariama Bâ's So long a Letter: Women Culture Development in Francophone/Postcolonial Context.” In Eds. Kum-Kum Bhavnani, John Foran, Priya Kurian. Feminist Futures: Re-Imagining Women, Culture, and Development. London: Zed, (2003): 239-55. [.PDF]

“Sisterhood and Rivalry in-between the Shadow and Sultana::A Problematic of Representation in Ombre sultane.” Research in African Literatures 33.3 (2002): 69-96. [.PDF]