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American Literature, Modernism, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Psychoanalysis, Black Atlantic Studies, Indian Ocean Studies, Caribbean Literature, Contemporary Literature, South African Literature

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“Faulkner and Trauma: On Sanctuary’s Originality,” The New Cambridge Companion to William Faulkner, ed. John T. Matthews (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015), 92-106


“Colonial Trauma, Utopian Carnality, Modernist Form: Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things and Toni Morrison’s Beloved,” Contemporary Approaches in Literary Trauma Theory, ed. Michelle Balaev (New York: Palgrave, 2014), 70-105


“Barry Unsworth and the Arts of Power: Historical Memory, Utopian Fictions,” Contemporary Literature 51.4 (2011): 777-809

“Freud, Faulkner, Caruth: Trauma and the Politics of Literary Form,” Narrative 15.3 (2007): 259-85

“Against Melancholia: Contemporary Mourning Theory, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and the Politics of Unfinished Grief,” differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 14.2 (2003): 134-70

Gender, Race, and Mourning in American Modernism (Cambridge UP, 2011)

Murdering Masculinities: Fantasies of Gender and Violence in the American Crime Novel (New York UP, 2000)

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