PUBLICATIONS

 

BOOKS

Affective Disorders: Emotion in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2019.

On Lightness in World Literature. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
 

Journal Articles

'Affective Entropy: Cultural Difference and the Decline of Wonder on Ivu'ivu.' Novel: A Forum on Fiction (Forthcoming 2020).

'The Mysteries of Mumbai: Terrorism and Banality in Sacred Games.' Modern Fiction Studies 65.2 (2019): 285-307.

'Roberto Bolaño's 2666: Serial Murder and Narrative Necrosis.' Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 59.3 (2018): 307-18.

'"Our Supreme Objective": Nehru, A Suitable Boy, and the Moderation of Feeling.' Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 3.2 (2016): 167-83.

'Colonial Modernity and Urban Space: Naguib Mahfouz's Cairo.' Journal of Urban Cultural Studies 1.2 (2014): 255-72.

'"Every Trivial Little Thing": Sei Shonagon and the Poetics of Insignificance.' a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 28.1 (2013): 86-111.

'Reading the Uninteresting: Upamanyu Chatterjee's English, August: An Indian Story.' Contemporary Literature 53.3 (2012): 493-516.

'"A Raging Sirocco": Structures of Dysphoric Feeling in Midaq Alley.' Journal of Arabic Literature 42.1 (2011): 29-48.

'On Superficiality: Truman Capote and the Ceremony of Style.' Journal of Modern Literature 34.3 (2011): 128-48.

'Partitioning Bodies: Literature, Abduction, and the State.' Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 11.1 (2009): 35-49.

'Of Territorial Borders and Test Cricket: Exploring the Boundaries of the Postcolonial State.' Journal of Commonwealth Literature 44.1 (2009): 23-34.

'City of Sieges: Literature, Communal Violence, and Urban Space.' Journal of Postcolonial Writing 44.4 (2008): 345-54.