Selected Publications

 

Books

Autobiographical Tightropes: Simone de Beauvoir, Nathalie Sarraute, Marguerite Duras, Monique Wittig and Maryse Condé, Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1990.

Remembering the Occupation in French Film: National Identity in Postwar Europe, Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2008.

Samples of Articles and Book Essays

"La Créolité, Haitian Style," Penser la Créolité, eds. Madeleine Cottenet-Hage and Maryse Condé, (Paris: Karthala, 1995).

"Condé's Critical Seesaw," Callaloo, 18:3 (1995).

"Mots de contact, mots d'attaque: les travestissements de l'identité," in Autour de Nathalie Sarraute, eds. Valerie Minogue and Sabine Raffy (Paris: Les Belles Lettres), 1995.

"Rencontres explosives: Les intersections culturelles de Maryse Condé," in L'Oeuvre de Maryse Condé (Paris: L'Harmattan, 1997).

"The Critical F(r)ictions of Maryse Condé," Afterword for The Last African Kings by Maryse Condé, trans. Richard Philcox (Lincoln: U. Nebraska Press, 1997).

"Vichy 's Female Icons: Chabrol's Story of Women," Gender and Fascism in Modern France, ed. Richard J. Golsan (Univ. Press of New England, 1997).

"Is ‘I' Still Another?" Interview with Maryse Condé, Sites 1:2 (Fall 1997).

"Identity Wars in ‘L'Affaire (Lucie) Aubrac': History, Fiction, Film," Contemporary French Civilization, 22:2 (Summer/Fall 1999).

"Salubrious Scandals/ Effective Provocations: Identity Politics Surrounding Lacombe Lucien," South Central Review, 17:3 (Fall 2000).

"Politics and Esthetics in the French New Wave: Right Bank Style," Frames, Fall 2000.

"Vérités des fictions autobiographiques," in Maryse Condé: Une Nomade inconvenante, eds. Madeleine Cottenet-Hage and Lydie Moudileno, (Guadeloupe: Ibis Rouge, 2002).

"From War Films to Films on War: Gendered Scenarios of National Identity, The Case of The Last Metro," Studies in 20th Century Literature, 26:1 (Winter 2002).

"Transmigrations in Maryse Condé's True Tales," French Prose in 2000, eds. Michael Bishop and Christopher Elson (New York: Editions Rodopi, 2002).

“The OSS Pays a Visit,” in Artists, Intellectuals, and World War II: The Pontigny Encounters at Mount Holyoke College, 1942-1944, eds. Christopher Benfey and Karen Remmler (Amherst , MA : University of Massachusetts Press, 2006).

"Ethnicity and Nationality: Recent Representations of French Jews in Films on the Occupation,” Esprit Créateur, “Vichy 2010,” 50:4 (Winter 2010).

"Distorted Mirrors: Representations of Jews in French Films on the Occupation," to appear in the proceedings of the conference, Framing Narratives of the Second World War and Occupation of France, 1939-2009, 2012.