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Introduction to Disorderly Eating in Contemporary Women's Writing (2019)
Journal Article
Jordan, S., & Still, J. (in press). Introduction to Disorderly Eating in Contemporary Women's Writing. Journal of Romance Studies,

The Introduction presents the rationale for the special issue, and engages with key scholarship in the field. It makes the case for considering eating disorders in the wider context of ‘disorderly eating’, both as a sociological phenomenon and a recu... Read More about Introduction to Disorderly Eating in Contemporary Women's Writing.

Arctic Rolls and Gender Roles: Female and Male Eating Disorders in Karen Duve's Regenroman and other texts (2019)
Journal Article
Bartel, H. (in press). Arctic Rolls and Gender Roles: Female and Male Eating Disorders in Karen Duve's Regenroman and other texts. Journal of Romance Studies,

The following article examines disordered eating in men and women. It discusses the novel Regenroman [Rain] by German writer Karen Duve focusing on gender roles, food consumption and the interconnection between female bulimia and male binge eating in... Read More about Arctic Rolls and Gender Roles: Female and Male Eating Disorders in Karen Duve's Regenroman and other texts.

Disorderly Eating in Marie NDiaye's 'La Gourmandise' or The Solitary Pleasure of a Mére de famille (2019)
Journal Article
Still, J. (in press). Disorderly Eating in Marie NDiaye's 'La Gourmandise' or The Solitary Pleasure of a Mére de famille. Journal of Romance Studies,

NDiaye’s typically subtle and polysemic story ‘La Gourmandise’ (1996) can be interpreted as the cautionary tale of a housewife’s short-lived frenzy that could have ended with a descent into madness brought on by the escalation of a destructive secre... Read More about Disorderly Eating in Marie NDiaye's 'La Gourmandise' or The Solitary Pleasure of a Mére de famille.

Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’. The conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’ (2019)
Journal Article
Lane, J. (in press). Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’. The conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’. Textual Practice,

Jacques Rancière re-inflects Aristotle's famous maxim to claim that 'man is a political animal because he is a literary animal'. He goes on to relate this characteristic of 'literarity' to Plato's description of written language as an 'orphan letter'... Read More about Ranciere’s ‘literary animals’. The conditions of possibility of ‘political subjectivation’.

‘Aprendiz de Proust’: Gilberto Freyre in Search of a Lost Past and a Renewed Future in Aventura e rotina (2019)
Journal Article
Miranda, R. (2019). ‘Aprendiz de Proust’: Gilberto Freyre in Search of a Lost Past and a Renewed Future in Aventura e rotina. Bulletin of Spanish Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14753820.2019.1654266

The function of the self-proclaimed ‘Proustian’ traits of Gilberto Freyre’s work will act as the point of departure for a critique of Freyre’s conception of his non-fiction works, namely the travelogue Aventura e rotina (1953). As Freyre strategicall... Read More about ‘Aprendiz de Proust’: Gilberto Freyre in Search of a Lost Past and a Renewed Future in Aventura e rotina.

L’oralité dans Allah Superstar : représentations, tensions, traduction (2019)
Journal Article
Mevel, P. (2019). L’oralité dans Allah Superstar : représentations, tensions, traduction. TTR: Traduction, Terminologie, Rédaction, 31(1), 47–68

This article examines the way in which banlieue French—a largely predominantly spoken linguistic variety—is used narratively and aesthetically in Y. B.’s novel Allah Superstar, and makes suggestions with regards to its English language translation. T... Read More about L’oralité dans Allah Superstar : représentations, tensions, traduction.

Refusing Consumption and Querying Genre: A Partial Reading of Marie NDiaye (2019)
Journal Article
Still, J. (2019). Refusing Consumption and Querying Genre: A Partial Reading of Marie NDiaye. Parallax, 25(3), 288-303. doi:10.1080/13534645.2019.1624324

Even thinking (at) the border of thought, images and dreams (perhaps semi-fictions), inevitably raises questions of genre and how we read: what is the effect of the words (syllables, letters, sounds), and what is their affect? Does the phrase 'uniden... Read More about Refusing Consumption and Querying Genre: A Partial Reading of Marie NDiaye.

Rouge Brun or Counterrevolutionary? Another Look at Michel Houellebecq's Politics (2019)
Journal Article
LANE, J. (in press). Rouge Brun or Counterrevolutionary? Another Look at Michel Houellebecq's Politics. Modern Language Review, 115(1),

Michel Houellebecq has gained a reputation for combining left-wing critiques of neo-liberal capitalism with reactionary laments at the decline of nation, religion, honest labour, and the patriarchal family. Critics typically thus either declare the n... Read More about Rouge Brun or Counterrevolutionary? Another Look at Michel Houellebecq's Politics.

Dread, Desire and Destruction: The Historical Sublime in Erwin Mortier’s Marcel (1999) (2019)
Journal Article
Mertens, B. (in press). Dread, Desire and Destruction: The Historical Sublime in Erwin Mortier’s Marcel (1999). Journal of Modern Literature,

Erwin Mortier’s novel Marcel (1999) addresses the still controversial topic of the Flemish collaboration with the German occupier during the Second World War, and its subsequent repression by the Belgian state. Told from the perspective of a grandchi... Read More about Dread, Desire and Destruction: The Historical Sublime in Erwin Mortier’s Marcel (1999).

Dossier : Le groupe des Dix, des précurseurs de l'interdisciplinarité – Biology and complexity: Edgar Morin and Henri Atlan (2019)
Journal Article
Marks, J. (2019). Dossier : Le groupe des Dix, des précurseurs de l'interdisciplinarité – Biology and complexity: Edgar Morin and Henri Atlan. Natures Sciences Sociétés, 27(2), 159-168. https://doi.org/10.1051/nss/2019031

This article considers the important contribution made by Edgar Morin and Henri Atlan – both members of the Groupe des Dix – to the theorisation of life and information. They have both played a major role in challenging the dominant determinist, mech... Read More about Dossier : Le groupe des Dix, des précurseurs de l'interdisciplinarité – Biology and complexity: Edgar Morin and Henri Atlan.

Social meaning in the perception of neutral tone variation in Putonghua (2018)
Journal Article
Zhao, H. (2018). Social meaning in the perception of neutral tone variation in Putonghua. Asia-Pacific Language Variation, 4(2), 161-196. https://doi.org/10.1075/aplv.18003.zha

This study investigates the perception of the variation of neutral tone, a phonetic feature in China’s official language, Putonghua. Specifically, I explore whether native listeners perceive social meanings such as standardness, regional-ness, status... Read More about Social meaning in the perception of neutral tone variation in Putonghua.

Fintar o destino: between the colonial bond and a postcolonial double-bind (2018)
Journal Article
Miranda, R. (2018). Fintar o destino: between the colonial bond and a postcolonial double-bind. Portuguese Studies, 34(2), (148-166). doi:10.5699/portstudies.34.2.0148. ISSN 0267-5315

The article addresses Fernando Vendrell’s Fintar o destino [Dribbling Fate] (1998) by considering the appropriation of sports by the Portuguese Estado Novo’s colonialist ideology and policies (inspired by Gilberto Freyre’s lusotropicalist theories).... Read More about Fintar o destino: between the colonial bond and a postcolonial double-bind.

Work in crisis: film, fiction and theory (2018)
Journal Article
Lane, J. F., & Waters, S. (2018). Work in crisis: film, fiction and theory. Modern and Contemporary France, 26(3), (225-232). doi:10.1080/09639489.2018.1448769. ISSN 0963-9489