About

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature and visual culture, Jewish studies, comparative literature, global and transnational modernisms, and the avant-garde

Education

BA, English & Comparative Literature and Communications, University of London (2003)
MA, Comparative Literature, King’s College London (2009)
PhD, Comparative Literature, King’s College London (2013)

Publications


Journal articles:
Ars Longa, Vita Brevis: Ekphrasis, the art object, and the commodification of the subject in Michel Houellebecq and Henry James,’ Word & Image, Vol. 29, No. 2 (July 2013).
 
‘Against Representation: Death, desire, and art in Philip Roth’s The Dying Animal,’ Philip Roth Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1 (Spring 2012).
 
‘Visions of Death and Desire: Exploring embodied ethics in Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber,’ Watermark Journal, Vol. 5 (July 2011).
 
Peer-reviewed book chapters:
Frontière humaine: Race, Nation, and the Shape of Representation in Claude Cahun,’ in Sami Sjöberg and Mark Gelbers (eds.), The Avant-Garde and the Jews (Berlin: De Gruyter, forthcoming 2016).
 
‘Real and Ideal Spaces: Writing, embodiment, and the beach in contemporary French literature,’ Sophie Fuggle (ed.), La Ligne d’écume: Towards a new topography of the French beach (London: Pavement Books, forthcoming 2016).
 
‘The Death of Desire: The erotic extreme in Michel Houellebecq’s Platforme,’ Russell Williams (ed.), The Contemporary Extreme (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2012).

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