Selected publications


Lauret, Maria (2016) 'Your own goddamn idiom': Junot Díaz’s translingualism in The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao. Studies in the Novel, 48 (4). pp. 494-512. ISSN 0039-3827

Lauret, Maria (2016) Life in a box: gender, migration and language in the bilingual archive of Truus van Bruinessen, a Dutch-Canadian housewife of the 1950s. Journal for Gender Studies / Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 19 (3). pp. 301-320. ISSN 1388-3186

Lauret, Maria (2016) Americanization now and then: the 'nation of immigrants' in the early twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Journal of American Studies, 50 (02). pp. 419-447. ISSN 0021-8758

Lauret, Maria (2013) When is an immigrant’s autobiography not an immigrant autobiography? The Americanization of Edward Bok. MELUS, 38 (3). pp. 7-24. ISSN 0163-755X

Lauret, Maria (2011) How to Read Michelle Obama. Patterns of Prejudice, 45 (1-2). pp. 94-117. ISSN 0031-322X


Lauret, Maria (2014) Wanderwords: language migration in American literature. New Horizons in Contemporary Writing . Bloomsbury, New York. ISBN 9781628921632

Lauret, Maria (2011) Alice Walker. MacMillan Modern Novelists . Palgrave MacMillan, Basingstoke ; New York. ISBN 9780230575899

Grice, Helena, Hepworth, Candida, Lauret, Maria and Padget, Martin (2001) Beginning Ethnic American Literatures. Beginnings . Manchester University Press 2001. ISBN 0-7190-5760-0

Book Section

Lauret, Maria (2010) Alice Walker. In: Seed, David (ed.) A companion to twentieth-century United States fiction. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK ; Malden, MA, pp. 489-496. ISBN 9781405146913

Lauret, Maria (2009) Bharati Mukherjee's English: the multilingualism of an American novelist. In: Nyman, Jopi (ed.) Post-national enquiries: essays on ethnic and racial border-crossing. Cambridge Scholars, pp. 170-190. ISBN 9781443805933

Lauret, Maria (2004) Alice Malsenior Walker. In: Gates Jr, Henry Louise and Brooks Higginbotham, Evelyn (eds.) African American Lives. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, pp. 840-842. ISBN 9780195160246

Lauret, Maria (2001) Eva Hoffman. In: Jolly, Margaretta (ed.) Encyclopedia of life writing: autobiographical and biographical forms. Fitzroy Dearborn, London, pp. 435-436.