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Denise Decaires Narain
Reader in English (English)
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Selected publications


deCaires Narain, Denise (2013) Close encounters: solidarity, servitude and postcolonial feminist affects and affiliations. Women: A Cultural Review, 24 (4). pp. 274-297. ISSN 0957-4042

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2012) Naming same-sex desire in Caribbean women's texts: towards a creolizing Hermeneutics. Contemporary Women's Writing, 6 (3). pp. 194-212. ISSN 1754-1476

DeCaires-Narain, Denise (2008) [Review] Ania Loomba, Suvir Kaul, Matti Bunzl, Antoinette Burton and Jed Esty, ed. (2005) Postcolonial studies and beyond. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 14 (1). pp. 215-216. ISSN 1359-0987

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2007) Landscape and poetic identity in Caribbean women's poetry. Ariel, 38 (2-3). pp. 41-64. ISSN 1920-1222

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2005) Writing 'home': mediating between 'the local' and 'the literary' in a selection of postcolonial women's texts. Third World Quarterly, 26 (3). pp. 497-508. ISSN 0143-6597

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2003) Moving worlds with words: the postcolonial woman as writer in Jamaica Kincaid's fiction. Moving Worlds, 3 (2). pp. 70-83. ISSN 1474-4600


DeCaires Narain, Denise (2002) Contemporary Caribbean women's poetry: making style. Routledge, London ; New York. ISBN 9780415218122

Book Section

deCaires Narain, Denise (2015) ‘Three into one can go? Creolizing narrations of ‘East Indian Trinidadian West Indians’ in Selvon, Lovelace and Mootoo’. In: Beyond Calypso: Re-Reading Samuel Selvon. Ian Randle, Jamaica/UK, pp. 52-68. (Submitted)

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2010) Affiliating Said closer to home: reading postcolonial women's texts. In: Iskander, Adel and Rustom, Hakem (eds.) Edward Said: a legacy of emancipation and representation. University of California Press, Berkeley, pp. 121-141. ISBN 9780520245464

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2007) Gendering the Caribbean. In: Stierstorfer, Klaus (ed.) Reading the Caribbean: approaches to anglophone Caribbean literature and culture. Universitatsverlag Winter, Heidelberg. ISBN 9783825353582

de Caires Narain, Denise (2006) Standing in the place of love: sex, love and loss in Jamaica Kincaid's writing. In: Mahommed, Patricia (ed.) Gendered realities: an anthology of essays in Caribbean feminist thought. University of West Indies Press, pp. 334-357. ISBN 9789766401122

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2006) Living in the spell of history: the novels of Jamaica Kincaid. In: Anim-addo, Joan (ed.) Centre of remembrance: memory and Caribbean women's literature. Mango Publishing, pp. 29-51. ISBN 9781902294025

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2004) Lorna Goodison with Denise deCaires Narain. In: Nasta, Susheila (ed.) Writing across worlds: contemporary writers talk. Unset, pp. 45-57. ISBN 9780415345668

DeCaires Narain, Denise (2004) What happened to global sisterhood? Writing and reading 'the' postcolonial woman. In: Gillis, Stacy, Howie, Gillian and Munford, Rebecca (eds.) Third wave feminism: a critical exploration. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp. 240-251. ISBN 9781403918215

DeCaires Narain, Denise (1999) The body of the woman in the body of the text: the novels of Erna Brodber. In: Conde, Mary and Lonsdale, Thorrun (eds.) Caribbean women writers: fiction in English. Macmillan, pp. 97-116. ISBN 9780312218638

DeCaires Narain, Denise (1998) Body talk: writing and speaking the body in the texts of Caribbean women writers. In: Barrow, Christine (ed.) Caribbean portraits: essays on gender ideologies and identities. Ian Randle Publishers, Kingston, 255 -275. ISBN 9789768123565