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Imperfect Solidarities: Tagore, Gandhi, Du Bois and the Global Anglophone. Northwestern University Press, 2020. Available for purchase (cloth or paper) or online (open access).


The Pose of the Author: Colonial Africa and the Operations of Genre.” Social Dynamics 2019, pp. 1-22.

Print for the People: Tagore, China, and the Bengali Vernacular.” Comparative Literature vol. 70 no. 2, 2018, pp. 145-159.

Hearing the Difference: Sexuality, Xenophobia, and South African Melodrama.Black Camera vol. 9 no. 2, 2018, pp. 295-312.

An Idiom for India: Hindustani and the Limits of the Language Concept.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies vol. 18 no. 1, 2016, pp. 60-85.

“Best Sellers: India, Indians, and the British Reading Public.” in Susheila Nasta, ed., India in Britain: South Asian Networks and Connections, 1870-1950. Palgrave Macmillan, 2012, pp. 134-148.

Gandhian Fictions: Rereading Satyagraha in South Africa. Social Dynamics vol. 38 no. 1, 2012, pp. 104-116.

Crimes and Corrections: Bride Burners, Corrective Rapists, and Other Black Misogynists.” Feminist Africa 15, 2011, pp. 121-134.

World Romance: Genre, Internationalism, and W.E.B. Du Bois.” Callaloo vol. 33 no. 2, spring 2010, pp. 537-552.


This Chimera Called the World.” Review of This Thing Called the World by Debjani Ganguly and Chimeras of Form by Aarthi Vadde, Contemporary Literature, vol. 58 no. 4, 2017, pp. 594-604.

Ivanka Trump’s Sleeves.” OUPBlog: Oxford University Press’s Academic Insights for the Thinking World 2017.

Too Long; Didn’t Read.” English: The Journal of the English Association, vol. 66 no. 252, 2017, pp. 1-5.

Postcolonial Studies and the Problem of Literary Value.” Review of What is a Classic? by Ankhi Mukherjee, Comparative Literature vol. 56 no. 1, 2015, pp. 173-180.

Postcolonial Adorno.” Review of National Consciousness and Literary Cosmopolitics, by Weihsin Gui, NOVEL: a Forum on Fiction vol. 48 no. 3, 2015, pp. 485-489.