- ItemThe errant auto-biographer : locating the author in Eco’s The Island of the Day Before(Revista Atenea, 2003-06)This essay will explore the projection of a fictional world where the romance allows the *possible* to intrude upon the daily life of the main character, Roberto della Griva.
- ItemThe long walk home : V.S. Naipaul and the narration of home(Ege University Depts. of British and American Studies, 2005)The topic of this paper is to explore Naipaul’s juxtaposition of the narratives of India he heard while growing up with that of his first visit to India as recounted in An Area of Darkness. Ultimately, Naipaul discovers that the notions of India (in family lore and physically) are incompatible. Furthermore, this paper argues that home for Naipaul exists within his writing and not in a geographically specific place such as Trinidad, India, or England.
- ItemThe misplaced I: Il fu Mattia Pascal and the spectrality of identity(The Pirandello Society of America, 2007)
- ItemThe vanishing point : the dis-integration of female identity in Paul Bowles’s The Sheltering Sky(South Atlantic Review, 2006)This essay offers a meditation on the dis-integration of female identity as depicted in the third and final section of Paul Bowles’s 1949 novel, The Sheltering Sky.
- ItemHenry James’s Hawthorne and American Romanticism : a study in literary conflict(Southern New Hampshire University, 2010-04)