Publications and communications of Ledent, Bénédicte

Ledent, B., & Phillips, C. (2021). "Encountering Chapter One": Caryl Phillips in Conversation with Bénédicte Ledent. British Library.

Ledent, B. (2020). H is for The Hangman’s Game (2007) by Karen King-Aribisala. Caribbean Literary Heritage.

Donnell, A., & Ledent, B. (Eds.). (April 2020). Festschrift for Evelyn O'Callaghan. Journal of West Indian Literature, 28 (1), 100.

Ledent, B. (2020). Looking Beyond, Shifting the Gaze: Writers in Motion. In S. Nasta & M. Stein (Eds.), The Cambridge History of Black and Asian British Writing (pp. 296-309). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108164146.020

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (Eds.). (2020). Illuminating Lives: The Biographical Impulse in Postcolonial Literatures. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 55 (3), 333-479.

Ledent, B., Tunca, D., & Phillips, C. (2020). "A Growth to Understanding": An Interview with Caryl Phillips about Biographical Fiction. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 55 (3), 456-468. doi:10.1177/0021989418814586

Ledent, B. (2019). "There is always the other side, always": Britain, the Caribbean and the Ghost of Jean Rhys in Caryl Phillips's Writing. Wasafiri, 34 (1), 61-66. doi:10.1080/02690055.2019.1541207

Ledent, B. (2019). Exotic madness in Caribbean literature: From marginalization to empowerment and indigenization. In M. Bharat & M. Grover (Eds.), Representing the Exotic and the Familiar: Politics and Perception in Literature (pp. 309-322). Amsterdam, Netherlands: John Benjamins. doi:10.1075/fillm.12.21led

Ledent, B. (2018). Radio drama and its avatars in the work of Caryl Phillips. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 54 (1), 32-42. doi:10.1080/17449855.2017.1417761

Ledent, B. (2018). Alecia McKenzie, Sweetheart. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 18 (1), 128-129.

Ledent, B., & Munos, D. (Eds.). (2018). 'Minor' Genres in Poscolonial Literatures. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 54 (1).

Ledent, B., O'Callaghan, E., & Tunca, D. (2018). "Madness is rampant on this island": Writing Altered States in Anglophone Caribbean Literature. In B. Ledent, E. O'Callaghan, & D. Tunca (Eds.), Madness in Anglophone Caribbean Literature: On the Edge (pp. 1-17). New York, United States - New York: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98180-2_1

Munos, D., & Ledent, B. (2018). “Minor” genres in postcolonial literatures: New webs of meaning. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 54 (1), 1-5. doi:10.1080/17449855.2017.1419840

Collier, G., Davis, G., Delrez, M., & Ledent, B. (Eds.). (2017). The Cross-Cultural Legacy: Critical and Creative Writings in Memory of Hena Maes-Jelinek. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill/Rodopi.

Ledent, B. (2017). Special issue on Caryl Phillips. Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 48 (3&4), 1-247.

Ledent, B. (2017). Review of Traversée d'une oeuvre: Crossing the River de Caryl Phillips. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 40 (1), 159-160.

Ledent, B. (2017). Introduction: Thinking Caryl Phillips out of the box. Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 48 (3&4), 1-11. doi:10.1353/ari.2017.0034

Ledent, B. (2017). Caryl Phillips's Crossing the River and the Chorus of Archival Memory. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 40 (1), 11-20.

Ledent, B. (2017). Caribbean Writers and the Jewish Diaspora: A Shared Experience of Otherness. In G. Collier, G. Davis, M. Delrez, & B. Ledent (Eds.), The Cross-Cultural Legacy: Critical and Creative Writings in Memory of Hena Maes-Jelinek (pp. 201-218). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill/Rodopi.

Ledent, B., & O'Callaghan, E. (2017). Caryl Phillips’s The Lost Child: A Story of Loss and Connection. Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 48 (3&4), 229-247. doi:10.1353/ari.2017.0032

Ledent, B. (2016). The Many Voices of Post-Colonial London: Language and Identity in Zadie Smith's White Teeth (2000) and Andrea Levy's Small Island (2004). In J. Wilson & C. Ringrose (Eds.), New Soundings in Postcolonial Writing. Critical and Creative Contours (pp. 79-93). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

Ledent, B. (2016). Review of Abigail Ward, Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen, and Fred D’Aguiar: Representations of Slavery. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 16 (2), 114-116.

Ledent, B. (2016). 'Other' Voices and the British Literary Canon. In D. Osborne (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to British Black and Asian Writing, 1945-2010 (pp. 241-255). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

Ledent, B. (2015). Reconfiguring the African Diaspora in Dinaw Mengestu's The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears. Research in African Literatures, 46 (4), 107-118. doi:10.2979/reseafrilite.46.4.107

Ledent, B. (2015). Of Invisible Men and Native Sons: Male Characters in Caryl Phillips's Fiction. In Horlacher, Stefan (Ed.), Configuring Masculinity in Theory and Literary Practice (pp. 251-269). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill/Rodopi. doi:10.1163/9789004299009_013

Ledent, B. (2015). Caryl Phillips’s drama: Liminal fiction under construction? Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 51 (1), 84-94. doi:10.1080/17449855.2014.982924

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (Eds.). (2015). What is Africa to me now? Research in African Literatures, 46 (4), 1-150.

Tunca, D., & Ledent, B. (2015). The Power of a Singular Story: Narrating Africa and Its Diasporas. Research in African Literatures, 46 (4), 1-9. doi:10.2979/reseafrilite.46.4.1

Ledent, B. (2014). The Dialogic Potential of “Literary Autism”: Caryl Phillips’s Higher Ground (1989) and Marie NDiaye’s Trois femmes puissantes (2009). In Sell, Roger D. (Ed.), Literature as Dialogue: Invitations Offered and Negotiated (pp. 99-114). Amsterdam, Netherlands: John Benjamins. doi:10.1075/ds.22.05led

Ledent, B. (2014). Review of Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment edited by Elizabeth DeLoughrey and George B. Handley. Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, 88 (1-2), 182-184. doi:10.1163/22134360-08801044

Ledent, B. (2014). Mind the Gaps: Caryl Phillips’s In the Falling Snow (2009) and the Generational Approach to the Black Diaspora. In J. Misrahi-Barak & C. Raynaud (Eds.), Diasporas, Cultures of Mobilities, 'Race', Volume 1 'Diasporas and Cultures of Migrations' (Series PoCoPages, pp. 161-175). Montpellier, France: Pulm.

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (2014). What is Africa to me now? The continent and its literary diasporas. Transition, 113, 1-10.

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (Eds.). (2014). What is Africa to me now? Transition, 113, 1-101.

Fumagalli, M. C., Ledent, B., & del Valle Alcala, R. (2013). Introduction. In B. Ledent, R. del Valle Alcala, & M. C. Fumagalli (Eds.), The Cross-Dressed Caribbean: Writing, Politics, Sexualities (pp. 1-21). Charlottesville, United States: University of Virginia Press.

Collier, G., Delrez, M., Fuchs, A., & Ledent, B. (Eds.). (2012). Engaging with Literature of Commitment (vol. 2): The Worldly Scholar. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Collier, G., Delrez, M., Fuchs, A., & Ledent, B. (Eds.). (2012). Engaging with Literature of Commitment (vol. 1): Africa in the World. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi. doi:10.1163/9789401207843

Collier, G., Delrez, M., Fuchs, A., & Ledent, B. (2012). A Memory Trip: Partly in Tandem, Partly Quadrilogical. In G. Collier, M. Delrez, A. Fuchs, & B. Ledent (Eds.), Engaging with Literature of Commitment (vols. 1 & 2). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi. doi:10.1163/9789401207843

Ledent, B. (2012). Race and antiracism in black British and British Asian literature. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 48 (4), 460-461.

Ledent, B. (2012). 'Look liberty in the face': Determinism and Free Will in Caryl Phillips's Foreigners: Three English Lives (2007). In B. Ledent & D. Tunca (Eds.), Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life (pp. 75-85). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B. (2012). A Play of Significance: Roy Williams's Days of Significance and the Question of Labels. In G. Collier, M. Delrez, A. Fuchs, & B. Ledent (Eds.), Engaging with Literature of Commitment (vol. 2): The Worldly Scholar (pp. 295-307). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (2012). Introduction. In B. Ledent & D. Tunca (Eds.), Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life (pp. 11-21). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (Eds.). (2012). Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B. (2011). Review of Leah Reade Rosenberg's Nationalism and the Formation of Caribbean Literature (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2007). Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, 85 (1-2), 154-156.

Ledent, B. (2011). Caryl Phillips: The Dignity of the Examined Life. In M. A. Bucknor & A. Donnell (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature (pp. 72-77). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203830352-17

Gyssels, K., & Ledent, B. (Eds.). (2010). Présence africaine en Europe et au-delà / African Presence in Europe and Beyond. Paris, France: L'Harmattan.

Ledent, B. (2010). West Indian Fiction. In J. C. Ball & B. W. Shaffer (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction, Vol. 3: World Fiction. Chichester, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

Ledent, B. (2009). Black British Literature. In D. Birch (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to English Literature, seventh edition (pp. 16-22). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Ledent, B. (2009). African American and Caribbean Literatures in Belgium: So Close, Yet So Far Apart. Transatlantica: Revue d'Études Américaines, 1, 1-8.

Ledent, B. (2009). A Treasured Family Album. Wasafiri, 59, 87.

Ledent, B. (2008). Waging the War from the Outside: The Writers of the West Indian Diaspora and their Role in the Future of the Caribbean. In K. Gyssels & B. Ledent (Eds.), The Caribbean Writer as Warrior of the Imaginary / L'écrivain caribéen, guerrier de l'imaginaire (pp. 453-465). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B. (2008). Review of June E. Roberts's Reading Erna Brodber: Uniting the Black Diaspora through Folk Culture. Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, 82 (3-4), 325-327.

Ledent, B. (2008). Review of David Ellis's Writing Home: Black Writing in Britain Since the War. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 30 (2), 120-121.

Cuder-Dominguez, P., & Ledent, B. (2007). European Perspectives on the Black Atlantic: Scientific Report. ESF.

Ledent, B. (2007). Pasado, presente y futuro de las literaturas caribeñas. Vetas Digital, 5 (78-79).

Ledent, B. (2007). Family and Identity in Caryl Phillips's Fiction, in Particular A Distant Shore. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 29 (2), 67-73.

Ledent, B. (Ed.). (2007). Familial and Other Conversations: Special Issue on Caryl Phillips. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 7 (1), 123.

Ledent, B. (2007). Caryl Phillips and the Caribbean as Multicultural Paradigm. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 7 (1), 74-84.

Ledent, B. (2007). Caribbean Literature: Looking Backward and Forward. Vetas Digital, 5 (78-79).

Ledent, B., & Tunca, D. (2007). Littératures anglophones d'Afrique et des Caraïbes. Poster session presented at Séance exceptionnelle de l’Académie Royale des Sciences d’Outre-mer, Liège, Belgium.

Ledent, B. (2006). Phillips, Caryl. In C. Palmer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History: The Black Experience in the Americas (pp. 1773-1774). Detroit, United States - Illinois: Macmillan.

Ledent, B. (2005). Slavery Revisited through Vocal Kaleidoscopes: Polyphony in Novels by Fred D'Aguiar and Caryl Phillips. In Misrahi-Barak (Ed.), Revisiting Slave Narratives / Le avatars contemporains des récits d'esclaves (pp. 281-293). Montpellier, France: University de Montpellier III.

Ledent, B. (2005). Review of Lawrence Phillips's The Swarming Streets: Twentieth-Century Literary Representations of London and John McLeod's Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis. European Journal of English Studies, 9 (3), 327-329. doi:10.1080/13825570500364037

Ledent, B. (2005). Caryl Phillips: A Master of Ambiguity. In B. Ledent (Ed.), The Caryl Phillips Bibliography.

Ledent, B. (2004). The Same, Yet Different: Caryl Phillips's Screen Adaptation of V.S. Naipaul's The Mystic Masseur. In J. Misrahi-Barak (Ed.), V.S. Naipaul: A World in Tension / Une oeuvre sous tension (pp. 155-169). Montpellier, France: Université de Montpellier III.

Ledent, B. (2004). "Of, and not of, this Place": Attachment and Detachment in Caryl Phillips' A Distant Shore. Kunapipi: Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 26 (1), 152-160.

Ledent, B. (Ed.). (2004). Bridges across Chasms: Towards a Transcultural Future in Caribbean Literature. Liège, Belgium: L3 (Liège Language and Literature).

Ledent, B. (2003). Review of James Procter's Dwelling Places: Postwar Black British Writing. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 3 (2), 138-139.

Ledent, B. (2003). Creolization in Robert Antoni's Blessed Is the Fruit: A Linguistic Analysis. Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society, 27-28, 433-441.

Ledent, B. (2003). A New Wor(l)d Order: Language in the Fiction of the New Caribbean Diaspora. Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses, 16, 191-200.

Ledent, B. (2002). 'One is exiled when one refuses to obey the commandments of Conquest Mission': Religion as Metaphor in Caryl Phillips's Philosophy. In G. Stilz (Ed.), Missions of Interdependence: A Literary Directory (pp. 121-130). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B. (2001). The 'Aesthetics of Personalism' in Caryl Phillips's Writing: Complexity as a New Brand of Humanism. World Literature Written in English, 39 (1), 75-85. doi:10.1080/17449850108589346

Ledent, B. (January 2001). A Fictional and Cultural Labyrinth: Caryl Phillips's The Nature of Blood. Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 32 (1), 185-195.

Maes-Jelinek, H., & Ledent, B. (2001). The Novel since 1970. In A. J. Arnold (Ed.), A History of Literature in the Caribbean. Volume 2: English- and Dutch-Speaking Regions (pp. 149-198). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Benjamins. doi:10.1075/chlel.xv.17mae

Ledent, B. (2000). Du cauchemar à l'utopie réalisable : Londres dans les nouvelles et romans de la diaspora antillaise anglophone. In C. Duboin & E. Tabuteau (Eds.), La ville plurielle dans la fiction antillaise anglophone : images de l'interculturel (pp. 207-221). Toulouse, France: Presses universitaires du Mirail.

Ledent, B. (2000). Crossing a "Human River of Shattered Lives": Caryl Phillips's Diasporic Fiction/Visions. Literary Criterion, 35 (1-2), 157-169.

Ledent, B. (2000). Ambiguous Visions of Home: The Paradoxes of Diasporic Belonging in Caryl Phillips's The Atlantic Sound. EnterText: an Interactive Interdisciplinary e-Journal for Cultural and Historical Studies and Creative Work, 1 (1), 198-211.

Ledent, B. (1999). From a New-World Poetics to a New-World Vision: African America in the Works of Edouard Glissant and Caryl Phillips. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 21 (2), 29-36.

Delrez, M., & Ledent, B. (1997). Introduction. In M. Delrez & B. Ledent (Eds.), The Contact and the Culmination: Essays in Honour of Hena Maes-Jelinek (pp. 1-3). Liège, Belgium: L3.

Ledent, B. (1997). Remembering Slavery: History as Roots in the Fiction of Caryl Phillips and Fred D'Aguiar. In M. Delrez (Ed.), B. Ledent (Ed.), & J. Dor (Other coll.), The Contact & the Culmination: Essays in Honour of Hena Maes-Jelinek (pp. 271-280). Liège, Belgium: Liège Language and Literature (L3).

Ledent, B. (1996). Is Counter-Discursive Criticism Obsolescent? Intertextuality in Caryl Phillips's Higher Ground. In H. Maes-Jelinek, G. Collier, & G. V. Davis (Eds.), A Talent(ed) Digger: Creations, Cameos, and Essays in Honour of Anna Rutherford (pp. 301-308). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Ledent, B. (1995). 'Overlapping Territories, Intertwined Histories': Cross-Culturality in Caryl Phillips's Crossing the River. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 30 (1), 55-62. doi:10.1177/002198949503000106

Ledent, B. (1992). Voyages into Otherness: Cambridge and Lucy. Kunapipi: Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 14 (2), 53-63.

Ledent, B. (1990). Between Conflicting Worlds: Female Exiles in Jean Rhys's Voyage in the Dark and Joan Riley's The Unbelonging. In G. V. Davis & H. Maes-Jelinek (Eds.), Crisis and Creativity in the New Literatures in English (pp. 499-510). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.