Publications and communications of Delphine Munos

Books published as author or co-author

Munos, D. (2013). After Melancholia: A Reappraisal of Second-Generation Diasporic Subjectivity in the Work of Jhumpa Lahiri. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

Books and journal issues published as editor or director

Bertacco, S., Munos, D., & Wiens, J. (Eds.). (2023). Performing the Archive in the Americas. CR: the New Centennial Review, 22 (3), 164.

Munos, D., O'Callaghan, E., & Mergeai, M. (Eds.). (2023). Caryl Phillips’s Genealogies. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

Munos, D., & Ledent, B. (Eds.). (2020). Minor Genres in Postcolonial Literatures. (1st edition). Routledge Taylor and Francis.

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

Munos, D., & Pandurang, M. (Eds.). (2018). Race Relations and the South Asian Diasporic Imaginary. South Asian Diaspora, 10 (2).

Munos, D., & Pandurang, M. (Eds.). (2014). Mapping Diasporic Subjectivities. South Asian Diaspora, 6 (1).

Book chapters or contributions to a collective book as author or co-author

Munos, D., & O'Callaghan. (2023). Reading 'Caz' through, and with, 'Béné'. In E. O'Callaghan & D. Munos (Ed.), Caryl Phillips’s Genealogies. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

Munos, D. (2022). 'Tilting Camus Sideways’: Intertextual Entanglements between Albert Camus’s "L’Étranger" and Kamel Daoud’s "Meursault, contre-enquête”. In A. Gremels, M. Scheurer, F. Schulze-Engler, ... J. Wegner (Eds.), Entanglements: Envisioning World Literature from the Global South (pp. 59-84). Hannover, Germany: ibidem Verlag.

Munos, D. (2022). Of Systemic Violence, Addressivity, and ‘the Oil Encounter’: Representing the Gulf’s Indian Diaspora in Benyamin’s "Goat Days". In D. Tunca & R. Romdhani (Eds.), Narrating Violence in the Postcolonial World (Routledge, pp. 186-200). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Munos, D. (2021). 1984 (on Marianne Hirsch’s The Mother/Daughter Plot). In M. Van Remoortel, L. Budke, ... E. Forestier, Dates with Gender and Diversity: Huldeboek Voor Marysa Demoor. Gent, Belgium: Skribis.

Munos, D. (2018). Speaking of Madness in the First Person / Speaking Madness in the Second Person? Junot Díaz’s "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" and “The Cheater’s Guide to Love”. In B. Ledent, E. O’Callaghan, ... D. Tunca (Eds.), Madness in Anglophone Caribbean Literature: On the Edge (pp. 81-102). Houndmills, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-98180-2_5

Munos, D. (2018). M.G. Vassanji’s A Place Within: Thinking through India, Transnationally: Still Writing from a Hard Place? In A. Sayed & K. Murji (Eds.), Diaspora and Literary Politics: The Transnational Imaginaries of MG Vassanji (pp. 33-50). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang. doi:10.3726/b13366

Munos, D. (2017). Of Kaleidoscopic Mothers and Diasporic Twists: The Mother/Daughter Plot in the Work of Jhumpa Lahiri. In R. S. Hegde & A. K. Sahoo (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Indian Diaspora (pp. 355-365). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Munos, D. (2017). From "The Stranger" to "The Outsider": The different English translations of "L'Etranger", the Postcolonial, and the Memorialization of Camus in Post-Imperial France. In J. Misrahi-Barak & S. Devi (Eds.), Translating the Postcolonial (pp. 185-200). Montpellier, France: PULM (Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée).

Munos, D. (2016). Jamaica Kincaid's A Small Place. In Helen Goethals (Ed.), A Companion to Commonwealth Studies: Cultural Relations since 1884. Toulouse, France: Presses Universitaires du Mirail.

Munos, D. (2012). Mapping Out the ‘Time Zones’ of Diaspora in Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters. In J. K. S. Makokha, J. Wawrzinek, ... R. West-Pavlov (Eds.), Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures and Media (pp. 133-141). Heidelberg, Germany: Winter.

Munos, D. (2012). Chaudhuri, Nirad C.: The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian. In C. Sandru & R. Clark (Eds.), The Literary Encyclopedia.

Munos, D. (2011). Diasporic Hereafters in Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Once in a Lifetime”. In S. Schultermandl & S. Toplu (Eds.), A Fluid Sense of Self: The Politics of Transnational Identity (pp. 139-157). Berlin, Germany: LIT Verlag.

Munos, D. (2010). V.S. Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival. In C. Sandru & R. Clark (Eds.), The Literary Encyclopedia.

Articles accepted in reviewed journal

Bertacco, S., Munos, D., & Wiens, J. (2023). Beginning, Rupture, Redirection. CR: the New Centennial Review, 22 (3), 1-12.

Munos, D. (2023). Long Suppressed Voices in Caryl Phillips’s Strange Fruit(s). CR: the New Centennial Review, 22 (3), 103-118.

Munos, D. (2021). Afrasian Entanglements and Generic Ambiguities in Sultan Somjee’s Bead Bai. Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society, 52 (1), 188-207. doi:10.1163/18757421-05201012

Munos, D. (2020). 'Tell it slant’: Postcoloniality and the fiction of biographical authenticity in Hanif Kureishi’s My Ear at His Heart: Reading My Father. Journal of Commonwealth Literature, 55 (3), 376-390. doi:10.1177/0021989418824372

Munos, D. (2019). Indo-centricity and Diaspora: Writing back to the ‘new’ India in M.G. Vassanji’s A Place Within: Rediscovering India and Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture. DESI : Diasporas : Études des Singularités Indiennes, 4, 113-126.

Munos, D. (2018). We’ Narration in Chang-Rae Lee’s On Such a Full Sea and Julie Otsuka’s The Buddha in the Attic: ‘Unnaturally’ Asian American? Frontiers of Narrative Studies, 4 (1), 66-81. doi:10.1515/fns-2018-0005

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

Munos, D., & Pandurang, M. (2018). Introduction: race relations and the South Asian diasporic imaginary. South Asian Diaspora, 10 (2), 69-74. doi:10.1080/19438192.2018.1460925

Munos, D. (2016). From Trinidad, with Love: Of Indo-Trinidadian Womanhood and Passages Back to India. Dialog, 29 (Spring).

Munos, D., & Pandurang, M. (2014). Introduction to Mapping Diasporic Subjectivities. South Asian Diaspora, 6 (1), 1-5. doi:10.1080/19438192.2013.847252

Munos, D. (2012). Reconceptualizing the Second-Generation Diasporic Subjectivity through Gogol: A Reappraisal of Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake. Interactions Ege Journal of English and American Studies, 21 (1.2), 53-68.

Munos, D. (2012). Possessed by Whiteness: Interracial Affiliations and Racial Melancholia in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 48 (4), 396-405. doi:10.1080/17449855.2011.633014

Munos, D. (2011). Relationality and the Transnational Indian Family in Shauna Singh Baldwin’s “Nothing Must Spoil This Visit”. Postcolonial Text, 6 (1).

Munos, D. (2011). Gender, Migration and Agency: Developing a “Hauntology” of New Becomings in Shauna Singh Baldwin’s “Devika” and in Ginu Kamani’s “Just Between Indians”. Acta Scientiarum. Language and Culture, 33 (1), 23-29. doi:10.4025/actascilangcult.v33i1.9852

Munos, D. (2008). The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri: The Accident of Inheritance. Commonwealth: Essays and Studies, 30 (Spring), 106-117.

Book reviews

Munos, D. (2019). Rev. of Postcolonial Epic: From Melville to Walcott and Ghosh, by Sneharika Roy. Commonwealth Essays and Studies, 41 (1). doi:10.4000/ces.411

Munos, D. (2019). Rev. of Displacement, Memory, and Travel in Contemporary Migrant Writing, by Jopi Nyman. Literary Research, 35.

Munos, D. (2018). Rev. of Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought: Genealogies, Theories, Enactments, edited by Gabrielle Jamela Hosein and Lisa Outar. South Asian Diaspora.

Munos, D. (2017). Rev. of The Future of Postcolonial Studies, edited by Chantal Zabus. Literary Research, 33.

Munos, D. (08 January 2016). Review of M.G. Vassanji: Essays on His Works (edited by Asma Sayed). South Asian Diaspora, online. doi:10.1080/19438192.2015.1122185

Munos, D. (January 2015). Review of Transnational Migration. South Asian Diaspora, 7 (1), 63-65.

Munos, D. (29 March 2010). A Place Within: Rediscovering India. South Asian Diaspora, 2 (1), 139-141.

Oral presentations in conferences with scientific selection committee

Munos, D. (26 October 2023). 'Mal vu, mal dit’ (Or is it: The ‘Prosthesis of Origin’?): Ars memoriae and self-translation in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Italian work [Paper presentation]. Literary Self-Translation and its Metadiscourse: Power Relations in Postcolonial Contexts, Liège, Belgium.

Munos, D. (14 October 2023). Connecting the Archive to the Repertoire: Re-materializing the Archive in Jay Bernard’s "Surge" [Paper presentation]. The 41st West Indian Literature Conference “Connections”, Kingston, Jamaica.

Munos, D. (28 September 2023). The Archive, the Repertoire and Disnarration: Performing the Colonial Archive in Gaiutra Bahadur’s "Coolie Woman" [Paper presentation]. The 7th ENN Conference “Rhythm, Speed, Path: Spatiotemporal Experiences in Narrative, Poetry, and Drama”, Monopoli, Italy.

Munos, D. (15 December 2022). Feminisms and Chick Lit of the Global South [Paper presentation]. Talking Across Cultures: Reading South-South Feminisms in India and South Africa, Mumbai, India.

Munos, D. (22 September 2022). Intermedial Afroeuropean Strategies in Afro-Parisian Chick Lit [Paper presentation]. The 8th Biennal Afroeuropeans Conference: “Intersectional challenges in AfroEuropean Communities", Bruxelles, Belgium.

Munos, D. (18 June 2022). Implication and Modes of Address in "Refugee Tales” [Paper presentation]. 2022 ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) annual meeting, Taipei, Taiwan.

Munos, D. (27 May 2022). This is Not Postcolonial Literature: Happiness, Ambivalence, and Sentimentality in Chick-Lit of the Global South [Paper presentation]. The 2022 Conference of the Association for Anglophone Postcolonial Studies (Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien / GAPS), Francfort, Germany.

Munos, D., & Ahmed, M. (05 July 2021). Diversity and Children’s Literature [Paper presentation]. International Forum on Global South Studies, Tubingen, Germany.

Munos, D. (28 November 2019). Self-help, Sufi Style: Double Deixis in Mohsin Hamid’s "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia” [Paper presentation]. Addressing Readers: The Pragmatics of Communication from the First Printed Novels in English to 20th– and 21st-Century Digital Fiction, Montpellier, France.

Munos, D. (03 July 2019). Digital moves in/and Caribbean diasporic writings [Paper presentation]. 43rd Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies, Preston, United Kingdom.

Munos, D. (30 May 2019). Digital Storytelling by Contemporary Minority Authors [Paper presentation]. The Society for the Study of Narrative 2019 conference, Pamplona, Spain.

Munos, D. (28 January 2019). Delirium in the United Arab Emirates: Precarity and Dystopian Aesthetics in Deepak Unnikrishnan’s "Temporary People" [Paper presentation]. International Conference Challenging Precarity, Surat, India.

Munos, D. (2019). “Rupi Kaur’s double-voiced performances: Between social protest and commodification of diasporic South Asian femininity.” [Paper presentation]. Seminar “Digital Literature in the Global South”, Uppsala, Sweden.

Munos, D. (11 October 2018). We need to talk about Camus: Intertextuality beyond postcolonial narration in Kamel Daoud’s "The Meursault Investigation" [Paper presentation]. 6th Postgraduate Forum Postcolonial Narrations “Moving Centers & Traveling Cultures", Francfort, Germany.

Munos, D. (26 June 2018). Afrasian Hybridities and Generic Ambiguities in Sultan Somjee’s "Bead Bai" [Paper presentation]. Afrasian Interactions: Current Dynamics, Future Perspectives, Mumbai, India.

Munos, D. (23 May 2018). The old diaspora writes back to the ‘new’ India: M.G. Vassanji’s "A Place Within" and Gaiutra Bahadur’s "Coolie Woman" [Paper presentation]. International Panel Session “Perspectives on South Asian Literature", Liège, Belgium.

Munos, D. (22 May 2018). Invisible European Peripheries: Indefinite Immigration Detention in the UK and its Narrativization in Refugee Tales I and II [Paper presentation]. International Symposium “European Peripheries in Postcolonial Literatures", Liège, Belgium.

Munos, D. (23 February 2018). Performing a Counter Archive of Indenture in Verene Shepherd’s "Maharani’s Misery" and Gaiutra Bahadur’s "Coolie Woman" [Paper presentation]. Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, Louisville, United States.

Munos, D. (16 February 2018). Of Structural Violence, Invisible Diasporas and ‘the Oil Encounter’: Representation of the Indian Labour Diaspora in the Gulf in Benyamin’s "Goat Days" [Paper presentation]. Violence in the Postcolonial and the Neocolonial World, Liège, Belgium.

Munos, D. (02 February 2018). Addressivity and Structural Violence in Benyamin’s "Goat Days" [Paper presentation]. International Conference “Precarity, Populism, and Post-truth Politics”, Cordoue, Spain.

Munos, D. (16 December 2017). Of ‘Genre Bending’ and Transgenerational Memory: Imagining around the Archive of Indenture in Gaiutra Bahadur’s "Coolie Woman” [Paper presentation]. Second annual conference of the Memory Studies Association (MSA), Copenhague, Denmark.

Munos, D. (06 October 2017). Imagining around the Archive of Indenture in Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman [Paper presentation]. Indenture Abolition Centenary Conference, Londres, United Kingdom.

Munos, D. (05 October 2017). Exposing Absent Archives/ Building Counter-Archives [Paper presentation]. SADIRN (South Asian Diaspora International Researchers’ Network), Francfort, Germany.

Munos, D. (07 July 2017). The Intertextual Poetics and Politics of the Dramatic Monologue: From Mohsin Hamid’s "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" and Kamel Daoud’s "Meursault, contre-enquête" to Albert Camus’ "La Chute" (and Back).” [Paper presentation]. 2017 ACLA Conference Annual Meeting, Utrecht, Netherlands.