People

Dr Anna Clarke

Fixed Term Teacher
Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Associate Fellow
Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Associate Fellow
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
Dr Anna Clarke

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Qualifications

  • BA Hons The Open University,

  • MA The University of Essex,

  • PhD The University of Essex,

Research and professional activities

Conferences and presentations

“Hoist with his own petard”: The Indian English Novel

The Novel and Its Borders, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 7/2008

“Cultural Identities in the Context of Migration – Anita Desai’s Bye-Bye Blackbird”

10th International Cultural Studies Symposium: When “Away” Becomes “Home” -Cultural Consequences of Migration, Izmir, Turkey, 5/2005

“Hybridity and Syncretism in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things”

New Hybridities: Societies and Cultures in Transition, Kloster Seeon, Germany, 7/2004

“Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things”

Inter-University Post-Colonial Studies Seminar, London, United Kingdom, 2/2003

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • The Nineteenth-Century Novel (LT142)

Publications

Journal articles (3)

Clarke, A., “Lost in Translation”? - Identity, Migration and (Trans)Nationalism in Anita Desai’s Bye-Bye Blackbird. Texture: A Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 1 (1)

Clarke, A., (2010). Spectral Selves and Fragmented Freedoms in Attia Hosain’s Sunlight on a Broken Column. The Journal of Contemporary Literature. 1 (2), 215-220

Clarke, A., (2003). Review of Tabish Khair's Babu Fictions. Wasafiri, 71-72

Book chapters (4)

Clarke, A., (2013). Seeking “Sights of Destinations”: Novelistic Discourse, Identity and Politics in Tabish Khair’s The Bus Stopped. In: Tabish Khair: Fiction, Poetry and Criticism. Editors: Dwivedi, O., . Roman Books

Clarke, A., (2011). ‘Balachandra Rajan’s The Dark Dancer’. In: Writers of Indian Diaspora. Editors: Dwivedi, AN., . Pencraft International

Clarke, A., (2006). Language, Hybridity and Dialogism in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. In: Routledge Guides to Twentieth Century Literature: Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. Editors: Tickell, A., . Routledge

Clarke, A., (2006). Hybridity and Syncretism in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. In: New Hybridities: Societies and Cultures in Transition. Editors: Heidemann, F. and de Toro, A., . Hildesheim

Conferences (1)

Clarke, A., (2007). Cultural Identities in the Context of Migration - Anita Desai's Bye-Bye Blackbird

Media (1)

Clarke, A., Linguistic Aspects, Contexts and Pedagogy of Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things in A233 Telling Stories: The Novel and Beyond, The Open University, forthcoming Oct 2019. Audio

Contact

amclar@essex.ac.uk

Location:

5NW.4.6, Colchester Campus