Member Publications

This is a selection of publications by NPN members. If you would like your own research to be featured please contact us by email.


Sarah Ilott, Ana Cristina Mendes, Lucinda Newn, New Directions in Diaspora Studies: Cultural and Literary Approaches (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2018)


Matthew Whittle, Post-War British Literature and the ‘End of Empire’ (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)


Emily Cuming, Housing, Class and Gender in Modern British Writing, 1880-2012 (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

Sam Knowles, ed., Special issue of Journal of Postcolonial Writing ‘Trans/forming Literature: Graphic Novels, Migration, and Postcolonial Identity’

Veronica Barnsley, Jade Munslow Ong, Matthew Whittle (eds), ‘Postcolonial Environments: Animals, Ecologies, Localities’, Journal of Commonwealth Literature 51.2

Rebecca Gould, Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Jade Munslow Ong, ‘Allegory and animals in Olive Schreiner’s Undine: a Queer Little Child (1929)

Simon Philpott, ‘Planet of the Australians: Indigenous athletes and Australia’s Sports Diplomacy’, Third World Quarterly, May 2016


Claire Chambers, Britain Through Muslim Eyes: Literary Representations, 1780-1988

Claire Chambers, John McLeod, Matthew Whittle, et al., 50th Anniversary Issue of the Journal of Commonwealth Literature

Uma Kothari, ‘Reworking colonial imaginaries in post-colonial tourist enclaves’

Uma Kothari (with A Arnell), ‘Challenging climate change and migration discourse: Different understandings of timescale and temporality in the Maldives’

Uma Kothari (with S Schech, T Skelton, A Mundku), ‘New spaces of development partnerships: rethinking international volunteering’

John McLeod, Life Lines: Writing Transcultural Adoption

Gemma Scott, ‘Gender and the Indian Emergency: Representation of Women in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children’


Veronica Barnsley, ‘Anticipatory anti-colonial writing in R.K. Narayan’s Swami and Friends and Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable

Sophia Brown, ‘Blogging the Resistance: Testimony and Solidarity in Egyptian Women’s Blogs’

Nicola Frith, The French Colonial Imagination: Writing the Indian Uprisings, 1857-1858, from Second Empire to Third Republic

Sam Knowles, Travel Writing and the Transnational Author

Uma Kothari, ‘Trade, consumption and development alliances: the historical legacy of the Empire Marketing Board poster campaign’

Jade Munslow Ong, ‘Dream time and anti-imperialism in the writings of Olive Schreiner’

Matthew Whittle, ‘“These dogs will do as we say”: African nationalism in the era of decolonization in David Caute’s At Fever Pitch and Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth’

Matthew Whittle, ‘Hosts and hostages: Mass immigration and the power of hospitality in post-war British and Caribbean literature’


Claire H. Griffiths, ed., Contesting Historical Divides in Francophone Africa


Emily Zobel Marshall, Anansi’s Journey: A Story of Jamaican Cultural Resistance