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.


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