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Feroza Jussawalla

Feroza Jussawalla

Professor
British and Irish Literary Studies

Contact Information

Email: fjussawa@unm.edu
Office Location: Humanities 370

Biography

Feroza Jussawalla taught for twenty years at the University of Texas at El Paso before joining the faculty as Professor of English at UNM. Her Ph.D. in English and American Literature is from the University of Utah. She specializes in World Literatures in English, Colonial and Postcolonial literatures, discourses in English from Kipling to the present, and Muslim Women’s Writing in English with particular reference to current refugee writing.

Her genre specializations include Novel and bildungsroman across British, Irish and American fiction, and Modernist writing in English, particularly D.H. Lawrence in context. She additionally specializes in the writings of D.H. Lawrence, Rushdie, and V.S. Naipaul. She is the author of Family Quarrels: Towards a Criticism of Indian Writing in English (1985) and the poetry collection Chiffon Saris (2003). Jussawalla co-edited with Reed Way Dasenbrock, Interviews with Writers of the Post-Colonial World (1992), co-edited with Deborah Weagel, Emergining South Asian Women Writers, and is the editor of Conversations with V. S. Naipaul (1998). Her most recent publications include, “Shaking the Throne of God: Muslim Women Writers Who Dared,” in Das and Morrow, Unveiling Desire; “Bharati Mukherjee” in Oxford Bibliographies; and “Transnational, Postcolonial, D.H. Lawrence” in D.H. Lawrence: New Critical Perspectives

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