Recent publications – Janet Wilson

Recent publications – Janet Wilson


In press

2021. “Feats of Survival: Refugee Writing and the Ethics of Representation. ” In The Ethics of Survival in Contemporary Literature and Culture, edited by Rudolf Freiberg and Gerd Bayer, Cham: Springer Nature.

2021. “Citizenship as Contestatory Practice: Jenny Erpenbeck’s Go, Went, Gone (2015).” In

Law, Literature and Citizenship,” Special issue of Law and Literature, edited by Caroline Koegler, Jesper Reddig, and Klaus Stierstorfer. Special issue of Law and Literature.

Edited volumes

2020. Ed. The General and the Nightingale: The War Stories of Dan Davin (Dunedin: Otago University Press).

2020. With Gerri Kimber and Aimee Gasston, ed. Katherine Mansfield: New Directions (London: Bloomsbury)

2020. With Gerri Kimber and Aimee Gasston, ed., “Katherine Mansfield; The Gift of Breath.” Special Issue of Journal of New Zealand Literature 38(2).

2020. August. With Om Prakash Dwivedi and Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández, ed. “Planetary Precarity and the Pandemic.” Special issue of Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 56 (4): Introduction to “Challenging Precarity,” 439-46.

2020. April. With Paloma Fresno-Calleja, ed. “New Zealand and the Global Marketplace.” Special issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing 56(2), “Introduction,” pp. 147-156.

Chapters in Books

2020. “Mansfield and Empire.” A Handbook of Katherine Mansfield Studies, ed T. F. Martin. London: Bloomsbury Press.

2020. “Such ‘rich unlawful gold’: Mansfield’s semiotic manoeuvres in ‘An Indiscreet Journey’.” The Katherine Mansfield Yearbook, edited by Gerri Kimber and Todd Martin (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2019), pp. 182-202.

2020. “Economic Women: Money and (Im)mobility in Selected Stories by Katherine Mansfield.” In Katherine Mansfield: New Directions, ed. Aimee Gasston, Gerri Kimber and Janet Wilson (London: Bloomsbury), pp. 191-206.


2021. April. “Dan Davin and Katherine Mansfield in her Letters.” Newsletter of the Katherine Mansfield Society. pp. 9-16.

2020. “‘An ocean of thought’: AI, Robots, and Ian McEwan’s Machines like me: People like you (2019).” In “Symbolism and the Future,” edited by Florian Klaeger. Special issue of Symbolism 20: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics, pp. 205-220. Doi. 10.1515/9783110716962-012.

2020. Fall. “Boom and Bust: The Global Novel of Ireland (2007) and India (2008).” Recherche Litteraire: Literary Research 35, pp. 97-118.

2020. From the National to the Global: Writing and translating the Aotearoa Short Story.” In “New Zealand and the Global Marketplace.” Special issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Studies 56(2), edited by Paloma Fresno-Calleja and Janet M. Wilson.