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BOOKS
A listing of some scholarly articles on my work (fiction and poetry), arranged according to date of publication.  I would welcome corrections and additions.

CRITICAL SURVEYS

Denise deCaires Narain, Olive Senior, Writers and their Work, UK: Northcote Publishers 2011.


POETRY

Michael Bucknor, ' "Grung"/Ground(ed) Poetics: The Voice from the Bottom of the Well' in Michael A. Bucknor and Alison Donnell (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature, 2011.

Denise deCaires Narain, 'Wordy, Worldly Women Poets: Louise Bennett, Lorna Goodison and Olive Senior' in Michael A. Bucknor and Alison Donnell (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature, 2011.

Michael Bucknor, 'Sounding Off: Performing Ritual Revolt in Olive Senior's "Meditation on Yellow" ', Mosaic 42 (2), June 2009.

Adel Ridden, '"And none can silence this song": A Retrospective Essay for Olive Senior', Kunapipi, 30:2, 2008

Renate Papke, Poems and the Edge of Differences: Mothering in English Poetry by Women, University of Gottingen, 2008

Anne Collett, 'Blue Be-longing: A Discussion of Olive Senior's Latest Collection of Poetry, over the roofs of the world', Ariel, 37: 2&3, April-July, 2006

Jordan Stouck, 'Towards a Caribbean-Canadian Post-National: Olive Senior and Gardening in the Tropics,' Journal of West Indian Literature, 14 1&2, 2005

Kim Dismont Robinson, '"I too am not a bit tamed": Flora, Fauna and Folk Culture in Olive Senior's Over the Roofs of the World,' Journal of West Indian Literature, 14 1&2, 2005

V. Alston, 'Gardening on the Run: The Unsettling Order of Olive Senior's ecopoetics of relation,' Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment. University of Oregon, 2005

Gyllian Phillips, 'Personal and Textual Geographies in Olive Senior's Literary Relationship with Jean Rhys.' Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 3:3, 2003

Donnell, Alison, 'Here and There in the Work of Olive Senior: Relocating Diaspora Discourses in Relation to Caribbean Women's Writing' in Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's Literature, edited by Joan Anim-Addo, London: Mango Publishing 2002

Pollard, Velma, 'To Us All Flowers Are Roses: Writing Ourselves into the Literature of the Caribbean' in Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Womens Literature, edited by Joan Anim-Addo, London: Mango Publishing 2002

Turner-Piscitelli, June, 'The Gourd of Unity', Mango Season, 13:2, 2001

Emily Allen Williams, Poetic Negotiation of Identity in the Works of Brathwaite, Harris, Senior, and Dabydeen: Tropical Paradise Lost and Regained, Lewiston N Y: The Edwin Mellon Press, 1999

Collett, Anne, '"And Woman's Tongue Clatters Out of Turn": Olive Senior's Praise Song for Woman-weed', Kunapipi 20:2, 1999

Collett, Anne, 'Gardening in the Tropics: A Horticultural Guide to Caribbean Politics and Poetics, with special reference to Olive Senior', SPAN 46 April 1998

Tiffin, Helen, 'Flowers of Evil, Flowers of Empire: Roses and Daffodils in the Works of Jamaica Kincaid, Olive Senior, and Lorna Goodison', SPAN 46 (April 1998): pp. 58-71.

Heller, Ben A.  'Landscape, Femininity, and Caribbean Discourse', MLN 111.2 (1996), pp. 391-416.


FICTION

Gianni Tomiotti, 'The spoken and the written word: Jamaican Creole and the Language of the Bible in Olive Senior's Early Fiction', Publiforum 2010

Carol Bailey, '"Difference": Gossip in Olive Senior's short stories' in Holger Henke and Karl-Heinz Magister (eds.), Constructing Vernacular Culture in the Trans-Caribbean. Plymouth, MA: Lexington Books, 2008.

Emily Williams, Beyond the Canebreak: Caribbean Women Writers in Canada, Africa World Press, 2008

Jamie Scott, ed. And the Birds Began to Sing: Religion and literature in Post-Colonial Culture, 2008

Paula Morgan, 'Fashioning women for a brave new world', Feminist Africa, 7, 2008

Velma Pollard, 'The Americas in Anglophone Caribbean Women Writers: Bridges of Sound', Changing English, 15:2, June 2008

Marie-Annick Montout, 'The Intrinsic written quality of the spoken word in Olive Senior's short fiction', Journal of the Short Story in English, 47, Autumn, 2006

Laurie Kruk, 'Storykeepers: Circling family voice in stories by Thomas King, Olive Senior, Alistair Macleod and Guy Vanderhaeghe', Journal of the Short Story in English, 47, autumn 2006

Allison Donnell, Twentieth-Century Caribbean Literature, Routledge, 2006

Helen Gilbert, '"Let them know you have broughtuptcy": Childhood and Child- Subjects in Olive Senior's Short Stories', Kunapipi, 26:1,2004

Hyacinth M. Simpson, '"Voicing the Text": The Making of an Oral Poetics in Olive Senior's Short Fiction', Callaloo 27: 3, 2004

B.W. Higman, 'History, Heritage and Memory in Modern Jamaica' (review article of Encyclopedia of Jamaican Heritage), Kunapipi, 26:1, 2004

Elizabeth Deloughrey, 'Island Ecologies and Caribbean Literatures', Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, 95:3, July 2004

Gyllian Phillips, 'Personal and Textual Geographies in Olive Senior's Literary Relationship with Jean Rhys', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 3:3, 2003

Louis James. 'The Other Side of the Mirror: The Short Stories of Jean Rhys and Olive Senior' and 'Response to Phillips', Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 3:3, 2003

Allison Donnell, 'Here and There in the Work of Olive Senior: Relocating Diaspora Discourse in Relation to Caribbean Women's Writing', in Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's Literature, edited by Joan Anim-Addo, London: Mango Publishing, 2002

Velma Pollard, ' 'To Us All Flowers Are Roses": Writing Ourselves into the Literature of the Caribbean' in Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's Literature, edited by Joan Anim-Addo, London: Mango Publishing, 2002

Aida Bahr, 'Olive Senior's Female Characters and the Expression of Cultural Duality in Discerner of Hearts' in Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's Literature, edited by Joan Anim-Addo, London: Mango Publishing, 2002

Paula Morgan, '"Dark and Unfathomable Beyond Control": Women Writing the Deviant Male' in Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's Literature, edited by Joan Anim-Addo, London: Mango Publishing, 2002

Barratt, Harold, 'Growing Up Alienated in the West Indies: The Child Image in Michael Anthony's and Olive Senior's Fiction', Children in Literature - Children's Literature, edited by Paul Neubauer, Peter Lang, Brussels, 2002

Mary Gravitt, 'Olive Senior' in A Reader's Companion to the Short Story in English, edited by Erin Fallon et. al. Under the Auspices of the Society for the Study of the Short Story. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001

Paula Morgan, 'East/West Indian/Woman/Other: At the Crossroads of Gender and Ethnicity', MaComère 3, 2000

Thelma B. Thompson-Deloatch, 'Conflicting Concepts of Time and Space: Narrative Techniques in Selected Short Fiction of Olive Senior', MaComère, 3, 2000

Richard F. Patteson, Caribbean Passages, A Critical Perspective on New Fiction from the West Indies, Boulder and London: Three Continents Press, 1999

Allison Donnell, 'The Short Fiction of Olive Senior' in Mary Conde and Thorunn Lonsdale, editors, Caribbean Women Writers: Fiction in English, NY: St Martin's Press, 1999

Barbara Lalla, '"Registering Woman", Senior's Zig-Zag Discourse and Code-switching in Jamaican Narrative', Ariel, 29:4, 1999

Miki Flockman, 'Asian Diasporas, Contending Identities and New Configurations: stories by Agnes Sam and Olive Senior', ISEA (Rhodes University), 25:1, May, 1998

Dominique Dubois, 'Space and the Quest for Identity in Olive Senior's Work: an Imaginative Insularity' (29-42) Literary Archipelagoes Archipels littéraires, dirigé par Jean-Pierre Durix, Collection "Kaléidoscopes", Centre 'Image/Texte/Langage'/EUD (Dijon), 1998

Liliane RODRIGUEZ, 'Langue, parole, traduction : balisage géolinguistique de "Summer Lightning" et "Country of the One Eye God" d'Olive Senior', numero douze.htm   Palimpsestes N° 12, 1998

Begoña Vilouta Vázquez, 'Postcolonial girl-children in Olive Senior's short stories', 263- 276, R.A.E.I.: Índice volumen quince, 1998

Caribbean Women Writers, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 1997

Judith Misrahi-Barak, "'See the Tiki-Tiki Scatter' (Olive Senior: Jamaque), une certaine problematique de l'oralité danes les Nouvelles Littératures en Anglais", Annales du Monde Anglophone, Publication de l'Université de Provence et de 'Harmattan, 5 (premier semestre 1997), 1997

Kenneth Ramchand, 'The West Indian Short Story', The Journal of Caribbean Literatures, 1:1, 1997

Velma Pollard, 'Blurring Cultural Boundaries: The Balm Yard in Olive Senior's Discerner of Hearts and Erna Brodber's Myal' in Contemporary Literature in the African Disapora, Edited by Olga Barrios and Bernard W. Bell. Departamento de Filologia Inglesa, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 1997

Mark Beittel and Giovanni Covi, 'Talking of Households: Olive Senior's Postcolonial Identities' in Wolfgang Zach and Ken L Goodwin (ed.) Nationalism and Internationalism (Inter)National Dimensions of Literature in English, Stauffenburg, Verlag,n.d.

Barbara Lalla, Defining Jamaican Fiction. Marronage and the Discourse of Survival. Tuscaloosa, The University of Alabama Press, 1996

Jeanne Devoize, 'Religion in the Short Stories of the English Speaking Islands', Journal of the Short Story in English, No. 26, Spring, Presses de L'Universite D'Angers,1996

Alison Donnel, 'Hybrid Bodies; Theorizing the Body that will not fit in Olive Senior's Short Stories', Journal of the Short Story in English, No. 26, Spring, Presses de L'Universite D'Angers, 1996

Heller, Ben A.  "Landscape, Femininity, and Caribbean Discourse." MLN 111.2  pp. 391- 416, 1996

Velma Pollard, 'The East Indian Presence in Jamaican Literature: With Reference to 'The Arrival of the Snake Woman' by Olive Senior' in Gisela Brinker-Gabler (ed.), Encountering the Other(s): Studies in Literature, History and Culture, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995

John Theme, 'Mixed World: Olive Senior's Summer Lightning', Kunapipi 16:2, 1994

Richard F. Patteson, 'The Fiction of Olive Senior', Ariel, A Review of International English Literature, 24:1, January, 1994

Evelyn O'Callaghan, Woman Version: Theoretical Approaches to West Indian Fiction by Women, London: Macmillan, 1993

Ameena Gafoor, 'The Image of the Indo-Caribbean Woman in Olive Senior's "The Arrival of the Snake-Woman" ', Callaloo 16, Winter, 1993

Velma Pollard, 'Mothertongue Voices in the Writing of Olive Senior and Lorna Goodison' in Motherlands. Black Women's Writing from Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia (ed. Susheila Nasta) London: The Women's Press, 1991

Liliane Louvel, '"Summer Lightning": A Reading of Olive Senior's Short Story', Commonwealth Short Stories, 13, Spring, 1991

Louis James, 'The Other Side of the Mirror: The Short Stories of Jean Rhys and Olive Senior' in Jacqueline Bardolph, ed., Short Fiction in the New Literatures in English. Proceedings of the Nice Conference of the European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. Nice: Faculte des Lettres et Sciences Humaines de Nice, 1981

Stephen Milnes, 'Ectopia in "Summer Lightning" ', CNRLE Research Review (Australia), 1989

Callaloo (ed. Charles Rowell): Olive Senior, A Special Section, Vol. 11, No. 3, summer, 1988

Evelyn O'Callaghan, 'Feminist Consciousness: European/American theory, Jamaican Stories', Journal of Caribbean Studies, 13, Spring, 1988

Velma Pollard, 'An Introduction to the Poetry and Fiction of Olive Senior', Callaloo  11, summer, 1988