Prof Charles Forsdick BA (Oxford), PhD (Lancaster)

James Barrow Professor of French Modern Languages and Cultures

Publications

2020

In conversation: translating cultures (Journal article)

Spadaro, B., Burdett, C., Creese, A., Forsdick, C., & Phipps, A. (2020). In conversation: translating cultures. TRANSLATOR. doi:10.1080/13556509.2019.1735211

DOI: 10.1080/13556509.2019.1735211

Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France (Book)

Achille, E., Forsdick, C., & Moudileno, L. (Eds.) (2020). Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France. Liverpool University Press. Retrieved from https://www.liverpooluniversitypress.co.uk/books/id/51593/

2019

Afterword (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2019). Afterword. Journal for Cultural Research, 23(2), 220-223. doi:10.1080/14797585.2019.1665891

DOI: 10.1080/14797585.2019.1665891

2018

Revisiting Plozévet (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. R. A. (2018). Revisiting Plozévet. French Cultural Studies, 29(4), 345-359. doi:10.1177/0957155818794150

DOI: 10.1177/0957155818794150

French Studies: a quarterly review (Edited special journal issue)

Forsdick, C. R. A., & Yee, J. (Eds.) (2018). French Studies: a quarterly review (Vol. 72). OUP.

Towards A Postcolonial Nineteenth Century: Introduction (Journal article)

Forsdick, C., & Yee, J. (2018). Towards a Postcolonial Nineteenth Century: Introduction. French Studies, 72(2), 167-175. doi:10.1093/fs/kny005

DOI: 10.1093/fs/kny005

Postcolonializing the bagne (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2018). Postcolonializing the bagne. French Studies, 72(2), 237-255. doi:10.1093/fs/kny001

DOI: 10.1093/fs/kny001

2017

Man and Animals (Being Human Debate at FACT, Liverpool for BBC Radio 3) (Media)

Peverley, S. L., Mulhall, L., Forsdick, C., Cochrane, A., Szollosy, M., de Wolf, E., & Mitter, R. (2016). Man and Animals (Being Human Debate at FACT, Liverpool for BBC Radio 3). [Radio Broadcast (BBC Radio 3)]. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b082kwsl

Haiti and comics: the search for (new graphic) narratives (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. R. A. (2017). Haiti and comics: the search for (new graphic) narratives. Yale French Studies, 131/132(Bande Dessinee Thinking Outside the Boxes), 189-212. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/44512314?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Global France, Global French: beyond the monolingual (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. R. A. (2017). Global France, Global French: beyond the monolingual. Contemporary French Civilization.

The Black Jacobins Reader (Book)

Forsdick, C., & Hogsbjerg, C. (2017). The Black Jacobins Reader.

2016

Toussaint Louverture A Political Biography (Book)

Forsdick, C., & Høgsbjerg, C. (2016). Toussaint Louverture A Political Biography. Revolutionary Lives.

Translating Disciplines: An Interview with Charles Forsdick (Journal article)

Forsdick, C., & Hanrahan, M. (2016). Translating Disciplines: An Interview with Charles Forsdick. French Studies Bulletin, 37(139), 33-39. doi:10.1093/frebul/ktw009

DOI: 10.1093/frebul/ktw009

2014

Sergei Eisenstein and the Haitian Revolution: 'The Confrontation Between Black and White Explodes Into Red' (Journal article)

Forsdick, C., & Hogsbjerg, C. (2014). Sergei Eisenstein and the Haitian Revolution: 'The Confrontation Between Black and White Explodes Into Red'. History Workshop Journal, 78(1), 157-185. doi:10.1093/hwj/dbu011

DOI: 10.1093/hwj/dbu011

Influence: Cultural and ideological agendas (1920-1940) (Chapter)

Murphy, D., Ezra, E., & Forsdick, C. (2014). Influence: Cultural and ideological agendas (1920-1940). In Colonial Culture in France Since the Revolution (pp. 268-275).

Travel, slavery, memory: thanatourism in the French Atlantic (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2014). Travel, slavery, memory: thanatourism in the French Atlantic. Postcolonial Studies, 17(3), 251-265. doi:10.1080/13688790.2014.993427

DOI: 10.1080/13688790.2014.993427

2010

After the Dance (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2010). After the Dance. In M. Munro (Ed.), Edwidge Danticat: A Reader's Guide. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press.

Late Glissant: History, “World Literature,” and the Persistence of the Political (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2010). Late Glissant: History, “World Literature,” and the Persistence of the Political. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, 14(3), 121-134. doi:10.1215/07990537-2010-027

DOI: 10.1215/07990537-2010-027

Siting Postcolonial Memory: Remembering New Caledonia in the Work of Didier Daeninckx (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2010). Siting Postcolonial Memory: Remembering New Caledonia in the Work of Didier Daeninckx. Modern & Contemporary France, 18(2), 175-192. doi:10.1080/09639481003714781

DOI: 10.1080/09639481003714781

2009

Contemporary French Travel Writing (Book)

Forsdick, C. (Ed.) (2009). Contemporary French Travel Writing. London: Taylor and Francis.

French Perceptions of Niagara (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2009). French Perceptions of Niagara. In D. Seed, & S. Castillo (Eds.), American Travel and Empire (pp. 56-77). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Postcolonial Thought in the French-Speaking World (Book)

Forsdick, C., & Murphy, D. (Eds.) (2009). Postcolonial Thought in the French-Speaking World. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

2008

'Gérard Macé, exote' (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2008). 'Gérard Macé, exote'. In D. Viart (Ed.), Gérard Macé, la > (pp. 17). Paris: Éditions des Lettres Modernes.

'Haiti and Departmentalization: the spectral presence of Toussaint Louverture' (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2008). 'Haiti and Departmentalization: the spectral presence of Toussaint Louverture'. International Journal of Francophone Studies, 11(3).

'Postcolonial Toussaint' (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2008). 'Postcolonial Toussaint'. In M. Munro, & E. Hackett-Walcott (Eds.), Echoes of the Haitian Revolution, 1804-2004 (pp. 19). St Augustine: University of the West Indies Press.

'Situating Human Zoos' (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2008). 'Situating Human Zoos'. In P. Blanchard, N. Bancel, G. Boetsch, E. Deroo, S. Lemaire, & C. Forsdick (Eds.), Human Zoos: Science and Spectacle in the Age of Colonial Empire (pp. 16). Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

'Travel, Tourism, Migration: Between the English Channel and 'la Manche' (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2008). 'Travel, Tourism, Migration: Between the English Channel and 'la Manche'. In C. Geoffroy, & R. Sibley (Eds.), Going Abroad: Travel, Tourism, Migration (pp. 12). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholar's Press.

Foreword. (Chapter)

Lees, A. J. (2016). Foreword.. In Unknown Book (Vol. 33 Suppl 1, pp. S1). doi:10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.11.002

DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2016.11.002

Haiti Now! (Book)

Forsdick, C., Walcott-Hackshaw, E., & Munro, M. (Eds.) (2008). Haiti Now!. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Human Zoos: Science and Spectacle in the Age of Colonial Empire (Book)

Blanchard, P., Bancal, N., Boetsch, G., Deroo, E., Lemaire, S., & Forsdick, C. (Eds.) (2008). Human Zoos: Science and Spectacle in the Age of Colonial Empire. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.

Interpreting 2004: Politics, Memory, Scholarship (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2008). Interpreting 2004: Politics, Memory, Scholarship. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, 27, 1-13. doi:10.2979/sax.2008.-.27.1

DOI: 10.2979/sax.2008.-.27.1

Oasis Interdites d'Ella Maillart (Book)

Forsdick, C. (2008). Oasis Interdites d'Ella Maillart. Geneva: Editions Zoé.

2007

'Sang sang ô sang noir de mes frères: representing the colonial massacre in Francophone literature and culture' (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2007). 'Sang sang ô sang noir de mes frères: representing the colonial massacre in Francophone literature and culture'. In L. Milne (Ed.), Representations of Violence, Culture and Identity in the Francophone Ex-Colonies (Vol. 2007, pp. 31-57). Bern: Peter Lang.

Camus and Sartre (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2007). Camus and Sartre. In E. Hughes (Ed.), Cambridge Companion to Camus (pp. 118-130). Cambridge: CUP.

Colonial History, Postcolonial Memory: Contemporary Perspectives (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2007). Colonial History, Postcolonial Memory: Contemporary Perspectives. Francophone Postcolonial Studies.

Exoticism (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2007). Exoticism. In G. Brulotte, & J. Phillips (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Erotic Literature (pp. 440-442). London: Routledge.

Situating Haiti: on some early nineteenth-century representations of Toussaint Louverture (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2007). Situating Haiti: on some early nineteenth-century representations of Toussaint Louverture. International Journal of Francophone Studies, 10(1), 17-34. doi:10.1386/ijfs.10.1and2.17_1

DOI: 10.1386/ijfs.10.1and2.17_1

The French Empire (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2007). The French Empire. In J. McLeod (Ed.), Routledge Companion to Postcolonial Studies (pp. 32-45). London: Routledge.

Toussaint at the Crossroads (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2007). Toussaint at the Crossroads. Small Axe.

2006

'(In)connaissance de l'Asie': Barthes and Bouvier, China and Japan' (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2006). '(In)connaissance de l'Asie': Barthes and Bouvier, China and Japan'. Modern and Contemporary France, 14(1), 63-77.

New Approaches to Twentieth-Century Travel Literature in French: Genre, History, Theory (Book)

Forsdick, C., Basu, F., & Shilton, S. (2006). New Approaches to Twentieth-Century Travel Literature in French: Genre, History, Theory. New York: Peter Lang.

Postface: Etudes littéraires francophones et notion de postcolonial (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2006). Postface: Etudes littéraires francophones et notion de postcolonial. FPS, 4(2).

The travelling revolutionary: translations of Toussaint Louverture (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2006). The travelling revolutionary: translations of Toussaint Louverture. In M. Munro, & E. Hackett-Walcott (Eds.), Re-interpreting the Haitian Revolution and its Cultural Aftershocks (pp. 150-167). Saint Augustine: UWI Press.

2005

Between ‘French’ and ‘Francophone’: French Studies and the Postcolonial Turn (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2005). Between ‘French’ and ‘Francophone’: French Studies and the Postcolonial Turn. French Studies, 59(4), 523-530. doi:10.1093/fs/kni222

DOI: 10.1093/fs/kni222

De la plume comme des pieds: essaysism as a peripatetic genre¿ (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2005). De la plume comme des pieds: essaysism as a peripatetic genre¿. In C. Forsdick, & A. Stafford (Eds.), The Modern Francophone Essay: Movement, Instability, Performance (pp. 45-59). Bern: Peter Lang Publishing.

Des études françaises aux études francophones: le cas britannique (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2005). Des études françaises aux études francophones: le cas britannique. Cahiers de l¿Association internationale des études françaises, 329-340.

Exoticizing the Domestique : Bécassine, Brittany and the Beauty of the Dead (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2005). Exoticizing the Domestique : Bécassine, Brittany and the Beauty of the Dead. In C. Forsdick, L. Grove, & L. McQuillan (Eds.), The Francophone Bande Dessinée (pp. 23-37). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

France and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History (Book)

Marshall, B. (Ed.) (2005). France and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History. new york: abc-clio.

Grounding a World: Essays on the Work of Kenneth White (Book)

Bowd, G., Forsdick, C., & Bissell, N. (Eds.) (2005). Grounding a World: Essays on the Work of Kenneth White. Glasgow: Alba Publications.

Projected Journeys (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2005). Projected Journeys. In J. Gratton, & M. Sheringham (Eds.), Projects and Experiments in Twentieth-Century French Culture (pp. xxx). Oxford: Berghahn.

The Black Jacobin in Paris (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2005). The Black Jacobin in Paris. Journal of Romance Studies, 5(3), 9-24.

The Francophone Bande Dessinée (Book)

Forsdick, C., Grove, L., & McQuillan, E. (Eds.) (2005). The Francophone Bande Dessinée. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

The Modern Francophone Essay: Movement, Instability, Performance (Book)

Forsdick, C., & Stafford, A. (Eds.) (2005). The Modern Francophone Essay: Movement, Instability, Performance. Bern: Peter Lang.

Travel in twentieth-century French and Francophone cultures : the persistence of diversity (Book)

Forsdick, C. (2005). Travel in twentieth-century French and Francophone cultures : the persistence of diversity. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Victor Segalen and Kenneth White¿, in (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2005). Victor Segalen and Kenneth White¿, in. In G. Bowd, C. Forsdick, & N. Bissell (Eds.), Grounding a World: Essays on the Work of Kenneth White (pp. 136-155). Glasgow: Alba Publications.

2004

'Finding a Way Out: Nicolas Bouvier and Contemporary Travel Literature in French' (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2004). 'Finding a Way Out: Nicolas Bouvier and Contemporary Travel Literature in French'. In M. Topping (Ed.), Eastern Voyages, Western Visions: French Writing and Painting of the Orient (pp. 325-345). Bern: Peter Lang Publishing.

2003

Francophone Postcolonial Studies: a Critical Introduction (Book)

Forsdick, C., & Murphy, D. (Eds.) (2003). Francophone Postcolonial Studies: a Critical Introduction. London: Arnold.

Transatlantic displacement and the problematics of space', in Mary Gallagher (ed.), Ici-Là: Place and Displacement in Caribbean Writing in French (Chapter)

Forsdick, C. (2003). Transatlantic displacement and the problematics of space', in Mary Gallagher (ed.), Ici-Là: Place and Displacement in Caribbean Writing in French. In M. Gallagher (Ed.), Ici-Là: Place and Displacement in Caribbean Writing in French (pp. 181-209). Amsterdam: Rodopi.

2001

'Direction les oubliettes de l'histoire': witnessing the past in the contemporary French polar (Journal article)

Forsdick, C. (2001). 'Direction les oubliettes de l'histoire': witnessing the past in the contemporary French polar. French Cultural Studies, 12(36), 333-350. doi:10.1177/095715580101203608

DOI: 10.1177/095715580101203608