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Articles in Journals


Genres of Emergency: Crisis and Continuity in Indian Writing in English.  Oxford University Press (2023). (link)

Common Precedents: The Presentness of the Past in Victorian Law and Fiction. Oxford University Press, 2013. (link)

Selected Publications

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"The Thrill of Emergency and the Chronic Crisis of Corruption," South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies (2022) (link)

"Through English, Densely: Partitions, Complicity, and the Anglophone Classroom" Representations (2021). (link)

"Reading Counterfactually" Victorian Literature and Culture (2019). (link)

"Realism" Victorian Literature and Culture (2018). (link)

"Surface Reading: Theory Without Criticism?" Theoria U’vikoret (2018) [Hebrew]. (link)

"Is He Popenjoy? Deciding to Know and the Presumptions of Realism" Novel: A Forum on Fiction. (2016) (link)

"Walking the Boundaries in Victorian Fiction: Realism as Communal Epistemology" Nineteenth Century Conexts. (2015) (link)


"'By its very presence': Conventionality and Commonality in Shashi Despande's Realism" The Journal of Commonwealth Literature. (2015) (link)


"Teaching Partition: On the Ethics and Politics of the India-Israel Comparison"Teoria U’vikoret (2015) [Hebrew] (link)

"Victorian Precedents: Narrative Form, Law Reports, and Stare Decisis" Journal of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, (2008)

"The Fact of a Rumor: Anthony Trollope's The Eustace Diamonds" Nineteenth Century Literature. (2007) (link)

"The Dialectic of Shame: Representation in the MetaNarrative of Salman Rushdie's Shame" MFS Modern Fiction Studies. (2002) (link)

Book Chapters

“Legal Culture” in Routledge Research Companion to Anthony Trollope, Deborah Dennenholtz Morse, Margaret Markham (eds.) Routledge Press, 2016.

with Eitan Bar-Yosef, “Emergency Fictions” in Cambridge History of the Indian Novel in English, Ulka Anjaria (ed.) Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2015.


"A Common Endeavor": Anthony Trollope and the Law. In Carolyn Dever and Lisa Niles (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Anthony Trollope. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2011. (link)

"Teaching Legal Realism: The Realist Novel and the Law." In Austin Sarat, Cathrine Frank and Matthew Anderson (eds.), MLA Options for Teaching Literature and Law. New York: MLA Publications, 2011.

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