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Mary Jean Green

Mary Jean Greenmary jean green

Edward Tuck Professor of French
Ph.D Harvard University, 1974
203A Dartmouth Hall
(603) 646-2004 or (603) 646-2400

Primary Interests

Writers and filmmakers of the Francophone world (especially Quebec and the Maghreb), twentieth-century fiction in France, women and gender in literature.

Selected Publications

Women and narrative identity: Rewriting the Quebec National Text (McGill Queen's UP, 2001).

Marie-Claire  Blais (G.K. Hall, 1995).

Postcolonial Subjects: Francophone Women Writers, co-editor (University of Minnesota Press, 1996).

"Diversity and Difference in the Postcolonial Nation: Quebec," in Postcolonial Thought in the Francophone World, ed. David Murphy and Charles Forsdick (Liverpool UP, forthcoming 2008).

"Reworking Autobiography: Malika Mokeddem's Double Life", French Review (February 2008).

"People Who Leave No Trace: Dora Bruder and the French Immigrant Community," Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature 31 (2007).

"Echoes of the Casbah: From Pepe-le-Moko to Bab el-Oued City," Nottingham French Studies (Spring 2007).

"Cartographies de la mémoire: L'Autofiction chez Régine Robin" in Sexuation, Espace, Ecriture: La Littérature Québécoise en Transformation (Note Bene, 2002).

"Writing War in the Feminine: Simone de Beauvoir and Marguerite Duras," Journal of European Studies, 23:1-2, (1993).

"Dismantling the Colonizing Text: Anne Hébert's Kamouraska and Assia Djebar's L'Amour, la fantasia," French Review(May 1993)

Additional Information

Professor Green is currently preparing a study of women and the writing of history in the postcolonial world. which will focus on the work of Assia Djebar, Maryse Condé, Anne Hébert and Régine Robin.

Last Updated: 8/26/09