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Professor Pablo Mukherjee

Professor

Email: u.mukherjee@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)24 7652 3321

H5.18
Humanities Building, University Road
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

About

Professor Pablo Mukherjee teaches on the English and Comparative Literary Studies program.

Research interests

I research and supervise in the following areas: Victorian to contemporary imperial/colonial and anti-imperial/colonial cultures; Postcolonial theory and literatures; Crime Fiction; Travel Writing; Environmental/Eco theory and literatures; Science Fiction; Comparative and World Literary Systems. Among my recent books are Natural Disasters and Victorian Imperial Culture: Fevers and Famines (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), (With WReC), Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature (Liverpool University Press, 2015), and Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India (Liverpool University Press, 2020). A fuller list of my other books and publications is available above. I am currently working with my WReC colleagues on a volume of Keywords in World-Literary Studies and guest-editing an issue on 'Energy Humanities' for Revue Etudes Anglaises.

Teaching and supervision

I teach and/or convene the following undergraduate and graduate courses and modules:

Selected publications (For a Full List See 'Publications' Tab Above)

  • Crime and Empire: Representing India in the Nineteenth-Century (OUP: Oxford, 2003)
  • Postcolonial Environments: Nature, Culture and Contemporary Indian Novel in English (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
  • (Ed.), 'Victorian World Literatures: A Special Issue of Yearbook of English Studies', 41:2 (July 2011),
  • Natural Disasters and Victorian Imperial Culture: Fevers and Famines (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)
  • (With WReC) Combined and Uneven Develeopment: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature (Liverpool University Press, 2015)
  • Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India (Liverpool University Press, 2020). Winner of Science Fiction Research Association Best Book Award 2021

SERIES EDITOR (With Sharae Deckard)

New Comparisons in World Literature New Comparisons in World Literature

Qualifications

  • BA, MA (Jadavpur University, Calcutta)
  • M.Phil (Oxford University)
  • Ph.D (Cambridge University)

Office hours

Wednesdays: 11.00-13.00

Thursdays 13.00-14.00

(Or at an agreed time by appointment via Teams)