Marie-Denise Shelton, Ph.D.

Professor

Education
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Department(s)
Modern Languages and Literatures
Office Hours
Tuesday, 3-4 p.m. , Thursday, 3-4 p.m., By appointment
Contact

marie-denise.shelton@cmc.edu

(909) 607-3456

(909) 621-8419

Roberts North 218

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

African Literature, Caribbean Literature and Culture, French Language and Literature

Selected Research and Publications

  • BOOKS

  • Eloge du Séisme – Le tremblement de terre en littérature, L'Harmattan, Paris, France, 2015

  • Haiti et les autres: la Révolution imaginée, L'Harmattan, Paris, France, 2011

  • Borders/Exiles/Diaspora, eds. E. Barkan and Marie-Denise Shelton, Stanford University Press, 1998.

  • Image de la Société dans le roman haïtien, L'Harmattan, Paris, France, 1993

  • ARTICLES

  • “Le ‘clos’ et l’ ‘ouvert’ ou l’universel au coeur du particulier”, Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, Volume 19, Issue 3, 2015.

  • “Frankétienne au feminin” in Typo/Topo/Poéthique: sur Frankétienne, Editions l’Harmattan, Paris, France 2008.

  • “Imagining the Haitian Revolution: The Caribbean Perspective”, Sargasso, 2006-2007.

  • Various articles in journals such as The French Review, World Literature Today, Callaloo, Sargasso, Women in French, Presence Francophone, Presence Africaine, and Notre Librairie

  • "Le défi théâtral dans L'Antigone Créole et la Tragédie du Roi Christophe",Boutures,Février 2000.

  • "Identité créole et mémoire", Haitian Studies Journal, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 1999.

  • "La problématique de l'espace dans l'oeuvre de Marie Chauvet", Notre Librairie, Paris, Janvier 1998.

  • "Primitive Self: Colonial Impulses in Leiris' l'Afrique Fantome" in Prehistories of the Future, ed. E. Barkan & R. Bush, Stanford University Press, 1995

  • "Le nouveau cri" in A History of Literature in the Caribbean, ed. Arnold, A. James, John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1994

  • "Condé: The Politics of Gender and Identity", World Literature Today, Nov. 1993

  • "Haitian Women Writers", Callaloo, October 1992

  • "Literature Extracted: a poetic of daily life" in Callaloo, March 1992

  • "Caribbean Women Writers in French" in Caribbean Women Writers, ed. Selwyn Cudjoe, Massachussetts Univ. Press, 1990.

  • "Une église contre l'Eglise", Contemporary French Civilization, Vol. IX, #2, 1985

  • "Le Monde noir dans la littérature dadaiste et surréaliste", The French Review, Vol. 57, #3, 1984.

  • "Une poésie contre les colonialismes", David Diop Temoignages - Etudes, Presence Africaine, 1983

  • (Other articles and reviews on French and Francophone Literature)