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Professor Peter Dunwoodie

Staff details

PositionEmeritus Professor of French Literature
Email english (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7436

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) French & English, University of Edinburgh, 1969
  • PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1974

Research Interests

My research focuses on: comparative literature, with special reference to French and English literatures; colonial and postcolonial writing, especially in the Maghreb and the Caribbean; the 20th-century French novel (in particular Camus and Céline); 19th and 20th-century francophone writing in Algeria.
Current project: a study of the links between literature and imperialism in the Algerian novel of the late 19th – early 20th-centuries.

Publications

Book

Assimilation, Cultural Identity, and Permissible Deviance in Francophone Algerian Writing of the Interwar years
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2006. Assimilation, Cultural Identity, and Permissible Deviance in Francophone Algerian Writing of the Interwar years. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 0815630743

From Noces to L'Etranger
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2006. From Noces to L'Etranger. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521840484

Francophone Writing in Transition: Algeria 1900-1945
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2005. Francophone Writing in Transition: Algeria 1900-1945. Peter Lang. ISBN 303910294X

Writing French Algeria
Dunwoodie, Peter. 1998. Writing French Algeria. Oxford: Clarendon Press. ISBN 978-0-19-815972-8

Une Histoire ambivalente: Le Dialogue Camus-Dostoievski
Dunwoodie, Peter. 1996. Une Histoire ambivalente: Le Dialogue Camus-Dostoievski. Paris: Nizet. ISBN 2-7078-1203-X

Camus: L’Envers et l’Endroit et l’Exil et le Royaume
Dunwoodie, Peter. 1985. Camus: L’Envers et l’Endroit et l’Exil et le Royaume. Grant & Cutler; First Edition edition. ISBN 978-0729302241

Edited Book

Constructing Memories: Camus, Algeria and 'Le Premier Homme'
Dunwoodie, Peter and Hughes, Edward J., eds. 1998. Constructing Memories: Camus, Algeria and 'Le Premier Homme'. Stirling: Stirling French Studies. ISBN 1-85769-0559

Actes du colloque international de Londres L.-F. Céline, 5-7 juillet 1988
Dunwoodie, Peter, ed. 1989. Actes du colloque international de Londres L.-F. Céline, 5-7 juillet 1988. Editions du Lérot.

Book Section

Negotiation or Confrontation? Camus, Memory and the Colonial Chronotope
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2008. Negotiation or Confrontation? Camus, Memory and the Colonial Chronotope. In: , ed. Albert Camus in the 21st Century. (308) Amsterdam - New York: Rodopi, pp. 45-60. ISBN 978-90-420-2358-1

Assimilation, Cultural Identity, and Permissible Deviance in Francophone Algerian Writing of the Interwar years
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2006. Assimilation, Cultural Identity, and Permissible Deviance in Francophone Algerian Writing of the Interwar years. In: Patricia M. E. Lorcin, ed. Algeria and France 1800-2000: Identity, Memory, Nostalgia. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, pp. 63-83. ISBN 0815630743

From Noces to L'Etranger
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2006. From Noces to L'Etranger. In: E. Hughes, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Camus. Cambridge University Press, pp. 147-164. ISBN 9780521840484

Article

Colonizing Space: Louis Bertrand’s Algeria in 'Le Sang des races' and 'Sur les routes du Sud’
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2010. Colonizing Space: Louis Bertrand’s Algeria in 'Le Sang des races' and 'Sur les routes du Sud’. Modern Language Review, 105(4), pp. 997-1014. ISSN 00267937

Postface: History, Memory and Identity. Today's Crisis, Yesterday's Issue
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2006. Postface: History, Memory and Identity. Today's Crisis, Yesterday's Issue. French History, 20(3), pp. 318-332. ISSN 02691191

'Nos ancêtres les...' : le roman francophone algérien de l’entre-deux-guerres
Dunwoodie, Peter. 2003. 'Nos ancêtres les...' : le roman francophone algérien de l’entre-deux-guerres. Expressions Maghrébines, 2(1), pp. 5-22. ISSN 1540 0085