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Hans-Georg Erney

Associate Professor of English

Gamble Hall 136

Ph.D., Emory University
M.A, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Keele University, England


Teaching Interests
Postcolonialism, Ecocriticism, South Asian Literature, Twentieth-Century British Literature.
Recent Publications

“Dodging Pitfalls in Dodgy Autorickshaws with Amitava Kumar.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature. 47.4 (2016): 71-102. Print.

“The (Re)turn to History.” Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies(new series) 2.2 (2014): 105-12. Print.

“The Scramble for Postcolonial Ecocriticism.”Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies (new series) 1.2 (2013): 71-86. Print.

“Letter from India” Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies 17.1 (2011): 120-52. Print.

“Thinking Like a Reef: Postcolonial Ecocriticism as a Green Reading Practice.” Culture, Environment and Ecopolitics. Ed. Nick Heffernan and David Wragg. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2011. 156-76. Print.

“Searching for a Language of Grief: Olive Senior’s Representation of a Child’s Loss in ‘Ballad.’” Come Weep With Me: Loss and Mourning in the Writings of Caribbean Women Writers. Ed. Joyce Harte. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2007. 128-47. Print.

Postcolonial Studies and Ecocriticism. Spec. issue of the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies 13.2-14.1 (2006-7). Print. Co-edited with Anthony Vital.

Gentle Round the Curves: Selected Essays on Indian Writing in English, by Dieter Riemenschneider. Journal of Postcolonial Writing. Online publication 2017. Print publication forthcoming.


Last updated: 12/13/2018