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New Comparisons in World Literature

New Comparisons in World Literature

Series Editors: Mukherjee, Upamanyu Pablo, Deckard, Sharae

ISSN: 2634-6095

A product of Palgrave Macmillan UK

About the Editors

Professor Pablo Mukherjee 

Professor Pablo Mukherjee teaches in the department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, Warwick University, UK. His areas of research include 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, and comparative and world literary systems. He is the author of five books, three edited books, and a wide range of journal articles. Amongst his recent books are Natural Disasters and Victorian Imperial Culture (2013); Postcolonial Environments: Nature, Culture and Contemporary Indian Novel in English (2010); Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature (2015, with the Warwick Research Collective); and Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India (2019). He is currently working on a volume of keywords in world-literary studies with his WReC colleagues, and guest-editing a special issue of Revue Etudes Anglaises on 'Energy Humanities.'

Dr Sharae Deckard 

Dr Sharae Deckard is a Lecturer in World Literature at University College Dublin, Ireland. She has a particular interest in world-ecology and world-systems approaches to world literature and contemporary culture. Her books include Paradise Discourse, Imperialism, and Globalization (2010); Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature (2015, co-authored with the Warwick Research Collective); Marxism, Postcolonial Theory, and the Future of Critique (2018, co-edited with Rashmi Varma) and World Literature, Neoliberalism, and the Culture of Discontent (2019, co-edited with Stephen Shapiro), which won the BACLS prize for Best Edited Collection. She has also guest-edited five guest issues of journals, including: “Food, Energy, Climate: Irish Culture and World-Ecology,” ns, Irish University Review 49.1 (2019); “Experimental Writing and the Globalizing World,” ARIEL 47.1-2 (2016); “Ireland in the World-System,” Journal of World-Systems Research 22.1 (2016); “Global and Postcolonial Ecologies,” Green Letters 16 (2012) and “Postcolonial Studies and World Literature,” Journal of Postcolonial Writing 48.5 (Oct 2012). She is currently the Director of the UCD Environmental Humanities research strand, and an advisor to the World Literature Network.