Dr Dominic Davies
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Dominic Davies (BA, MA, University of Liverpool, DPhil (Oxon)) is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the English Faculty, University of Oxford. His main research interests include: colonial/postcolonial literature and culture; cultural urban studies; infrastructure and literature; comics and graphic novels; resistance literature.
He has written and published a number of articles in journals such as the Journal of Commonwealth Literature and the Journal of Postcolonial Writing, and has contributed chapters to Études Littéraires Africaines (ELA) special issue on South Africa and Post-Apartheid Literature (1994-2014) and South Asian Fiction in English: Contemporary Transformations (Palgrave, 2016).
He is the co-editor of two forthcoming essay collections, Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World (Peter Lang, 2017) and Planned Violence: Post/Colonial Urban Infrastructures and Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018).
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