Areas of Interest
Anglo-Irish modernism, Modern Irish literature, James Joyce, and genetic criticism
Jadavpur University, India, BA, MA, MPhil
Shinjini Chattopadhyay in her proposed research intends to explore how the urban texture is constructed in the works of James Joyce. She wishes to conduct a genetic study of the avant-textes of Joyce to understand how Joyce in his texts incorporates multiple urban fabrics within the overarching presence of the Hibernian metropolis.
Recent Scholarly Activity
“‘The Question is the Story Itself’: Multiplicity of Disnarration in Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy,” in Disnarration: The Unsaid Matters (New Delhi: Orient BlackSwan, 2016).
“Giacomonic Oxen: Avant-Texte or Intertext” (August 2016, Zürich James Joyce Foundation Workshop on Genetics- From Genesis to Revelations)
“Cityful Passing Away: Giacomo Joyce and Trieste” (June 2016, Anniversary Joyce- XXV International James Joyce Symposium)
“The Question Concerning the Automobile: The Motorcar in Mrs. Dalloway” (July 2015, London in Love- Literary London Society Annual Conference)