Selected Publications

Books

The Narrative Functions of Photography in Comics. Editor. Special issue of Image & Narrative 16.2 (Spring 2015). 95 pages. http://www.imageandnarrative.be/

Enlightening Encounters: Photography in Italian Literature. Co-editor: Giorgia Alù. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4426-4807-4. 328 pages.

Picturing the Language of Images. Co-editor: Laurence Petit. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Purlbishing, 2013. ISBN (10): 1-4438-5438-7, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-5438-2. 552 pages.

Photography in Fiction. Co-editor: Silke Horstkotte.Spec. issue of Poetics Today 29.1 (Spring 2008). ISSN: 0333-5372. 226 pages. http://poeticstoday.dukejournals.org

Travelling Concepts III: Memory, Narrative, Image. Ed. Nancy Pedri. Amsterdam: ASCA P, 2003. ISBN 90-76123-08-x. 380 pages.

Articles in scholarly journals

“What’s the Matter of Seeing in Graphic Memoir?” Spec. issue on graphic narrative South Central Review 32.3 (Summer 2015): 8-29.

“Thinking about Photography in Comics.” Image & Narrative 16.2 (Spring 2015): 1-13.

“Re-visualizing the Map in Guy Delisle’s Pyongyang.” Le dispositive texte / image. Ed. Julie LeBlanc. Spec. issue of Arborescence: Revue d’études françaises 4 (November 2014): 99-114. http://www.erudit.org/revue/arbo/2014/v/n4/1027434ar.pdf

“Empty Photographic Frames: Punctuating the Narrative.” Image and Narrative 15.4 (2014): 60-76. http://www.imageandnarrative.be/index.php/imagenarrative/article/view/562

“Disenchanted with the Referent: Photography in Emanuele Martino’s Cara fotografia: Racconti.” Italica 91.2 (Summer 2014): 203-218.

"Cartooning Ex-Posing Photography in Graphic Memoir." Literature & Aesthetics 22.2 (December 2012): 248-266.

"Focalization in Graphic Narrative." (with Silke Horstkotte) Narrative 19.3 (October 2011): 330-357.

  • winner of the International Society for the Study of Narrative 2012 prize for best essay in Narrative

"When Photographs Aren't Quite Enough: Reflections on Photography and Cartooning in Le Photographe." ImageText: Interdisciplinary Comics Studies 6.1 (Fall 2011): 1-18. http://www.english.ufl.edu/imagetext/archives/v6_1/pedri/

“Snapshots and Other Forms of Dailiness in Three Newfoundland Memoirs." Review article. Newfoundland and Labrador Studies 25.2 (Fall 2010): 156-162.

“Cartographic Explorations of Self in Michael Ondaatje’s Running in the Family and Jacques Poulin’s Volkswagen Blues.” International Journal for Canadian Studies 38 (2009): 41-60.

“Documenting the Fictions of Reality.” Poetics Today 29.1 (Spring 2008): 155-173.

“Introduction: Photographic Interventions.” Co-author: Silke Horstkotte. Poetics Today 29.1 (Spring 2008): 1-29.

“Here’s Looking at Me: Exposing Gender in Gender Outlaw and The Last Time I Wore a Dress.Texte 39/40 (2006): 277-294.

“Critical Encounters with Gender: Photography in Virginia Woolf’s Orlando.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 14.2 (2005): 167-176.

“Showing the Places You Tell: Visual Evidence in Travel Writing.” Seeing Things: Literature and the Visual. Ed. Peter Vernon. Spec. issue of GRAAT 28 (2005): 11-26.

“Showing Exile: Portrayals of a Lost Centre.” In-between: Essays and Studies in Literary Criticism 11.1 (March 2002): 107-113.

“The Verbal and Visual Mirrors of Postcolonial Identity in Breyten Breytenbach’s All One Horse.” Journal of Literary Studies 18.3/4 (Dec. 2002): 295-312.

“From Photographic Product to Photographic Text: Lalla Romano’s Movement Away from Ekphrasis.” Rivista di studi italiani 19.2 (Dec. 2001): 141-161.

Book chapters

“Narrated Photographs and the Collapse of Time and Space in Erri de Luca’s Non ora, non qui.” Enlightening Encounters: Photography in Italian Literature. Ed. Giorgia Alù and Nancy Pedri. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2015. 122-140.

“Photo-Literary Encounters in Italy” (with Giorgia Alù). Enlightening Encounters: Photography in Italian Literature. Ed. Giorgia Alù and Nancy Pedri. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2015. 3-25.

“Writing with Light: Concluding Remarks.” (with Giorgia Alù). Enlightening Encounters: Photography in Italian Literature. Ed. Giorgia Alù and Nancy Pedri. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2015. 279-284.

“Rendering the Familiar Unfamiliar: Art Spiegelman's Maus." Picturing the Language of Images. Ed. Nancy Pedri and Laurence Petit. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 455-470.

“Picturing the Language of Images.” (with Laurence Petit). Introduction. Picturing the Language of Images. Ed. Nancy Pedri and Laurence Petit. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 1-12.

"Graphic Memoir: Neither Fact Nor Fiction.” From Comic Strips to Graphic Novels: Contributions to the Theory and History of Graphic Narrative. Ed. Daniel Stein and Jan-Noël Thon. Narratologia Series. Berlin: DeGruyter, 2013. 127-153.

  • Honorable mention, International Society for the Study of Narrative Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Prize for the book that makes the most significantcontribution to the study of narrative.  

“The Forbidden Narratives of Looking: Photography and the Anxiety of Self-Representation.” Rewriting Texts, Remaking Images: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Leslie Boldt-Irons, Corrado Federici, and Ernesto Virgulti. New York: Peter Lang, 2010. 261-268.

“Failing the Feminine: Photographed Words in Lincoln Clarkes’ Heroines.” Debating the Difference: Gender, Representation and Self Representation. Ed. R. Jones, H. van Koten, C. Murray, and K. Williams. Duncan of Jordanstone, University of Dundee, 2010. 11 pages (PDF file) ISBN 1 899837 60 4. http://www.scottishwordimage.org/debatingdifference/abstracts.html

  • Rpt. in Debating the Difference: Gender, Representation and Self-Representation. Ed. R. Jones, H. van Koten, C. Murray, and K. Williams. Duncan of Jordanstone, University of Dundee, 2010. 1-11.

“Portraiture’s Unruly Faces: Beauty in Jo Spence’s Putting Myself in the Picture.” Beauty and the Abject: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.Ed. Leslie Boldt-Irons, Corrado Federici, and Ernesto Virgulti. New York: Lang, 2007. 131-145.

“Reading the Photographic Text with Lalla Romano.” Literary Texts and the Arts: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Corrado Federici and Esther Raventós-Pons. Studies in Literary Criticism and Theory 18. New York: Lang, 2003. 99-116.

“Portraiture’s Formations of Self.” Travelling Concepts III: Memory, Narrative, Image. Ed. Nancy Pedri. Amsterdam: ASCA P, 2003. 293-312.

“Introduction: Concepts and Their Travels.” Travelling Concepts III: Memory, Narrative, Image. Ed. Nancy Pedri. Amsterdam: ASCA P, 2003. 7-11.

Publications in conference proceedings

“Le silence photographique, un geste provocateur.” Littérature et photographie. Ed. Jean-Pierre Montier, Liliane Louvel, Danièle Méaux, Philippe Ortel. Rennes: PUR, 2008. 391-397.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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