articles

[Feel free to contact me for copies of any of these articles, especially if you do not have access to a university library.]

  • “The Pan-Caribbean Career of John Willis Menard.” Journal of Caribbean History 50.2 (2016): 171-88.
  • Co-authored with Candace Ward. “Early Creole Novels in English Before 1850: Hamel, the Obeah Man and Warner Arundell: The Adventures of a Creole.” Islands in the Stream: Literary Histories of the Early Anglophone Caribbean. Eds. Nicole Aljoe, Brycchan Carey, and Thomas Krise. Palgrave Macmillan, in press.
  • “Working the Edges of the Nineteenth-Century British Empire.” Literature Compass 13.5 (2016): 288-99. Special issue: “Labor Travels, Art Works.” Ed. Laura Doyle. DOI: 10.1111/lic3.12309.
  • “African and Caribbean Modernist Fiction.” Oxford History of the Novel in English, volume 11, The Novel in Africa and the Caribbean Since 1950. Ed. Simon Gikandi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 316-31.
  • “The British Empire.” The Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. Ed. Sangeeta Ray and Henry Schwartz. 3 vols. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016.
  • “The Colonial Novel.” Cambridge Companion to the Postcolonial Novel in English. Ed. Ato Quayson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 15-34.
  • “Caribbean in Literature.” The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Ed. Dino Felluga, Pamela Gilbert, and Linda Hughes. 4 vols. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
  • “Mobile Obeah: A Response to ‘Obeah: Knowledge, Power, and Writing in the Early Atlantic World.’” Atlantic Studies 12.2 (2015): 244-50. Special issue: “Obeah.” Ed. Toni Wall Jaudon and Kelly Wisecup. DOI: 10.1080/14788810.2015.1025472.
  • “‘Every Guy Has His Own Africa’: Postwar Anthropology in Saul Bellow’s Henderson the Rain King.” Novel: A Forum on Fiction 46.2 (2013): 275-95. DOI: 10.1215/00295132-2088139.
  • “Literature of the British Caribbean.” Oxford Bibliographies Online: Atlantic History. Ed. Trevor Burnard. Oxford University Press, 2013. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199730414/obo-9780199730414-0117.xml. DOI: 1093/OBO/9780199730414-0117.
  • “Postcolonial Studies and Atlantic Studies: Interdisciplinary Reflections on Slavery and Empire.” Postcolonial Studies Across the Disciplines: ASNEL Papers 18. Ed. Jana Gohrisch and Ellen Grünkemeier. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2013. 3-21.
  • “Introduction: Historical Form and Geographical Place in Atlantic Narratives.” Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History 40.1 (Fall 2010): 1-12.
  • Co-authored with Candace Ward. “Introduction.” Hamel, the Obeah Man. By Cynric R. Williams. Ed. Candace Ward and Tim Watson. Foreword by Kamau Brathwaite. Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, 2010. 9-46.
  • “Improvements and Reparations at Mansfield Park.” Literature and Film: A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Film Adaptation. Ed. Robert Stam and Alessandra Raengo. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 2004. 53-70.
  • “Is the ‘Post’ in Postcolonial Studies the U.S. in American Studies? The U.S. Beginnings of Commonwealth Studies.” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 31.1-2 (Jan.-Apr. 2000): 51-72. http://ariel.ucalgary.ca/ariel/index.php/ariel/article/view/3390/3331.
  • “Indian and Irish Unrest in Kipling’s Kim.” Postcolonial Theory and Criticism: Essays and Studies 1999. Ed. Laura Chrisman and Benita Parry. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2000. 95-114.
  • “Colonization in Reverse? Caribbean Migration to the UK at the End of Empire.” Cuidadanía: Apropriaciones y definiciones. Ed. Marta López-Luaces and Alicia Cipria. Washington, DC: Literal, 1999. 107-16.
  • “Jamaica, Genealogy, George Eliot: Inheriting the Empire After Morant Bay.” Jouvert: A Journal of Postcolonial Studies 1.1 (1997). Online. http://social.chass.ncsu.edu/jouvert/v1i1/watson.htm. 47 paras.
  • “Combating Entropy: British Decline in the American Century.” Altered States: A Reader in the New World Order. Ed. Phyllis Bennis and Michel Moushabeck. New York: Olive Branch, 1993. 501-09.