Personal profile


My work focuses on the literary and cultural representations of islandness and spatiality in novels and short stories from Guadeloupe, Reunion and New Caledonia. I have a special interest in interdisciplinary research, more specifically in combining literary criticism, cultural geography and art history.

Research interests

  • Comparative Island Francophonies
  • Spatiality
  • Island Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Literary and cultural representations of space

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foreignness Social Sciences
examiner Social Sciences
writer Social Sciences
humor Social Sciences
artist Social Sciences
aesthetics Social Sciences
literary criticism Social Sciences
readership Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2018

  • 3 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Conference proceeding contribution
Short Story Collection

Literature and the literary gaze

McMahon, E. & Andre, B. Jun 2018 (Accepted/In press) The Routledge international handbook of island studies: a world of islands. Baldacchino, G. (ed.). Routledge, p. 296-311 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Îléité: perspectives littéraires sur le vécu insulaire

André, B. 2016 Paris: Les Editions Petra. 264 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

literary criticism
Caribbean Region

Entre lieu et non-lieu: hétérotopie insulaire chez Axel Gauvin

André, B. 2014 Les possibilités d'une île. de Jesus Cabral, M. & Santos, A. C. (eds.). Paris: Éditions Pétra, p. 279-295 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter