Fiction and non-fictional prose in English (1790-present); women’s writing; literary theory and criticism; the modern and the postmodern.
Pelagia’s books include: Toni Morrison (Routledge, 2009), Literary Criticism and Theory: From Plato to Postcolonialism (Routledge, 2014) and the edited collections, Postmodernism: What Moment? (Manchester UP, 2007) and Women Writing Across Cultures: Present, Past, Future (Routledge, 2017). She is the Editor-in-Chief of Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities (Routledge).
Her publications in 2020 include: the edited collections, Love and Vulnerability: Thinking with Pamela Sue Anderson (double Special Issue of Angelaki and Routledge hardback), The Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Literary Theory (Oxford UP), 3 vols., co-edited with John Frow et al, where she is also contributing articles on “Genders” and “Feminist Theory”; and the article, “‘Where are you (really) from?’ Transgender Ethics, Ethics of Unknowing, and Transformative Adoptionin Jackie Kay’s Trumpet and Toni Morrison’s Jazz” in the edited collection, Contemporary African American and Black British Women Writers: Narrative, Race, Ethics, ed. Jean Wyatt and Sheldon George (Routledge).