- Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature in French, from former French colonies and the French-speaking world
- Special concentration on the French Caribbean
- Interests in West Africa and North Africa
- Post-colonial theory and analysis
I analyze the post-colonial era in Francophone literature, post-1960. In particular, I focus on the ever-lasting impact of colonialism and how it is represented in literary and artistic productions. Current monograph, The Author as Cannibal: Re-Writing in Francophone Literature as a Postcolonial Genre (1969-1995), (Forthcoming, University of Nebraska Press, 2021).
- PhD, Harvard University
- MA, Rice University
- BA, Rice University
Additional Campus Affiliations
Assistant Professor, French and Italian
Reynolds, F. V. (2022). The Author as Cannibal: Rewriting in Francophone Literature as a Postcolonial Genre, 1969–1995. University of Nebraska Press. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/94475
Reynolds, F. V. (2018). Review: G.M. Francis' (ed.) Amour, sexe, genre et trauma dans la Caraïbe francophone. New West Indian Guide, 92(1-2), 162-163. https://doi.org/10.1163/22134360-09201029
Reynolds, F. V. (2018). Review: O. Sabo's The Migrant Canon in Twenty-First Century France. H-France Review, 18, .
Reynolds, F. V. (2017). Review: S. Allen's René Maran’s ‘Batouala’ Jazz-Text. French Studies, 71(1), 127-127. https://doi.org/10.1093/fs/knw289
Reynolds, F. V., & Boler, M. (2016). Aristotle and Zazie. Modern Philology, 113(4), 573-581. https://doi.org/10.1086/685382