Felisa Vergara Reynolds

Personal profile

Research Interests

  • 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


  • PhD, Harvard University
  • MA, Rice University
  • BA, Rice University

Professional Information

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).



  • P Language and Literature
  • French Caribbean
  • Francophone


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