Professor Colin Davis

  1. 2021
  2. Published

    Silent Renoir: Philosophy and the Interpretation of Early Film

    Davis, C., 2021, Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  3. 2020
  4. Published

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Trauma

    Davis, C. (ed.) & Meretoja, H. (ed.), 26 May 2020, 1st ed. London and New York: Routledge. 496 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  5. 2019
  6. E-pub ahead of print

    Adultery and adulteration in film versions of Flaubert’s Madame Bovary

    Davis, C., 14 May 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) French Literature on Screen. Pettey, H. & Palmer, R. B. (eds.). Manchester University Press, p. 32-47 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. Published

    Freedom and the Subject of Theory: Essays in Honour of Christina Howells

    Davis, O. (ed.) & Davis, C. (ed.), 14 May 2019, Legenda. 232 p. (General Series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  8. Published

    Levinas and Film

    Davis, C., 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Levinas. Morgan, M. (ed.). Oxford University Press, p. 515-527

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  9. 2018
  10. Published

    Overreading: Intentions, Mistakes and Lies

    Davis, C., 5 Oct 2018, Legibility in the Age of Signs and Machines. Hesselberth, P., Houwen, J., Peeren, E. & de Vos, R. (eds.). Leiden and Boston: Brill Rodopi, p. 35-50 16 p. (Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex and Race; vol. 33).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  11. Published

    Levinas and Film

    Davis, C., 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Levinas. Morgan, M. L. (ed.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  12. Published

    Traces of War: Interpreting Ethics and Trauma in Twentieth-Century French Writing

    Davis, C., 2018, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press. 254 p. (Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  13. 2017
  14. Published

    Storytelling and Ethics: Literature, Visual Arts and the Power of Narrative

    Meretoja, H. (ed.) & Davis, C. (ed.), 28 Sep 2017, 1 ed. Routledge. 324 p. (Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  15. 2016
  16. Published

    Seeing Clearly into the Past: Sartre and Beauvoir at War

    Davis, C., 2016, Lucidity : Essays in Honour of Alison Finch. James, I. & Wilson, E. (eds.). 1st ed. Oxford: Legenda, p. 132-44

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  17. Published

    Traumatic Hermeneutics: Reading and Overreading the Pain of Others

    Davis, C., 2016, In: Storyworlds. 8, 1, p. 31-49

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Published

    What Fiction Doesn't Say: Reticence in Semprun's Novels

    Davis, C., 2016, Writing and Life, Literature and History: On Jorge Semprun. Razinsky, L. (ed.). New Haven: Yale University Press, Vol. 129. p. 41-55 (Yale French Studies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  19. 2015
  20. Published

    Levinas the Novelist

    Davis, C., Jul 2015, In: French Studies. 69, 3, p. 333-344 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    What Can Literature Do? Jorge Semprun, Militancy, and the Scandal of Art

    Davis, C., 2015, Values of Literature. Meretoja, H., Isomaa, S., Lyytikäinen, P. & Malmio, K. (eds.). Leiden/Boston: Brill Rodopi, p. 79-91 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  22. 2014
  23. Published

    Too Far or Not Far Enough? Alain Badiou and the Hermeneutics of Small Moments

    Davis, C., 31 Oct 2014, In: The Comparatist. 38, p. 83-96 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    The Sun Shone and the Rain Fell Down: Adaptation and Infidelity in 'Une partie de campagne', from Maupassant to Renoir

    Davis, C., Jul 2014, In: Dix-Neuf. 18, 2, p. 169-179 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Published

    La Guerre de Camus: L’Étranger et Lettres à un ami allemand

    Davis, C., 2014, Camus et l'éthique. Paris: Classiques Garnier, p. 83-99 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  26. Published

    Livy and Corneille: Conflict and Resolution in the Story of the Horatii

    Davis, C., 2014, In: Common Knowledge. 21, 1, p. 44-49

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. 2013
  28. Published

    Ethics, Stories and Reading

    Davis, C., 2013, In: SubStance. 42, 2, p. 128-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Published

    'Now I get it!': The Dogmatic Assurance of Lyric Philosophy

    Davis, C., 2013, In: Common Knowledge. 20, 1, p. 62-7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. 2012
  31. Published

    Postwar Renoir: Film and the Memory of Violence

    Davis, C., 3 Apr 2012, New York; London: Routledge. 174 p. (Routledge Advances in Film Studies; vol. 16)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  32. Published

    Being Human: Georges Simenon’s “L’Homme dans la rue”

    Davis, C., 2012, Women, Genre and Circumstance: Essays in Memory of Elizabeth Fallaize. Atack, M., Holmes, D., Knight, D. & Still, J. (eds.). Oxford: Legenda, p. 75-84

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  33. Published

    From Psychopathology to Diabolical Evil: Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde and Jean Renoir

    Davis, C., 2012, In: Journal of Romance Studies. 12, 11, p. 10-23

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. 2011
  35. Published

    Existentialism and Literature

    Davis, C., 2011, The Continuum Companion to Existentialism. Reynolds, J., Woodward, A. & Joseph, F. (eds.). Continuum, p. 138-54

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. Published

    Jean Renoir's Elena et les hommes (1956) and the Shadow of Imperialism

    Davis, C., 2011, In: Studies in French Cinema. 11, 1, p. 17-29

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Modern French Thought

    Davis, C., 2011, The Cambridge History of French Literature. Burgwinkle, W., Wilson, E. & Hammond, N. (eds.). Cambridge: CUP, p. 594-602

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  38. Published

    Renoir and the Vichy Syndrome: This Land is Mine, Carola and Le Caporal épinglé

    Davis, C., 2011, In: South Central Review. 28, 3, p. 45-52

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Published

    The Novels of Jean Renoir: Memories of Love and War

    Davis, C., 2011, In: Forum for Modern Language Studies. 47, 1, p. 49-59

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. Published

    Trauma and Ethics: Telling the Other's Story

    Davis, C., 2011, Other People's Pain: Narratives of Trauma and the Question of Ethics. Modlinger, M. & Sonntag, P. (eds.). Oxford: Peter Lang, p. 19-42 (Cultural History and Literary Imagination; vol. 18).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. Published

    What Happened? Camus’s La Chute, Shoshana Felman and the Witnessing of Trauma

    Davis, C., 2011, In: French Forum. 36, 1, p. 37-53

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. 2010
  43. Published

    Camus’s Skeptical Trial: From La Mort heureuse to L’Etranger

    Davis, C., 2010, In: Romanic Review. 101, 3, p. 343-57

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Critical Excess: Overreading in Derrida, Deleuze, Levinas, Žižek and Cavell

    Davis, C., 2010, Stanford: Stanford University Press. 217 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  45. Published

    The Skeptical Ghost: Alejandro Amenábar's The Others and the Return of the Dead

    Davis, C., Peeren, E. (ed.) & Blanco, M. D. P. (ed.), 2010, Popular Ghosts: The Haunted Places of Everyday Culture. London and New York: Continuum, p. 64-75 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. 2009
  47. Published

    Camus et la dimension du quotidien

    Davis, C., Gay-Crosier, R. (ed.) & Vanney, P. (ed.), 2009, Camus et l’histoire. Caen: Lettres Modernes Minard, p. 9-25 17 p. (Albert Camus).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  48. Published

    Ghosts, Hearsay and Lies: The Strange Case(s) of Lord Lyttelton

    Davis, C., Griffiths, K. (ed.) & Evans, D. (ed.), 2009, Haunting Presences: Ghosts in French Literature and Culture. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, p. 14-26 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  49. Published

    Scenes of Love and Murder: Renoir, Film and Philosophy

    Davis, C., 2009, London; New York: Wallflower Press. 159 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  50. Published

    Simone de Beauvoir et l'écriture de la mort

    Davis, C., 2009, In: Cahiers de l'Association internationale des études françaises. 61, p. 161-76 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  51. Published

    The Angelic Crime

    Davis, C., 2009, In: The Philosophers' Magazine. 47, p. 85-90 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  52. 2007
  53. Published

    Camus's La Peste: Sanitation, Rats, and Messy Ethics

    Davis, C., 2007, In: Modern Language Review. 102, 3, p. 1008-20 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Haunted Subjects: Deconstruction, Psychoanalysis and the Return of the Dead

    Davis, C., 2007, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  55. Published

    Levinas, Nosferatu, and the Love as Strong as Death

    Davis, C., 2007, In: Film-Philosophy. 11, 2, p. 37-48 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. Published

    Psychoanalysis, Trauma, and the "Little Secret": The Resistance of Elie Wiesel and Anne-Lise Stern

    Davis, C., 2007, In: Dalhousie French Studies. 81, p. 185-93

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  57. 2006
  58. Published

    Diasporic Subjectivities

    Davis, C., 2006, In: French Cultural Studies. 17, 3, p. 335-348

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  59. Published

    Levinas and the Phenomenology of Reading

    Davis, C., 2006, A Century With Levinas: Notes on the Margins of his Legacy. p. 275-92 18 p. (Studia Phaenomenologica).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  60. Published

    Levinas at 100

    Davis, C., 2006, In: Paragraph. 29, 3, p. 95-104 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. 2005
  62. Published

    Charlotte Delbo's Ghosts

    Davis, C., 2005, In: French Studies. 59, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. Published

    Hauntology, Spectres and Phantoms

    Davis, C., 2005, In: French Studies. 59, 3, p. 373-9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  64. Published

    Sartre and the Return of the Living Dead

    Davis, C., 2005, In: Sartre Studies International. 11, 1/2, p. 222-33 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  65. 2004
  66. Published

    After Poststructuralism: Reading, Stories and Theory

    Davis, C., 2004, London and New York: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  67. Published

    Camus, Albert

    Davis, C. & Murray, C. J. (ed.), 2004, Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought. New York and London: Fitzroy-Dearborn Publishers, p. 113-18 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  68. Published

    Can the Dead Speak to Us? De Man, Levinas and Agamben

    Davis, C., 2004, In: Culture, Theory and Critique. 45, 1, p. 77-89 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  69. Published

    Historical Reason and Autobiographical Folly in Sartre and Althusser

    Davis, C., 2004, In: Sartre Studies International. 10, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Levinas, Emmanuel

    Davis, C. & Murray, C. J. (ed.), 2004, Encyclopedia of Modern French Thought. New York and London: Fitzroy-Dearborn Publishers, p. 416-20 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  71. 2003
  72. Published

    Antelme, Renoir, Levinas, and the Shock of the Other

    Davis, C., 2003, In: French Cultural Studies. 14, 1, p. 41-51 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Published

    David Rousset

    Davis, C. & Kremer, S. L. (ed.), 2003, Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and their Work. New York & London: Routledge, p. 1048-52 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  74. Published

    Jorge Semprun

    Davis, C. & Kremer, S. L. (ed.), 2003, Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and their Work. New York & London: Routledge, p. 1146-51 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  75. Published

    Repossessing Theory

    Davis, C., Horn, J. (ed.) & Russell-Watts, L. (ed.), 2003, Possessions: Essays in French Literature, Cinema and Theory. Oxford and Bern: Peter Lang, p. 105-17 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  76. Published

    Robert Antelme

    Davis, C. & Kremer, S. L. (ed.), 2003, Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and their Work. New York & London: Routledge, p. 46-9 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  77. Published

    Strategies for Language?

    Davis, C., 2003, In: Radical Philosophy. 119, p. 54-5 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  78. Published

    The Cost of Being Ethical: Fiction, Violence, and Altericide

    Davis, C., 2003, In: Common Knowledge. 9, 2, p. 241-53 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  79. 2002
  80. Published

    Levinas on Forgiveness; or, The Intransigence of Rav Hanina

    Davis, C., 2002, In: PMLA. 117, 2, p. 299-302 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  81. Published

    Psychoanalysis, Detection, and Fiction: Julia Kristeva's Detective Novels

    Davis, C., 2002, In: Sites. 6, 2, p. 294-306 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  82. 2001
  83. Published

    Althusser on Reading and Self-Reading

    Davis, C., 2001, In: Textual Practice. 15, 2, p. 299-316 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. 2000
  85. Published

    Ethical Issues in Twentieth-Century French Fiction: Killing the Other

    Davis, C., 2000, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  86. Published

    Fathers, Others: The Sacrificial Victim in Freud, Girard, and Levinas

    Davis, C., 2000, In: Cultural Values. 4, 2, p. 194-204 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  87. Published

    French Fiction in the Mitterrand Years: Memory, Narrative, Desire

    Davis, C. & Fallaize, E., 2000, Oxford: OUP.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  88. 1999
  89. Published

    Backward, Forward, Homeward: Encounters in Ithaca with Kant and Diderot

    Davis, C., 1999, In: The Eighteenth Century. 40, 3, p. 219-231 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  90. Published

    Littérature de l'holocauste et éthique de la lecture

    Davis, C., 1999, In: Etudes littéraires. 31, 3, p. 57-68 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  91. Published

    Reviewing Memory: Wiesel, Testimony and Self-Reading

    Davis, C., Peitsch, H. (ed.), Burdett, C. (ed.) & Gorrara, C. (ed.), 1999, European Memories of the Second World War. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, p. 122-30 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  92. 1998
  93. Published

    Ethics, Fiction, and the Death of the Other: Sartre's "Le Mur"

    Davis, C., 1998, In: Sartre Studies International. 4, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  94. Published

    Simone de Beauvoir's Le Sang des autres and the Ethics of Failure

    Davis, C., 1998, In: Modern Languages Review. 93, p. 35-47 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  95. Published

    Tournier philosophe

    Davis, C., 1998, In: Oeuvres et critiques. 23, 2, p. 27-32 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  96. 1997
  97. Published

    Altericide: Camus, Encounters, Reading

    Davis, C., 1997, In: Forum for Modern Language Studies. 33, p. 129-41 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  98. Published

    Duras, Antelme and the Ethics of Writing

    Davis, C., 1997, In: Comparative Literature Studies. 34, p. 170-83 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  99. 1996
  100. Published

    French Literature since 1940

    Davis, C. & Worth-Stylianou, V. (ed.), 1996, Cassell Guide to Literature in French. London: Cassell, p. 173-98 26 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  101. Published

    Levinas: An Introduction

    Davis, C., 1996, Cambridge: Polity Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  102. 1995
  103. Published

    Authorship and Authority in The Wind Spirit

    Davis, C. & Worton, M. (ed.), 1995, Michel Tournier. London and New York: Longman, p. 159-73 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  104. Published

    Disenchanted Places: Patrick Modiano’s Quartier perdu and Recent French Fiction

    Davis, C., Moretti, M. S. (ed.), Cappelletti, M. R. (ed.) & Martinez, O. (ed.), 1995, Il senso del nonsenso: Scritti in memoria di Lynn Salkin Sbiroli. Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, p. 663-76 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  105. 1994
  106. Published

    Elie Wiesel's Secretive Texts

    Davis, C., 1994, Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  107. Published

    Genet's Journal du voleur and the Ethics of Reading

    Davis, C., 1994, In: French Studies. 48, p. 50-62 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  108. Published

    Interpreting La Peste

    Davis, C., 1994, In: Romanic Review. 85, p. 125-42 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  109. 1993
  110. Published

    L'Empire du moi: "Aventures africaines" et l'éthique de Tournier

    Davis, C., 1993, In: Revue des sciences humaines. 232, p. 35-45 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  111. 1992
  112. Published

    Synthèse perdue et condition postmoderne: Situation de la théorie littéraire en Grande-Bretagne

    Davis, C., 1992, In: Littérature. 87, p. 88-94 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  113. 1991
  114. Published

    Les Interprétations

    Davis, C., Bouloumié, A. (ed.) & Gandillac, M. D. (ed.), 1991, Images et signes de Michel Tournier. Paris: Gallimard, p. 191-206 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  115. Published

    Understanding the Concentration Camps: Elie Wiesel's La Nuit and Jorge Semprun's Quel Beau Dimanche!

    Davis, C., 1991, In: Australian Journal of French Studies. 28, p. 291-303 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  116. 1989
  117. Published

    Michel Tournier's Vendredi ou les limbes du Pacifique: A Novel of Beginnings

    Davis, C., 1989, In: Neophilologus. 73, p. 373-82 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  118. 1988
  119. Published

    Michel Tournier between Synthesis and Scarcity

    Davis, C., 1988, In: French Studies. 42, p. 320-31 288 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  120. Published

    Michel Tournier: Philosophy and Fiction

    Davis, C., 1988, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  121. Published

    Paul Valéry and the Truth of Prose and Poetry

    Davis, C., 1988, In: Orbis Litterarum. 43, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  122. 1987
  123. Published

    Art and the Refusal of Mourning: The Aesthetics of Michel Tournier

    Davis, C., 1987, In: Paragraph. 10, p. 29-44 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  124. Published

    Identity and the Search for Understanding in Michel Tournier's Les Météores

    Davis, C., 1987, In: French Forum. 12, p. 347-56 290 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  125. Published

    Un Captif amoureux and the Commitment of Jean Genet

    Davis, C., 1987, In: French Studies Bulletin. 23, p. 16-18 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review