Professor James Williams

  1. Digital or Visual Products › Research
  2. Published

    Audio Commentary for Jean Cocteau's Orpheus

    Williams, J., 2011

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

  3. Published

    Snakes and Funerals

    Jeremiah, E., Wylde, G. (ed.) & Williams, J., 2012

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

  4. Book › Research
  5. Published

    Albert Camus, La Peste: A Critical Guide

    Williams, J., 2000, London: Grant and Cutler. (Critical Guides to French Texts)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  6. Published

    Encounters with Godard: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics

    Williams, J., Jun 2016, Albany, NY: State University of New York Press. 324 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  7. Published

    Ethics and Aesthetics of Contemporary African Cinema: The Politics of Beauty

    Williams, J., 21 Mar 2019, London: Bloomsbury. 363 p. (World Cinema )

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  8. Published

    FOR EVER GODARD: the cinema of Jean-Luc Godard

    Williams, J. (ed.), Temple, M. (ed.) & Witt, M. (ed.), 2004, London: Black Dog Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  9. Published

    Gay Signatures: Gay and Lesbian Theory, Fiction and Film, 1945-1995

    Williams, J. (ed.), Hughes, A. (ed.) & Heathcote, O. (ed.), 1998, Oxford/New York: Berg.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  10. Published

    Gender and French Cinema

    Williams, J. (ed.) & Hughes, A. (ed.), 2001, New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  11. Published

    Jean Cocteau

    Williams, J., 2006, Manchester: Manchester University Press. (French Film Directors Series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  12. Published

    Jean Cocteau

    Williams, J., 2008, London: Reaktion Books. (Critical Lives Series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  13. Published

    Jean-Luc Godard. Documents

    Williams, J. (ed.), Brenez, N. (ed.), Faroult, D. (ed.), Temple, M. (ed.) & Witt, M. (ed.), 2006, Paris: Centre Pompidou.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  14. Published

    May 68: Rethinking France’s Last Revolution

    Jackson, J. (ed.), Milne, A-L. (ed.) & Williams, J. S. (ed.), 26 Aug 2011, Palgrave Macmillan.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  15. In preparation

    Queering the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema

    Williams, J. (ed.), 2020, (In preparation) Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  16. Published

    Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex

    Williams, J. (ed.), 2000, Liverpool UP.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  17. Published

    Space and Being in Contemporary French Cinema

    Williams, J. S., Apr 2013, Manchester: Manchester University Press. 333 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  18. Published

    The Cinema Alone: essays on the work of Jean-Luc Godard 1985-2000

    Williams, J. (ed.) & Temple, M. (ed.), 2000, University of Amsterdam Press/University of Michigan Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  19. Published

    The Erotics of Passage: Pleasure, Politics, and Form in the Later Work of Marguerite Duras

    Williams, J., 1997, New York: St. Martin's Press/Liverpool UP. (Modern French Writers Series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  20. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  21. Published

    "O heave! O heave away, heave! O heave!": working through the author in Claire Denis's Beau Travail

    Williams, J., 2004, In : Journal of European Studies. 34, 1-2, p. 44-59 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    ‘C’est le petit livre rouge / Qui fait que tout enfin bouge’: The case for revolutionary agency and terrorism in Jean-Luc Godard’s La Chinoise

    Williams, J. S., Sep 2010, In : Journal of European Studies. 40, 3, p. 206-218 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    A Beast of a Closet: the sexual differences of literary collaboration in the work of Marguerite Duras and Yann Andréa

    Williams, J., 1992, In : Modern Language Review. 87, p. 576-584 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    A Thousand Suns: Traversing the Archive and Transforming Documentary in Mati Diop's Mille Soleils

    Williams, J., 6 Sep 2016, In : Film Quarterly. 70, 1, p. 85-95 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Aberrations of Beauty: violence and cinematic resistance in Michael Haneke's The White Ribbon (2009)

    Williams, J., 2010, In : Film Quarterly. 63, 4, p. 48-55 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    All Her Sons: Marguerite Duras, Anti-literature and the Outside

    Williams, J., 1997, In : Yale French Studies. 90, p. 47-70 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    At the Reader's Discretion: On Barthes and Cinema

    Williams, J., 1998, In : Paragraph. 21, 1, p. 45-56 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Framing Exclusion: The Politics of Space in Laurent Cantet’s Entre les murs (2008)

    Williams, J., 2011, In : French Studies. p. 61-73 13 p., 65,1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    His Life to Film: the Extreme Art of Jacques Nolot

    Williams, J., 2009, In : Studies in French Cinema. 9, 2, p. 177-190 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Histoire(s) du Cinéma: review article on new DVD edition of Jean-Luc Godard's Histoire(s) du cinéma

    Williams, J., 2008, In : Film Quarterly. 61, 3, p. 10-16 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Jean-Luc Godard: Images, Words, Histories

    Williams, J. & Temple, M., 1998, In : Dalhousie French Studies. 45, p. 99-110 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Le système D. - "le malheur merveilleux": Marguerite Duras and the erotic crimes of montage in Le camion and Aurélia Steiner

    Williams, J., 1992, In : Paragraph. 15, p. 38-72 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Male Beauty and the Erotics of Intimacy: The Talismanic Cinema of Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

    Williams, J., 2014, In : Film Quarterly. 67, 4 , p. 33-43 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. E-pub ahead of print

    Neoliberal violence and aesthetic resistance in Abderrahmane Sissako’s Bamako (2006)

    Williams, J., 22 Aug 2017, In : Studies in French Cinema. p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Resurrecting Cocteau: gay (in)visibility and the clean-up of French culture

    Williams, J., 2006, In : Modern and Contemporary France. 14, 3, p. 317-330 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Review of "Claire Denis, Trouble Every Day"

    Williams, J. S., 2003, In : Sight and Sound. 13, 1, p. 56 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Review of "Pascal Bonitzer, Petites Coupures"

    Williams, J. S., 2003, In : Sight and Sound. 13, 10, p. 58 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    Review of "Roland Barthes": Special Issue of Nottingham French Studies 36:1 (1997), ed. Diana Knight

    Williams, J. S., 1999, In : French Studies. 53, 2, p. 235-236 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Review of Alain Vircondelet, DURAS (Paris: Bourin, 1991); Christiane Blot-Labarrère, Marguerite Duras (Paris: Editions du Seuil, 1992)

    Williams, J. S., 1994, In : Modern Language Review. 89, 4, p. 1024-1026 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Review of Andrew Leak, Barthes: Mythologies (London: Grant and Cutler, 1994)

    Williams, J. S., 2000, In : Journal of European Studies. 30, p. 234-235 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. In preparation

    Review of Ari J. Blatt and Edward Welch (eds), France in Flux: Space, Territory and Contemporary Culture (Liverpool UP, 2019)

    Williams, J., 2020, (In preparation) In : Contemporary French Civilisation .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Review of Articulations of Difference: Gender Studies and Writing in French, ed. Dominique D. Fisher and Lawrence R. Schehr (Stanford UP, 1997)

    Williams, J. S., 2000, In : Modern Language Review. 95, 1, p. 223-224 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Published

    Review of Bernard Alazet (ed.), Ecrire, réécrire. Marguerite Duras, bilan critique (Paris/Caen: Minard, 2002)

    Williams, J. S., 2005, In : French Studies. 59, 2, p. 277 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    Review of Bernard Lamarche-Vadel, Vétérinaires (Paris: Gallimard, 1993)

    Williams, J. S., 1996, In : The French Review. 70, 1, p. 146-147 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    Review of C.D.E. Tolton (ed.), The Cinema of Jean Cocteau: Essays on his Films and their Coctelian Sources. (New York, Ottawa and Toronto: LEGAS, 1999)

    Williams, J. S., 2002, In : Modern Language Review. 97, 4, p. 990-991 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published
  47. Published

    Review of Diana Knight (ed.), Critical Essays on Roland Barthes (New York: G.K. Hall, 2000)

    Williams, J. S., 2003, In : Journal of European Studies. 33, p. 405-406 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Review of Didier Eribon, Michel Foucault et ses contemporains (Paris: Fayard, 1994)

    Williams, J. S., 1997, In : The French Review. 70, 4, p. 604-605 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    Review of Dorothy Ostrowska, Reading the French New Wave: Critics, Writers and Art Cinema in France (London: Wallflower Press)

    Williams, J. S., 2009, In : French Studies. 63, 1, p. 115-116 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Review of Florence de Chalonge, Espace et récit de fiction: le cycle indien de Marguerite Duras (Septentrion, 2005)

    Williams, J. S., 2008, In : French Studies. 62, 2, p. 233-234 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published
  52. Published

    Review of Gilles Deleuze, Difference and Repetition, trans. Paul Patton (New York: Columbia University Press, 1994)

    Williams, J. S., 1996, In : The French Review. 69, 5, p. 793-794 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Published

    Review of Guy Austin, Contemporary French Cinema: An introduction (Manchester/New York: Manchester UP, 1996)

    Williams, J. S., 1997, In : Journal of European Studies. 27, p. 228-229 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Review of James F. Austin, ed. New Spaces for French and Francophone Cinema (New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2009)

    Williams, J. S., 2011, In : French Studies. p. 133-134 2 p., 65,1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Published

    Review of Jean-Luc Godard: Son+Image, ed. Raymond Bellour with Mary Lea Bandy (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1992)

    Williams, J. S., 1994, In : The French Review. 67, 4, p. 719-720 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Published
  57. Published

    Review of Julia Waters, Intersexual Rivalry: a "Reading in Pairs" of Marguerite Duras and Alain Robbe-Grillet (Bern: Peter Lang, 2000)

    Williams, J. S., 2001, In : Modern and Contemporary France. p. 559-560 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Published

    Review of Kate Ince (ed), Five Directors: Auteurism from Assayas to Ozon (Manchester UP, 2008)

    Williams, J. S., 2009, In : French Studies. 63, 1, p. 239-240 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Published

    Review of Kristin Ross, Fast Cars, Clean Bodies: Decolonization and the Reordering of French Culture (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1996)

    Williams, J. S., 1997, In : Journal of European Studies. 27, 4, p. 462-463 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Published

    Review of Lorna Milne, Patrick Chamoiseau: espaces d'une identité antillaise (Rodopi, 2006)

    Williams, J. S., 2008, In : French Studies. 62, 2, p. 236-237 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Published

    Review of Luce Irigaray, An Ethics of Sexual Difference (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1993)

    Williams, J. S., 1995, In : The French Review. 68, 4, p. 722-723 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Published

    Review of Lucille Cairns, Privileged Pariahdom: Homosexuality in the Novels of Dominique Fernandez (Bern: Lang, 1996)

    Williams, J. S., 1998, In : Modern Language Review. 93, 2, p. 524-525 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    Review of M.-F. Berthu-Courtivron, Espace, Demeure, Ecriture. La maison natale dans l'oeuvre de Colette (Paris: Nizet, 1992)

    Williams, J. S., 1994, In : The French Review. 68, 2, p. 347-348 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Published

    Review of Marguerite Duras, C'est tout (Paris: P.O.L, 1995)

    Williams, J. S., 1997, In : The French Review. 70, 3, p. 496-497 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Published

    Review of Mária Minich Brewer, Claude Simon: Narrativities without narrative (Lincoln, N.E./London: University of Nebraska Press, 1995)

    Williams, J. S., 1996, In : Dalhousie French Studies. 37, p. 165-166 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Published

    Review of Martin Crowley, Duras, Writing and the Ethical: Making the Broken Whole (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000)

    Williams, J. S., 2002, In : Modern Language Review. 97, 3, p. 725-726 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. In preparation
  68. Published

    Review of Nick Rees-Roberts, French Queer Cinema (Edinburgh UP, 2008)

    Williams, J. S., 2008, In : French Studies. 62, 2, p. 368 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published
  70. Published

    Review of Ray Davison, Camus: The Challenge of Dostoevsky (Exeter: Exeter University Press, 1997)

    Williams, J. S., 1998, In : Journal of European Studies. 28, p. 425-426 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. Published
  72. Published

    Review of Serge Daney, L'exercice a été profitable, Monsieur (Paris: P.O.L., 1993)

    Williams, J. S., 1995, In : The French Review. 68, 4, p. 764-765 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. Published

    Review of Stella Harvey and Kate Ince (eds.), Duras, femme du siècle (New York/Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2001)

    Williams, J. S., 2003, In : French Studies. 57, 2, p. 271-272 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. Published

    Review of Stephen Shaviro, The Cinematic Body (Minneapolis: Minnesota University Press, 1993)

    Williams, J. S., 1996, In : The French Review. 69, 4, p. 693-695 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. Published

    Review of Susan D. Cohen, Women and Discourse in the fiction of Marguerite Duras (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993)

    Williams, J. S., 1993, In : The French Review. 67, 2, p. 369-370 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. Published
  77. Published

    Review of Yann Queffélec, Prends garde au loup (Paris: Julliard, 1992)

    Williams, J. S., 1994, In : The French Review. 67, 6, p. 1107-1108 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. Published

    Romancing the Father in Claire Denis's 35 Shots of Rum

    Williams, J., 2009, In : Film Quarterly. 63, 2, p. 44-50 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. Published

    The Lost Boys of Baltimore: Beauty and Desire in the Hood

    Williams, J., 2009, In : Film Quarterly. 62, 2, p. 58-63 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  80. Published

    The Moment of Truth: Roland Barthes, 'Soirées de Paris' and the Real,

    Williams, J., 1995, In : Neophilologus. 79, p. 33-51 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    The Rhythms of Life: An Appreciation of Michelangelo Antonioni, Extreme Aesthete of the Real

    Williams, J., 2008, In : Film Quarterly. 62, 1, p. 46-57 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Published

    The Signs Amongst Us: Jean-Luc Godard's Histoire(s) du Cinéma

    Williams, J., 1999, In : Screen. 40, 3, p. 306-315 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Published

    The Time Is Now: Pressure, Guerrilla, and the (Re)invention of Black British Cinema and History

    Williams, J., 2018, In : Film Quarterly. 72, 1, p. 26-38 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. E-pub ahead of print

    Vision, Mystery, and Release in the Reverse Field: Bruno Dumont's L'il Quinquin

    Williams, J., 24 Sep 2015, In : Film Quarterly. 69, 1, p. 9-19 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Newspaper article › Research
  86. Published

    Production programme for Jean Cocteau's Les Parents terribles, Donmar Warehouse, London

    Williams, J., 25 Nov 2010, Theatre Programme of Les Parents Terribles 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to non-peer-reviewed publicationNewspaper article

  87. Chapter › Research
  88. Published

    Backtracking: Recomposing Orphée in Reverse

    Williams, J., 2013, Booklet of CD/DVD editions of When the Flame Dies (new opera by Ed Hughes) . Doddington (Cambs): Métier, 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  89. In preparation

    Being Beyond Borders : Migrating Queer, Queering Europe

    Williams, J., 2020, (In preparation) Queering the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema. Willliams, J. (ed.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  90. Published

    Beyond the Cinematic Body: human emotion vs. digital technology in J.-L. Godard's Histoire(s) du Cinéma

    Williams, J., 2000, Inhuman Reflections. Brewster, S., Joughin, J., Owen, D. & Walker, R. (eds.). Manchester UP, p. 188-202 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  91. Published

    Beyond the Cinematic Body: human emotion vs. digital technology in J.-L. Godard's Histoire(s) du Cinéma

    Williams, J., 2001, Histoire(s) du Cinéma: JEAN-LUC GODARD. Hori, J. & Yomota, I. (eds.). p. 127-52 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  92. Published

    Beyond the Other: Grafting Relations in the films of Claire Denis

    Williams, J., Oct 2014, The Films of Claire Denis: Intimacy on the Border. Vecchio, M. (ed.). London : I. B. Tauris, p. 91-110 20 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  93. Published

    Crossing Through Dakar at High Noon: Legend, Destiny and the Everyday

    Williams, J., 25 May 2017, The Made and the Found: Essays, Prose and Poetry in Honour of Michael Sheringham. McLaughlin, E. & McGuinness, P. (eds.). Cambridge : Legenda, p. 64-79 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  94. Published

    'Entering the Desert: the book of Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme (2010)'

    Williams, J., Apr 2012, Vertigo . London, Vol. 30.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  95. Published

    European culture and artistic resistance in Histoire(s) du Cinéma Chapter 3A, La Monnaie de l'Absolu

    Williams, J., Temple, M. (ed.) & Williams, J. S. (ed.), 2000, The Cinema Alone: Essays on the work of Jean-Luc Godard 1985-2000. p. 113-39 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  96. Published

    For Our Eyes Only: Body and Sexuality in Reverse Motion in the films of Jean Cocteau

    Williams, J., 2001, Gender and French Cinema. Hughes, A. & Williams, J. S. (eds.). Oxford/New York: Berg, p. 77-106 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  97. Published

    From gay visibility to queer in/visibilities: representations of French Cinema 1980-2010

    Williams, J., 26 Jan 2018, The French Cinema Book . Temple, M. & Witt, M. (eds.). 2 ed. London : Palgrave Macmillan, p. 313-320 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  98. Published

    Gender and French Cinema: Introduction

    Williams, J., Hughes, A., Hughes, A. (ed.) & Williams, J. S. (ed.), 2001, Gender and French Cinema. Oxford/New York: Berg, p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  99. Published

    Godard croise Cocteau dans la Zone

    Williams, J. & Schehr, L. R. (ed.), 2005, Aimez-vous le queer?. Rodopi, p. 31-44 14 p. (Cahiers de Recherche des Instituts neérlandais).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  100. Published

    Hélas pour moi: éléments génétiques

    Williams, J. & Faroult, D., 2006, Jean-Luc Godard. Documents. Paris: Centre Pompidou, p. 362-8 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  101. Published

    Identité et situation de Krzysztof Kieślowski dans le contexte des dernières oeuvres de Jean-Luc Godard

    Williams, J. & Macary, J. (ed.), 1996, Francographies (Actes du Colloque Création et Réalité d'Expression Française 1994). (Société des Professeurs Français et Francophones d'Amérique).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  102. Published

    Introduction to the Mysteries of Cinema, 1985-2000

    Williams, J., Temple, M., Temple, M. (ed.) & Williams, J. S. (ed.), 2000, The Cinema Alone: Essays on the work of Jean-Luc Godard 1985-2000. p. 9-32 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  103. Published

    Introduction: For Ever Godard

    Williams, J., Temple, M., Witt, M., Temple, M. (ed.), Williams, J. S. (ed.) & Witt, M. (ed.), 2004, FOR EVER GODARD: the cinema of Jean-Luc Godard. London: Black Dog Press, p. 14-17 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  104. Published

    Introduction: Revisioning Duras

    Williams, J. & Williams, J. S. (ed.), 2000, Revisioning Duras: Film, Race, Sex. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, p. 1-17 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  105. Published

    Jean Cocteau

    Williams, J., Apr 2013, Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies (www.oxfordbibliographies.com). Gabbard, K. (ed.). New York : Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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