Rita Sakr is Lecturer in World Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is the author of Monumental Space in the Post-Imperial Novel: An Interdisciplinary Study (Continuum, 2012; Bloomsbury 2013), and of ‘Anticipating’ the 2011 Arab Uprisings: Revolutionary Literatures and Political Geographies (Palgrave, 2013). With Caroline Rooney, she is co-editor of The Ethics of Representation in Literature, Art and Journalism: Transnational Responses to the Siege of Beirut (Routledge, 2013) and co-director and co-producer of the Research Councils UK-funded documentary on Beirut, White Flags (2014). With Finn Fordham, she co-edited James Joyce and the Nineteenth-Century French Novel (2011).
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