Watson, Jini Kim


newasian.jpg The New Asian City: Three-dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form. University of Minnesota Press, 2011.

The Postcolonial Contemporary
. Co-edited with Gary Wilder. Under contract with Fordham UP.


"Aspirational City: Desiring Singapore and the films of Tan Pin Pin." Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 18.4 (2016): 543-58.

"'We Want You to Ask Us First': Development, International Aid and the Politics of Indebtedness." Forthcoming in Negotiating Normativity: Postcolonial Appropriations, Contestations, and Transformations. Eds. Nikita Dhawan, Elisabeth Fink, Johanna Leinius and Rirhandu Mageza-Barthel. Springer Press.

"From Pacific Way to Pacific Solution: Sovereignty and Dependence in Oceanic Literature." Australian Humanities Review 58 (2015): 29-49.

"A Not-yet-postcolonial Peninsula: Rewriting Spaces of Violence, Division and Diaspora." Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry 1.1 (2014): 29-49.

"A Room in the City: Woman, Interiority, and Postcolonial Korean Fiction." The Domestic Space Reader. Toronto: Toronto University Press. (2012)

"Authoritarianism, Cosmopolitanism, Allegory." ARIEL 42.1 (2011): 85-106.

"Seoul and Singapore as 'New Asian Cities': Literature, Urban Transformation and the Concentricity of Power." Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 19.1 (2011).

"The Way Ahead: The Politics and Poetics of Singapore's Developmental Landscape." Contemporary Literature 49.4 (Winter 2008): 682-711.

"Imperial Mimicry, Modernisation Theory and the Contradictions of Postcolonial South Korea." Postcolonial Studies 10.2 (2007): 171-190.

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