Ellen Dengel-Janic received her Ph.D. from the University of Tübingen. She taught English Literature at the University of Stuttgart and is now a lecturer in English literature and cultural studies at the University of Tübingen. Her major interests are in the field of postcolonial and gender studies, Indian literature in English and South Asian diasporic literature and film. In her dissertation with the title Home Fiction: Narrating Gendered Space in Anita Desai's and Shashi Deshpande's Novels she discusses the concept of gendered space and nationalism in Indian womens writing in English.
- Dengel-Janic, Ellen. Home Fiction: Narrating Gendered Space in Anita Desai's and Shashi Deshpande's Novels. ZAA Monograph Series, Würzburg: Königshausen und Neumann, 2011.
- with Gerhard Stilz, eds. Postcolonial Literatures: Sources and Resources South Asia. Trier: WVT, 2010.
- Elizabeth I and Shakespeare as Postcolonial Media Icons. Joachim Frenk and Lena Steveker, eds. Anglistentag 2010 Saarbrücken Proceedings. Trier: VWT, 2011: 183-196.
- Githa Hariharan's In Times of Siege (2003): Challenging New Nationalisms. Muse India 23 (March-April 2009).
- with Johanna Roering. Re-Imaging Shakespeare in Second Generation (2003): A British-Asian Perspective on Shakespeares King Lear. Matthias Bauer and Angelika Zirker, eds. Drama and Cultural Change: Turning Around Shakespeare. Trier: WVT, 2009: 211-219.
- East is East and West is West: A Reading of Nirpal Dhaliwal's Tourism (2006). Barbara Korte and Christoph Reinfandt, eds. Multi-Ethnic Britain 2000+: New Perspectives in British Literature, Film and Art. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2008: 341-354.
- with Lars Eckstein. Bridehood Revisited: Disarming Gender and Culture in Recent British-Asian Film. Barbara Korte and Christoph Reinfandt, eds. Multi-Ethnic Britain 2000+: New Perspectives in British Literature, Film and Art. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2008: 45-63.
- South Asia. Lars Eckstein, ed. Literatures in English Across the Globe: Colonial Legacies and Transcultural Perspectives. Tübingen and Basel: UTB, 2007: 133-157.
- Contesting Private Space in Shashi Deshpande's Novels. Gerhard Stilz, ed. Territorial Terrors: Contested Spaces in Colonial and Postcolonial Writing. Würzburg: Königshausen and Neumann, 2007: 25-38.
- Constructions of Femininity in Cornelia Sorabji's Greater Love (1901) and Githa Hariharan's Revati (1993). The Atlantic Literary Review, 5.3-4 (2004): 1-13.
- Exile as a Gendered Space in Anita Desai's Fire on the Mountain. Journal of Literature and Aesthetics, 4.1-2 (2004): 117-126.
- Diaspora and its Romanticism(s): The Fiction of Bharati Mukherjee and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell, eds. Romantic Legacies: Literature, Aesthetics, Landscape. London and New York: Routledge (forthcoming).