Contact Information: hande.tekdemir@boun.edu.tr

 Areas of Interest

 Postcolonial Studies, Urban Theory and Literature, Detective Fiction, History and Literature, Comparative Literature, Trauma Studies

 Education

Ph.D., English Literature, University of Southern California (2008)

M.A., English Literature, Boğaziçi University (2003)

B.A., English Literature, Boğaziçi University (2000)

 Selected Publications

 “The Haunting Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman-Turkish Literature.” Poe Studies, special issue on “Poe in the Middle East”, 2020. forthcoming.

 “Crossing the Bridge: Constantinople Crowds and the Cityscape in in Nineteenth-Century Travelogues” in Other Capitals of the Nineteenth Century. Richard Hibbitt ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

“The Critic of Modern Life and Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” Hacettepe University Journal of Faculty of Letters, Vol. 33:2 (December 2016): 199-206.

 “İstanbul Seyahatnamelerinde Şehirle Tekinsiz Karşılaşmalar,” Istanbul Kimin Şehri?: Kültür, Tasarım, Seyirlik ve Sermaye. Eds. Dilek Özhan Koçak and Orhan Kemal Koçak. Metis Yayınları2014.

“Post-Frontier and the Re-Definition of Space in Tropic of Orange.” Blast, Corrupt, Dismantle, Erase: Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature. Eds. Brett Josef Grubisic, Tara Lee, Gisele M. Baxter. Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2014. 93-110.

 “Magical Realism in the Peripheries of the Metropolis: A Comparative Approach to Tropic of Orange and Berji Kristin: Tales from the Garbage Hills” The Comparatist Vol. 35 (May 2011): 40-54.

 “Redefining Modernism and Postmodernism Through Walter Benjamin’s The Arcades Project.” Sebnem Toplu and Hubert Zapf ed. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010112-123.

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