duPlessis, Nicole individual record
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Dr. duPlessis's research interests include Children's and Young Adult literature, Fantasy, and 19th and early 20th Century British literature. Her most recent articles focus on J. R. R. Tolkien, and her current book-length project analyzes Tolkien's construction of marriage in Middle Earth. She has also published articles on the Hunger Games Trilogy, the Outlander series, the Chronicles of Narnia, and E. M. Forster's fiction. She favors rhetorical approaches to literature, particularly on how fictional representations of literacy compare to literacy theor(ies).

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  • Duplessis, N (2016). Men, Women, and Birth Control in the Early Outlander Books. Frankel, V. (Eds.), OutlanderÕs Sassenachs Essays on Gender, Race, Orientation and the Other in the Novels and Television Series. 82-96. McFarland.
  • Duplessis, N. M (2016). The Hunger Games in the Arena of Dystopian Literacy. Demerjian, L. M. (Eds.), The Age of Dystopia: One Genre, Our Fears and Our Future. 101-128. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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  • Duplessis, N. M (2012). A Passage to India, English Identity, and Forster’s ‘Others’. Birns, N. (Eds.), Cultural Encounters. Salem PressI nc.
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  • Duplessis, N. M (2004). ecoLewis: Conservationism and Anticolonialism in The Chronicles of Narnia. Dobrin, S. I., & Kidd, K. B. (Eds.), Wild Things: Children's Culture and Ecocriticism. 115-127. Wayne State University Press.
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