Collen, Lindsey

About Lindsey Collen

Profile (A. M. Heath)



"Mutiny." The Telegraph, 21 Jul. 2001



Matsha, Rachel Matteau, and Lindy Stiebel. "Recent Conversations with Lindsey Collen." Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, vol. 13, no. 3, 2017



Collen, Lindsay. "Lindsey Collen Looks at Ecology in Her Novels." English Studies in Africa, vol. 62, no. 1, 2019

Cousins, Helen. "Lindsey Collen's Narrative Gift: A Challenge to the Commodification of African Literature." Research in African Literatures, vol. 49, no. 2, 2018

Gray, Stephen. "The Daring Fictions of Bilingual Lindsey Collen." English in Africa, vol. 42, no. 2, 2015

Deckard, Sharae. "'Could it be Everywhere?'." Interventions, vol. 16, no. 6, 2014

Williams-Wanquet, Eileen. "Lindsey Collen's The Rape of Sita (1993)." Hybridity: Forms and Figures in Literature and the Visual Arts, Guignery et al. (eds.), 2011

Hand, Felicity. The Subversion of Class and Gender Roles in the Novels of Lindsey  Collen (1948-), Mauritian Social Activist and Writer, 2010

Von Mossner, Alexa Weik. "Of Sweatshops and Cyclones." English Studies, vol. 91, no. 7, 2010

Williams-Wanquet, Eileen. "Lindsey Collen's The Rape of Sita." Commonwealth Essays and Studies, vol. 29, no. 2, 2007

Cousins, Helen. "'Submit or Kill Yourself ... Your Two Choices'." African Literature Today, vol. 24, 2004

Flockemann, Miki. "Traumas and Transformations." Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 20, 3-4, 2004

Hay, Margaret Jean. "Lindsey Collen's The Rape of Sita." African Novels in the Classroom, Hay (ed.), 2000

Thomas, Sue. "Memory Politics in the Narratives of Lindsey Collen's The Rape of Sita." Contemporary African Fiction, Wright (ed.), 1997




The Malaria Man and Her Neighbours (2010)

Boy (2004)

Mutiny (2001)

Getting Rid of It (1997)

The Rape of Sita (1993)

There Is a Tide (1990)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Decolonization of Chagos?" New Internationalist, no.497, 2016

"Mauritian Kreol Confronts English and French Hydra." Why English? Confronting the Hydra, Bunce et al. (eds.), 2016

"The Rape of Fiction." Index on Censorship, vol. 23, no. 4-5, 1994