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Jein, G. Alternative Modernities in French Travel Writing: Engaging Urban Space in London and New York, 1851–1986 (London: Anthem Press, 2016)

Jein, Gillian, Daisy Connon and Greg Kerr (eds), Dislocation in French and Francophone Literature and Art: Strategies of Representation (Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009)

Special Issue:

Jein, Gillian, Laura Rorato and Anna Saunders (eds), ‘City Margins, City Memories’, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 25.4 (2017)

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters:

Jein, Gillian, ‘Speculative Spaces in Grand Paris: Reading JR in Clichy-sous-Bois and Montfermeil’, in Aesthetics of Gentrification: Seductive Spaces and Exclusive Communities in the Neoliberal City, edited by Christoph Lindner and Gerard Sandoval (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2021), pp. 221–246. [OA, e-book]

Jein, Gillian, ‘Urban Dystopias’, in Contemporary Fiction in French, edited by Anna-Louise Milne and Russell Williams (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021), pp. 199–218.

Jein, Gillian, Laura Rorato and Anna Saunders, ‘Introduction: City Margins, City Memories’, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 25.4 (2017), 405–11.

Jein, G. ‘Suburbia Interrupted: Street Art and the Politics of Urban Renewal in the Paris Banlieues’, in Cities Interrupted: Visual Culture and Urban Space, edited by Christoph Lindner and Shirley Jordan (London: Bloomsbury, 2016) pp. 87–104

Jein, G. ‘(De)Facing the Suburbs: Street Art and the Politics of Spatial Affect in the Paris Banlieues‘, The DS Project: Image, Text, Space/Place, 1830–2015 (2015). Curated and Edited by Sinéad Furlong-Clancy, <>

Jein, G. ‘From Legislative to Interpretive Modes of Travel: Space, Ethics and Literary Form in Baudrillard’s America, in Charles Forsdick, Ludmilla Kostova and Corinne Fowler (eds.), Travel and Ethics: Theory and Practice. London: Routledge, 2014, pp. 31–51.

Jein, G. ‘(De)Facing the Wall: Traditions, Transactions and Transgressions of Street Art’, Irish Journal of French Studies, 12 (2012), 83–111.

Jein, G. ‘Dislocating Travel: New York as anti-domus in Simone de Beauvoir’s Amérique au jour le jour’ in Gillian Jein, Greg Kerr and Daisy Connon (eds.), Dislocation in French and Francophone Literature and Art: Strategies of Representation. Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2009, pp. 33–52.

Jein, G. ‘Tracing H/histories: Memory, Space and Identity in Georges Perec’s Récits d’Ellis Island: Histoires d’errance et d’espoir, UCD History Review, 15 (2005) 87–98.

Commissioned Contributions & Book Reviews:

‘Modern Period’, ‘Rungis-Les Halles’ and ‘La Défense’ entries in 30-Second Paris (London: The Ivy Press, 2018).

Academic advisor on Layman Poupard Publishing’s issue on Paul Morand as part of their short stories series (2017). 

 Jein, G. Review of Albert Camus’s ‘The New Mediterranean Culture’: A Text and its Contexts by Neil Foxleet, French Studies, 69. 2 (2015), 260–61.

Jein, G. Review of Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and FormFrench Studies, 67.1 (2013), 144–45. 

Jein, G. Review of Skyscraper Cinema: Architecture and Gender in America Film by Merrill Schleier and The Apartment Plot: Urban Living in American Film and Popular Culture, 1945-1975 by Pamela Robertson Wojcik, Scope: An Online Journal of Film and Television Studies, 22 (2012), 43–50.

Jein, G. Review of Henri Michaux: Experimentation with Signs by Nina Parish, The Modern Language Review, 105.4 (2010), 1165–66.

Jein, G. Review of Unravelling Civlisation: European Travel and Travel Writing by Hagen Schulz-Forberg, Studies in Travel Writing, 10.2 (2006). 

Jein, G. ‘The Lives of Spaces’, The Irish Arts Review, 25 (2008), 3–5.