Philippe Codde teaches in the English department of Ghent University, Belgium. He has published on various topics (especially Jewish American literature, French literary and philosophical existentialism, trauma theory, and polysystem theory) in journals including Poetics Today, Yiddish (Modern Jewish Studies), Studies in American Fiction, English Language Notes, Saul Bellow Journal, Thomas Hardy Yearbook, and Stirrings Still: The International Journal of Existential Literature, as well as in volumes such as Lost on the Map of the World: Jewish-American Womenís Quest for Home in Essays and Memoirs, ed. Phillipa Kafka, and Encyclopedia of Ethnic American Literature, ed. Emmanuel Nelson (Greenwood, 2005; entries on Richard M. Elman, Isaac Rosenfeld, and Edward Lewis Wallant). His book The Jewish American Novel will be published by Purdue University Press in 2007.
Essays in Partial Answers
"Burnt by the History of the Twentieth Century" : Trauma and Narrative Containment in Daniel Sternís Holocaust Novels
Volume 5, Number 1, January 2007
Narrative as a Way of Thinking