IISER Mohali, Knowledge city, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Manauli PO 140306

Dr. Adrene Freeda D'cruz
Assistant Professor , Humanities and Social Sciences

Email adrene(AT)iisermohali.ac.in
Phone +91 172 2240119
Fax +91 172 2240266
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Research Area
Postwar American Literature
Research Focus

I work in the area of postwar American literature. In particular, I am interested in authors who have a postmodern/poststructuralist bend in their writings. This intersection is important because one can distinctly mark the interface between literature and literary theory.

Selected Publications

  • D'cruz, Adrene F. “Symbolic Terror in Don DeLillo's The Body Artist.” The Atlantic Critical Review 12.1 (2013): 69-78.
  • D'cruz, Adrene F. “Locating Derridean Supplementarity in Don DeLillo's The Names.” Intellectual Resonance 1.1 (2013): 102-109.
  • D’cruz, Adrene F. “An Inconvenient Truth: The Quandary of Dystopian Earth in Douglas Trumbull’s Silent Running and Richard Fleischer’s Soylent Green.” The Icfai University Journal of American Literature 5.1 (2012): 7-15.
  • D'cruz, Adrene F. and T. Ravichandran. “More Real than the Real: Technocapitalism in Salman Rushdie's Fury.” Meridian Critic 16.2 (2010): 41-55.
  • D’cruz, Adrene F. “Performance as a Postmodernist Art: Don DeLillo’s Falling Man.” The Icfai University Journal of American Literature 2.2 (2009): 41-50.


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