Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois

Zohreh T Sullivan

Emeritus Professor of English, Center for African Studies, and Center for Global Studies

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Selected Publications


  • Rudyard Kipling, Kim. Norton Critical Edition. Ed. Zohreh T. Sullivan. New York: W.W. Norton, 2002.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. Exiled Memories: Stories of Iranian Diaspora. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2001.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. Narratives of Empire: The Fictions of Rudyard Kipling. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press , 1993.

Book Contributions

  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Iranian Cinema and the Critique of Absolutism." Media, Culture and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State. Ed. Mehdi Semati. New York: Routledge, 2007.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "The Body and the City: Evelyne Accad’s and Etel Adnan’s Beirut." On Evelyne Accad: Essays in Feminism, Literature, and Cultural Studies. Comp. Cheryl T. Birmingham. Summa Publication , 2007.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Eluding the Feminist, Overthrowing the Modern: Transformations in 20th Century Iran." Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle-East. Comp. Lila Abu-Lughod. Princeton UP, 1998. 215-242.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Identity, Geography, and Postcolonial Diaspora." Routes of the Roots: Geography and Literature in the English-Speaking Countries. Ed. Isabella M. Zoppi. Roma: Bulzoni, 1998. 431-441.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Approaches to Teaching Achebe's THINGS FALL APART." The Post Colonial African Novel and the Dialogic Imagination. Ed. Bernth Lindfors. New York: Modern Language Association, 1991. 101-107.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "The Contemporary British Novel." Iris Murdoch and the Enchantment of Untruth. Hueber Verlag, 1986. 153-174.

Journal Articles

  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Representing the Unrepresentable: Subalterns and Servants in Talat Abbasi's Fiction." Manascarya: An International Journal of Cultural Studies (1995): 66-74.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Theory for the Untheoretical: Rereading and Reteaching Austen, Bronte, and Conrad." College English 53.5 (1991): 571-579.
  • Sullivan, Zohreh T. "Kipling the Nightwalker." Modern Fiction Studies (1984): 217-235.