Eli Park Sorensen, 2020–21

The Genre of Korean Adoption Autobiographies

Luce East Asia Fellowship, 2020-21

Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Eli Park Sorensen

Eli Park Sorensen is assistant professor in the Department of English at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He specializes in comparative literature, postcolonial thought, literary theory, and cultural studies. He is the author of Postcolonial Studies and the Literary: Theory, Interpretation and the Novel (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and has published in journals such as NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, Journal of Narrative Theory, Paragraph, Modern Drama, Research in African Literatures, Partial Answers, Forum for Modern Language Studies, and Studies in Canadian Literature.

Selected Publications

Postcolonial Realism and the Concept of the Political

  • Sorensen, Eli Park. Postcolonial Realism and the Concept of the Political. Routledge, 2021. Forthcoming.
  • Sorensen, Eli Park. Predicting the Impossible: Science Fiction Film in the Age of Neoliberalism. Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Forthcoming.
  • Sorensen, Eli Park. “Korean Adoption Literature and the Politics of Representation.” Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and The History of Ideas 12, no. 1 (2014): 155-79.
  • Sorensen, Eli Park. “Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman and Time.” Modern Drama 55, no. 3 (Fall 2012): 287-303.
  • Sorensen, Eli Park. Postcolonial Studies and the Literary: Theory, Interpretation and the Novel. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
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