Professor Tlatli’s research interests are in francophone literature—particularly from North Africa—as well as colonial and postcolonial historiography. She has also written and researched on 20th century French psychoanalysis, philosophy and intellectual history. She is currently writing an essay on the relationship between psychoanalysis and Islam, from a double perspective: Western and Muslim.
"Kateb Yacine and the Land of the Maghreb," in Yale French Studies 137-138, Special Double Issue on Maghribi poetry (forthcoming, 2020)
"Language as Medium and as Fiction in Assia Djebar's Work," in A Companion to World Literature (Wiley Online Library), 2020.
La Folie Lyrique: essai sur le surréalisme et la psychiatrie (L’Harmattan, Paris, 2004)
Le Psychiatre et ses Poètes: essai sur le jeune Lacan (TCHOU, Paris, 2000)