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  • The Presence of the Past in the Novels of Toni Morrisonby Stefanie Mueller

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 49.00

    Hauptbeschreibung After decades of research into the role of memory, trauma, and historiography in her work, to say that Toni Morrison's novels deal with the presence of the past may seem like a truism. But the complexity of Morrison's vision originates in her understanding of the nature of this past as both individual and collective. This study... more...

  • L' environnement traductionnelby André Clas; Safar Hayssam

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1992; US$ 26.25

    La traduction est vraiment l'outil indispensable du monde moderne et de la modernité. Mais on sait qu'elle demande du temps, beaucoup de temps, trop de temps parfois! Il s'agit alors de rationaliser le travail indispensable du traducteur, de créer un environnement qui lui permette de mieux faire face à sa tâche d'être... more...

  • Romantic Literature and Postcolonial Studiesby Elizabeth A. Bohls

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 112.00

    Demonstrates the importance of postcolonial approaches to understanding the literature of the period 1787-1833. Arguing that literature of the Romantic period must be understood in the context of British colonial expansion and imperial rule, this text surveys Romantic literature’s role in consolidating Britain as the centre of empire. It highlights... more...

  • Language of Postcolonial Literaturesby Ismail S. Talib

    Routledge 2002; US$ 41.95

    Exploring literatures from a range of countries this book provides a comprehensive introduction to some of the central features of language in a wide variety of postcolonial texts. more...

  • CliffsNotes on Morrison's Belovedby Mary Robinson; Kris Fulkerson

    John Wiley & Sons 1999; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Beloved sheds light on Toni Morrison’s skill in... more...

  • Aesthetic Nervousnessby Ato Quayson

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    Focusing primarily on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J. M. Coetzee, Ato Quayson launches a thoroughly cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature... more...

  • The Politics of the Female Bodyby Ketu Katrak

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 26.95

    Is it possible to simultaneously belong to and be exiled from a community? In Politics of the Female Body, Ketu H. Katrak argues that it is not only possible, but common, especially for women who have been subjects of colonial empires. Through her careful analysis of postcolonial literary texts, Katrak uncovers the ways that the female body becomes... more...

  • The Empire Writes Backby Bill Ashcroft; Gareth Griffiths; Helen Tiffin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    This was the first major theoretical account of a wide range of post-colonial texts and their relation to the larger issues of post-colonial culture, and remains one of the most significant works published in this field. more...

  • Connectionsby Emmanuel Nelson

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1988; US$ 12.00

    A collection of 8 essays which were presented at the International Conference on Black Literatures at the University of Queensland in 1986. The essays foucs on Aboriginal literature, including the writings of David Unaipon, Jack Davis, Ed Bullins, Colin Johnson and Kevin Cibert, but also examine other black experiences, including the works of Maori... more...

  • Colonial and Postcolonial Literatureby Elleke Boehmer

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 39.99

    Praised as an indispensable, uniquely inclusive study of the field, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature is the definitive, founding introduction to the exciting growth area of colonial and postcolonial writing in English. It combines a broad-ranging, contextualising narrative situating key developments in imperial and postcolonial history, with theoretically... more...