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- Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 40.07
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...
- 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...
- Ohio University Press 2009; US$ 21.99
Why should Salman Rushdie describe his truth telling as an act of swallowing impure ?haram? flesh from which the blood has not been drained? Why should Rudyard Kipling cast Kim, the imperial child?agent, as a body/text written upon and damaged by empire? Why should E. M. Forster evoke through the Indian landscape the otherwise unspeakable racial or... more...
- Femrite Publications 2012; US$ 9.99
This short story collection is the outcome of the writing residency for African women writers held in Jinja, Uganda, in January 2011. Writers from across English-speaking Africa contribute stories as diverse as the continent itself, stories that explore universal concerns in acutely individual ways. Among others, an upper-class Ghanaian confronts the... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2008; US$ 85.00
Where now for postcolonial studies? That is the central question in this new volume from one of the fields most original thinkers. Huggans answer is interdisciplinarity and here he sets out a series of conversations between literary studies and other disciplines, notably geography, environmental studies, history and anthropology.Huggan... more...
- John Wiley & Sons 1999; US$ 5.99 US$ 3.59
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...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
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...
- Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 26.95
s 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...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00
?Storyworlds,? mental models of context and environment within which characters function, is a concept used to describe what happens in narrative. Narratologists agree that the concept of storyworlds best captures the ecology of narrative interpretation by allowing a fuller appreciation of the organization of both space and time, by recognizing reading... more...