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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95
The experience of colonization and the challenges of a post-colonial world have produced an explosion of new writing in English. This diverse and powerful body of literature has established a specific practice of post-colonial writing in cultures as various as India, Australia, the West Indies and Canada, and has challenged both the traditional canon... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 24.00
An invaluable guide through the growing field of postcolonial literature studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 36.95
Postcolonial Life-Writing is the first attempt to offer a sustained critique of this increasingly visible and influential field of cultural production. Bart Moore-Gilbert considers the relationship between postcolonial life-writing and its western analogues, identifying the key characteristics that differentiate the genre in the postcolonial context.... more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.99
Diasporic Subjectivity and Cultural Brokering in Contemporary Post-Colonial Literatures should prove to be a central text for university courses in world literature in English and post-colonial critical theory. Focusing on writing that reflects themigrations of huge populations across the globe, the internationally recognized authors of these essays... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95
Rerouting the Postcolonial re-orientates and re-invigorates the field of Postcolonial Studies in line with recent trends in critical theory, reconnecting the ethical and political with the aesthetic aspect of postcolonial culture. Bringing together a group of leading and emerging intellectuals, this volume charts and challenges the diversity of postcolonial... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 115.95
Taking an innovative and multi-disciplinary approach to literature from 1947 to the present day, this concise companion is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritative understanding of the intellectual contexts of postcolonial literature and culture. An indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritative understanding of the intellectual... more...