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  • 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...

  • Interdisciplinary Measuresby Graham Huggan

    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 field’s most original thinkers. Huggan’s 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...

  • 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...

  • Diasporic Subjectivity and Cultural Brokering in Contemporary Post-Colonial Literaturesby Igor Maver

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 79.99

    Demonstrating that an intercultural dialogue and constant cultural brokering are a must in our post-colonial world, the essays in this volume are a valuable contribution to the ongoing discourse on post-colonial diasporic literatures and identities. more...

  • A Concise Companion to Postcolonial Literatureby Shirley Chew; David Richards

    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...

  • Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literatureby Yogita Goyal

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 78.00

    Identifies the tensions between romance and realism in the literature of African diaspora, discussing Du Bois, Achebe, Wright, and Phillips. more...

  • Embracing the Otherby Dunja M. Mohr

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 100.80

    In the wake of addressing multiculturalism, transculturalism, racism, and ethnicity, the issue of xenophobia and xenophilia has been somewhat marginalized. The present collection seeks, from a variety of angles, to investigate the relations between Self and Other in the New Literatures in English. How do we register differences and what does an embrace... more...

  • Postcolonial Nostalgiasby Dennis Walder

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Considering authors as varied as V.S Naipaul, J.G. Ballard, Doris Lessing, W.G. Sebald, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, as well as versions of ?Bushman? song, Walder pursues the often wayward, ambiguous paths of nostalgia as it has been represented beyond, but also within, Europe, so as to identify some of those processes of communal and individual... more...

  • The Event of Postcolonial Shameby Timothy Bewes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 37.50

    In a postcolonial world, where structures of power, hierarchy, and domination operate on a global scale, writers face an ethical and aesthetic dilemma: How to write without contributing to the inscription of inequality? How to process the colonial past without reverting to a pathology of self-disgust? Can literature ever be free of the shame of the... more...