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- 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$ 84.99
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...
- 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$ 127.95 US$ 110.89
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
This book offers an original and informed critique of a widespread yet often misunderstood condition ? nostalgia, a pervasive human emotion connecting people across national and historical as well as personal boundaries. Often seen as merely escapist, nostalgia also offers solace and self-understanding for those displaced by the larger movements of... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99
This is the first collection to bring environmental issues into a dialogue with postcolonial studies. By examining African, Caribbean, Pacific Island and South Asian literatures and how they depict the relationship between humans and nature, Postcolonial Ecologies makes a compelling argument for a more global approach to thinking through our current... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
This book uses the framework of cultural translation to explore the work of six significant modern writers from Ireland, India, Australia and the Caribbean. Written in an accessible and approachable style, it will be of interest not only to specialists in postcolonial literatures, but also readers of modern and contemporary poetry more generally. more...