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  • The Event of Postcolonial Shameby Timothy Bewes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 41.95

    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...

  • Postcolonial Audiencesby Bethan Benwell; James Procter; Gemma Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Without readers and audiences, viewers and consumers, the postcolonial would be literally unthinkable. And yet, postcolonial critics have historically neglected the modes of reception and consumption that make up the politics, and pleasures of meaning-making during and after empire. Thus, while recent criticism and theory has made large claims for... more...

  • Postcolonial Ecologiesby Elizabeth DeLoughrey; George B. Handley

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 19.99

    The first edited collection to bring ecocritical studies into a necessary dialogue with postcolonial literature, this volume offers rich and suggestive ways to explore the relationship between humans and nature around the globe, drawing from texts from Africa and the Caribbean, as well as the Pacific Islands and South Asia. Turning to contemporary... more...

  • Postcolonial Life-Writingby Bart Moore-Gilbert

    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...

  • Postcolonial Nostalgiasby Dennis Walder

    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...

  • Rerouting the Postcolonialby Janet Wilson; Cristina Sandru; Sarah Lawson Welsh

    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...

  • Romance, Diaspora, and Black Atlantic Literatureby Yogita Goyal

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 23.00

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

  • Terror and the Postcolonialby Elleke Boehmer; Stephen Morton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 143.95

    Terror and the Postcolonial is a major comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture. A ground-breaking study addressing and theorizing the relationship between postcolonial studies, colonial history, and terrorism through a series of contemporary and historical case studies from various... more...

  • Caliban's Voiceby Bill Ashcroft

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    In Shakespeare?s Tempest, Caliban says to Miranda and Prospero:        "...you taught me language, and my profit on?t         Is, I know how to curse. " With this statement, he gives voice to an issue that lies at the centre of post-colonial studies. Can Caliban own Prospero?s language? Can he use it to do more than curse? Caliban?s Voice... more...

  • Classics in Post-Colonial Worldsby Lorna Hardwick; Carol Gillespie

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 49.99

    Classical material was traditionally used to express colonial authority, but it was also appropriated by imperial subjects and put to new uses. In this collection of essays, international scholars debate the relationship between the culture of Greece and Rome and the changes that have followed the end of colonial empires. - ;Classical material was... more...