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  • 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...

  • Postcolonial Ecologiesby Elizabeth DeLoughrey; George B. Handley

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99

    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...

  • Cultural Translation and Postcolonial Poetryby Dr Ashok Bery

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Terror and the Postcolonialby Elleke Boehmer; Stephen Morton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 138.95

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

  • Postcolonial Audiencesby Bethan Benwell; James Procter; Gemma Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 128.00

    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...

  • Cosmopolitan Fictionsby Katherine Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Participating in the reframing of literary studies, Cosmopolitan Fictions identifies, as "cosmopolitan fiction", a genre of global literature that investigates the ethics and politics of complex and multiple belonging. more...

  • Commonwealth Literature in English: Past and Presentby Amar Nath Prasad

    Sunrise Publishers and Distributors 2009; US$ 30.00

    Commonwealth Literature in English: Past and Present is an Anthology of more than a dozen critical Research papers of various scholars of English literature. It covers various authors of Commonwealth Countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, South Aferica, Australia, Japan and Trinidad, and critically explores almost all the aspects of... more...