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  • The Event of Postcolonial Shameby Timothy Bewes

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • Post-Colonial Dramaby Helen Gilbert; Joanne Tompkins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95

    The first full length study to address the ways performance has been instrumental in resisting the continuing effects of imperialism. more...

  • Ency Post-Colonial Lit Eng 2vby Eugene Benson; L.W. Conolly

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 710.00

    Post-Colonial Literatures in English, together with English Literature and American Literature, form one of the three major groupings of literature in English, and, as such, are widely studied around the world. Their significance derives from the richness and variety of experience which they reflect. In three volumes, this Encyclopedia documents the... more...

  • Postcolonial Studiesby Benita Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    A powerful selection of essays by one of the most important critics in postcolonial studies, arguing for practices of reading and criticism fully attentive to historical circumstances and socio-material conditions. 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...