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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Postcolonial Ecocriticismby Graham Huggan; Helen Tiffin

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 39.95

    In Postcolonial Ecocriticism, Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin examine relationships between humans, animals and the environment in postcolonial texts. Divided into two sections that consider the postcolonial first from an environmental and then a zoocritical perspective, the book looks at:.: narratives of development in postcolonial writing.; entitlement... more...

  • The Empire Writes Backby Bill Ashcroft; Gareth Griffiths; Helen Tiffin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    The experience of colonization and the challenges of a post-colonial world have produced an explosion of new writing in English. This diverse and powerful body of literature has established a specific practice of post-colonial writing in cultures as various as India, Australia, the West Indies and Canada, and has challenged both the traditional canon... more...

  • Re-Routing 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...

  • Postcolonial Audiencesby Bethan Benwell; James Procter; Gemma Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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...