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- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 42.99 US$ 38.69
This book offers an introductory survey of contemporary poetry in English from all the regions that have developed into modern nations from the former British Empire. It is ideally suited for readers interested in world writing in English, contemporary literature, postcolonial writing, cultural studies, and postmodern culture. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00
The figure of the migrant has been celebrated by some as an icon of postmodernity, an emblematic figure in a world increasingly characterized by transnationalism, globalization and mass migrations. Král takes issue with this view of the migrant experience through in-depth analyses of writers including Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith and Monica Ali. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Through close examinations of manuscript diaries, diary publications, and diaries in fiction, this book explores how the diary's construction of time and space made it an invaluable and uniquely effective vehicle for the dominant discourses of the period. Rebecca Steinitz also explains how such a vast and varied genre evolved into the feminine, emotive,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Everyday life in the far outposts of empire can be static, empty of the excitement of progress. A pervading sense of banality and boredom are, therefore, common elements of the daily experience for people living on the colonial periphery. Saikat Majumdar suggests that this impoverished affective experience of colonial modernity significantly shapes... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.89
This is the first anthology to gather together British imperial writing alongside native and settler literature in English, interweaving short stories, poems, essays, travel writing, and memoirs from the phase of British expansionist imperialism known as high empire. A rich and startling diversity of responses to the colonial experience emerges: adventurers,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 35.00
Dawnland Voices calls attention to the little-known but extraordinarily rich literary traditions of New England?s Native Americans. This pathbreaking anthology includes both classic and contemporary literary works from ten New England indigenous nations: the Abenaki, Maliseet, Mi?kmaq, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nipmuc, Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, Schaghticoke,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 49.99 US$ 44.99
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. more...