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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 39.99
Praised as an indispensable, uniquely inclusive study of the field, Colonial and Postcolonial Literature is the definitive, founding introduction to the exciting growth area of colonial and postcolonial writing in English. It combines a broad-ranging, contextualising narrative situating key developments in imperial and postcolonial history, with theoretically... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1998; US$ 8.99
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...
- 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...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 112.00
Demonstrates the importance of postcolonial approaches to understanding the literature of the period 1787-1833. Arguing that literature of the Romantic period must be understood in the context of British colonial expansion and imperial rule, this text surveys Romantic literatures role in consolidating Britain as the centre of empire. It highlights... more...