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  • Terror and the Postcolonialby Elleke Boehmer; Stephen Morton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29

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

  • The Storyworld Accordby Erin James

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    ?Storyworlds,? mental models of context and environment within which characters function, is a concept used to describe what happens in narrative. Narratologists agree that the concept of storyworlds best captures the ecology of narrative interpretation by allowing a fuller appreciation of the organization of both space and time, by recognizing reading... more...

  • Common Core Skills & Strategies For Vocabulary Level 8by

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2014; US$ 54.95

    Theme: Hi-Lo, Common core, CCSS, aligned to common core standards, vocabulary Beginning with foundational skills, the activities teach students in a balanced and methodical way. The alignments offer a progressive development of vocabulary acquisition and use so that students advancing through the levels are able to gain more from whatever they read.... more...

  • Dawnland Voicesby Siobhan Senier

    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...

  • Cosmopolitan Fictionsby Katherine Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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. The fictions studied by Katherine Stanton represent and revise the global histories of the past and present, including the... more...

  • Prose of the Worldby Saikat Majumdar

    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...

  • Aesthetic Nervousnessby Ato Quayson

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Focusing primarily on the work of Samuel Beckett, Toni Morrison, Wole Soyinka, and J. M. Coetzee, Ato Quayson launches a thoroughly cross-cultural, interdisciplinary study of the representation of physical disability. Quayson suggests that the subliminal unease and moral panic invoked by the disabled is refracted within the structures of literature... more...

  • Postcolonial Audiencesby Bethan Benwell; James Procter; Gemma Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Time, Space, and Gender in the Nineteenth-Century British Diaryby Rebecca Steinitz

    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...

  • Postcolonial Ecologiesby Elizabeth DeLoughrey; George B. Handley

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    This is the first collection to bring environmental issues into a dialogue with postcolonial studies. By examining African, Caribbean, Pacific Island and South Asian literatures and how they depict the relationship between humans and nature, Postcolonial Ecologies makes a compelling argument for a more global approach to thinking through our current... more...