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  • Reading the Past Across Space and Timeby Brenda Deen Schildgen; Ralph Hexter

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 79.65

    Featuring leading scholars in their fields, this book examines receptions of ancient and early modern literary works from around the world (China, Japan, Ancient Maya, Ancient Mediterranean, Ancient India, Ancient Mesopotamia) that have circulated globally across time and space (from East to West, North to South, South to West). Beginning with the... more...

  • A Critical Study of R.K. Narayan'sby Ruby Roy

    Kalpaz Publications 2014; US$ 6.99

    1. Swami: Post-Colonial Bildungsroman 9 2. Swami: An Indian Schoolboy Fiction 13 3. Characters in Swami and Friends 17 4. Realism in R.K. Narayan's Novels 21 5. Tradition and Modernity in The Guide 25 6. The Guide: A Hindu Novel 31 7. The Ending of The Guide 35 8. Velan's Character in The Guide 39 9. Works Cited 41 more...

  • Interrogating The Canonby K. Purushotham

    Kalpaz Publications 2015; US$ 57.99

    Interrogating the Canon: Literature and Pedagogy of Dalits is a collection of research articles written on different occasions primarily exploring the alternative histories of language and literature informed by the postcolonial thrust of interrogating the canon. Though varied in themes, the running thread of the articles has been critiquing the exclusivist... more...

  • Singapore Literature and Cultureby Angelia Mui Cheng Poon; Angus Whitehead

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume brings Anglophone Singapore literature to a wider... more...

  • Dominant Narratives of Colonial Hokkaido and Imperial Japanby M. Mason

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 92.39

    Recasts the commonly dismissed colonial project pursued in Hokkaido during the Meiji era (1868-1912) as a major force in the production of modern Japan's national identity, imperial ideology, and empire. more...

  • Postcolonial Biologyby Deepika Bahri

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Although the body has been a vast subject for postcolonial studies, few theorists have attempted to go beyond the simple mixing of races in examining the impact of colonialism on the colonized body. However, as Deepika Bahri argues, it is essential to see the postcolonial body in a variety of forms: as capable of transformation not only in psyche... more...

  • Ecology without Cultureby Christine L. Marran

    University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available

    Cultures have long defined themselves through biological elements to prove their strength and longevity, from cherry blossoms in Japan to amber waves of grain in the United States. In Ecology without Culture, Christine L. Marran introduces the concept of biotropes—material and semiotic figures that exist for human perception—to navigate how and why... more...

  • Imperial Women Writers in Victorian Indiaby Éadaoin Agnew

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    This book is about Victorian women’s representations of colonial life in India. These accounts contributed to imperial rule by exemplifying an idealized middle-class femininity and attesting to the Anglicisation of the subcontinent. Writers described familiarly feminine modes of experience, focusing on the domestic environment, household management,... more...

  • Claiming Space for Australian Women’s Writingby Devaleena Das; Sanjukta Dasgupta

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 102.75

    This volume explores the subterfuges, strategies, and choices that Australian women writers have navigated in order to challenge patriarchal stereotypes and assert themselves as writers of substance. Contextualized within the pioneering efforts of white, Aboriginal, and immigrant Australian women in initiating an alternative literary tradition, the... more...

  • Celestial Empireby Nathaniel Isaacson

    Wesleyan University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    How colonialism profoundly influenced the emergence of Chinese science fiction more...