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Comparing postcolonial literatures : dislocations

Author: Ashok Bery; Patricia Murray
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Comparing Postcolonial Literatures brings together a range of critics working in the Hispanic and Francophone as well as Anglophone postcolonial regions, in order to investigate and interrogate some of the commonly accepted cultural, linguistic and geographical boundaries that have previously informed postcolonial studies. The book aims, in particular, to reconsider the role of the British Isles in this field, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ashok Bery; Patricia Murray
ISBN: 0333723392 9780333723395 0312227817 9780312227814
OCLC Number: 45081640
Notes: Chiefly papers presented at a conference.
Description: xi, 283 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Postcolonial studies and Ireland / C.L. Innes --
Crossing the hyphen of history : the Scottish borders of Anglo-Irishness / Willy Maley --
The politics of hybridity : some problems with crossing the border / Gerry Smyth --
Inside-out : literature, cultural identity and Irish migration to England / Aidan Arrowsmith --
States of dislocation : William Trevor's Felicia's journey and Maurice Leitch's Gilchrist / Liam Harte and Lance Pettitt --
"It's a free country" : visions of hybridity in the metropolis / Geraldine Stoneham --
I came all the way from Cuba so I could speak like this? Cuban and Cubanamerican literatures in the US / Nara Araújo --
Border anxieties : race and psychoanalysis / David Marriott --
Nationalism's brandings : women's bodies and narratives of the partition / Sujala Singh --
Internalized exiles : three Bolivian writers / Keith Richards --
Writing other lives : Native American (post)coloniality and collaborative (auto)biography / Susan Forsyth --
"The limits of goodwill" : the values and dangers of revisionism in Keneally's "aboriginal" novels / Denise Vernon --
The trickster at the border : cross-cultural dialogues in the Caribbean / Patricia Murray --Between speech and writing : "la nouvelle littérature antillaise"? / Sam Haigh --
Hybrid texts : family, state, and empire in a poem by Black Cuban poet Excilia Saldaña / Catherine Davies --
Beyond Manicheism : Derek Walcott's Henri Christophe and Dream on Monkey Mountain / John Thieme --
"Canvas of blood" : Okigbo's African modernism / David Richards --
Closing statement : apprenticeship to the furies / Wilson Harris.
Responsibility: edited by Ashok Bery and Patricia Murray.

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