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De-scribing empire : post-colonialism and textuality

Author: Chris Tiffin; Alan Lawson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1994.
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A stunning collection of first-class essays examining the formative role of books, writing and textuality in imperial control and the fashioning of colonial world-views. Helpful and important reading  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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De-scribing empire.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1994
(DLC) 93044378
(OCoLC)29637832
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Tiffin; Alan Lawson
ISBN: 0585451621 9780585451626 0203203682 9780203203682 9780415105460 0415105463 9780415105477 0415105471
OCLC Number: 52568459
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 254 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : The textuality of empire / Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson --
The scramble for post-colonialism / Stephen Slemon --
Excess : post-colonialism and the verandahs of meaning / Bill Ashcroft --
Some problems of response to empire in settler post-colonial societies / Chris Prentice --
Theorizing racism / Terry Collits --
The myth of authenticity : representation, discourse and social practice / Gareth Griffiths --
Breyten Breytenbach and the censor / J.M. Coetzee --
De-scribing orality : performance and the recuperation of voice / Helen Gilbert --
Inscribing the emptiness : cartography, exploration an dthe construction of Australia / Simon Ryan --
The unfinished Commonwealth : boundaries of civility in popular Australian fiction of the first Commonwealth decade / Robert Dixon --
"The softest disorder" : representing cultural indeterminacy / Fiona Giles --
"The only free people in the Empire" : gender difference in colonial discourse / Bridget Orr --
De-scribing The Water-babies : 'the child' in post-colonial theory / Jo-Ann Wallace --
Modernity, voice, and window-breaking : Jean Rhys's 'Let them call it jazz' / Sue Thomas --
Speaking the unspeakable : London, Cambridge and the Caribbean / Paul Sharrad --
The speaking abject : the impossible world of realized empire / Howard McNaughton --
Conclusion : Reading difference / Alan Lawson and Chris Tiffin.
Responsibility: edited by Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson.

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