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Colonial memory : contemporary women's travel writing in Britain and the Netherlands

Author: Sarah de Mul
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sarah De Mul is a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO-Vlaanderen) in the Department of Literary Studies at the University of Leuven. Her publications and research interests are in the field of comparative postcolonial studies, with a particular focus on gender, memory, and empire in Neerlandophone and Anglophone literature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah de Mul
ISBN: 9789089642936 9089642935
OCLC Number: 701797254
Notes: "NUR 617"--Title page verso.
Description: 180 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction: "Yesterday does not go by" --
A trip down memory lane. Colonial memory in women's travel writing --
Women's memory of Rhodesia, the Dutch East Indies and Dutch and British cultures of colonial remembrance --
Nostalgic memory in Aya Zikken's Terug naar de atlasvlinder --
Indo postmemory in Marion Bloem's Muggen Mensen Olifanten --
Everyday memory in Doris Lessing's African laughter. Four visits to Zimbabwe --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Sarah De Mul.
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