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Decolonising gender : literature and a poetics of the real

Author: Caroline Rooney
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 19.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Through examination of the functions of language and cross-cultural readings of literature - from African queer reading to postcolonial Shakespeare - Rooney explores the nature of the real, providing:a way out of some of the current deadlocks of feminist theoryan anti-essentialist approach to gender in which both male and female readers may address a consciousness of the femininea platform for postcolonial and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rooney, Caroline.
Decolonising gender.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(OCoLC)608567464
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Rooney
ISBN: 9780415424189 0415424186 9780203933596 0203933591
OCLC Number: 128236593
Description: xii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: From monstrosity and techno-performativity to sumad --
What is enlightenment? what is enlightenment? what is enlightenment? --
Radiance or brilliance --
The other of the confession : the philosophical type --
The other of the confession : women of Zimbabwe --
Shakespeare the shaman --
Sisters of Marx : a conclusion.
Series Title: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 19.
Responsibility: Caroline Rooney.
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Provides a way out of various deadlocks of feminist theory. This book explores ideas of performativity in literature and language, and negotiates a path between feminist theory's common pitfalls of  Read more...

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