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Mapping the sacred : religion, geography and postcolonial literatures

Author: Jamie S Scott; Paul Simpson-Housley; Gareth Griffiths
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2001.
Series: Cross/cultures, 48
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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie S Scott; Paul Simpson-Housley; Gareth Griffiths
ISBN: 9042015543 9789042015548
OCLC Number: 470240189
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: XXXIII-486 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION1. Jamie S. SCOTT: "Mapping the Sacred Across Post-Colonial Literatures"PART ILAND, RELIGION AND LITERATURE AFTER BRITAINIRELAND2. Brian ROBINSON: "Negotiations: Religion, Landscape and the Post-Colonial Moment in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney"CANADA3. Dorothy LANE: "The Dominion Project: Strategies for Political and Religious Colonization in Canadian Settler Writing"4. Barbara PELL: "National Place as Theological Space in Hugh Hood's Novels"5. William CLOSSON: " `A Land Beyond Words': Rudy Wiebe's A Discovery of Strangers"AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND6. Dorothy LANE: " `Deliver Their Land from Error's Chain': Conversion, Convictism and Captivity in Australian Fiction"7. Fiona COYLE: "A Third Space? Post-Colonial Australia and the Fractal Landscape in Janette Turner Hospital's The Last Magician and Oyster"8. Trevor JAMES: " `Pitched at the Farthest Edge': Religious Presence and the Landscape in Contemporary New Zealand Poetry"THE CARIBBEAN9. Jocelyn MOODY: "Unsentimental Journeys: Christian Landscapes of Slavery"10. Victoria CARCHIDI: " `Heaven is a Green Place': Varieties of Spiritual Landscape in Caribbean Literature"11. Yvette CHRISTIANSE: " `Monstrous Prodigy': The Apocalyptic Landscapes of Derek Walcott's Poetry"AFRICA12. Trevor JAMES: "Theology of Landscape and Ngugi wa Thiong'o's The River Between"13. Mary HARVAN: "The Gods of the Delta: Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Literature of the Ogoni Struggle"14. John HAWLEY: "Levels of National Engagement in Ibrahim Tahir's The Last Imam"15. Brenda COOPER: "Landscapes, Forests and Borders within the West African Global Village"INDIA AND SOUTH-EAST ASIA16. Clara JOSEPH: "The Hindu Mother's Space in Nayantara Sahgal's Mistaken Identity"17. Chelva KANAGANAYAKAM: "Charting a Secular Ganges: Revisiting R.K. Narayan's Malgudi and 'Little India' in the Malaysian Fiction of K.S. Maniam and Lee Kok Liang"PART IISACRED LANDSCAPES AND POSTCOLONIALITY ACROSS INTERNATIONAL LITERATURES18. Pierre DESLAURIERS: "African Magico-Medicine at Home and Abroad: Keeping and Diffusing Haitian Religious Traditions in a Neo-Colonial Setting: The Fiction of Dany Laferriere and Russell Banks"19. Miriyam GLAZER: " `In the Language That Women Who Live in the Land Know / But Men Who Are Born Here Do Not Speak': Language, Gender and Eretz Yisrael in the Poetry of Chava Pinchas-Cohen"20. Amila BUTUROVIC: " `A Word about Land,' `A Word about Sky': The Sacred Landscapes of Bosnian History in Mak Dizdar's Stone Sleeper"21. Ila GOODY: "Lethal Space: Post-Colonial Environment as Spatial Extinction in Contemporary Writings of the Sub-Arctic North"22. Joe SHERIDAN: " `'When First Unto This Country a Stranger I Came': Post-Colonial Theory and Native American Lessons of Place"AFTERWORD23. Gareth GRIFFITHS: "Post-Coloniality, Religion, Geography: Keeping Our Feet on the Ground and Our Heads Up"
Series Title: Cross/cultures, 48
Responsibility: ed ; by Jamie S. Scott & Paul Simpson-Housley ; with an afterword by Gareth Griffiths.
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