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Postcolonial discourses : an anthology

Author: Gregory Castle
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2006.
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A collection of postcolonial discourses, which takes a region-by-region approach to postcolonial theory, giving a sense of the heterogeneity of postcolonial studies.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Castle
ISBN: 0631210040 9780631210047 0631210059 9780631210054
OCLC Number: 705591701
Description: XXV, 526 Seiten
Contents: Thematic Contents. Acknowledgments. Editor's Introduction: Resistance and Complicity in Postcolonial Studies. Selected Bibliography. Part I: Post-Colonial Discourses: Complicity and Critique. "Spontaneity: Its Strength and Weakness" (Frantz Fanon) "Discrepant Experiences" (Edward W Said) "Unsatisfied: Notes on Vernacular Cosmopolitanism" (Homi K Bhabha) "The Burden of English" (Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak) "Colonialism and Desiring Machines" (Robert Young) "Post-Colonial Critical Theories" (Stephen Slemon) Part II: Indian Nations: The Conundrum of Difference. "The Prose of Counter-Insurgency" (Ranajit Guha) "The Nationalist Resolution of the Women's Question" (Partha Chatterjee) "Representing Sati: Continuities and Discontinuities" (Rajeswari Sunder Rajan) "Nationalism, Gender, and the Narrative of Identity" (R Radhakrishnan) Part III: African Identities: Resistance and Race. "An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" (Chinua Achebe) "African Identities" (Kwame Anthony Appiah) "Unsystematic Fingers at the Conditions of Times': 'Afropop' and the Paradoxes of Imperialism" (Neil Lazarus) "Sheroes and Villains: Conceptualizing Colonial and Contemporary Violence Against Women in Africa" (Amina Mana) Part IV: Caribbean Encounters: Revolution, Hybridity, Diaspora. "Colonialism and the Caribbean Novel" (George Lamming) "Negotiating Caribbean Identities" (Stuart Hall) "Survival and Invention: Indigeneity in the Caribbean" (Peter Hulme) "Sending the Younger Son Across the Wide Sargasso Sea: The New Colonizer Arrives" (Moira Ferguson) Part V: Rump Commonwealth: Settler Colonies and the "Second World". "Crimes and Punishments" (Bob Hodge and Vijay Mishra) "Colonizing Gender in Colonial Australia: The Eliza Fraser Story" (Kay Schafer) "The Body in the Library: Identity, Opposition, and the Settler-Invader Woman" (Helen Tiffin) "Out of the Center: Thoughts on the Post-Colonial Literatures of Australia and New Zealand" (Ralph J Crane) Part VI: The Case of Ireland: Inventing Nations. "Adulteration and the Nation" (David Lloyd) "Reading in a Woman's Death: Colonial Text and Oral Tradition in Nineteenth-Century Ireland" (Angela Bourke) "Deanglicization" (Declan Kiberd) "Race Against Time: Racial Discourse and Irish History" (Luke Gibbons) Glossary Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Gregory Castle.


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