Literature: Post-Colonial Studies

  • Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe book cover

    Neocolonialism and Built Heritage

    Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Coslett

    Architectural relics of nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and Japanese colonialism — actively exploited and experienced neocolonialist sites of memory — dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just as built traces of colonialism remain embedded within the urban fabric of many…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 

  • Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays: Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy book cover

    Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays

    Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bhattacharyya

    This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty Śāntiniketan (Abode of Peace) Essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908–1914. It provides key insights into Tagore’s fundamental meditations on life, nature, religion, philosophy and the world at large. First of its kind,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-20 
    Routledge India

  • Dalit text: Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined book cover

    Dalit text

    Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Misrahi Barak, K. Satyanarayana, Nicole Thiara

    This book, companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature, born from the struggle against social and political injustice, invokes the rich and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge India

  • Postcolonialism Cross-Examined book cover

    Postcolonialism Cross-Examined

    1st Edition

    Edited by Monika Albrecht

    Taking a strikingly interdisciplinary and global approach, Postcolonialism Cross-Examined reflects on the current status of postcolonial studies and attempts to break through traditional boundaries, creating a truly comparative and genuinely global phenomenon. Drawing together the field of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique narrative of the post-independence nation. It facilitates a pan-Indian understanding of the concerns taken up by the women writers, showing how ideas travel across regions and contribute towards building a thematic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge India

  • World Literature and Dissent book cover

    World Literature and Dissent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Burns, Katie Muth

    World Literature and Dissent reconsiders the role of dissent in contemporary global literature. Bringing together scholars of world and postcolonial literatures, the contributors explore the aesthetics of resistance through concepts including the epistemology of ignorance, the rhetoric of innocence…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03 

  • Postcolonial Transitional Justice: Zimbabwe and Beyond book cover

    Postcolonial Transitional Justice

    Zimbabwe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Khanyisela Moyo

    Transitional justice processes are now considered to be crucial steps in facilitating the move from conflict or repression to a secure democratic future. This book contributes to a deeper understanding of transitional justice by examining the complexities of transition in postcolonial societies. It…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Transitional Justice

  • The Emergency and the Indian English Novel: Memory, Culture and Politics book cover

    The Emergency and the Indian English Novel

    Memory, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Raita Marjaana Merivirta

    This book examines the cultural trauma of the Indian Emergency through a reading of five seminal novels. It discusses the Emergency as an event that prompted the writing of several notable novels attempting to preserve the silenced and fading memory of its human rights violations and suspension of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge India

  • Haruki Murakami: Storytelling and Productive Distance book cover

    Haruki Murakami

    Storytelling and Productive Distance, 1st Edition

    By Chikako Nihei

    Haruki Murakami: Storytelling and Productive Distance studies the evolution of the monogatari, or narrative and storytelling in the works of Haruki Murakami. Author Chikako Nihei argues that Murakami’s power of monogatari lies in his use of distancing effects; storytelling allows individuals to "…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Literature

  • Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture book cover


    Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Ecoprecarity: Vulnerable Lives in Literature and Culture presents an examination of ecoprecarity - the precarious lives that humans lead in the process and event of ecological disaster, and the increasing precarious state of the environment itself as a result of human interventions - in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • Cultural Archives of Atrocity: Essays on the Protest Tradition in Kenyan Literature, Culture and Society book cover

    Cultural Archives of Atrocity

    Essays on the Protest Tradition in Kenyan Literature, Culture and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Muriungi Columba, Charles Kebaya, Makokha Justus Kizito Siboe

    Studies on the aesthetic representations of atrocity the world over have taken different discursive dimensions from history, sociology, political to human rights. These perspectives are usually geared towards understanding the manifestations, extent, political and economic implications of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 

  • Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore book cover

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn, ZongLun Wu

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore is a unique study in the history of education because it examines decolonization in terms of how it changed the subject of history in the school curriculum of two colonized countries – Malaysia and Singapore. Blackburn and Wu’s book…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

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