Literature: Post-Colonial Studies

  • Space and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in India: Pre-figurations of the Postcolony book cover

    Space and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization in India

    Pre-figurations of the Postcolony

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    This book examines the spatial imaginaries of texts from the colonial Indian literary field of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries across a range of genres, namely, historical romances, novels, travelogues, memoirs, poems, and patriotic lyrics. These imaginaries present different registers…

    Hardback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11: South Asia and Beyond book cover

    Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of its literary, non-literary and cultural representations. It examines the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious identities in…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge India

  • Calibrating Western Philosophy for India: Rousseau, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari, Bergson and Vaddera Chandidas book cover

    Calibrating Western Philosophy for India

    Rousseau, Derrida, Deleuze, Guattari, Bergson and Vaddera Chandidas

    By A. Raghuramaraju

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • World Literature, Transnational Cinema, and Global Media: Towards a Transartistic Commons book cover

    World Literature, Transnational Cinema, and Global Media

    Towards a Transartistic Commons

    By Robert Stam

    With extraordinary transnational and transdisciplinary range, World Literature, Transnational Cinema, and Global Media comprehensively explores the genealogies, vocabularies, and concepts orienting the fields within literature, cinema and media studies. Orchestrating a layered conversation…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking the Victim: Gendered Violence in Australian Women's Literature book cover

    Rethinking the Victim

    Gendered Violence in Australian Women's Literature

    By Anne Brewster, Sue Kossew

    Rethinking the Victim: Gendered Violence in Australian Literature is the first comprehensive investigation of the multiple and interrelated forms of violence which play out across intimate, familial, colonial and militarised zones in Australian women’s literature. Arguing that gendered violence is…

    Hardback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy book cover

    The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy

    By Christine Deftereos

    The Postcolonial Politics of Ashis Nandy explores the work of India’s leading public intellectual and political and cultural critics Ashis Nandy. Nandy has contributed extensively to social and political criticism for over forty years and to a range of academic and public debates in India and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • The Fairy Tale World book cover

    The Fairy Tale World

    Edited by Andrew Teverson

    The Fairy Tale World is a definitive volume on this ever-evolving field. The book draws on recent critical attention, contesting romantic ideas about timeless tales of good and evil, and arguing that fairy tales are culturally astute narratives that reflect the historical and material circumstances…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels book cover

    Caring for Community

    Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels

    By Marijke Denger

    Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels focuses on four highly acclaimed publications in order to argue for a new understanding of community and its ethical framework in recent literary texts. Traditionally, community has been understood to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Introduction to Native American Literature book cover

    Introduction to Native American Literature

    By Drew Lopenzina

    This Introduction intends to make available for both student and instructor a more refined set of tools for decolonizing our approaches prior to entering an unfamiliar literary landscape. This book will introduce indigenous perspectives and traditions as articulated by indigenous authors…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to American Literature

  • Reckoning with the Past: Family Historiographies in Postcolonial Australian Literature book cover

    Reckoning with the Past

    Family Historiographies in Postcolonial Australian Literature

    By Ashley Barnwell, Joseph Cummins

    This is the first book to examine how Australian fiction writers draw on family histories to reckon with the nation’s colonial past. Located at the intersection of literature, history, and sociology, it explores the relationships between family storytelling, memory, and postcolonial identity.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Life Writing After Empire book cover

    Life Writing After Empire

    Edited by Astrid Rasch

    A watershed moment of the twentieth century, the end of empire saw upheavals to global power structures and national identities. However, decolonisation profoundly affected individual subjectivities too. Life Writing After Empire examines how people around the globe have made sense of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal: The Journey of Bidyasundar book cover

    Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

    The Journey of Bidyasundar

    By Tapti Roy

    This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first Bengali book published by an entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge India

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