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  • Mediating Literary Borders: Asian Australian Writing

    Edited by Janet Wilson, Chandani Lokuge

    Engaging with Asian Australian writing, this book focuses on an influential area of cultural production defined by its ethnic diversity and stylistic innovativeness. In addressing the demanding new transnational and transcultural critical frameworks of such syncretic writing, the contributors…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge

  • The Postcolonial Epic

    From Melville to Walcott and Ghosh

    By Sneharika Roy

    This book demonstrates the epic genre’s enduring relevance to the Global South. It identifies a contemporary avatar of classical epic, the ‘postcolonial epic’, ushered in by Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, a foundational text of North America, and exemplified by Derek Walcott’s Caribbean masterpiece…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23 
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Joke-Performance in Africa

    Mode, Media and Meaning

    Edited by Ignatius Chukwumah

    Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and media of jokes and their performance and shows how African…

    Hardback – 2018-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Popular Postcolonialisms

    Discourses of Empire and Popular Culture

    Edited by Nadia Atia, Kate Houlden

    Drawing together the insights of postcolonial scholarship and cultural studies, Popular Postcolonialisms questions the place of ‘the popular’ in the postcolonial paradigm. Multidisciplinary in focus, this collection explores the extent to which popular forms are infused with colonial logics, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • The Savage in Literature

    Representations of 'primitive' society in English fiction 1858-1920

    By Brian V. Street

    First published in 1975, this study is concerned with the representation of non-European people in English popular fiction in the period from 1858-1920. It examines the developments in thinking about people across the world and shows how they affected writers’ views of evolution, race, heredity and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Graphic Girlhoods

    Visualizing Education and Violence

    By Elizabeth Marshall

    From fairy tales like "Little Red Riding Hood" to picture books, such as Birmingham, 1963 to women’s graphic memoirs like One Hundred Demons, this study stakes a claim for paying attention to what texts for and about the girl have been saying about schooling beyond their official presence in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    By Margaret Tali

    Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums analyses practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualise absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Culture, Language and Identity

    English–Tamil In Colonial India, 1750 To 1900

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge India

  • Language, Culture and Power

    English–Tamil in Modern India, 1900 to Present Day

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge India

  • Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Dorota Kołodziejczyk, Cristina Şandru

    A quarter of a century after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and from the vantage point of a post-Cold War, globalised, world, there is a need to address the relative neglect of postcommunism in analysis of postcolonial and neo-colonial configurations of power and influence. This book proposes new…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Auto/Biography in the Americas

    Relational Lives

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives brings together scholars from disparate geographic regions, cultural perspectives, linguistic frameworks, and disciplinary backgrounds to explore what connects narrated lives in the Americas. By interweaving scholarship on Afro-diasporic…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

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