Post-Colonial Studies Products

  • Literature and Ethics in Contemporary Brazil

    Edited by Vinicius De Carvalho, Nicola Gavioli

    When Brazil was honored at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2013, the Brazilian author Luiz Ruffato opened the event with a provocative speech, claiming that literature, through its pervasive depiction and discussion of ‘otherness,’ has the potential to provoke ethical transformation. This book uses…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature

  • Current Directions in Singaporean Literature and Culture

    Local and Global Contexts

    Edited by Angelia Mui Cheng Poon, Angus Whitehead

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Primitivism

    By Michael Bell

    First published in 1972, this books examines the subject of primitivism through the study of the work of a number of major writers, including D. H. Lawrence, Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. It looks at the variety of definitions and uses of primitivism and how the idea…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Critical Idiom

  • Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy

    Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural Practice

    Edited by Lisa K. Taylor, Jasmin Zine

    Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women’s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said’s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Translation and Migration

    By Moira Inghilleri

    Translation and Migration examines the ways in which the presence or absence of translation in situations of migratory movement has currently and historically shaped social, cultural and economic relations between groups and individuals. Acts of cultural and linguistic translation are discussed…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • A Mosaic of Indigenous Legal Thought

    Legendary Tales and Other Writings

    By C.F. Black

    This book offers an Indigenous supplement to the rich and growing area of visual legal scholarship. Organized around three narratives, each with an associated politico-poetic reading, the book addresses three major global issues: climate change, the trade in human body parts and bio-policing.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Indian Travel Writing 1830-1947

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    Indian Travel Writing is a new five-volume collection co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse. Hitherto, the paucity of readily available travel writing produced by imperial subjects themselves has long been apparent, and this anthology addresses that lack. A veritable treasure-trove, it…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Discourses of Imperialism in the Pacific

    The Anglo-American Encounter

    Edited by Michelle Keown, Andrew Taylor, Mandy Treagus

    This interdisciplinary collection explores the confluence of American and British (neo)imperalism in the Pacific, as represented in various forms of Pacific discourse including literature, ethnography, film, painting, autobiography, journalism, and environmental discourse. It investigates the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Utopianism in Postcolonial Literatures

    By Bill Ashcroft

    Postcolonial Studies is more often found looking back at the past, but in this brand new book, Bill Ashcroft looks to the future and the irrepressible demands of utopia. The concept of utopia – whether playful satire or a serious proposal for an ideal community – is examined in relation to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More than human encounters

    By Katherine Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

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