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  • Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie LeMenager, Teresa Shewry, Ken Hiltner

    Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century showcases the recent explosive expansion of environmental criticism, which is actively transforming three areas of broad interest in contemporary literary and cultural studies: history, scale, and science. With contributors engaging texts from…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama

    Community, Kinship, and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Kanika Batra

    In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers the struggle for gender justice in both these movements by…

    Paperback – 2012-11-13
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Writing Sri Lanka

    Literature, Resistance & the Politics of Place, 1st Edition

    By Minoli Salgado

    Focusing on ways in which cultural nationalism has influenced both the production and critical reception of texts, Salgado presents a detailed analysis of eight leading Sri Lankan writers - Michael Ondaatje, Romesh Gunasekera, Shyam Selvadurai, A. Sivanandan, Jean Arasanayagam, Carl Muller, James…

    Paperback – 2012-11-02
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Travel Writing, Form, and Empire

    The Poetics and Politics of Mobility, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Kuehn, Paul Smethurst

    This collection of essays is an important contribution to travel writing studies -- looking beyond the explicitly political questions of postcolonial and gender discourses, it considers the form, poetics, institutions and reception of travel writing in the history of empire and its aftermath.…

    Paperback – 2012-10-26
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Language Processing in Discourse

    A Key to Felicitous Translation, 1st Edition

    By Monika Doherty

    This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how the typological characteristics of a language determine even the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences.Through extensive analysis of examples in…

    Paperback – 2012-09-12
    Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

  • Postcolonial Tourism

    Literature, Culture, and Environment, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Carrigan

    This book is the first literary study of postcolonial tourism. Looking at the cultural and ecological effects of mass tourism development in highly exoticized island states that are still grappling with the legacies of western colonialism, Carrigan contends that postcolonial writers not only…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Publishing the Postcolonial

    Anglophone West African and Caribbean Writing in the UK 1948-1968, 1st Edition

    By Gail Low

    This book explores how writers such as Amos Tutuola, George Lamming, Samuel Selvon, VS Naipaul, Chinua Achebe, Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite, and Wole Soyinka came to be published in London in important educational series such as the Three Crown Series and African Writers Series. Low takes…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • De-Westernizing Film Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saer Maty Ba, Will Higbee

    De-Westernizing Film Studies aims to consider what form a challenge to the enduring vision of film as a medium - and film studies as a discipline - modelled on ‘Western’ ideologies, theoretical and historical frameworks, critical perspectives as well as institutional and artistic practices, might…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28

  • Comte de Gobineau and Orientalism

    Selected Eastern Writings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Nash, Daniel O'Donoghue

    Though known to specialists, Comte de Gobineau’s vital if idiosyncratic contribution to Orientalism has only been accessible to the English reader through secondary sources. Especially important for its portrayal of an esoteric Sufi sect like the Ahl-i Haqq, and its vivid narrative of the Babi…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Re-playing Shakespeare in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Minami Ryuta

    This book reviews the "playing" of Shakespeare in which there is a re-staging and a re-writing -- through adaptation, appropriation, or acculturation -- of the Western Shakespeare into the gestural, symbolic, stylized, or ritualized worlds of Asian theatre languages. It examines this interface in…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis and Burton

    Power Play of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Ben Grant

    By engaging closely with the work of Richard Francis Burton (1821-90), the iconic nineteenth-century imperial spy, explorer, anthropologist and translator, Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis and Burton explores the White Man’s ‘imperial fantasies’, and the ways in which the many metropolitan…

    Paperback – 2012-04-10
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Postcolonial Nostalgias

    Writing, Representation and Memory, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Walder

    This book offers an original and informed critique of a widespread, yet often misunderstood, condition — nostalgia, a pervasive human emotion connecting people across national, historical, and personal boundaries. Walder analyses the writings of some of those entangled in the aftermath of…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

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