Post-Colonial Studies Products

  • Out of Africa

    Post-Structuralism's Colonial Roots, 1st Edition

    By Pal Ahluwalia

    At the heart of this book is the argument that the fact that so many post-structuralist French intellectuals have a strong ‘colonial’ connection, usually with Algeria, cannot be a coincidence. The ‘biographical’ fact that so many French intellectuals were born in or otherwise connected with French…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Rerouting the Postcolonial

    New Directions for the New Millennium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Wilson, Cristina Sandru, Sarah Lawson Welsh

    Rerouting the Postcolonial re-orientates and re-invigorates the field of Postcolonial Studies in line with recent trends in critical theory, reconnecting the ethical and political with the aesthetic aspect of postcolonial culture. Bringing together a group of leading and emerging intellectuals,…

    Paperback – 2009-12-10

  • Race, Immigration, and American Identity in the Fiction of Salman Rushdie, Ralph Ellison, and William Faulkner

    1st Edition

    By Randy Boyagoda

    Salman Rushdie once observed that William Faulkner was the writer most frequently cited by third world authors as their major influence. Inspired by the unexpected lines of influence and sympathy that Rushdie’s statement implied, this book seeks to understand connections between American and global…

    Paperback – 2009-12-07
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Shakespeare and the Cultural Colonization of Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Robin Bates

    Focusing on plays (Richard II, Henry V, and Hamlet) which appear prominently in the writing of the Irish nationalist movement of the early twentieth century, this study explores how Irish writers such as Sean O’Casey, Samuel Beckett, W. B. Yeats, G. B. Shaw, James Joyce, and Seamus Heaney resisted…

    Paperback – 2009-10-21
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Native American Literature

    Towards a Spatialized Reading, 1st Edition

    By Helen May Dennis

    Native American Literature underwent a Renaissance around 1968, and the current canon of novels written in the late twentieth century in American English by Native American or mixed-blood authors is diverse, exciting and flourishing. Despite this, very few such novels are accepted as part of the…

    Paperback – 2009-09-30
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Cosmopolitan Fictions

    Ethics, Politics, and Global Change in the Works of Kazuo Ishiguro, Michael Ondaatje, Jamaica Kincaid, and J. M. Coetzee, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Stanton

    Participating in the reframing of literary studies, Cosmopolitan Fictions identifies, as "cosmopolitan fiction", a genre of global literature that investigates the ethics and politics of complex and multiple belonging. The fictions studied by Katherine Stanton represent and revise the global…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Postcolonial Life-Writing

    Culture, Politics, and Self-Representation, 1st Edition

    By Bart Moore-Gilbert

    Postcolonial Life-Writing is the first attempt to offer a sustained critique of this increasingly visible and influential field of cultural production. Bart Moore-Gilbert considers the relationship between postcolonial life-writing and its western analogues, identifying the key characteristics that…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Transforming World Politics

    From Empire to Multiple Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Anna M. Agathangelou, L.H.M. Ling

    This book provides a critical understanding of contemporary world politics by arguing that the neoliberal approach to international relations seduces many of us into investing our lives in projects of power and alienation. These projects offer few options for emancipation; consequently, many feel…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28
    New International Relations

  • Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization, 1st Edition

    By Natasa Kovacevic

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Postcolonial Pacific Writing

    Representations of the Body, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Keown

    This groundbreaking interdisciplinary study focuses on the representation of the body in the work of eight of Polynesia's most significant contemporary writers. Drawing on anthropology, psychoanalysis, philosophy, history and medicine, Postcolonial Pacific Writing develops an innovative…

    Paperback – 2009-04-30
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Transnationalism and American Literature

    Literary Translation 1773–1892, 1st Edition

    By Colleen G. Boggs

    What is transnationalism and how does it affect American literature? This book examines nineteenth century contexts of transnationalism, translation and American literature. The discussion of transnationalism largely revolves around the question of what role nationalism plays in the…

    Paperback – 2009-01-29
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Caliban's Voice

    The Transformation of English in Post-Colonial Literatures, 1st Edition

    By Bill Ashcroft

    In Shakespeare’s Tempest, Caliban says to Miranda and Prospero:        " taught me language, and my profit on’t         Is, I know how to curse. " With this statement, he gives voice to an issue that lies at the centre of…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05

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