Post-Colonial Studies Products

  • Book History Through Postcolonial Eyes

    Rewriting the Script, 1st Edition

    By Robert Fraser

    This surprising study draws together the disparate fields of postcolonial theory and book history in a challenging and illuminating way. Robert Fraser proposes that we now look beyond the traditional methods of the Anglo-European bibliographic paradigm, and learn to appreciate instead the…

    Paperback – 2008-06-25
    Routledge

  • Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific

    Reading History and Trauma in Contemporary Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Susan Y. Najita

    In Decolonizing Cultures in the Pacific, Susan Y. Najita proposes that the traumatic history of contact and colonization has become a crucial means by which indigenous peoples of Oceania are reclaiming their cultures, languages, ways of knowing, and political independence. In particular, she…

    Paperback – 2008-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • The Postcolonial Politics of Development

    1st Edition

    By Ilan Kapoor

    This book uses a postcolonial lens to question development’s dominant cultural representations and institutional practices, investigating the possibilities for a transformatory postcolonial politics. Ilan Kapoor examines recent development policy initiatives in such areas as ‘governance,’ ‘human…

    Paperback – 2008-02-07
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • Fictions of America

    Narratives of Global Empire, 1st Edition

    By Judie Newman

    The Internet has had a huge impact on channels of communication and information, reaching across time and space to connect the world through globalisation. In this Internet-led world, story links to story, windows open on new stories and no overall authority establishes priority. This sense of…

    Paperback – 2007-12-06
    Routledge

  • Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    A Routledge Study Guide, 1st Edition

    By David Whittaker, Mpalive-Hangson Msiska

    Offering an insight into African culture that had not been portrayed before, Things Fall Apart is both a tragic and moving story of an individual set in the wider context of the coming of colonialism, as well as a powerful and complex political statement of cross-cultural encounters. This guide to…

    Paperback – 2007-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Postcolonial Politics, The Internet and Everyday Life

    Pacific Traversals Online, 1st Edition

    By M.I. Franklin

    In this ground-breaking study M.I. Franklin explores the form and substance of everyday life online from a critical postcolonial perspective. With Internet access and social media uses accelerating in the Global South, in-depth studies of just how non-western communities, at home and living abroad,…

    Paperback – 2007-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

    A Routledge Study Guide, 1st Edition

    By D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke

    Joseph Conrad’s novella, Heart of Darkness, has fascinated critics and readers alike, engaging them in highly controversial debate as it deals with fundamental issues of good and evil, civilisation, race, love and heroism. This classic tale transcends the boundaries of time and place and has…

    Paperback – 2007-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Literature

  • Theatre and Postcolonial Desires

    1st Edition

    By Awam Amkpa

    This book explores the themes of colonial encounters and postcolonial contests over identity, power and culture through the prism of theatre. The author examines the work of prominent Nigerian and British playwrights who came of age after the passing of the British Empire.…

    Paperback – 2007-01-08
    Routledge

  • Women Writing the West Indies, 1804-1939

    'A Hot Place, Belonging To Us', 1st Edition

    By EVELYN O'CALLAGHAN

    This pioneering study surveys nineteenth- and twentieth-century narratives of the West Indies written by white women, English and Creole. It introduces a fascinating wealth of relatively unknown material and constitutes a timely interrogation of the supposed homogeneity of Caribbean discourse,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Islands in History and Representation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rod Edmond, VANESSA SMITH

    This innovative collection of essays explores the ways in which islands have been used, imagined and theorised, both by island dwellers and continentals. This study considers how island dwellers conceived of themselves and their relation to proximate mainlands, and examines the fascination that…

    Paperback – 2006-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Caribbean-English Passages

    Intertexuality in a Postcolonial Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Tobias Doring

    Tobias Döring uses Postcolonialism as a backdrop to examine and question the traditional genres of travel writing, nature poetry, adventure tales, autobiography and the epic, assessing their relevance to, and modification by, the Caribbean experience. Caribbean-English Passages opens an…

    Paperback – 2006-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Writing Woman, Writing Place

    Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Sue Kossew

    Contemporary women writers in these two societies are still writing about similar issues as did earlier generations of women, such as exclusions from discourses of nation, a problematic relationship to place and belonging, relations with indigenous people and the way in which women's subjectivity…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

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