Post-Colonial Studies Products

  • Postcolonial Conrad

    Paradoxes of Empire, 1st Edition

    By Terry Collits

    Winner of the 2006 NSW Prize for Literary Scholarship. The work of Joseph Conrad has been read so disparately that it is tempting to talk of many different Conrads. One lasting impression however, is that his colonial novels, which record encounters between Europe and Europe’s ‘Other’, are highly…

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

  • Beyond the Black Atlantic

    Relocating Modernization and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter Goebel, Saskia Schabio

    Debates about the ‘Black Atlantic’ have alerted us to an experience of modernization that diverges from the dominant Western narratives of globalization and technological progress. This outstanding volume expands the concept of the Black Atlantic by reaching beyond the usual African-American focus…

    Paperback – 2006-05-04

  • Twentieth-Century Caribbean Literature

    Critical Moments in Anglophone Literary History, 1st Edition

    By Alison Donnell

    This bold study traces the processes by which a ‘history’ and canon of Caribbean literature and criticism have been constructed. It offers a supplement to that history by presenting new writers, texts and critical moments that help to reconfigure the Caribbean tradition. Focusing on Anglophone or…

    Paperback – 2005-11-24

  • Colonial Encounters in New World Writing, 1500-1786

    Performing America, 1st Edition

    By Susan Castillo

    Susan Castillo’s pioneering study examines the extraordinary proliferation of polyphonic or ‘multi-voiced’ texts in the three centuries following the first contact between Europeans and the indigenous peoples of the Americas. Taking a selection of plays, printed dialogues, travel narratives and…

    Paperback – 2005-09-27

  • Local Shakespeares

    Proximations and Power, 1st Edition

    By Martin Orkin

    This remarkable volume challenges scholars and students to look beyond a dominant European and North American 'metropolitan bank' of Shakespeare knowledge. As well as revealing the potential for a new understanding of Shakespeare's plays, Martin Orkin adopts a fresh approach to issues of power,…

    Paperback – 2005-06-09

  • The New North American Studies

    Culture, Writing and the Politics of Re/Cognition, 1st Edition

    By Winfried Siemerling

    Winner of the English Book Award, Grand Prix du Livre 2006 de la Ville de Sherbrooke. In this original and groundbreaking study, Winfried Siemerling examines the complexities of recognition and identity, rejecting previous nationalized thinking to approach North American cultural transformations…

    Paperback – 2004-10-21

  • Postcolonial London

    Rewriting the Metropolis, 1st Edition

    By John McLeod

    London's histories of migration and settlement and the resulting diverse, hybrid communities have engendered new forms of social and cultural activity reflected in a wealth of novels, poems, films and songs. Postcolonial London explores the imaginative transformation of the city by African, Asian,…

    Paperback – 2004-08-05

  • Writing Across Worlds

    Contemporary Writers Talk, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susheila Nasta

    Writing Across Worlds brings together a selection of interviews with major international writers previously featured in the pages of the magazine. Conducted by a wide constituency of distinguished critics, writers and journalists, the interviews offer a unique insight into the views and work of a…

    Paperback – 2004-07-23

  • Postcolonial Studies

    A Materialist Critique, 1st Edition

    By Benita Parry

    This powerful selection of essays proposes practices of reading and criticism to make the field of postcolonial studies more fully attentive to historical circumstances and socio-material conditions. Benita Parry points to 'directions and dead ends' in the discipline she has helped to shape, with a…

    Paperback – 2004-04-15

  • Women and the Irish Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Breda Gray

    Women and the Irish Diaspora looks at the changing nature of national and cultural belonging both among women who have left Ireland and those who remain. It identifies new ways of thinking about Irish modernity by looking specifically at women's lives and their experiences of migration and diaspora…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20

  • Away

    The Indian Writer as an Expatriate, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amitava Kumar

    For more than a generation, Indian writers in English have won praise in the West. The roll call of Indian-born writers is startling: Rushdie, Mukerjee, Mehta, Ghosh, Naipaul, Kureishi, Narayan, Mistry, among many others.Amitava Kumar, himself an Indian writer now 'away' in America, is editing a…

    Paperback – 2003-10-20

  • Grounds of Comparison

    Around the Work of Benedict Anderson, 1st Edition

    By Pheng Cheah, Jonathan Culler

    Benedict Anderson, professor at Cornell and specialist in Southeast Asian studies, is best known for his book Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (1991). It is no understatement to say that this is one of the most influential books of the last twenty years.…

    Paperback – 2003-09-22

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