Post-Colonial Studies Products

  • Repositioning Shakespeare

    National Formations, Postcolonial Appropriations, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Cartelli

    Repositioning Shakespeare offers an original assessment of a broad range of texts and cultural events that appropriate Shakespeare. Examining these materials within the context of 'the nation' in a postcolonial era, Thomas Cartelli considers: * essays by Walt Whitman * the nineteenth-century play,…

    Paperback – 1998-12-10

  • English and the Discourses of Colonialism

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Pennycook

    English and the Discourses of Colonialism opens with the British departure from Hong Kong marking the end of British colonialism. Yet Alastair Pennycook argues that this dramatic exit masks the crucial issue that the traces left by colonialism run deep.This challenging and provocative book looks…

    Paperback – 1998-09-17
    The Politics of Language

  • African Identities

    Pan-Africanisms and Black Identities, 1st Edition

    By Kadiatu Kanneh

    This fascinating and well researched study explores the meaning generated by `Africa' and `Blackness' throughout the century. Using literary texts, autobiography, ethnography, and historical documents, African Identities discusses how ideas of Africa as an origin, as a cultural whole, or as a…

    Paperback – 1998-04-09

  • Image and Concept

    1st Edition

    By Olga Freidenberg

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1997-02-14

  • Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues

    'Discoveries' of India in the Language of Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Jyotsna Singh

    Colonial Narratives/Cultural Dialogues demonstrates the continuing validity of the colonial paradigm as it maps the geographical, political, and imaginative space of 'India/Indies' from the seventeenth century to the present. Breaking new ground in postcolonial studies, Jyotsna Singh highlights the…

    Paperback – 1996-10-24

  • Text, Theory, Space

    Land, Literature and History in South Africa and Australia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Liz Gunner, Sarah Nuttall

    Text, Theory, Space is a landmark in post-colonial criticism and theory. Focusing on two white settler societies, South Africa and Australia, the contributors investigate the meaning of 'the South' as an aesthetic, political, geographical and cultural space. Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12

  • Post-Colonial Drama

    Theory, Practice, Politics, 1st Edition

    By Helen Gilbert, Joanne Tompkins

    Post-Colonial Drama is the first full-length study to address the ways in which performance has been instrumental in resisting the continuing effects of imperialism. It brings to bear the latest theoretical approaches from post-colonial and performance studies to a range of plays from Australia,…

    Paperback – 1996-05-30

  • White Skins/Black Masks

    Representation and Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Gail Ching-Liang Low, Gail Ching-Liang Low

    In this exciting re-reading of the classic work of Haggard and Kipling, Gail Ching-Liang Low examines the representational dynamics of colonizer versus colonized. Exploring the interface between the native 'other' as a reflection and as a point of address, the author asserts that this 'other' is a…

    Paperback – 1995-12-28

  • Imperialism and Theatre

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Ellen Gainor

    Imperialism is a transnational and transhistorical phenomenon; it occurs neither in limited areas nor at one specific moment. In cultures from across the world theatrical performance has long been a site for both the representation and support of imperialism, and resistance and rebellion against it…

    Paperback – 1995-07-13

  • Imperial Leather

    Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest, 1st Edition

    By Anne Mcclintock

    Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race…

    Paperback – 1995-07-06

  • Black Women, Writing and Identity

    Migrations of the Subject, 1st Edition

    By Carole Boyce-Davies

    Black Women Writing and Identity is an exciting work by one of the most imaginative and acute writers around. The book explores a complex and fascinating set of interrelated issues, establishing the significance of such wide-ranging subjects as: * re-mapping, re-naming and cultural crossings *…

    Paperback – 1994-08-25

  • De-Scribing Empire

    Post-Colonialism and Textuality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Lawson, Chris Tiffin

    De-Scribing Empire is a stunning collection of first-class essays. Collectively they examine the formative role of books, writing and textuality in imperial control and the fashioning of colonial world-views. The volume as a whole puts forward strategies for understanding and neutralising that…

    Paperback – 1994-08-18

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