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  • Auto/Biography in the Americas

    Relational Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricia A. Chansky

    Auto/Biography in the Americas: Relational Lives brings together scholars from disparate geographic regions, cultural perspectives, linguistic frameworks, and disciplinary backgrounds to explore what connects narrated lives in the Americas. By interweaving scholarship on Afro-diasporic…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Reading Postcolonial Theory

    Key texts in context, 1st Edition

    By Bibhash Choudhury

    This book is an essential introduction to significant texts in postcolonial theory. It looks at seminal works in the ‘moments of their making’ and delineates the different threads that bind postcolonial studies. Each chapter presents a comprehensive discussion of a major text and contextualises it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10
    Routledge India

  • The Postcolonial Epic

    From Melville to Walcott and Ghosh, 1st Edition

    By Sneharika Roy

    This book demonstrates the epic genre’s enduring relevance to the Global South. It identifies a contemporary avatar of classical epic, the ‘postcolonial epic’, ushered in by Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, a foundational text of North America, and exemplified by Derek Walcott’s Caribbean masterpiece…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge India
    Literary Cultures of the Global South

  • Absence and Difficult Knowledge in Contemporary Art Museums

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Tali

    This book analyzes practices of collecting in European art museums from 1989 to the present, arguing that museums actualize absence both consciously and unconsciously, while misrepresentation is an outcome of the absent perspectives and voices of minority community members which are rarely…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions

  • Joke-Performance in Africa

    Mode, Media and Meaning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ignatius Chukwumah

    Jokes have always been part of African culture, but never have they been so blended with the strains and gains of the contemporary African world as today. Joke-Performance in Africa describes and analyses the diverse aesthetics, forms, and media of jokes and their performance and shows how African…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Savage in Literature

    Representations of 'primitive' society in English fiction 1858-1920, 1st Edition

    By Brian V. Street

    First published in 1975, this study is concerned with the representation of non-European people in English popular fiction in the period from 1858-1920. It examines the developments in thinking about people across the world and shows how they affected writers’ views of evolution, race, heredity and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Coloniality, Ontology, and the Question of the Posthuman

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Jackson

    This book brings together emerging insights from across the humanities and social sciences to highlight how postcolonial studies are being transformed by increasingly influential and radical approaches to nature, matter, subjectivity, human agency, and politics. These include decolonial studies,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Decoloniality and New Postcolonialisms

  • Culture, Language and Identity

    English–Tamil In Colonial India, 1750 To 1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge India

  • Language, Culture and Power

    English–Tamil in Modern India, 1900 to Present Day, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-13
    Routledge India

  • Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations

    Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Lindsey Moore

    Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations significantly enhances the interface between postcolonial literary studies and the hitherto under-studied Arab world. Lindsey Moore brings together canonical and less familiar Arab novels and memoirs from the last half century to consider colonial continuities…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Questions of Authority

    Italian and Australian Travel Narratives of the Long Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Laura Olcelli

    Questions of Authority investigates Italian–Australian literary travel exchanges throughout the long nineteenth century. The 1800s witnessed major transformations in Australian overseas travel: it gradually evolved from a replica of the Continental Grand Tour of the British, to a more idiosyncratic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

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