Post-Colonial Studies Products

  • Primitivism

    1st Edition

    By Michael Bell

    First published in 1972, this books examines the subject of primitivism through the study of the work of a number of major writers, including D. H. Lawrence, Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad, T. S. Eliot and James Joyce. It looks at the variety of definitions and uses of primitivism and how the idea…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    The Critical Idiom Reissued

  • Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives

    1st Edition

    By Yanoula Athanassakis

    Environmental Justice in Contemporary US Narratives examines post-1929 US artistic interrogations of environmental disruption. Tracing themes of pollution, marine life, and agricultural production in the work of a number of historically significant writers including John Steinbeck, Ruth Ozeki, and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Caring for Community

    Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels, 1st Edition

    By Marijke Denger

    Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels focuses on four highly acclaimed publications in order to argue for a new understanding of community and its ethical framework in recent literary texts. Traditionally, community has been understood to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-14
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Reckoning with the Past

    Family Historiographies in Postcolonial Australian Literature, 1st Edition

    By Ashley Barnwell, Joseph Cummins

    This is the first book to examine how Australian fiction writers draw on family histories to reckon with the nation’s colonial past. Located at the intersection of literature, history, and sociology, it explores the relationships between family storytelling, memory, and postcolonial identity. With…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Handbook of Transregional Studies brings together the various fields within which transregional phenomena are scientifically observed and analysed. This handbook presents the theoretical and methodological potential of such studies for the advancement of the conceptualization of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development

    2nd Edition

    By Cheryl McEwan

    Postcolonialism, Decoloniality and Development is a comprehensive revision of Postcolonialism and Development (2009) that explains, reviews and critically evaluates recent debates about postcolonial and decolonial approaches and their implications for development studies. By outlining contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

    The Journey of Bidyasundar, 1st Edition

    By Tapti Roy

    This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first book published by a Bengali entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge India

  • Conrad and Nature

    Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lissa Schneider-Rebozo, Jeffrey Mathes McCarthy, John G. Peters

    Conrad and Nature is the first collection of critical essays examining nature and the environment in Joseph Conrad’s writings. Together, these essays by established and emerging scholars reveal both the crucial importance of nature in Conrad’s work, and the vital, ongoing relevance of Conrad’s…

    Hardback – 2018-10-24
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Life Writing After Empire

    1st Edition

    Edited by Astrid Rasch

    A watershed moment of the twentieth century, the end of empire saw upheavals to global power structures and national identities. However, decolonisation profoundly affected individual subjectivities too. Life Writing After Empire examines how people around the globe have made sense of the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18

  • The Body, Desire and Storytelling in Novels by J. M. Coetzee

    1st Edition

    By Olfa Belgacem

    Asserting that Coetzee’s representation of the body as subject to dismemberment counters the colonial representation of the other’s body as exotic and erotically-charged, this study inspects the ambivalence pertaining to Coetzee’s embodied representation of the other and reveals the risks that come…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Richard Wright and Transnationalism

    New Dimensions to Modern American Expatriate Literature, 1st Edition

    By Mamoun F. I. Alzoubi

    Richard Wright and Transnationalism sees Dr. Mamoun Alzoubi argue that renowned American Author, Richard Wright, transformed the way that we approach comparative literature by beginning to look at matters of American racism and Civil Rights in transnational contexts, formed by the new nations…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel S. Nelson

    The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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