New PDF release: A Concise Companion to Postcolonial Literature

By David Bradshaw(eds.)

ISBN-10: 1405135034

ISBN-13: 9781405135030

ISBN-10: 1444317873

ISBN-13: 9781444317879

Taking an cutting edge and multi-disciplinary method of literature from 1947 to the current day, this Concise better half is an critical consultant for an individual looking an authoritative figuring out of the highbrow contexts of Postcolonial literature and tradition.

  • An essential advisor for somebody looking an authoritative realizing of the highbrow contexts of Postcolonialism, bringing jointly 10 unique essays from prime overseas students together with C. L. Innes and Susan Bassnett
  • Explains the guidelines and practises that emerged from the dismantling of ecu empires
  • Explores the ways that those rules and practices stimulated the period's keynote matters, equivalent to race, tradition, and identification; literary and cultural translations; and the politics of resistance
  • Chapters hide the fields of identification reviews, orality and literacy, nationalisms, feminism, anthropology and cultural feedback, the politics of rewriting, new geographies, publishing and advertising, translation stories.
  • Features an invaluable Chronology of the interval, thorough basic bibliography, and publications to additional studying

Chapter 1 Framing Identities (pages 9–28): David Richards
Chapter 2 Orality and Literacy (pages 29–55): G. N. Devy and Duncan Brown
Chapter three The Politics of Rewriting (pages 56–77): C. L. Innes
Chapter four Postcolonial Translations (pages 78–96): Susan Bassnett
Chapter five state and Nationalisms (pages 97–119): John McLeod
Chapter 6 Feminism and Womanism (pages 120–140): Nana Wilson?Tagoe
Chapter 7 Cartographies and Visualization (pages 141–161): David Howard
Chapter eight Marginality: Representations of Subalternity, Aboriginality and Race (pages 162–181): Stephen Morton
Chapter nine Anthropology and Postcolonialism (pages 182–203): Will Rea
Chapter 10 Publishing Histories (pages 204–228): Gail Low

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Location of Culture. London: Routledge. Césaire, Aimé (1983). Collected Poetry. Translated by Clayton Eshleman and Annette Smith. London: University of California Press. 26 Framing Identities Clifford, James (1992). ‘Travelling Cultures’. In Lawrence Grossberg, Cary Nelson and Paula Treichler (eds) Cultural Studies (pp. 96–112). London: Routledge. —— (1997). Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century. London: Harvard University Press. Fanon, Frantz (1985). The Wretched of the Earth [Les damnés de la terre, 1961].

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He ran to the railway track, and smelt in it the forests of the ancestors. As the train was passing by, he jumped on to it. Soon he was in a place called Bombay. There he saw, after so many months, food! And he ate, he ate everything that he saw, food, houses, shops, towers, the courts and the university. With so much food, Mahadu grew tall, his head almost reached the sky. He was thirsty too. He bent down, and in a single gulp drank the entire Arabian sea. Then he stood again, lifted and stretched his arms, plucked the stars in the sky, and, in strange alphabets made of stars, started writing the story of the Korkus again.

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