Postcolonial Discourses: 3 Volume Set / Edition 1

Postcolonial Discourses: 3 Volume Set / Edition 1

by Gregory Castle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631210040

ISBN-13: 9780631210047

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Emphasising the increasingly regional or national approach to the legacies of colonialism, this Reader provides an entirely new way for students to engage with an important and complex area of discourse.  See more details below

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Emphasising the increasingly regional or national approach to the legacies of colonialism, this Reader provides an entirely new way for students to engage with an important and complex area of discourse.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631210047
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Series:
Blackwell Anthologies Series
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.95(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Thematic Contents.

Acknowledgments.

Editor’s Introduction: Resistance and Complicity in Postcolonial Studies.

Selected Bibliography..

Part I: Post-Colonial Discourses: Complicity and Critique.

"Spontaneity: Its Strength and Weakness" (Frantz Fanon).

"Discrepant Experiences" (Edward W Said).

"Unsatisfied: Notes on Vernacular Cosmopolitanism" (Homi K Bhabha).

"The Burden of English" (Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak).

"Colonialism and Desiring Machines" (Robert Young).

"Post-Colonial Critical Theories" (Stephen Slemon).

Part II: Indian Nations: The Conundrum of Difference.

"The Prose of Counter-Insurgency" (Ranajit Guha).

"The Nationalist Resolution of the Women's Question" (Partha Chatterjee).

"Representing Sati: Continuities and Discontinuities" (Rajeswari Sunder Rajan).

"Nationalism, Gender, and the Narrative of Identity" (R Radhakrishnan).

Part III: African Identities: Resistance and Race.

"An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness" (Chinua Achebe).

"African Identities" (Kwame Anthony Appiah).

"Unsystematic Fingers at the Conditions of Times': 'Afropop' and the Paradoxes of Imperialism" (Neil Lazarus).

"Sheroes and Villains: Conceptualizing Colonial and Contemporary Violence Against Women in Africa" (Amina Mana).

Part IV: Caribbean Encounters: Revolution, Hybridity, Diaspora.

"Colonialism and the Caribbean Novel" (George Lamming).

"Negotiating Caribbean Identities" (Stuart Hall).

"Survival and Invention: Indigeneity in the Caribbean" (Peter Hulme).

"Sending the Younger Son Across the Wide Sargasso Sea: The New Colonizer Arrives" (Moira Ferguson).

Part V: Rump Commonwealth: Settler Colonies and the "Second World".

"Crimes and Punishments" (Bob Hodge and Vijay Mishra).

"Colonizing Gender in Colonial Australia: The Eliza Fraser Story" (Kay Schafer).

"The Body in the Library: Identity, Opposition, and the Settler-Invader Woman" (Helen Tiffin).

"Out of the Center: Thoughts on the Post-Colonial Literatures of Australia and New Zealand" (Ralph J Crane).

Part VI: The Case of Ireland: Inventing Nations.

"Adulteration and the Nation" (David Lloyd).

"Reading in a Woman's Death: Colonial Text and Oral Tradition in Nineteenth-Century Ireland" (Angela Bourke).

"Deanglicization" (Declan Kiberd).

"Race Against Time: Racial Discourse and Irish History" (Luke Gibbons).

Glossary.

Index.

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