Literature's Sensuous Geographies: Postcolonial Matters of Place

Literature's Sensuous Geographies: Postcolonial Matters of Place

by S. Moslund

Hardcover(2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137479679
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/12/2015
Series: Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sten Pultz Moslund is Associate Professor in the department of Comparative Literature in the Institute for the Study of Culture at the University of Southern Denmark.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I 1. The Tenor of Place, Language and Body in Postcolonial Studies 2. Sensuous Empires and Silent Calls of the Earth 3. Postcolonial Aesthetics and the Politics of the Sensible 4. How to Read Place in Literature with the Body: Language as Poiesis-Aisthesis PART II 5. Mind, Eye, Body and Place in J. M. Coetzee's Dusklands (1974) 6. Silent Geographies in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1902) 7. Nation and Embodied Experiences of the Place World in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart (1958) 8. Karen Blixen's Out of Africa (1937): A Colonial Aesthetic and Decolonial Aisthesis 9. The Settler's Language and Emplacement in Patrick White's Voss (1957) 10. Place, Language, Body in the Caribbean Experience and the Example of Harold Sonny Ladoo's No Pain Like This Body (1972) 11. Place and Sensuous Geographies in Migration Literature 12. Spatial Transgressions and Migrant Aesthetics in David Dabydeen's Disappearance (1993) Coda

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