Order and Partialities: Theory, Pedagogy, and the

Order and Partialities: Theory, Pedagogy, and the "Postcolonial"

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ISBN-13: 9780791426401
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/28/1995
Series: SUNY series, INTERRUPTIONS: Border Testimony(ies) and Critical Discourse/s Series
Pages: 415
Product dimensions: 5.97(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Kostas Myrsiades is Professor of English at West Chester University and Editor of College Literature.

Jerry McGuire is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Southwestern Louisiana and Managing Editor of College Literature.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Lalita Pandit and Jerry McGuire

Part I. Theory: New Histories and (Multi)cultural Poetics

1. Dimensions of African Discourse
Aiola Irele

2. An Iconography of Difference: Internal Colonialism, Photography, and the Crofters of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Martin Padget

3. Sanctioned and Proscribed Narratives in Postcolonial India: A Bicultural Reading of the Courtesan Film
Poonam Arora

4. The Gender of Tradition: Ideologies of Character in Post-Colonization Anglophone Literature
Patrick Colm Hogan

5. "Logiques metisses": Cultural Appropriation and Postcolonial Representations
Francoise Lionnet

6. Narrative, Pluralism, and Decolonization: Recent Caribbean Literature
Patrick Taylor

7. Hysterical Bodies, Colonial Subjects: La Mere's Hystery in Duras' Un barage contre le Pacifique
Joline Blais

8. Launcelot's Feast: Teaching Poststructuralism and the New Mestiza
Laura E. Donaldson

9. Subalterity and Feminism in the Moment of the (Post)modern: The Materialist Return
Teresa L. Ebert

10. Postcolonial Tour 93 (All Major U.S. Cities)
Amitava Kumar

Part II. Pedagogy: Terminologies, Problematics, Readings

11. Dodging the Crossfire: Questions for Postcolonial Pedagogy
Rajeswari Mohan

12. Teaching at the End of Empire
Stephen Slemon

13. Heart of Darkness, Tarzan, and the "Third World": Canons and Encounters in World Literature, English 109
Allen Carey-Webb

14. The Hybrid Terrains of Literary Imagination: Maryse Conde's Black Witch of Salem, Nathaniel Hawthorne's Hester Prynne, and Aime Cesaire's Heroic Poetic Voice
Mara L. Dukats

15. Other Worlds, Other Texts: Teaching Anita Desai's Clear Light of Day to Canadian Students
Arun Mukherjee

16. "And Here I Am, Telling in Winnebago How I Lived My Life": Teaching Mountain Wolf Woman
Susan Gardner

17. Parenting the Nation: Some Observations on Nuruddin Farah's Maps
Derek Wright

18. Re-Inventing Ourselves a Million Times: Narrative, Desire, and Identity in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine
F. Timothy Ruppel

Index

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