Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

Postcolonial Contraventions: Cultural Readings of Race, Imperialism and Transnationalism

by Laura Chrisman

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ISBN-13: 9781847795328
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 07/19/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Laura Chrisman teaches Postcolonial Studies at the University of York.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I Imperialism 1 Tale of the city: the imperial metropolis of 'Heart of Darkness' 2 Gendering imperialism: Anne McClintock and H. Rider Haggard 3 Empire's culture in Fredric Jameson, Edward Said and Gayatri Spivak Part II Transnationalism and race 4 Journeying to death: Paul Gilroy's 'The Black Atlantic' 5 Black Atlantic nationalism: Sol Plaatje and W.E.B. Du Bois 6 Transnational productions of Englishness: South Africa in the post-imperial metropole Part III Postcolonial theoretical politics 7 Theorising race, racism and culture: David Lloyd's work 8 Robert Young and the ironic authority of postcolonial criticism 9 Cultural studies in the new South Africa 10 'The Killer That Doesn't Pay Back': Chinua Achebe's critique of cosmopolitics 11 You can get there from here: critique and utopia in Benita Parry's thought

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