Postcolonial Theory in the Global Age: Interdisciplinary Essays

Postcolonial Theory in the Global Age: Interdisciplinary Essays


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ISBN-13: 9780786475520
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 08/15/2013
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Om Prakash Dwivedi is assistant professor of English at the University of Taiz. He lives in Uttar Pradesh, India. Martin Kich is a professor of English at Wright State University’s Lake Campus. He lives in Lima, Ohio.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword (Rajen Harshé) 1


Introduction: Postcolonial Studies in the Age of Globalization  (Om Prakash Dwivedi and Martin Kich) 9

Postcolonialism and Recovery: A Future Evermore About to Be (Roderick McGillis) 21

Going Global: The Future of Post-Colonial Studies (Bill Ashcroft) 35

“Pity the Poor Immigrant”: Pity and the Colony (David Punter) 50

From Colonial Outsider to Postcolonial Insider: Screen Adaptations from Australia and New Zealand/Aotearoa (Janet Wilson) 59

Resistance to Responsibility: Interrupting the Postcolonial

Paradigm (David Huddart) 73

Cultural Translation in the Age of Globalization (Shaobo Xie) 87

Hybridity and Identity in New Zealand Māori Literature: Alan Duff’s Dreamboat Dad (Alistair Fox) 104

Slumdogs and Dogs’ Breakfasts: Reading Danny Boyle’s Slumdog

Millionaire and Baz Luhrmann’s Australia (Susan Hosking) 119

Gender, Hybridity and the Transcultural “Man Alone” in the Short Fiction of Frank Sargeson and Doris Lessing (Joel Gwynne) 136

Postmodernist Postcolonialisms and Feminisms: A Passion

for Justice (Varghese Thekkevallyara) 147

Postcolonialisms, Globalization and Iconic Architecture (Leslie Sklair) 156

Radical Homelessness: David Malouf Writing in the “Blut” of Martin Heidegger (Grant Farred) 174

Global Victorians: Is Colonial Decadence to Blame for Postcolonial Deconstruction? (Clara A.B. Joseph) 191

About the Contributors 199

Index 203

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