Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño

Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño

by Laura Barberán Reinares

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317667926
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/27/2014
Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 178
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Laura Barberán Reinares is an Assistant Professor of English and Literature at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY). She has published an award-winning article on feminism, globalization and trafficking in the South Atlantic Review, as well as articles on postcolonial literature and pedagogy in the journals the James Joyce Quarterly, Irish Migration Studies in Latin America and College Teaching.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. James Joyce’s "Eveline" and the Emergence of Global Sex Trafficking in the Early 1900s  3. Sex Trafficking, War, and the Military in Therese Park’s A Gift of the Emperor  4. Sex Trafficking, Development, and the National Government in Mahasweta Devi’s "Douloti the Bountiful"  5. Sex Trafficking and the Legal System in Destination Countries in Amma Darko’s Beyond the Horizon and Chris Abani’s Becoming Abigail  6. Sex Trafficking, State Patriarchy, and Transnational Capital in Roberto Bolaño’s 2666  7. Conclusion

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