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Postcolonial discourse and changing cultural contexts

theory and criticism

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Colonies in literature,
    • Literature and anthropology,
    • Postcolonialism in literature,
    • Imperialism in literature,
    • Postcolonialism,
    • Literature, Modern -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Developing countries -- Literatures -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-222) and index.

      Statementedited by Gita Rajan and Radhika Mohanram.
      SeriesContributions to the study of world literature,, no. 64
      ContributionsRajan, Gita, 1952-, Mohanram, Radhika.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN56.C63 P67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 232 p. ;
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL783898M
      ISBN 100313296936
      LC Control Number95016019

      She is coeditor of English Postcoloniality (Greenwood, ), Postcolonial Discourse and Changing Cultural Contexts (Greenwood, ) and SPAN, Journal of the South Pacific Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. Global Literary Study, Postcolonial Study, and Their (Missing) Interrelations: A Materialist Literary Critique. Sabine Milz. As stated in the call for papers to the "Politics of Postcoloniality" Conference, a major criticism directed at postcolonial studies as they are currently conducted in Europe and North America is their "almost exclusive and narcissistic focus on exilic, diasporic, and Cited by: 2.

      This ground-breaking analysis of the cultural trajectory of England's first colony constitutes a major contribution to postcolonial studies, offering a template relevant to most cultures emerging from colonialism. At the same time, these Irish case studies become the means of interrogating contemporary theories of translation. Moving authoritatively between literary theory and linguistics. Jolly, Rosemary. "Rehearsals of Liberation: Contemporary Postcolonial Discourse and the New South Africa." PMLA (): Joseph, Betty. "Discrepant Subjects of Empire: Producing Woman in the Colonial Text." Diss. U of Minnesota, Joseph, May Rosalind. "Black British Theatre and Film as Postcolonial Discourse.".

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Gita Rajan teaches Victorian Literature, Cultural Studies, and Postcolonial Discourse at Fairfield University. She has published widely in all three areas, and is currently working on the predicament of aesthetics in colonized cultures.

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Contributions to the study of world literature, vol. Cited by: This book presents an introduction to key issues involved in the study of postcolonial literature including diasporas, postcolonial nationalisms, indigenous identities and politics and globalization. This book also contains a chapter on afterlives and adaptations that explores a range of wider cultural texts including film, non-fiction and art.

This volume explores the theoretical foundation and undercurrents of translation in diverse postcolonial contexts. In doing so the authors examine complex sequences of intercultural contact and encroachment, fusion, and breach. The impact that history and political relations have had on the role of translation in the evolution of literary and cultural relations is demonstrated and examined in.

Postcolonialism is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lonialism is a critical theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of European imperial power.

The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, with which it. Bart Moore-Gilbert is Professor of Postcolonial Studies and English at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author of Postcolonial Theory: Contexts, Practices and Politics, Kipling and “Orientaliism”, and editor of Literature and Imperialism, Cultural Revolution.

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Artists and scholars working in the social ecology, environmental justice, and postcolonial arenas have long recognized that as soon as we tug on a thread of. 1. Books. This year saw the publication of the second edition of Ashcroft, Griffiths and Tiffin's The Post-Colonial Studies follows the recent re-publication of two other now classic textbooks by the Australian trio, The Empire Writes Back and Post-Colonial Studies: The Key s more than any other anthology of the s (and today there are over a dozen on Author: James Procter, Stephen Morton.

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Postcolonial theology is the application of postcolonial criticism to Christian is in postcolonial discourse, the term postcolonial is used without a hyphen, denoting an intellectual reaction against the colonial, instead of being merely sequential to it. The issues of colonialism and imperialism have recently come to the forefront of thinking in the humanities.

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Said, The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon, The Location of Culture by Homi K. Bhabha. Well, counter-discourse is—you guessed it—the collection of narratives, statements, opinions that postcolonial writers generate in opposition to colonial discourse.

In the counter-discourse of postcolonial writers, we'll find beliefs such as "white people are the best," "Africans are lazy," and "Asians are stupid," contradicted again and again. Along the Borders of the Postcolonial Book Packaging Post/Coloniality: The Manufacture of Literary Identity in the the colonial discourse; however, a levelling of the vertical power relation many different framings and cultural contexts in which it was and still is : Eli Sorensen.Postcolonial Discourse and Changing Cultural Contexts: Theory and Criticism By Gita Rajan; Radhika Mohanram Greenwood Press, Read preview Overview Literature for Children: Contemporary Criticism By Peter Hunt Routledge, colonial (and postcolonial) discourse presupposed alphabetic writing, the corpus analyzed by Rama both as a discourse of power and an opposi-tional discourse obscured and suppressed oral traditions and nonalpha-betic writing systems, which were forcibly repressed during the sixteenth century by .