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Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Elleke Boehmer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Why is the nation in a post-colonial world so often seen as a motherland? This study explores the relationship between gender icons and foundational fictions of the nation in different post-colonial ... More


David Malouf

Don Randall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068324
eISBN:
9781781701140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068324.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This study situates Malouf within the field of contemporary international and postcolonial writing, but without losing sight of the author's affiliation with Australian contexts. It presents an ... More


The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg

Lyndsey Stonebridge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748642359
eISBN:
9780748652150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642359.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book tells the story of the struggle to imagine new forms of justice after Nuremberg. Returning to the work of Hannah Arendt as a theoretical starting point, the author traces an aesthetics of ... More


Peter Carey

Bruce Woodcock

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Peter Carey is one of the most respected novelists currently writing. Since the original edition of this book, his fiction has reached a far wider international audience: he won the Booker Prize for ... More


‘A Body Without a Head’: Culture Shock in Dickens's American Notes (1842)

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter differs from existing readings by explaining Dickens's change of heart about America in terms that go beyond the autobiographical, and in a way that sees his various quarrels with ... More


Theatre and the Constitution

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112501
eISBN:
9780191670787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the ideological underpinnings of the riots and rioters. The discussions in this chapter explain clearly what exactly stunned Holland, Folkestone, More, and Windham. This is ... More


Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed

Joel Porte

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104462
eISBN:
9780300130577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Ralp Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are the most celebrated odd couple of nineteenth-century American literature. Appearing to play the roles of benign mentor and eager disciple, they can also ... More


‘The Wealthiest Hispanics in the World’: Spanish-Language Television in the United States

John Sinclair

in Latin American Television: A Global View

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Commercialisation is happening because, in spite of the generally lower socioeconomic indicators for Latinos relative to the mainstream U.S. population, the commercial interests can see that its ... More


The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book examines folklore collections compiled by British colonial administrators, military men, missionaries, and women in the British colonies of Africa, Asia, and Australia between 1860 and ... More


Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

J. Michelle Coghlan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between ... More


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