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Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Aarthi Vadde

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Chimeras of Form, Aarthi Vadde vividly illustrates how modernist and contemporary writers reimagine the nation and internationalism in a period defined by globalization. She explains how ... More


Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Susan Stanford Friedman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Drawing on a vast archive of world history, anthropology, geography, cultural theory, postcolonial studies, gender studies, literature, and art, Susan Stanford Friedman recasts modernity as a ... More


What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Mireille Rosello and Sudeep Dasgupta (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What’s Queer about Europe is not about queer communities in Europe. It is about the ways in which Queer Theory helps us initiate disorienting conjunctions and counter-intuitive encounters for ... More


Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Raphael Dalleo (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Postcolonial studies has taken a significant turn since 2000 from the post-structural focus on language and identity of the 1980s and 1990s to more materialist and sociological approaches. A key ... More


From Page to Stage: Cultural “In-betweenness” in (New) Love in a Fallen City

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Eileen Chang's novella, Love in a Fallen City, and its stage adaptations by the Hong Kong Repertory Theatre from 1987 to 2006. The author argues that ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Prior

in Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The conclusion assesses the implications of the preceding chapters for the four historiographical issues raised in the introduction. It concludes by suggesting that there were distinct ways in which ... More


Narrating LGBT asylum

Thibaut Raboin

in Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter considers the narrativisation of seventeen asylum cases in British newspapers between 2003 and 2014 in around 150 press articles, a BBC Two documentary, documentation produced by NGOs ... More


Chimeras of Form

Aarthi Vadde

in Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction establishes the framework of the book by explaining the conceptual foundations and function of modernist internationalism as it is developed over the course of Chimeras of Form. I ... More


Children of the Nation

Bruno Perreau and Deke Dusinberre

in The Politics of Adoption: Gender and the Making of French Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027229
eISBN:
9780262323383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027229.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter six shows that children in France are viewed above all as the nation’s offspring even before being considered the children of their own parents. This chapter discusses how adoption is ... More


Haunted historiographies: The rhetoric of ideology in postcolonial Irish fiction

Matthew Schultz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090929
eISBN:
9781781707227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090929.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The rhetoric of ideology haunts Irish fiction. In this book, I map these rhetorical hauntings across a wide range of postcolonial Irish novels, and define the specter as a non-present presence that ... More


Circulating Modernisms: Collages of Empire in Fictions of the Long Twentieth Century

Susan Stanford Friedman

in Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170901
eISBN:
9780231539470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170901.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter uses the modernist principle of collage to put fictions of post/colonialism in Africa and India in juxtaposition. It circulates between readings of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Salih’s ... More


Introduction

Raphael Dalleo

in Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382967
eISBN:
9781781384084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382967.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction to Bourdieu and Postcolonial Studies maps the emergence of Bourdieu-influenced approaches to the field since 2000. Postcolonial studies emerged as an academic discipline in the 1980s ... More


Impressions of Africa: Desire, Sublimation and Looking ‘Otherwise’ in Three Spanish Colonial Films

Brad Epps

in Spanish Erotic Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400473
eISBN:
9781474434744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400473.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter starts by connecting 1990s postcolonial film narratives to the ‘jumbled conflux of the exotic and the erotic’ in the three 1940s Spanish films set in Africa: ¡Harka! (dir. Carlos ... More


The Illegitimate Mother:: Souffles

Mairéad Hanrahan

in Cixous's Semi-Fictions: Thinking at the Borders of Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748642281
eISBN:
9781474406352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642281.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter indirectly connects with the question for which Cixous remains best known today, the notion of écriture feminine developed in her short text ‘The Laugh of the Medusa’, through ... More


The Anglo-African Adventure Novel in the 1890s

Gerald Monsman

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter challenges post-colonial readings of late nineteenth-century adventure stories. It shows how this fictional genre engages productively with colonialization, rather than simplistically ... More


Atomising

Gill Plain

in Literature of the 1940s: War, Postwar and "Peace": Volume 5

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748627448
eISBN:
9780748695164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627448.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The emergence of a new ‘cold’ war makes it difficult to write of ‘peace’ in the 1940s. However, this embryonic conflict introduced new preoccupations into the literary landscape of the decade, and ... More


Postcolonial Theory and the Green State in Africa

Carl Death

in The Green State in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215830
eISBN:
9780300224894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215830.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter responds to the call for green state theories which challenge the neo-Weberian assumptions of ecological modernisation. This entails revisiting the question of ‘what is the state?’ ... More


Nuclear Desire: Power and the Postcolonial Nuclear Order

Shampa Biswas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680979
eISBN:
9781452948584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680979.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is an analysis of the complex but hierarchical global nuclear order produced, maintained, and obscured by the workings of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime. Using an analysis heavily ... More


Anti-colonialism in twentieth-century Scotland

Stephen Howe

in Scotland, Empire and Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096174
eISBN:
9781781708736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096174.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Can we identify and pursue a distinctive Scottish idea, or set of ideas, about empire and colonialism? Was there a unique Scots mode of radical critique of empire? The answer to both questions, it is ... More


Implementing colonial change: economics, infrastructure and education

Christopher Prior

in Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that, contrary to which some historians have argued, opposition to change was not an inherent feature of the colonial state. Indeed, officials wanted to alter a good deal about ... More


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