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Introduction

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the process by which spatial relations are considered classed, raced and gendered within the imperial and colonial contexts. It notes that the focus of the study ... More


Method: The Striving of Colonial Folklorists

Sadhana Naithani

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter shows that devising a method of collecting folklore was the most important step in the colonial context. In the process of collection, issues of race, power, and violence came into play. ... More


Colonial subjectivity, gender and space

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses the way that colonial subjectivity is formed within the colonial context. The discussion is concerned with analysing the very specificity of colonial subjectivity, as well as ... More


Conclusions

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the way the colonial constructions of subjectivity—within a post-colonial context—affect the way women and men judge their position in the world and within Britain. It examines ... More


Before Religion: A History of a Modern Concept

Brent Nongbri

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154160
eISBN:
9780300154177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For much of the past two centuries, religion has been understood as a universal phenomenon, a part of the “natural” human experience that is essentially the same across cultures and throughout ... More


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