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In between wor(l)ds: the image of the ‘entre‐lugar’ in Agrestes

Sara Brandellero

in On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589524
eISBN:
9780191595462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589524.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter analyses João Cabral's collection, Agrestes (1985). Taking its cue from Silviano Santiago's formulations on the entre-lugar as a locus of enunciation where forms of cultural colonialism ... More


Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking

Walter D. Mignolo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691156095
eISBN:
9781400845064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691156095.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book is an extended argument about the “coloniality” of power. In a shrinking world where sharp dichotomies, such as East/West and developing/developed, blur and shift, this book points to the ... More


The Marriage of Convenience: The U.S. Christian Right, African Christianity, and Postcolonial Politics of Sexual Identity

Kapya J. Kaoma

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses how the myth that sexual rights are Western impositions has taken solid root in African theological and political discourse, in spite of the established fact that homosexuality ... More


Defetishizing Africa

in Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310560
eISBN:
9781846312922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312922.005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the question of fetishism as it relates to postcolonial Africa by examining what is perhaps the best-known film by the Senegalese film director Ousmane Sembene, Xala (The ... More


Introduction

Jemima Pierre

in The Predicament of Blackness: Postcolonial Ghana and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226923024
eISBN:
9780226923048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923048.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the historical forces and contemporary practices that shape the terrain of struggle and the prevailing racial order within ... More


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