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The Ontology of Fracture

John E. Drabinski

in Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter considers how Homi Bhabha's reflections on interstitial space and the problem of nation, narration, and counter-narration provide important occasions for thinking about the problem of ... More


Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other

John E. Drabinski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641031
eISBN:
9780748652617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What can we learn from reading Levinas alongside postcolonial theories of difference? With that question in view, this book undertakes readings of Gayatri Spivak, Homi Bhabha, Édouard Glissant, and ... More


Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory

Michael Syrotinski

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

As postcolonial studies shift to a more comparative approach, one of the most intriguing developments has been within the Francophone world. A number of genealogical lines of influence are now being ... More


History

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces the different definitions of time that are found in Gilles Deleuze's cinema texts, Cinema 1: The Movement-Image and Cinema 2: The Time-Image, and looks at the debate ... More


Afterword: Postcolonial Theories and Thai Semicolonial Hybridities

Peter A. Jackson

in The Ambiguous Allure of the West: Traces of the Colonial in Thailand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091214
eISBN:
9789882207493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091214.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter discusses postcolonial theories of cultural hybridity to delineate some of the main forms of Siamese/Thai responses to the West. It compares Nestor García Canclini's account ... More


An Alternative View of Culture and Cultural Change in Eleven Propositions

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ideas do have consequences in history, yet not because those ideas are inherently truthful or obviously correct but rather because of the ways they are embedded in very powerful institutions, ... More


Grammars of Living Break their Tense: World Englishes and Cultural Translation

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter explores how World Englishes can be understood as instances of cultural translation, focusing ultimately on the example of Singapore. It begins by considering the extent to which ... More


Postcolonialism and Deconstruction: The Francophone Connection

Michael Syrotinski

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After years of sustained critical attention to Anglophone texts and contexts, postcolonial theory has established some sort of a connection, albeit belatedly, with the Francophone world. The three ... More


Growing the Tree of Science: Homi Bhabha and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Indira Chowdhury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466900
eISBN:
9780199087211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466900.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book is about one of the premier scientific institutions of modern India—the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) founded by the physicist Homi Bhabha in 1945. In a critical departure ... More


Colonial Crosswords: (In)voicing the Gap in Mia Couto

Maria Manuel Lisboa

in Postcolonial Perspectives on the Cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235668
eISBN:
9781846313851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235668.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers Mia Couto's narratives. Couto's status questions the politics of representation in a postcolonial society which emerged from five hundred years of imperial and colonial ... More


Waves of Postcolonial Thought

Julian Go

in Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190625139
eISBN:
9780190625177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625139.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter provides an overview of the two major “waves” of postcolonial thought. The first wave emerged as anticolonialism in the early to mid-twentieth century and included thinkers such as Franz ... More


Of Speaking Natives and Hybrid Philosophers: Lahontan, Diderot, and the French Enlightenment Critique of Colonialism

Doris L. Garraway

in The Postcolonial Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Colonialism and Postcolonial Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199677597
eISBN:
9780191803710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199677597.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the debate that postcolonial theory has generated about what it calls ‘colonial discourse’. There has emerged in the field of postcolonial studies a significant degree of ... More


Response and Resistance

Deepak Kumar

in Science and the Raj: A Study of British India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687149
eISBN:
9780199081684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687149.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

Close contact with a vibrant foreign culture stirred the minds of the local people. A few individuals responded by publishing scientific books and journals, while some decided to organize scientific ... More


Apples and Mimic Men Patrick Chamoiseau's Une Enfance créole

Louise Hardwick

in Childhood, Autobiography and the Francophone Caribbean

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318412
eISBN:
9781781380475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318412.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Surveys and theorizes the development of the theme of childhood and the childhood memoir in postcolonial literature, particularly in Caribbean writing in French.


Figures of Love in Later Romantic Antisemitism: Achim von Arnim

Katja Garloff

in Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704963
eISBN:
9781501706011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704963.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter draws on psychoanalytically inflected theories of ideology to offer a new explanation of the apparent inconsistencies of Arnim's antisemitism. Slavoj Žižek's concept of the “social ... More


Irrepressible Present

Deep K. Datta-Ray

in The Making of Indian Diplomacy: A Critique of Eurocentrism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190206673
eISBN:
9780190492144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206673.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The practices and practitioners constituting Indian diplomacy during Manmohan Singh’s prime ministership are revealed in modern terms, but they alone cannot suffice as an explanation since diplomats ... More


Bridging the Silence, Part III: Trieste and the Language of Belonging

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 7 focuses on the works of Boris Pahor, Fulvio Tomizza, and Carolus Cergoly, all of whom perform the role of vicarious witnesses. In contrast to the simplistic and homogenizing mainstream ... More


An Introduction to Ayadurai Jesudason Appasamy

Brian Philip Dunn

in A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja: A Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198791416
eISBN:
9780191833885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791416.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 is an introduction to Appasamy, a biographical outline of his life and career that traces his academic and devotional formation, his reception, and eventual marginalization by expatriate ... More


The Politics of Hybridity-Mimicry in Hari Kunzru’s The Impressionist and Marlene van Niekerk’s Agaat

Greg Forter

in Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction: Atlantic and Other Worlds

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198830436
eISBN:
9780191880018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830436.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter critiques the continued influence of Homi Bhabha’s theories of hybridity and mimicry in the colonial context, while putting Bhabha’s ideas into dialogue with those of Roberto Retamar. ... More


Through the Arch: The Country House and the Tradition of English Tyranny in Woolf’s Between the Acts

Marlowe A. Miller

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s writing in the 1930’s reveals her conviction that the training for male superiority and dominance begins in the family home, is "fostered and cherished by education and tradition," ... More


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