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From National Bildung to Postcolonial Transnationalism: Patrick Chamoiseau’s Texaco and Kamila Shamsie’s Burnt Shadows

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/9780198830436.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter links colonialism, nationalism, and transnationalism/cosmopolitanism to the genre of the Bildungsroman. The chapter’s theoretical reference points are Joseph Slaughter’s Human Rights, ... More


Conclusion

Stephen Morton

in States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318498
eISBN:
9781781380758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318498.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter considers how the legal and political arguments for detention camps in the US-led ‘war on terror’ draw on the rhetoric of emergency to reinforce the necessity for broader ... More


Terror against the State: Dostoevsky, Dynamite, and the Supernatural

David Simpson

in States of Terror: History, Theory, Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226600192
eISBN:
9780226600369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226600369.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Beginning with Dostoevsky’s The Possessed, a number of late nineteenth-century novels take up the question of violence against the state, a form of terror made possible by the invention and ... More


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