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Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

David Huddart

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In the context of English’s apparent worldwide spread, this book brings together the fields of postcolonial studies and world Englishes, arguing that this is a necessary and long overdue connection. ... More


Postcolonial Bergson

Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285839
eISBN:
9780823288823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285839.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Henri Bergson has been the subject of keen interest within French philosophy ever since being championed by Gilles Deleuze and others. Yet his influence extends well beyond European philosophy, ... More


Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines postcolonial filmmakers adapting Victorian literature in Hollywood to contend with both the legacy of British imperialism and the influence of globalized media entities. Since ... More


Involuntary Associations: ‘Postcolonial Studies’ and ‘World Englishes’

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/9781781380253.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter articulates postcolonial studies and World Englishes, initially by exploring connections that have already been made, either explicitly or implicitly. It considers the different ... More


Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Ian Kinane (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade examines modern and contemporary Robinsonade texts written for young readers, looking specifically at the ways in which later adaptations of the Robinson Crusoe ... More


Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines questions of identity, nationalism, and marginalization in the contemporary Egyptian novel from a postcolonial lens. Under colonial rule, the Egyptian novel invoked a sovereign ... More


Revolutionary Muse: Fémi Òsófisan's Tègònni: An African Antigone 1

Astrid Van Weyenberg

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses a reworking of Antigone by Nigerian playwright Fémi Òsófisan: Tègònni: An African Antigone (1994). Focusing on the politics of adaptation, Van Weyenberg considers Òsófisan's ... More


Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Mayumo Inoue and Steve Choe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Observing that the division between theory and empiricism remains inextricably linked to imperial modernity, manifest at the most basic level in the binary between "the West" and "Asia," the authors ... More


Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Kathryn Batchelor and Claire Bisdorff (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The concept of translation has become central to postcolonial theory in recent decades, offering as it does a useful metaphor or metonym for many of the processes explored within the framework of ... More


Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Ryan Thomas Skinner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Bamako Sounds tells the story of an African city, its people, their values, and their music. Centered on the music and musicians of Bamako, Mali’s booming capital city, this book reveals a community ... More


Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Lindy Brady

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England is the first study of the Anglo-Welsh border region in the period before the Norman arrival in England, from the fifth to the twelfth centuries. ... More


Introduction: the Dunsæte Agreement and daily life in the Welsh borderlands

Lindy Brady

in Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England argues that the Welsh borderlands formed a culturally distinctive region during the Anglo-Saxon period. The book begins with a close examination ... More


Introduction: the relic state

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This first chapter introduces the major theoretical and methodological contributions of this case study, with in-depth discussions off several distinct areas of scholarship: colonial and postcolonial ... More


Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Benjamin Soares

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In a work that challenges the notion that fundamentalism is an appropriate analytical frame for understanding Muslim societies, Benjamin Soares explores different, and often seemingly contradictory, ... More


Visions of Development: Films Division of India and the Imagination of Progress, 1948–75

Peter Sutoris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608323
eISBN:
9780190663001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608323.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This book examines the Indian state's postcolonial development ideology between Independence in 1947 and the Emergency of 1975-77. It pioneers a novel methodology for the study of development thought ... More


Mothering India: Women's Fiction in English Shaping Cultural History (1890-1947)

Susmita Roye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190126254
eISBN:
9780190991623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Mothering India concentrates on early Indian women’s fiction, not only evaluating their contribution to the rise of Indian Writing in English (IWE), but also exploring how they reassessed and ... More


Transgendering Jesus: Mário Lúcio Sousa’s O Novíssimo Testamento and the Dismantling of Imperial Categories

Daniel F. Silva

in Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941008
eISBN:
9781789628999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines how the novel combines the religious with elements of the fantastic in staging the reincarnation of Jesus Christ. Placed within an existing field of global meanings, especially ... More


Artistiya

Ryan Thomas Skinner

in Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 2 thickly describes the status and identity that is at the center of this study: the “artist” and its related social and professional mode of being, artistiya (artist-ness). It presents ... More


Introduction: A Sense of Urban Africa

Ryan Thomas Skinner

in Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Introduction presents theoretical perspectives on the concepts of “morality,” “ethics,” and “Afropolitanism.” This chapter elucidates the social positions and existential projects that exemplify ... More


Conclusion: An Africanist’s Query

Ryan Thomas Skinner

in Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693498
eISBN:
9781452950808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693498.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Conclusion locates the foregoing study of Bamako’s musical art world within a broader conceptual framework, in which the Afropolitan ethics of a particular music culture may register meaningfully ... More


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