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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


The Islamic Antichrist: An Eschatology of Blowback

S. Jonathon O’Donnell

in Passing Orders: Demonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289677
eISBN:
9780823297177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289677.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter interrogates apocalyptic depictions of Islam in spiritual warfare that have grown during the War on Terror, focusing on the Islamic Antichrist as both an individual figure and a ... More


Not Quite (Pearl) White: Fearless Nadia, Queen of the Stunts

Rosie Thomas

in Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the construction of one form of modern Indian femininity in the late colonial period by focusing on the intriguing figure of Fearless Nadia, aka Mary Evans. Billed as the ... More


The Human Right to Colonize

Nicola Perugini and Neve Gordon

in The Human Right to Dominate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199365012
eISBN:
9780199365043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365012.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explicates the way in which human rights language and strategies have become a colonial weapon in Israel/Palestine. It analyzes the historical conditions that allowed for the emergence ... More


Moderns of the Past, Moderns of the Future: George Sigerson’s Celtic-Romans in Ireland, 1897–1922

Arabella Currie

in Celts, Romans, Britons: Classical and Celtic Influence in the Construction of British Identities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198863076
eISBN:
9780191895609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863076.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, British and Irish History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter complements the volume’s focus on Celtic–Classical interactions within the notion of Britishness by examining the role of such a dialogue in Ireland’s attempts to extricate itself from ... More


Archival Representations: Archive and Collection in the Narratives of Ezra-Nehemiah

Laura Carlson Hasler

in Archival Historiography in Jewish Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190918729
eISBN:
9780190918750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918729.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 2 conducts a detailed analysis of how the act of collection works within the narrative portions of Ezra-Nehemiah, defining the archive by surveying various types of collections and their use ... More


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