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‘What is the matter with yowe Christen men?’: English Colonial Literature, 1555–1625

Andrew Hadfield

in Literature, Travel, and Colonial Writing in the English Renaissance 1545–1625

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199233656
eISBN:
9780191696626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233656.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter demonstrates the ways in which various forms of colonial literature—from the reign of Mary to that of James I—were forced to reflect upon the enterprises they were encouraging, and to ... More


Writing French Algeria

Peter Dunwoodie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159728
eISBN:
9780191673696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159728.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a study of the European literary discourse on French Algeria between the conquest of 1830 and the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. For the first time in English, this intertextual ... More


Introduction History, Genre and New Ways of Reading Travel

in Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone African Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310492
eISBN:
9781846315589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315589.001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter suggests ways to begin to untie travel writing from its Western moorings and open up a space for African representations of travel. It looks briefly at some of the key ... More


Orphans of Asia: Modernity and Colonial Literature

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines literary representations of the Manichean spaces of the colonial capital, exploring how the logic behind the spaces is stimulated in both new realist narrative styles and the ... More


Critical Contexts

Mark Williams

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This concluding chapter argues that the critical contexts of the literary texts dealt with in this volume cannot be so confined inside the period before 1950, not merely for writers whose works have ... More


Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks

in Colonial Tropes and Postcolonial Tricks: Rewriting the Tropics in the novela de la selva

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311956
eISBN:
9781846315220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315220.002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter shows that the legacy of colonial travel writing in Latin America was not suppressed but became a catalyst for the self-imaginings of the postcolonial writer. Through their selective ... More


‘Postcolonial Beaux’ Stratagem: Singing and Dancing Back with Carmen in African Films

Yifen T. Beus

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that one of the most effective strategies of resisting the Western centre is through the ‘writing of Otherness’ — namely, by using adaptations of Western texts as a method of ... More


Colonial Modernists

Angela Smith

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter looks at a range of colonial fiction up to 1950 by writers native to Australia, New Zealand, India, the Caribbean, and Canada, which in some way develops and inflects modernist ... More


Conformity and Idiosyncrasy: Jean Rhys

Vike Martina Plock

in Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474427418
eISBN:
9781474434607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427418.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By looking at Jean Rhys’s ‘Left Bank’ fiction (Quartet, After Leaving Mr Mackenzie, Good Morning, Midnight, ‘Illusion’, ‘Mannequin’), this chapter investigates how new operational procedures such as ... More


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