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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


Situating Spivak

STEPHEN D. MOORE

in Planetary Loves: Spivak, Postcoloniality, and Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233250
eISBN:
9780823240487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233250.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Spivak's convoluted relationship with postcolonial studies. It attempts to situate Spivak not only in relation to the academic field of ... More


Withering Heights: Maryse Condeé and the Postcolonial Middlebrow

in Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of Post/Colonial Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311437
eISBN:
9781846315299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311437.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the foundational bias (nomos) of postcolonial studies and its anxiously undertheorized relation to the empirical question of popularity and the ideological stakes that question ... More


Introduction Literature, Politics, Memory

in Friends and Enemies: The Scribal Politics of Post/Colonial Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311437
eISBN:
9781846315299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311437.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the main themes covered in the book. It addresses three main concerns. First, the emergence of ‘francophone postcolonial studies’ as a field of study ... More


Colonialism, Criticism, and Cultural Theory

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and Empire: Colonial Legacies in Irish History and Culture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249909
eISBN:
9780191697845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249909.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses cultural and literary debates where anticolonialism, postcoloniality, postmodernism and poststructuralism intersect in the Irish as in many other contexts. It describes ... 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


French Studies and the Postcolonial: The Demise or the Rebirth of the French Department?

David Murphy

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter considers the specific challenge posed to previous conceptions of French Studies by the field's engagement with the specific ‘transnational’ form of questioning involved in the ... 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


Introduction Locating the Object, Mapping the Field: the Place of the Cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa in Postcolonial Studies

Robin Fiddian

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/9780853235668.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the possible links between postcolonial studies and the cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa. The essay of J. Jorge Klor de Alva is dealt to formulate both the ... More


Immigrant Narratives: Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature

Wail S. Hassan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199792061
eISBN:
9780199919239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792061.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Arab immigrants began to arrive in the United States in the late-nineteenth century and in Britain after World War Two. Those immigrants have produced a vast literature that remains relatively ... More


Amitav Ghosh

Anshuman A. Mondal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070044
eISBN:
9781781701102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070044.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a critical introduction to the fictional and non-fictional writings of one of the most celebrated and significant literary voices to have emerged from India in recent decades. Encompassing ... More


Race in Translation: Culture Wars around the Postcolonial Atlantic

Robert Stam and Ella Shohat

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798379
eISBN:
9780814723920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798379.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

While the term “culture wars” often designates the heated arguments in the English-speaking world spiraling around race, the canon, and affirmative action, in fact these discussions have raged in ... More


From Colonial to Postcolonial: Reflections on the Colonial Debate in France

Nicolas Bancel and Pascal Blanchard

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/UPO9781846319808.025
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Postcolonial studies – or postcolonial theory – has been a firmly established discipline within the Anglophone academy. In France, however, it has gained legitimacy only in English-language contexts ... More


Introduction: Before the Law

in Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132.002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

For years, postcolonial studies as a discipline has used diaspora theory to describe minoritarian agency. Defined by an anti-nationalist politics and the alloying effect of post-independence ... More


Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Samia Mehrez (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This unique interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness ... More


Afterword

in Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Postcolonial studies can engage productively with new global power formations by taking into account the figure of the asylum seeker within the camp dispositif. This is easier said than done, ... More


Matter in the Shadows: Feminist New Materialism and the Practices of Colonialism

Deboleena Roy and Banu Subramaniam

in Mattering: Feminism, Science, and Materialism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479833498
eISBN:
9781479842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479833498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, key debates in feminist theory have emphasized questions regarding the status of matter and materiality of the body. While these questions have lead to increased attention to ... 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


Locating Quebec on the Postcolonial Map

Mary Jean Green (ed.)

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/UPO9781846319808.021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Within Quebec the term ‘postcolonial’ is generally ignored. The complex ways in which Quebec can be considered postcolonial in a historical sense, and in which postcolonial readings of Quebec ... More


Introduction: Constructs by Which We Live

Elizabeth S. Anker

in Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book explores various failures of human rights and the prevailing theoretical orientations within postcolonial studies through what it calls an “embodied politics of reading.” In particular, it ... More


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