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Colonial creep

Christopher Stroud

in Colonial and Decolonial Linguistics: Knowledges and Epistemes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198793205
eISBN:
9780191835124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793205.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

There are moments when people imagine languages differently, sometimes even radically rethinking “language” beyond the conventional idea of “language” itself as a coherent entity. Such moments tend ... More


“A Delicious Purgatory”: Sex and “Salvation”

Jaime Harker

in Middlebrow Queer: Christopher Isherwood in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679133
eISBN:
9781452948072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679133.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on how Christopher Isherwood conceptualized homosexuals as antiheroes yet saints in his own and his friends’ novels. It begins by presenting the link between gay life and “queer” ... More


Avenues of Hope and Optimism

Ghazala Jamil

in Accumulation by Segregation: Muslim Localities in Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199470655
eISBN:
9780199090860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470655.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter attempts to capture and present an account of social spaces of counter-hegemony. These are actual places and institutions inside or connected to the Muslim localities in Delhi where hope ... More


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