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Travelling Theory: To the Present

David Johnson

in Shakespeare and South Africa

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183150
eISBN:
9780191673955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183150.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter deals with Shakespeare criticism and radical critical theory and explores how this radical theory has travelled to South Africa in the last 25 years. It is based on the conviction that ... More


Unsettled Settlers: Postcolonialism, Travelling Theory and the New Migrant Aesthetics

in Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311093
eISBN:
9781846313332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311093.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the obvious discrepancies between concepts of migration based on historical experiences and aestheticized theories. This link is examined through looking at two recent cultural ... More


Belated Travelling Theory, Contemporary Wild Praxis: A Romani Perspective on the Practical Politics of the Open End

Ken Lee (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter takes issue with the Orientalism that implicitly underpins much of the methodology of the Gypsylorists and founders of the Gypsy Collections. Specifically, it examines the ways in which ... More


Reversing the Sociological Lens: Putting Sino-American “Mixed Bloods” on the Miscegenation Map

Emma Jinhua Teng

in Eurasian: "Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276260
eISBN:
9780520957008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276260.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 considers the early twentieth-century turn from biological to sociological discourses on mixed race, comparing the work of Chinese and American sociologists who researched the transnational ... More


Toward a Contrapuntal Double Critique of Colonial Modernity

David Fieni

in Decadent Orientalisms: The Decay of Colonial Modernity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286409
eISBN:
9780823288748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286409.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

While some postcolonial critics have championed Abdelkebir Khatibi’s notion of “double critique” over Edward Said’s method of “contrapuntal reading” (Lionnet), this conclusion argues for a novel way ... More


Elizabeth Colson: home town anthropologist, systems sceptic

Richard Werbner

in Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019.00009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the work and life of Elizabeth Colson, Gluckman’s successor as head of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, through an intellectual history focused on her social biography. The ... More


Introduction: An Intellectual History of Contemporary Indonesian Islam

Carool Kersten

in Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247775
eISBN:
9780190638528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247775.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction lays out the intentions of this intellectual history of contemporary Indonesian Islam. As a history of ideas, the book is theoretically framed by the notions of “circulation of ... More


Relational thought, networks, circles

Richard Werbner

in Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019.00011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 examines the turn by A. L. Epstein, Clyde Mitchell and others to relational thought, at first primarily about ties of friendship or kinship and about the structures of these ties. Where an ... More


Victor Turner’s ‘voyage of discovery’

Richard Werbner

in Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019.00014
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the emergence and wider reception of Victor Turner’s ethnography, arguments and dominant ideas, including the social drama, liminality and communitas; and also his remarkable ... More


Anthropology and the postcolonial

Richard Werbner

in Anthropology after Gluckman: The Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526138002
eISBN:
9781526155498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138019.00016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 10 moves the focus from colonial to postcolonial Africa, asking how anthropologists have understood the postcolonial, and how their understandings relate to those of mainstream postcolonial ... More


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