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  1. Writing Sri Lanka

    Literature, Resistance & the Politics of Place

    By Minoli Salgado

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Focusing on ways in which cultural nationalism has influenced both the production and critical reception of texts, Salgado presents a detailed analysis of eight leading Sri Lankan writers - Michael Ondaatje, Romesh Gunasekera, Shyam Selvadurai, A. Sivanandan, Jean Arasanayagam, Carl Muller, James...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Writing Beyond Race

    Living Theory and Practice

    By bell hooks

    What are the conditions needed for our nation to bridge cultural and racial divides? By "writing beyond race," noted cultural critic bell hooks models the constructive ways scholars, activists, and readers can challenge and change systems of domination. In the spirit of previous classics like...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Brown Gold

    Milestones of African American Children's Picture Books, 1845-2002

    By Michelle Martin

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Brown Gold is a compelling history and analysis of African-American children's picturebooks from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. At the turn of the nineteenth century, good children's books about black life were hard to find — if, indeed, young black readers and their parents could even...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity

    Celtic Soul Brothers

    By Lauren Onkey

    Series: Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

    Blackness and Transatlantic Irish Identity analyzes the long history of imagined and real relationships between the Irish and African-Americans since the mid-nineteenth century in popular culture and literature. Irish writers and political activists have often claimed - and thereby created - a "...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature

    Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900–1950

    By Sam Lopez

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    This book examines how Chicana literature in three genres—memoir, folklore, and fiction—arose at the turn of the twentieth century in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Lopez examines three women writers and highlights their contributions to Chicana writing in its earliest years...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Remapping Citizenship and the Nation in African-American Literature

    By Stephen Knadler

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Through a reading of periodicals, memoirs, speeches, and fiction from the antebellum period to the Harlem Renaissance, this study re-examines various myths about a U.S. progressive history and about an African American counter history in terms of race, democracy, and citizenship. Reframing 19th...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Narratives of Migration and Displacement in Dominican Literature

    By Danny Méndez

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Establishing an interdisciplinary connection between Migration Studies, Post-Colonial Studies and Affect Theory, Méndez analyzes the symbolic interplay between emotions, cognitions, and displacement in the narratives written by and about Dominican and Dominican-Americans in the United States and...

    Published February 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Politicizing Asian American Literature

    Towards a Critical Multiculturalism

    By Youngsuk Chae

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This book examines U.S. multiculturalism from the perspective of Asian American writings, drawing contrasts between politically acquiescent multiculturalism and politically conscious multiculturalism. Chae discusses the works of writers who have highlighted a critical awareness of Asian Americans’...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Representing Africa in Children's Literature

    Old and New Ways of Seeing

    By Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Representing Africa in Children’s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children’s and young...

    Published September 18th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Cities, Borders and Spaces in Intercultural American Literature and Film

    By Ana M. Manzanas, Jesús Benito Sanchez

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    Thus book examines the spatial morphologies represented in a wide range of contemporary ethnic American literary and cinematic works. Drawing from Henri Lefebvre’s theorization of space as a living organism, Edward Soja’s writings on the postmetropolis, Marc Augé’s notion of the non-place, Manuel...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge