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Forthcoming Post-Colonial Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Colonial Rise of the Novel

    By Firdous Azim

    In this challening book, Firdous Azim, provides a feminist critique of orthodox accounts of the `rise of the novel' and exposes the underlying orientalist assumptions of the early English novel. Whereas previous studies have emphasized the universality of the coherent and consistent subject which...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Institutions of World Literature

    Writing, Translation, Markets

    Edited by Stefan Helgesson, Pieter Vermeulen

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This volume engages critically with the recent and ongoing consolidation of "world literature" as a paradigm of study. On the basis of an extended, active, and ultimately more literary sense of what it means to institute world literature, it views processes of institutionalization not as...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature

    By Gesa Mackenthun

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. In Other Worlds

    Essays In Cultural Politics

    By Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

    Series: Routledge Classics

    In this classic work, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, one of the leading and most influential cultural theorists working today, analyzes the relationship between language, women and culture in both Western and non-Western contexts. Developing an original integration of powerful contemporary...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Imperial Leather

    Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest

    By Anne Mcclintock

    Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Fiction, Film, and Indian Popular Cinema

    Salman Rushdie’s Novels and the Cinematic Imagination

    By Florian Stadtler

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author’s arguments about post-independence postcolonial India. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the ‘Social’,...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Silence in Middle Eastern and Western Thought

    The Radical Unspoken

    By Jason Bahbak Mohaghegh

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    Presenting an engaging reflection on the work of prominent modern Iranian literary artists in exchange with contemporary Continental literary criticism and philosophy, this book tracks the idea of silence – through the prism of poetics, dreaming, movement, and the body – across the textual...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Transnational in English Literature

    Shakespeare to the Modern

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    The Transnational in English Literature examines English literary history through its transnational engagements and argues that every period of English Literature can be examined through its global relations. English identity and nationhood is therefore defined through its negotiation with other...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights

    Edited by Sophia Mcclennen, Alexandra Schultheis Moore

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Literature and Human Rights provides a comprehensive, transnational, and interdisciplinary map to this emerging field, offering a broad overview of human rights and literature while providing innovative readings on key topics. The first of its kind, this volume covers...

    To Be Published August 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. V.S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography

    By Judith Levy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Autobiography

    Originally published in 1995. V. S. Naipaul, a Trinidadian of Indian descent living in the West, has written in many forms. Through an analysis of five works by Naipaul written in different modes and periods of his life, this study posits a relationship between a cultural condition and a choice of...

    To Be Published August 13th 2015 by Routledge