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  1. Heroism and the Supernatural in the African Epic

    By Mariam Konaté Deme

    There exists a strong tendency within Western literary criticism to either deny the existence of epics in Africa or to see African literatures as exotic copies of European originals. In both cases, Western criticism has largely failed to acknowledge the distinctiveness of African...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Locating Transnational Ideals

    Edited by Walter Goebel, Saskia Schabio

    This volume defines versions of the transnational in their historical and cultural specificity. By "locating," the contributors contextualize historical and contemporary understandings of the fluid term "transnational," which vary in relation to the disciplines involved. This kind of historical and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Travel Writing and Atrocities

    Eyewitness Accounts of Colonialism in the Congo, Angola, and the Putumayo

    By Robert Burroughs

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book examines eyewitness travel reports of atrocities committed in European-funded slave regimes in the Congo Free State, Portuguese West Africa, and the Putumayo district of the Amazon rainforest during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. During this time, British explorers,...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities

    Postcolonial Approaches

    Edited by Elizabeth Deloughrey, Jill Didur, Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines current trends in scholarly thinking about the new field of the Environmental Humanities, focusing in particular on how the history of globalization and imperialism represents a special challenge to the representation of environmental issues. Essays in this path-breaking...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Representing Mixed Race in Jamaica and England from the Abolition Era to the Present

    By S. Salih

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This study considers cultural representations of "brown" people in Jamaica and England alongside the determinations of race by statute from the Abolition era onwards. Through close readings of contemporary fictions and "histories," Salih probes the extent to which colonial ideologies may have been...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Scotland and the Caribbean, c.1740-1833

    Atlantic Archipelagos

    By Michael Morris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This book participates in the modern recovery of the memory of the long-forgotten relationship between Scotland and the Caribbean. Drawing on theoretical paradigms of world literature and transnationalism, it argues that Caribbean slavery profoundly shaped Scotland’s economic, social and cultural...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  8. National Identities in Pakistan

    The 1971 war in contemporary Pakistani fiction

    By Cara Cilano

    In 1971, a war which took place in Pakistan that resulted in the establishment of two separate countries; East Pakistan became Bangladesh, leaving the remaining four western provinces to comprise a truncated Pakistan. This book examines how literature by those who remained Pakistanis acts as a...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Theorizing a Colonial Caribbean-Atlantic Imaginary

    Sugar and Obeah

    By Keith Sandiford

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    This book develops a theory of a Caribbean-Atlantic imaginary by exploring the ways two colonial texts represent the consciousnesses of Amerindians, Africans, and Europeans at two crucial points marking respectively the origins and demise of slavocratic systems in the West Indies. Focusing on...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Making Subject(s)

    Literature and the Emergence of National Identity

    By Allen Carey-Webb

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge