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  1. Dissident Writings of Arab Women

    Voices Against Violence

    By Brinda J. Mehta

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Dissident Writings of Arab Women: Voices Against Violence analyzes the links between creative dissidence and inscriptions of violence in the writings of a selected group of postcolonial Arab women. The female authors destabilize essentialist framings of Arab identity through a series of reflective...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hindi Dalit Literature and the Politics of Representation

    By Sarah Beth Hunt

    This study explores how Dalits in north India have used literature as a means of protest against caste oppression. Including fresh ethnographic research and interviews, it traces the trajectory of modern Dalit writing in Hindi and its pivotal role in the creation, rise and reinforcement of a...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Vidyasagar

    The Life and After-life of an Eminent Indian

    By Brian A. Hatcher

    Series: Pathfinders

    This book offers a new interpretation of the life and legacy of the Indian reformer and intellectual, Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar (1820–91). Drawing upon autobiography, biography, secondary criticism and a range of Vidyasagar’s original writings in Bengali, the book interrogates the role of history,...

    Published February 4th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literatures

    Multilingual Contexts, Translational Texts

    Edited by Simona Bertacco

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This collection gathers together a stellar group of contributors offering innovative perspectives on the issues of language and translation in postcolonial studies. In a world where bi- and multilingualism have become quite normal, this volume identifies a gap in the critical apparatus in...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Interweaving Performance Cultures

    Beyond Postcolonialism

    Edited by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Torsten Jost, Saskya Iris Jain

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    This book provides a timely intervention in the fields of performance studies and theatre history, and to larger issues of global cultural exchange. The authors offer a provocative argument for rethinking the scholarly assessment of how diverse performative cultures interact, how they are...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Border Thinking on the Edges of the West

    Crossing Over the Hellespont

    By Andrew Davison

    Series: Worlding Beyond the West

    Drawing on scholarly and life experience on, and over, the historically posited borders between "West" and "East," the work identifies, interrogates, and challenges a particular, enduring, violent inheritance – what it means to cross over a border – from the classical origins of Western political...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Unarchived Histories

    The "mad" and the "trifling" in the colonial and postcolonial world

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    For some time now, scholars have recognized the archive less as a neutral repository of documents of the past, and rather more as a politically interested representation of it, and recognized that the very act of archiving is accompanied by a process of un-archiving. Michel Foucault pointed to "...

    Published December 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature

    Edited by Michael A. Bucknor, Alison Donnell

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature offers a comprehensive, critically engaging overview of this increasingly significant body of work. The volume is divided into six sections that consider: the foremost figures of the Anglophone Caribbean literary tradition and a...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Nation & Narration

    By Homi K Bhabha

    Bhabha, in his preface, writes 'Nations, like narratives, lose their origins in the myths of time and only fully encounter their horizons in the mind's eye'. From this seemingly impossibly metaphorical beginning, this volume confronts the realities of the concept of nationhood as it is lived and...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Companion to World Literature

    Edited by Theo D'haen, David Damrosch, Djelal Kadir

    Series: Routledge Literature Companions

    In the age of globalization, the category of "World Literature" is increasingly important to academic teaching and research. The Routledge Companion to World Literature offers a comprehensive pathway into this burgeoning and popular field. Separated into four key sections, the volume covers:...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge