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  1. Resistance in Contemporary Middle Eastern Cultures

    Literature, Cinema and Music

    Edited by Karima Laachir, Saeed Talajooy

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This study highlights the connections between power, cultural products, resistance, and the artistic strategies through which that resistance is voiced in the Middle East. Exploring cultural displays of dissent in the form of literary works, films, and music, the collection uses the concept of '...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Orientalism Revisited

    Art, Land and Voyage

    Edited by Ian Richard Netton

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The publication of Edward Said’s Orientalism in 1978 marks the inception of orientalism as a discourse. Since then, Orientalism has remained highly polemical and has become a widely employed epistemological tool. Three decades on, this volume sets out to survey, analyse and revisit the state of the...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Frantz Fanon

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Frantz Fanon has established a position as a leading anticolonial thinker, through key texts such as Black Skin, White Masks and The Wretched of the Earth. He has influenced the work of thinkers from Edward Said and Homi Bhabha to Paul Gilroy, but his complex work is often misinterpreted as an...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Literature and Development in North Africa

    The Modernizing Mission

    By Perri Giovannucci

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The book examines how modern global development largely privileges Western multinational interests at the expense of local or indigenous concerns in the "developing" nations of the East. The practices of development have mostly led not to economic, social, and political progressivism in local...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Facts, Fiction, and African Creative Imaginations

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Fallou Ngom

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    This volume brings together insights from distinguished scholars from around the world to address the facts, fiction and creative imaginations in the pervasive portrayals of Africa, its people, societies and cultures in the literature and the media. The fictionalization of Africa and African issues...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Postcolonial Readings of Music in World Literature

    By Cameron Fae Bushnell

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book reads representations of Western music in literary texts to reveal the ways in which artifacts of imperial culture function within contemporary world literature. Bushnell argues that Western music’s conventions for performance, composition, and listening, established during the colonial...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Locating Postcolonial Narrative Genres

    Edited by Walter Goebel, Saskia Schabio

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This volume explores how postcolonial texts have determined the evolution or emergence of specific formal innovations in narrative genres. While the prominence of questions of cultural identity in postcolonial studies has prevented due attention to concerns of literary form and aesthetics, this...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Stephanie LeMenager, Teresa Shewry, Ken Hiltner

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century showcases the recent explosive expansion of environmental criticism, which is actively transforming three areas of broad interest in contemporary literary and cultural studies: history, scale, and science. With contributors engaging texts from...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Feminist Visions and Queer Futures in Postcolonial Drama

    Community, Kinship, and Citizenship

    By Kanika Batra

    Series: Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

    In this timely study, Batra examines contemporary drama from India, Jamaica, and Nigeria in conjunction with feminist and incipient queer movements in these countries. Postcolonial drama, Batra contends, furthers the struggle for gender justice in both these movements by...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Travel Writing

    Edited by Tim Youngs, Charles Forsdick

    Series: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

    The past three decades have seen a remarkable growth of cross-disciplinary academic interest in travel writing. This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the best research from scholars around the world. The collection also features pieces by travel writers themselves...

    Published November 11th 2012 by Routledge