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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 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  2. Travel Writing, Form, and Empire

    The Poetics and Politics of Mobility

    Edited by Julia Kuehn, Paul Smethurst

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This collection of essays is an important contribution to travel writing studies -- looking beyond the explicitly political questions of postcolonial and gender discourses, it considers the form, poetics, institutions and reception of travel writing in the history of empire and its aftermath....

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Language Processing in Discourse

    A Key to Felicitous Translation

    By Monika Doherty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how the typological characteristics of a language determine even the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences.Through extensive analysis of examples in...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Postcolonial Tourism

    Literature, Culture, and Environment

    By Anthony Carrigan

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book is the first literary study of postcolonial tourism. Looking at the cultural and ecological effects of mass tourism development in highly exoticized island states that are still grappling with the legacies of western colonialism, Carrigan contends that postcolonial writers not only...

    Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Religious Freedom in India

    Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion

    By Goldie Osuri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Drawing on the critical and theoretical concepts of sovereignty, biopolitics, and necropolitics, this book examines how a normative liberal and secular understanding of India’s religious identity is translatable by Hindu nationalists into discrimination and violence against minoritized religious...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Culture, Diaspora, and Modernity in Muslim Writing

    Edited by Rehana Ahmed, Peter Morey, Amina Yaqin

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Fiction by writers of Muslim background forms one of the most diverse, vibrant and high-profile corpora of work being produced today - from the trail-blazing writing of Salman Rushdie and Hanif Kureishi, which challenged political and racial orthodoxies in the 1980s, to that of a new generation...

    Published August 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Postcolonial Memoir in the Middle East

    Rethinking the Liminal in Mashriqi Writing

    By Norbert Bugeja

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book reconsiders the notion of liminality in postcolonial critical discourse today. By visiting Mashriqi writers of memoir, Bugeja offers a unique intervention in the understanding of 'in-between' and ‘threshold’ states in present-day postcolonialist thought. His analysis situates liminal...

    Published August 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective

    By Anna Ball

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    Palestinian Literature and Film in Postcolonial Feminist Perspective is the first sustained study of gender-consciousness in the Palestinian creative imagination. Drawing on concepts from postcolonial feminist theory, Ball analyses a range of literary and filmic works by major creative...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature

    Edited by Joy Mahabir, Mariam Pirbhai

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book is the first collection on Indo-Caribbean women's writing and the first work to offer a sustained analysis of the literature from a range of theoretical and critical perspectives, such as ecocriticism, feminist, queer, post-colonial and Caribbean cultural theories. The essays not only lay...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. American Pacificism

    Oceania in the U.S. Imagination

    By Paul Lyons

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This provocative analysis and critique of American representations of Oceania and Oceanians from the nineteenth century to the present, argues that imperial fantasies have glossed over a complex, violent history. It introduces the concept of ‘American Pacificism’, a theoretical framework that draws...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge