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  1. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Publishing the Postcolonial

    Anglophone West African and Caribbean Writing in the UK 1948-1968

    By Gail Low

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book explores how writers such as Amos Tutuola, George Lamming, Samuel Selvon, VS Naipaul, Chinua Achebe, Derek Walcott, Kamau Brathwaite, and Wole Soyinka came to be published in London in important educational series such as the Three Crown Series and African Writers Series. Low takes...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. African Discourse in Islam, Oral Traditions, and Performance

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

    Series: African Studies

    Through an engaged analysis of writers such as Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Niyi Osundare, and Tanure Ojaide and of African traditional oral poets like Omoekee Amao Ilorin and Mamman Shata Katsina, Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for interpreting and...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Between the Lines

    Africa in Western Spirituality, Philosophy, and Literary Theory

    By A. Lassissi Odjo

    Series: African Studies

    Africa’s history has been misrepresented by the outside world, especially by the Judeo-Christian West. An awareness of such a bias in historiographical discourse explains much of the difficulty Africans and peoples of African descent have in formulating a viable identity in intellectual discourse....

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. De-Westernizing Film Studies

    Edited by Saer Maty Ba, Will Higbee

    De-Westernizing Film Studies aims to consider what form a challenge to the enduring vision of film as a medium - and film studies as a discipline - modelled on ‘Western’ ideologies, theoretical and historical frameworks, critical perspectives as well as institutional and artistic practices, might...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Comte de Gobineau and Orientalism

    Selected Eastern Writings

    Edited by Geoffrey Nash, Daniel O'Donoghue

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Though known to specialists, Comte de Gobineau’s vital if idiosyncratic contribution to Orientalism has only been accessible to the English reader through secondary sources. Especially important for its portrayal of an esoteric Sufi sect like the Ahl-i Haqq, and its vivid narrative of the Babi...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Re-playing Shakespeare in Asia

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Minami Ryuta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

    This book reviews the "playing" of Shakespeare in which there is a re-staging and a re-writing -- through adaptation, appropriation, or acculturation -- of the Western Shakespeare into the gestural, symbolic, stylized, or ritualized worlds of Asian theatre languages. It examines this interface in...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis and Burton

    Power Play of Empire

    By Ben Grant

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    By engaging closely with the work of Richard Francis Burton (1821-90), the iconic nineteenth-century imperial spy, explorer, anthropologist and translator, Postcolonialism, Psychoanalysis and Burton explores the White Man’s ‘imperial fantasies’, and the ways in which the many metropolitan...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Postcolonial Nostalgias

    Writing, Representation and Memory

    By Dennis Walder

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book offers an original and informed critique of a widespread, yet often misunderstood, condition — nostalgia, a pervasive human emotion connecting people across national, historical, and personal boundaries. Walder analyses the writings of some of those entangled in the aftermath of...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge