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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Commodifying (Post) Colonialism : Othering, Reification, Commodification and the New Literatures and Cultures in English
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'Since its inception in the 1980s, postcolonial theory has greatly enriched academic perspectives on culture and literature. Yet, in the same way that colonial goods and services have long contributed to economic and political growth, postcolonial topics have also become a profit-generating commodity. This is highly apparent in the success of the postcolonial novel or in the ability of film to cross over from Asia, Africa and elsewhere to paying audiences in Europe and America.

The contributions in this volume, in their various ways, take a critical look at artistic responses to the commodification of colonial and postcolonial histories, peoples, and products from the eighteenth century to the present. They explore, in particular, what literary and cultural texts have to say about commodification after the end of colonialism and how the Western culture industry continually capitalizes on representations of the postcolonial Other' (Source: Publisher website).


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* Contents derived from the Amsterdam,
Western Europe, Europe,
New York (City), New York (State),
United States of America (USA),
Rodopi , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'The Dark Races Stand Still, the Fair Progress' : Matthew Kneale’s English Passengers and the Intellectual Commodification of Colonial Encounter in Tasmania, Wolfgang Funk , 2010 single work criticism (p. 63-75)
Alice in Oz : A Children's Classic between Imperial Nostalgia and Transcultural Reinvention, Sissy Helff , 2010 single work criticism (p. 77-91)

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