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'Literature for Our Times offers the widest range of essays on present and future directions in postcolonial studies ever gathered together in one volume. Demonstrating the capacity of different approaches and methodologies to 'live together' in a spirit of 'convivial democracy', these essays range widely across regions, genres, and themes to suggest the many different directions in which the field is moving. Beginning with an engagement with global concerns such as world literatures and cosmopolitanism, translation, diaspora and migrancy, established and emerging critics demonstrate the ways in which postcolonial analysis continues to offer valuable ways of analysing the pressing issues of a globalizing world. The field of Dalit studies is added to funda¬mental interests in gender, race, and indigeneity, while the neglected site of the post¬colonial city, the rising visibility of terrorism, and the continuing importance of trauma and loss are all addressed through an analysis of particular texts. In all of these ap¬proaches, the versatility and adaptability of postcolonial theory is seen at its most energetic' (Publisher website).

Notes

  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Amsterdam,
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Netherlands,
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Western Europe, Europe,
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New York (City), New York (State),
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
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Rodopi , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Frailty and Feeling : Literature for Our Times, Paul Sharrad , 2012 single work criticism (p. 53-68)
'Trading Places in the Promised Lands': Indian Pilgrimage Paradigms in Postcolonial Travel Narratives, Dorothy Lane , 2012 single work criticism
Discusses Holy Cow by Sarah Macdonald and The Rope in the Water (2001) by Canadian novelist and travel writer Sylvia Fraser.
(p. 245-268)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Amsterdam,
      c
      Netherlands,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Rodopi ,
      2012 .
      Extent: xxxv, 665 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduction by Bill Ashcroft.
      ISBN: 9789042034532
      Series: y separately published work icon Cross/Cultures Cross/cultures : Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English Geoffrey V. Davis (editor), Hena Maes-Jelinek (editor), Gordon Collier (editor), Rodopi (publisher), Z1219090 series - publisher Number in series: 145

Works about this Work

Untitled David Borman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 5 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Literature for Our Times : Postcolonial Studies in the Twenty-First Century. 2012 anthology criticism
Untitled David Borman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 5 no. 1 2012;

— Review of Literature for Our Times : Postcolonial Studies in the Twenty-First Century. 2012 anthology criticism
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