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The Postcolonial World

Edited by: Jyotsna G. Singh , David D. Kim

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  October  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138778078
eBook ISBN: 9781315297699
Adobe ISBN: 9781315297682

10.4324/9781315297699
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The Postcolonial World presents an overview of the field and extends critical debate in exciting new directions. It provides an important and timely reappraisal of postcolonialism as an aesthetic, political, and historical movement, and of postcolonial studies as a multidisciplinary, transcultural field. Essays map the terrain of the postcolonial as a global phenomenon at the intersection of several disciplinary inquiries. Framed by an introductory chapter and a concluding essay, the eight sections examine:

  • Affective, Postcolonial Histories
  • Postcolonial Desires
  • Religious Imaginings
  • Postcolonial Geographies and Spatial Practices
  • Human Rights and Postcolonial Conflicts
  • Postcolonial Cultures and Digital Humanities
  • Ecocritical Inquiries in Postcolonial Studies
  • Postcolonialism versus Neoliberalism

The Postcolonial World looks afresh at re-emerging conditions of postcoloniality in the twenty-first century and draws on a wide range of representational strategies, cultural practices, material forms, and affective affiliations. The volume is an essential reading for scholars and students of postcolonialism.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction The Postcolonial World Download PDF
Chapter  2:  On Postcolonial Happiness Download PDF
Chapter  3:  On not Closing the Loop Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Affective Histories and Partition Narratives in Postcolonial South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Unsettled Space of Identity Formation in Samir Naqqash’s Shlomo Al-Kurdi, Myself and Time (2004) Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Queers In-Between Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Morality and Desire Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Queer Camouflage as Survival, Presence, and Expressive Capital in the Postcolonial Artwork of Kiam Marcelo Junio Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Fictive Identities on a Diasporic Ethnic Stage Download PDF
Chapter  10:  “Postcolonial Remains” Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Gods in A Democracy Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Imagining the “Muslim” Woman Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Representing Postcolonial Zanzibar in Contested Literary, Cultural, and Political Geographies Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Transcolonial Cartographies Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Virtual Encounters in Postcolonial Spaces Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Curio Fever Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Inhospitality, European style Download PDF
Chapter  18:  “Always on Top”? Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Drug Detention and Human Rights in Post-Doi Moi Vietnam Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Breaking and Building Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Subaltern Archives, Digital Historiographies Download PDF
Chapter  22:  If Fanon Had Had Facebook Download PDF
Chapter  23:  “Ill Fares the Land” Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Toxic Bodies and Alien Agencies Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Rethinking Postcolonial Resistance in Niger-Delta Literature Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Relating to and through Land Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Unlocking History Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The Journey of the West African Migrant Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Boutique Ethnicity Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Neoliberal Colonialism? Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Conclusion What is the Postcolonial World? Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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