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Global Fissures; Postcolonial Fusions

Joseph, C. A. B. and Wilson, J. M., (eds.) (2006) Global Fissures; Postcolonial Fusions. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi. 9042020180.

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Abstract: A collection of essays that examines the relationship between globalisation and the postcolonial. The three subssections are as follows Section 1. Theorizing the Global and the Postcolonial - John Hawley, 'Theorizing the Diaspora' - Robert Spencer: 'The Price of Silence: Intellectual communication in the Age of Globalization' - Shaobo Xie,'Is the world decentred? A Postcolonial Perspective on Globalization' Section 2.Globalization and Literature - Cynthia Sugars, 'World Famous Across Canada: National Identity in the Global Village' - Chitra Sankaran, 'Ethics, Aesthetics and the Globalized other in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things' - A. Clare Brandabur, 'The elephant in the Living-Room: A Postcolonial Reading of Waiting for Godot' - Isabel Hoving, 'On Invasions, Weeds and Wilderness: The Dutch Imagination of Globalization (thrice) - C.L. Innes, 'Cosmopolitan Readers and Postcolonial Identities' - Mustapha Marrouchi, 'The Fantasy of Home' Section 3. Globalization, Politics and Culture - Vijaysree Chaganti and Kanukolanuk Ravichandra, Macauley to Microsoft: Globalization and the Indian Academy' - Jennifer Lawn, 'Creativity Inc., Globalizing the Cultural Imaginary in New Zealand' - Chris Prentice, 'Riding the Whale? Postcolonialism and Globalization in Whale Rider' - Martin Spaul and Amina Minhas, 'Representing Interconnection and Cultural Flow: Towards Reframing Tourist Experience with New Media' - Peter D. Osborne, 'anredoM acitpO or Aztec Cameras: Cultural Hybridity and Latin American Photography
Uncontrolled Keywords: postcolonial, globalization, diaspora, global village, national identity, Waiting for Godot, cosmopolitan, home, the Indian Academy, Microsoft, cultural Imaginary, New Zealand, Whale Rider, New Media, tourist experiences, Latin American photography, cultural hybridity
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature > PR9080 Postcolonial literature
Editors: Joseph, Clara A B and Wilson, Janet M
Publisher: Rodopi
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Research Centre > Centre for Critical and Creative Writing
University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Education & Humanities > English and Creative Writing
Faculties > Faculty of Education & Humanities > English and Creative Writing
Research Centres > Centre for Critical and Creative Writing
Date: 2006
Date Type: Publication
Series Name: Cross Cultures : Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English
Volume: 85
Place of Publication: Amsterdam and New York
Number of Pages: 326
Language: English
ISBN: 9042020180
Status: Published / Disseminated
Refereed: No

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