Postcolonial Discourse and Changing Cultural Contexts: Theory and Criticism

Synopsis

At the heart of coloniality and postcoloniality is the idea of empire. This book examines various theories of empire, and how they create networks of discourse in contemporary postcolonial settings. In exploring the idea of empire, the contributors consider such constructions as nation and modernity, identity politics, the status and role of exiles, and border intellectuals. Postcolonial texts considered include literature and films.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Radhika Mohanram
  • Christopher Wise
  • Judie Newman
  • Indira Karamcheti
  • Harveen Sachdeva Mann
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1995

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