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Articles from Vol. 48, No. 1, January

Attewell, Nadine. Better Britons: Reproduction, National Identity, and the Aftermath of Empire
Attewell, Nadine. Better Britons: Reproduction, National Identity, and the Aftermath of Empire. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2014. Pp xi, 324. CDN$65. Nadine Attewell's book Better Britons: Reproduction, National Identity, and the Aftermath of Empire...
Barboar, Sarah, Thomas Lacroix, and Judith Misrahi-Barak, Eds.: Diasporas, Cultures of Mobilities, 'Race': 2. Diaspora, Memory and Intimacy
Barboar, Sarah, Thomas Lacroix, and Judith Misrahi-Barak, eds. Diasporas, Cultures of Mobilities, 'Race: 2. Diaspora, Memory and Intimacy. Montpellier: Presses universitaires de la Mediterranee, 2015. Pp 258. 21.00 [euro] In this second collection...
Brad Pasanek. Metaphors of Mind: An Eighteenth-Century Dictionary
Brad Pasanek. Metaphors of Mind: An Eighteenth-Century Dictionary. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2015. Pp. xv, 382. US$49.95. Now this is an impressive book. And it's only half the story. For ten years, Brad Pasanek has been trawling online repositories...
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon. New World Drama: Tire Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon. New World Drama: Tire Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849. Durham: Duke UP, 2014. Pp. x, 354. US$94.95. In New World Drama: The Performative Commons in the Atlantic World, 1649-1849, Elizabeth Maddock...
Emplotting the Postcolonial: Epistemology and Narratology in Amitav Ghosh's the Calcutta Chromosome
Abstract: The plot of Amitav Ghosh's The Calcutta Chromosome is so complex that there is little consensus among scholars on what actually happens in the novel. Following in the footsteps of Rabindranath Tagore, Satyajit Ray, Renu, and J. P. S. Uberoi,...
Ibsen and Cosmopolitanism: A Chinese and Cross-Cultural Perspective
Abstract: This essay suggests that a discussion of Henrik Ibsen and his relationship with cosmopolitanism should start with the redefinition of this controversial concept. After reconsidering cosmopolitanism, I note that Ibsen's relevance to cosmopolitanism...
Reassessing English Studies in Turkey
We were interested to read Don Randall's analysis of the present state of English studies in Turkey (see ARIEL 46.1-2), particularly his comments on language acquisition and how it dictates the ways in which learners and educators alike perceive the...
Response to Umunc and Raw
I appreciate Himmet Umunc and Laurence Raw's written response ("Reassessing English Studies in Turkey," ARIEL 48.1) as it testifies to the considerable impact my article ("English Studies in Turkey: An Assessment," ARIEL 46.1-2) has had in Turkey....
Rewriting the Female Gothic in the Antipodes: Fiona Kidman's Mandarin Summer
Abstract: This essay makes a case for Fiona Kidman's inclusion in the international feminist canon and focuses on her contribution to feminist metafiction in her redeployment of the Gothic genre in her second novel, Mandarin Summer (1981). In her reinvention...
Shadows of Slavery, Discourses of Choice, and Indian Indentureship in Amitav Ghosh's Sea of Poppies
Abstract: In his novel Sea of Poppies, Indian writer Amitav Ghosh emphasizes the fact that while the indentured laborer was not a slave per se, the indenture of South Asian laborers developed in the belly of plantation slavery. Without conflating the...
The Polygynous Household in Lola Shoneyin's the Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives: A Haven in a Heartless World
Abstract: Despite Lola Shoneyin's public condemnation of the impediments to female autonomy, equality, freedom, dignity, and self-realisation inherent in polygamy, the polyvalent nature of her contemporary Nigerian novel, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's...
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