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Postcolonial Borges is the first systematic account of geo-political and postcolonial themes in the writings of Borges, from the poetry and essays of the 1920s to his later works and collections. This book shows how Borges's political and artistic temperament mark him out as a postcolonial intellectual and creative writer...
An enlivening exploration of the links between literature, popular culture and theories of gender in African literature.
Offers a radical new perspective on Britain's devolved literary cultures by focusing on Manchester's vibrant, multicultural literary scene. -- .
The tensions and ambivalences emerging from four memoirs written in Welsh and Spanish by Welsh Patagonians towards the end of the twentieth century are explored, to foreground a broader panorama of what it means to be a Welsh descendant in Patagonia in a modern Argentine context.
A new take on the origins of the Southern Literary Renaissance, Reviewing the South shows how book reviewing played a vital role in shaping an image of the South in the American national consciousness during the interwar years.
In this fascinating book, Leah S. Marcus argues that the colonial context in which Shakespeare was edited and disseminated during the heyday of the British Empire has left a mark on Shakespeare's texts to the present day. How Shakespeare Became Colonial offers a unique and engaging argument, including: A brief...
The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Poetry is the first collection of essays to explore the postcolonial poetry through regional, historical, political, formal, textual, gender, and comparative approaches. Strengthening the place of poetry in postcolonial studies, the Companion also contributes to the globalization of poetry studies.
Translation and Migration examines the ways in which the presence or absence of translation in situations of migratory movement has currently and historically shaped social, cultural and economic relations between groups and individuals. Acts of cultural and linguistic translation are discussed through a rich variety of illustrative literary, ethnographic, visual...
The first collection of essays dedicated to examining the work of John Berger, with cross-cultural contributions from an array of international names.