Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas by M. KeownComparing Postcolonial Diasporas by M. Keown

Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas

byM. Keown

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

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Bringing together a group of intellectuals from a number of disciplines, this collection breaks new ground within the field of postcolonial diaspora studies, moving beyond the Anglophone bias of much existing scholarship by investigating comparative links between a range of Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanic and Neerlandophone cultural contexts.
MICHELLE KEOWN is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, UK, specializing in postcolonial literature and theory, particularly that of the Pacific. She has published widely on Maori, Pacific and New Zealand writing, and is the author ofPostcolonial Pacific Writing: Representations of the Body(2005) andPaci...
Title:Comparing Postcolonial DiasporasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:230 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230547087

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: Theorizing Postcolonial Diasporas; M.Keown, D.Murphy & J.Procter PART ONE: DISCOVERING EUROPE European Tribes: Transnational Diasporic Encounters; J.McLeod Postcolonial Studies in the Context of the 'Diasporic' Netherlands; E.Boehmer & F.Gouda Transcultural Encounters in Contemporary Art: Gender, Genre and History; S.Shilton PART TWO: NOSTALGIA AND LONGING FOR 'HOME' 'Naturally, I reject the term "diaspora"': Said and Palestinian Dispossession; P.Williams Latin Americans in London and the Dynamics of Diasporic Identities; P.Roman-Velasquez Constructing the Metropolitan Homeland: The Literatures of the White Settler Societies of New Zealand and Australia; J.Wilson PART THREE: COMPARATIVE DIASPORIC CONTEXTS Exile, Incarceration and the Homeland: Jewish References in French Caribbean Novels; C.Britton Vijay Singh's Indo-Fijian Work Ethic: The Politics of Diasporic Definitions; M.Prasad French Atlantic Diasporas; B.Marshall Postscript: Postcolonial Transplants: Cinema, Diaspora, and the Body Politic; E.Ezra & T.Rowden Index