In Other Words: Dialogizing Postcoloniality, Race, and Ethnicity by Ewa B. LuczakIn Other Words: Dialogizing Postcoloniality, Race, and Ethnicity by Ewa B. Luczak

In Other Words: Dialogizing Postcoloniality, Race, and Ethnicity

EditorEwa B. Luczak, Justyna Wierzchowska, Joanna Ziarkowska

Hardcover | April 9, 2012

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In Other Words: Dialogizing Postcoloniality, Race, and Ethnicity is a collection of essays by scholars and Americanists who labor under the conviction that the dynamically evolving field of postcolonial studies facilitates the development of new ways of conceptualizing race and ethnic studies. On guard against reductive statements and aware of the danger of blurring historical differences, the book encourages the reader to enter the dialogue between postcolonial studies and discourses on race and ethnicity. It demonstrates rhetorical and conceptual affinities between the fields and examines counter-narratives of resistance to imperial narratives and the politics of dominance. Concurrently the anthology challenges the reader to engage in the broader and trans-global reading of cultures marked by the experience of political exploitation and erasure.
Ewa B. Luczak is Associate Professor at the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, Vice-President of the Polish Association for American Studies and the author of How Their Living outside America Affected Five African American Authors: Toward a Theory of Expatriate Literature (2011). Justyna Wierzchowska is Assistant Profe...
Title:In Other Words: Dialogizing Postcoloniality, Race, and EthnicityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:April 9, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents: Andrea O’Reilly Herrera: Introduction. In Other Words: An Alternative to the Post- in Post-colonialism – Shelley Armitage: Postmodern and Native Identities: Restor(y)ing Place in Hawai’i – Ewelina Bańka: Visions of (Post)Indian Country-Gerald Vizenor’ Dead Voices: Natural Agonies in the New World – Jerzy Kamionowski: Africa Lost and Africa Regained. Searching for the Source of African American Identity in Poetry by Sonia Sanchez and Nikki Giovanni – Ewa B. Luczak: «The Quality of Hurt»: African American Writerly Displacement in Europe of the 1960s – Anna Pochmara: Empire Desires Strike Back: Early-Twentieth-Century African American Rewritings of Imperial Mythologies – Izabella Kimak: Bharati Mukherjee and the Postcolonial Predicament: Looking Back in The Holder of the World – Barbara Leftih: Navigating and Resisting Dominant Discourses in Native American Literature of the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries – Sumit Chakrabarti: Towards a Critique of Foundational Historiography: A Brief Look at Gerald Vizenor’s Hiroshima Bugi – Joanna Ziarkowska: From Santo Domingo to Neuva York and Back: Multicultural and Diasporic Identity in Junot Díaz’s Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Ewa Antoszek: Deconstructing the Matrix-Negotiating Chicana Lesbian Identity in Terri de la Peña’s Novels – Heike Raphael-Hernandez: «White America Graciously Giving Way to Its Non-White Future»: When Hollywood Attempts To Go Postcolonial – Justyna Fruzińska: How Other is the Other? Appropriation of the Cultural Other in Disney’s Animated Films – Samir Dayal: Reconstellating «Indianness» in Diasporic Hindi Cinema: Postcolonial Studies and Transnational Perspectives – Jadwiga Maszewska: Chicana Texts? Postcolonial Theory? Olga Beatriz Torres’s Memorias de mi viaje/Recollections of My Trip – Julia Szołtysek: «Here lies bonded-labor, spread-eagled Douloti Nagesia’s ‘tormented corpse’»: Mahasweta Devi’s Repaying the Tribals Their Honour – Zuzanna Ładyga: The Return of the Repressed: Tracing Levinas in Gayatri Spivak’s Ethical Representations of Subalternity – Justyna Wierzchowska: Polish Colonial Past and Postcolonial Presence in Joanna Rajkowska’s Arts.