Postcolonial Spaces: The Politics of Place in Contemporary Culture by A. TeversonPostcolonial Spaces: The Politics of Place in Contemporary Culture by A. Teverson

Postcolonial Spaces: The Politics of Place in Contemporary Culture

byA. TeversonEditorS. Upstone

Hardcover | October 3, 2011

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With essays from a range of geographies and bringing together influential scholars across a range of disciplines, this book focuses on the role of space in the study of the politics of contemporary postcolonial experience, engaging with the spectrum of postcolonial spatialities which play a significant role in defining global postcolonial culture.
NICHOLAS DUNLOP Lecturer in English Literature and Film, University of Birmingham, UK SHEHRAZADE EMMABOKUS Doctoral Candidate, Kingston University, UK MONICA GERMANA Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing, University of Westminster, UK JAMES GRAHAM Lecturer in Communication and Culture, Department of Media, Culture ...
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Title:Postcolonial Spaces: The Politics of Place in Contemporary CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.79 inPublished:October 3, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230252257

ISBN - 13:9780230252257

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Table of Contents

Table of Figures and Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Foreword; E.Soja Introduction; A.Teverson & S.Upstone English Somewheres: Caryl Phillips and the English North; J.McLeod A Few Words About the Role of the Cartographers: Mapping and Postcolonial Resistance in Peter Carey's 'Do You Love Me?'; N.Dunlop 'How does your garden grow?' or Jamaica Kincaid's Spatial Praxis in My Garden (book): and Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya; W.Knepper Gender and Space in Postcolonial Fiction: South Asian Novelists Re-imagining Women's Spatial Boundaries; E.Jackson From Hijab to Sweatshops: Segregated Bodies and Contested Space in Monica Ali's Brick Lane; M.Germanà Overlapping Space and the Negotiation of Cultural Identity: Children's Literature from the South Asian Diaspora; S.Emmambokus Owning the City: Screening Postcolonial Bombay in Milan Luthria's Taxi 9 2 11 : Nau Do Gyarah; C.Herbert Postcolonial Purgatory: The Space of Migrancy in Dirty Pretty Things; J.Graham Third Space, Abstract Space and Coloniality: National and Subaltern Cartography in Ecuador; S.A.Radcliffe Security, Territory, and Colonial Populations: Town and Empire in Foucault's 1978 Lecture Course; S.Legg The Geography of Theory: Knowledge, Politics and the Postcolonial Present; T.Jazeel Notes Bibliography Index

Editorial Reviews

"This is an important and timely publication which makes a persuasive case for a more sustained engagement with the politics of space in postcolonial studies. Its interdisciplinary range of reference makes for a rich and multifaceted approach to its subject." - Michelle Keown, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, University of Edinburgh, UK