Postcolonial Theories by Jenni RamonePostcolonial Theories by Jenni Ramone

Postcolonial Theories

byJenni Ramone

Hardcover | September 12, 2011

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Postcolonial theory is a prominent approach in English Studies today. This introductory guide presents both the theory and practice to students in accessible and attractive ways. It includes contextualised discussion of a range of influential theorists, and applies postcolonial theory to a variety of key literary texts.
JENNI RAMONE is Senior Lecturer in English at Newman University College, Birmingham, UK.
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Title:Postcolonial TheoriesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:September 12, 2011Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230243029

ISBN - 13:9780230243026

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Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface.- Acknowledgements.- Timeline.- Introduction: the Colonial Exotic.- PART I: THE EMERGENCE OF POSTCOLONIAL THINKING Anti-Colonial Resistance.- The Postcolonial Moment.- PART II: POSTCOLONIAL THEORIES Otherness.- The Postcolonial Migrant.- Native and Nation.- PART III: READING POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE Introduction to Part III.- The Text in the Colony.- The Postcolonial Counter-Text.- The Diaspora Text.- PART IV: POSTCOLONIAL FUTURES Afterword.- Annotated Bibliography.- Bibliography.- Index.

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"Jenni Ramone's Postcolonial Theories is among the most accessible and engaging introductions to this important field now available, as well as the only one to pay due attention to the variety of new directions postcolonial scholars are taking. It vindicates theory: not as an end in itself but as an aid to critical and even political practice."--Robert Spencer, University of Manchester, UK "Clearly organized, dealing with many of the important concepts in postcolonial theory, and providing students with a clear sense of the evolution and complexity of the field."--Shailja Sharma, DePaul University