Concise Companions to Literature and Culture: Terror and the Postcolonial: A Concise Companion

Editor/Author Boehmer, Elleke and Morton, Stephen
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $148.95
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ISBN: 978-1-4051-9154-8
Category: Language & Literature - Literature
Book Status: Available

Terror and the Postcolonial is a major new comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture. A ground-breaking new study addressing and theorizing the conjunction between postcolonial studies, colonial history, and terrorism through a series of contemporary and historical case studies from various postcolonial contexts. Critically analyzes the figuration of terrorism in a variety of postcolonial literary texts from South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Raises the subject of terror as both an expression of globalization and a postcolonial product. Features key essays by well-known theorists, such as Robert J. C. Young, Derek Gregory, and Achille Mbembe, and Vron Ware.

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