Peter H. Marsden



Towards a Transcultural Future. Literature and Human Rights in a ‘Post’-Colonial World

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Edité par Peter H. Marsden
Edité par Geoffrey V. Davis
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

Studying postcolonial literatures in English can (and indeed should) make a human rights activist of the reader – there is, after all, any amount of evidence to show the injustices and inhumanity thrown up by processes of decolonization and the struggle with past legacies and present corruptions. Yet the human-rights aspect of postcolonial literary studies has been somewhat marginalized by scholars preoccupied with more fashionable questions of theory. The present collection seeks t ...


Towards a Transcultural Future. Literature and Society in a ‘Post’-Colonial World

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Edité par Peter H. Marsden
Edité par Marc Delrez
Edité par Geoffrey V. Davis
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

This second collection, complementing ASNEL Papers 9.1, covers a similar range of writers, topics, themes and issues, all focusing on present-day transcultural issues and their historical antecedents: TOPICS TREATED Preparing for post-apartheid in South African fiction; Maori culture and the New Historicism; Danish-New Zealand acculturation; linguistic approaches to ‘void’; women’s overcoming in Southern African writing; new post-apartheid approaches to literary st ...


Towards a Transcultural Future. Literature and Society in a ‘Post’-Colonial World

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Price: 98,00 €

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Edité par Peter H. Marsden
Edité par Geoffrey V. Davis
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

This collection has one central theoretical focus, viz. stock-taking essays on the present and future status of postcolonialism, transculturalism, nationalism, and globalization. These are complemented by ‘special’ angles of entry (e.g. ‘dharmic ethics’) and by considerations of the global impress of technology (African literary studies and the Internet). Further essays have a focus on literary-cultural studies in Australia (the South Asian experience) and New Zealand (ecopoetics; a Central E ...