Rainer Emig

Commodifying (Post)Colonialism

Othering, Reification, Commodification and the New Literatures and Cultures in English

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Edité par Oliver Lindner
Edité par Rainer Emig
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Editions de Boccard

Since its inception in the 1980s, postcolonial theory has greatly enriched academic perspectives on culture and literature. Yet, in the same way that colonial goods and services have long contributed to economic and political growth, postcolonial topics have also become a profit-generating commodity. This is highly apparent in the success of the postcolonial novel or in the ability of film to cross over from Asia, Africa and elsewhere to paying audiences in Europe and America. The contrib ...