Martin Leer, Eva Rask Knudsen, Mereta Falck Borch

Bodies and Voices. The Force-Field of Representation and Discourse in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies.

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    Edité par Martin Leer
    Edité par Eva Rask Knudsen
    Edité par Mereta Falck Borch
    Editeur Rodopi - Brill
    Distributeur Editions de Boccard

    A wide-ranging collection of essays centred on readings of the body in contemporary literary and socio-anthropological discourse, from slavery and rape to female genital mutilation, from clothing, ocular pornography, voice, deformation and transmutation to the imprisoned, dismembered, remembered, abducted or ghostly body, in Africa, Australasia and the Pacific, Canada, the Caribbean, Great Britain and Eire

    Preface: Remembering Anna Rutherford Introduction: Bodies and Voices. The Force-Field of Representation and Discourse Africa André VIOLA: Martyred Bodies and Silenced Voices in South African Literature Under Apartheid Georgina HORRELL: Postcolonial Disgrace: (White) Women and (White) Guilt in the “new” South Africa Benaouda LEBDAI: Identity: Bodies and Voices in Coetzee’s Disgrace and Bouraoui’s Garçon manqué Chantal ZABUS: From “Cutting Without Ritual” to “Ritual Without Cutting”: Voicing and Remembering the Excised Body in African Texts and Contexts Maya G. VINUESA: A Women’s Body on Fire: Yvonne Vera’s Butterfly Burning Rosa FIGUEIREDO: Ritual Theatre: Bodies and Voices Eleonora CHIAVETTA: The Clothing Metaphor as a Signifier of Alienation in the Fiction of Karen King-Aribisala Gregory HACKSLEY: Representations of Africa and Black Africans in the Poetry of Noel Brettell Asia Aparajita NANDA: Of a ‘Voice’ and ‘Bodies’: A Postcolonial Critique of Meena Alexander’s Nampally Road Maria Sofia PIMENTEL BISCAIA: Can Women Speak? Can the Female Body Talk? Speech and Anatomical Discourse in Githa Hariharan’s When Dreams Travel Shanthini PILLAI: Unpacking Imperial Crates of Subalternity: The Indian Immigrant Labourer of Colonial Malaya Saidatul NORNIS HAJI MAHALI: Tinggayun: Implications of Dance and Song in Bajau Society Christiane SCHLOTE: “Keeping Body and Soul Together”: Rukhsana Ahmad’s Critical Examinations of Female Body Politics in Pakistan and Britain Hsiu-Chen Jane CHANG: Arthur Waley’s The Way and Its Power: Representation of ‘the Other’ The Settler Colonies Carla COMELLINI: Bodies and Voices in Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient and Anil’s Ghost Marta DVORAK: Blurring Bodies/Blurring Borders: David Cronenberg Strikes Back Carole FERRIER: “Never Forget that the Kanakas Are Men”: Fictional Representations of the Enslaved Black Body Annalisa OBOE: Metamorphic Bodies and Mongrel Subjectivities in Mudrooroo’s The Undying Werner SENN: Voicing the Body: The Cancer Poems of Philip Hodgins Ulla RATHEISER: A Voice of One’s Own: Language as a Central Element of Resistance, Reintegration of Identity in the Fiction of Patrice Grace Janet WILSON: Suffering and Survival: Body and Voice in Recent Maori Writing The Caribbean Derren JOSEPH: Postcolonial Education and Afro-Trinidadian Social Exclusion Giselle RAMPAUL: Voice as a Carnivalesque Strategy in West Indian Literature: Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners and Moses Ascending Núria CASADO GUAL: The Representation of Oppressed (Corpo)realities: Cripples, Dwarfs and Blind Men in the Plays of Edgar Nkosi White Britain and Eire Susanne PICHLER: Between Aphasia and Articulateness – Alien-Nation and Belonging: National/Ethnic Identities in Selected Black British Novels Carmen ZAMORANO LLENA: (Re)membering the Disembodied Verse: Constructs of Identity in Contemporary Irish Women’s Poetry Carla RODRÍGUEZ GONZÁLEZ: “Scotland, Whit Like?” Coloured Voices in Historical Territories Other Perspectives José María de la TORRE : The Smeared Metaphor : Viscosity and Fluidity in Bataille’s Story of the Eye Emman Frank IDOKO: Confrontational and Sociometric Approaches to Reform Strategy in German and Nigerian Prisons: Convergences and Divergences Marc COLAVINCENZO: Can the Postcolonial Critic Speak – And If So, Who Is Listening? Jesús VARELA-ZAPATA: The Quest for Identity as a Pattern of Postcolonial Voices Notes on Contributors and Editors Index

    MERETE FALCK BORCH is an administrator and researcher at the Centre for the Study of the Americas at the Copenhagen Business School. EVA RASK KNUDSEN is an associate professor in the Department of English, German and Romance Studies at the University of Copenhagen. MARTIN LEER heads the section for contemporary and postcolonial literatures at the University of Geneva. BRUCE CLUNIES ROSS, before his retirement, taught at the University of Copenhagen.

    Book Relié
    Nbr Pages Arabes 459
    Collection Cross/Cultures - Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English
    ISBN 13 978-90-420-2334-5
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