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Keown, Michelle

Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Theorizing Postcolonial Diasporas
Michelle Keown, David Murphy, James Procter

Section 1. Discovering Europe

2. European Tribes: Transcultural Diasporic Encounters
John Mcleod

3. Postcolonial Studies in the Context of the ‘Diasporic’ Netherlands
Elleke Boehmer, Frances Gouda

4. Transcultural Encounters in Contemporary Art: Gender, Genre and History
Siobhán Shilton

Section 2. Nostalgia and Longing for ‘Home’

5. ‘Naturally, I reject the term “diaspora”’: Said and Palestinian Dispossession
Patrick Williams

6. Latin Americans in London and the Dynamics of Diasporic Identities
Patria Román-Velázquez

7. Constructing the Metropolitan Homeland: The Literatures of the White Settler Societies of New Zealand and Australia
Janet Wilson

Section 3. Comparative Diasporic Contexts

8. Exile, Incarceration and the Homeland: Jewish References in French Caribbean Novels
Celia Britton

9. Vijay Singh’s Indo-Fijian Work Ethic: The Politics of Diasporic Definitions
Mohit Prasad

10. French Atlantic Diasporas
Bill Marshall

11. Postcolonial Transplants: Cinema, Diaspora and the Body Politic
Elizabeth Ezra, Terry Rowden

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Postcolonial/World Literature, Migration, Cultural Studies, European Literature

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
246 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230232785
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36142-7

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