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The Resource De-scribing empire : post-colonialism and textuality, edited by Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson

De-scribing empire : post-colonialism and textuality, edited by Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson

Label
De-scribing empire : post-colonialism and textuality
Title
De-scribing empire
Title remainder
post-colonialism and textuality
Statement of responsibility
edited by Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
808
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Tiffin, Chris
  • Lawson, Alan
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  • Politics and literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Literature and society
Label
De-scribing empire : post-colonialism and textuality, edited by Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : The textuality of empire / Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson -- The scramble for post-colonialism / Stephen Slemon -- Excess : post-colonialism and the verandahs of meaning / Bill Ashcroft -- Some problems of response to empire in settler post-colonial societies / Chris Prentice -- Theorizing racism / Terry Collits -- The myth of authenticity : representation, discourse and social practice / Gareth Griffiths -- Breyten Breytenbach and the censor / J.M. Coetzee -- De-scribing orality : performance and the recuperation of voice / Helen Gilbert -- Inscribing the emptiness : cartography, exploration an dthe construction of Australia / Simon Ryan -- The unfinished Commonwealth : boundaries of civility in popular Australian fiction of the first Commonwealth decade / Robert Dixon -- "The softest disorder" : representing cultural indeterminacy / Fiona Giles -- "The only free people in the Empire" : gender difference in colonial discourse / Bridget Orr -- De-scribing The Water-babies : 'the child' in post-colonial theory / Jo-Ann Wallace -- Modernity, voice, and window-breaking : Jean Rhys's 'Let them call it jazz' / Sue Thomas -- Speaking the unspeakable : London, Cambridge and the Caribbean / Paul Sharrad -- The speaking abject : the impossible world of realized empire / Howard McNaughton -- Conclusion : Reading difference / Alan Lawson and Chris Tiffin
Control code
ocm52568459
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203203682
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52568459
Label
De-scribing empire : post-colonialism and textuality, edited by Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 236-249) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : The textuality of empire / Chris Tiffin and Alan Lawson -- The scramble for post-colonialism / Stephen Slemon -- Excess : post-colonialism and the verandahs of meaning / Bill Ashcroft -- Some problems of response to empire in settler post-colonial societies / Chris Prentice -- Theorizing racism / Terry Collits -- The myth of authenticity : representation, discourse and social practice / Gareth Griffiths -- Breyten Breytenbach and the censor / J.M. Coetzee -- De-scribing orality : performance and the recuperation of voice / Helen Gilbert -- Inscribing the emptiness : cartography, exploration an dthe construction of Australia / Simon Ryan -- The unfinished Commonwealth : boundaries of civility in popular Australian fiction of the first Commonwealth decade / Robert Dixon -- "The softest disorder" : representing cultural indeterminacy / Fiona Giles -- "The only free people in the Empire" : gender difference in colonial discourse / Bridget Orr -- De-scribing The Water-babies : 'the child' in post-colonial theory / Jo-Ann Wallace -- Modernity, voice, and window-breaking : Jean Rhys's 'Let them call it jazz' / Sue Thomas -- Speaking the unspeakable : London, Cambridge and the Caribbean / Paul Sharrad -- The speaking abject : the impossible world of realized empire / Howard McNaughton -- Conclusion : Reading difference / Alan Lawson and Chris Tiffin
Control code
ocm52568459
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203203682
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52568459

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