The Post-Colonial Studies Reader

Routledge - Covering more debates, topics and critics than any comparable book in its field, The Post-Colonial Studies Reader is the ideal starting point for students and issues a potent challenge to the ways in which we think and write about literature and culture. The reader’s wide-ranging approach reflects the remarkable diversity of work in the discipline along with the vibrancy of anti-imperialist writing both within and without the metropolitan centres.

The essential introduction to the most important texts in post-colonial theory and criticism, this second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include 121 extracts from key works in the field. Routledge. Leading, as well as lesser known figures in the fields of writing, theory and criticism contribute to this inspiring body of work that includes sections on nationalism, hybridity, diaspora and globalization.





Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts Routledge Key Guides

Routledge - Used book in Good Condition. This hugely popular a-z guide provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which characterize post-colonialism: explaining what it is, gender, where it is encountered and the crucial part it plays in debates about race, politics, language and identity. For this third edition over thirty new entries have been added including: Cosmopolitanism Development Fundamentalism Nostalgia Post-colonial cinema Sustainability Trafficking World Englishes.

. Post-colonial studies: The Key Concepts remains an essential guide for anyone studying this vibrant field.





Colonialism/Postcolonialism The New Critical Idiom

Routledge - This edition also has extensive discussions of temporality, and the relationship between premodern, colonial and contemporary forms of racism. Topics covered include globalization, new grassroots movements including Occupy Wall Street, the environmental crisis, and the relationship between Marxism and postcolonial studies.

This books includes: key features of the ideologies and history of colonialism the relationship of colonial discourse to literature anticolonial thought and movements challenges to colonialism, including anticolonial discourses recent developments in postcolonial theories and histories issues of sexuality and colonialism, and the intersection of feminist and postcolonial thought the relationship of activist struggles and scholarship.

Colonialism/Postcolonialism The New Critical Idiom - It is the ideal guide for students new to colonial discourse theory, postcolonial studies or postcolonial theory as well as a reference for advanced students and teachers. Routledge. This new edition includes a new introduction and conclusion as well as extensive updates throughout. Colonialism/postcolonialism is the essential introduction to a vibrant and politically charged area of literary and cultural study.

Used book in Good Condition. Colonialism/postcolonialism is a comprehensive yet accessible guide to the historical, theoretical and political dimensions of colonial and postcolonial studies. Loomba also discusses how ongoing struggles such as those of indigenous peoples, and the enclosure of the commons in different parts of the world shed light on the long histories of colonialism.





A Life Apart: A Novel

W. W. Norton & Company - A brilliant first novel. And, as present and past of several lives collide, Ritwik’s own goes into free fall. Instead, he moves to london, where he drops out of official existence into a shadowy hinterland of illegal immigrants. Shockingly good. Rose tremain, daily telegraph ritwik Ghosh, twenty-two and recently orphaned, finds the chance to start a new life when he arrives in England from Calcutta.

. Routledge. The story that ritwik writes to stave off his loneliness begins to find ghostly echoes in his own life. W w norton Company. Used book in Good Condition. But oxford holds little of the salvation Ritwik is looking for.





The Space Between Us

Harper Perennial - Harper Perennial. Used book in Good Condition. Routledge. A portrayal of two women discovering an emotional rapport as they struggle against the confines of a rigid caste system, Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Umrigar’s captivating second novel echoes the timeless intensity of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, and Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible—a quintessential triumph of modern literary fiction.

W w norton Company. This is a story intimately and compassionately told against the sensuous background of everyday life in Bombay. Washington post Book World  “Bracingly honest. New york times book review  the author of bombay time,  thrity umrigar is as adept and compelling in The Space Between Us—vividly capturing the social struggles of modern India in a luminous, addictively readable novel of honor, class, tradition, and The Weight of Heaven, gender, If Today Be Sweet, and family.





Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee

Picador - Used book in Good Condition. Meer syal has created an indelible portrait of a close-knit group of Indian women living in London. Caught between two cultures, sunita, three childhood friends―Chila, and Tania―are expected to revert to being obedient mothers and wives. Harper Perennial. The result is an unforgettable story of friendship, betrayal, marriage, and the difficult choices woman face.

But their world explodes when Tania makes a documentary, starring Chila and Sunita, about contemporary urban Indian Life. W w norton Company. Routledge.





I And Thou

Touchstone - He has added a wealth of informative footnotes to clarify obscurities and bring the reader closer to the original, and he has written a long "Prologue" that opens up new perspectives on the book and on Buber's thought. W w norton Company. The old version was marred by many inaccuracies and misunderstandings, and its recurrent use of the archaic "thou" was seriously misleading.

Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work; students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born since World War II considers Buber as one of its prophets. Used book in Good Condition. Martin buber's i and Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. This volume should provide a new basis for all future discussions of Buber.

I And Thou - The need for a new English translation has been felt for many years. Now professor walter kaufmann, a distinguished writer and philosopher in his own right who was close to Buber, has retranslated the work at the request of Buber's family. Harper Perennial. Routledge.





Black Skin, White Masks

Grove Press - Used book in Good Condition. Hailed for its scientific analysis and poetic grace when it was first published in 1952, colonialism, the book remains a vital force today from one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, and racial difference in history. Fanon’s masterwork is now available in a new translation that updates its language for a new generation of readers.

A major influence on civil rights, black Skin, and black consciousness movements around the world, anti-colonial, White Masks is the unsurpassed study of the black psyche in a white world. Harper Perennial. Grove Press. Routledge. W w norton Company. Few modern voices have had as profound an impact on the black identity and critical race theory as Frantz Fanon, and Black Skin, White Masks  represents some of his most important work.





The Lion and the Jewel Three Crowns Books

Oxford University Press - Harper Perennial. Grove Press. This is one of the best-known plays by Africa's major dramatist, Wole Soyinka. W w norton Company. Routledge. It is set in the Yoruba village of Ilunjinle. How the lion hunts the Jewel is the theme of this ribald comedy. Used book in Good Condition. The main characters are sidi the jewel, 'a true village belle' and Baroka the Lion, influenced by western ways, Lakunle, the crafty and powerful Bale of the village, and Sadiku, the young teacher, the eldest of Baroka's wives.





Jude the Obscure Penguin Classics

Penguin Classics - Moving to the town of christminster where he finds work as a stonemason, a sensitive, Jude meets and falls in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead, freethinking "New Woman. Refusing to marry merely for the sake of religious convention, Jude and Sue decide instead to live together, but they are shunned by society and poverty soon threatens to ruin them.

Jude the obscure, caused a public furor when it was first published, Hardy’s last novel, with its fearless and challenging exploration of class and sexual relationships. This edition uses the unbowdlerized text of the first volume edition of 1895, and also includes a list for further reading, appendices and a glossary.

Jude the Obscure Penguin Classics - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Grove Press. In his introduction, dennis taylor examines biblical allusions and the critique of religion in Jude the Obscure, and its critical reception that led Hardy to abandon novel writing.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Penguin Books. W w norton Company. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.





The Farming of Bones

Soho Press - Used book in Good Condition. Routledge. But amabelle's  world collapses when a wave of genocidal violence, driven by Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo, leads to the slaughter of Haitian workers. Amabelle and sebastien are separated, and she desperately flees the tide of violence for a Haiti she barely remembers.

She and sebastien, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to marry. Harper Perennial. Penguin Books. It is 1937 and amabelle désir, a young haitian woman living in the Dominican Republic, has built herself a life as the servant and companion of the wife of a wealthy colonel. W w norton Company. Already acknowledged as a classic, this harrowing story of love and survival—from one of the most important voices of her generation—is an unforgettable memorial to the victims of the Parsley Massacre and a testimony to the power of human memory.

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