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Author Parry, Benita.

Title Postcolonial studies : a materialist critique / Benita Parry
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
Series Postcolonial literatures
Postcolonial literatures.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Beginnings, affiliations, disavowals; Problems in current theories of colonial discourse; Resistance theory/theorizing resistance or two cheers for nativism; Signs of the Times; Liberation theory: variations on themes of Marxism and modernity; Internationalism revisited or in praise of internationalism; Reading the signs of empire in metropolitan fiction; The content and discontents of Kipling's imperialism; Narrating imperialism: beyond Conrad's dystopias; Tono-Bungay: the failed electrification of the empire of light
Summary Parry offers the compelling argument that theoretical work must strive to join remembrance of the material past with a critique of the contemporary condition, remaining unreconciled to the past and unconsoled by the present
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-230) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Colonies in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Decolonization in literature.
Decolonization -- Colonies -- Great Britain.
English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Imperialism in literature.
Materialism in literature.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Postcolonialism -- Commonwealth countries.
Commonwealth countries -- In literature.
United Kingdom -- Colonies -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203420535 (electronic bk.)
9780203420539 (electronic bk.)