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Title Commodifying (post)colonialism : othering, reification, commodification and the new literatures and cultures in English / edited by Rainer Emig and Oliver Lindner
Published Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 262 pages)
Series ASNEL papers ; 16
Cross/cultures ; 127
ASNEL papers ; 16
Cross/cultures ; 127
Contents Theory. Bordieu, capital, and the postcolonial marketplace / Jens Martin Gurr -- Fiction. "Savage" violence and the colonial body in Nathaniel Crouch's The English acquisitions in Guinea and East India (1708) and in Edward Cooke's A voyage to the South Sea (1712) / Oliver Lindner ; Saccharographies / Carl Plasa ; "The dark races stand still, the fair progress" : Matthew Kneale's English Passengers and the intellectual commodification of colonial encounter in Tasmania / Wolfgang Funk ; Alice in Oz : a children's classic between imperial nostalgia and transcultural reinvention / Sissy Helff ; Think local sell global : magical realism, The whale rider, and the market / Lars Eckstein ; Dialogue within changing power-structures : commodification of black South African women's narratives by white women writers? / Ksenia Robbe ; Phantasmagorical representations of postcolonial cityscapes in Salman Rushdie's Fury (2002) and Suketu Mehta's Maximum city : Bombay lost and found (2004) / Cecile Sandten -- Drama. Amiri Baraka's revisiting of slavery : memory, historical amnesia, and commodification / Samy Azouz ; Moving beyond Irish (post)colonialism by commodifying (post)colonial stage Irishness : Martin McDonagh's plays as global commodities / Katharina Rennhak -- Film and pop music. The moveable frontier : John Ford and Howard Hawks at home and in Africa / Stephan Laqué ; "We are the ones you do not see" : the need for a change of focus in filming black Britain / Birte Heidemann ; Exoticism and authenticity in contemporary British-Asian popular culture : the commodification of difference in Bride & prejudice and Apache Indian's music / Sabine Nunius ; Salman Rushdie superstar : the making of postcolonial literary stardom / Ana Cristina Mendes ; Celebrity conservationism, postcolonialism, and the commodity form / Graham Huggan
Summary Since its inception in the 1980s, postcolonial theory has greatly enriched academic perspectives on culture and literature. Yet, in the same way that colonial goods and services have long contributed to economic and political growth, postcolonial topics h
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject English literature.
Postcolonialism and the arts.
Form Electronic book
Author Emig, Rainer, 1964-
Lindner, Oliver.
ISBN 9042032278 (electronic bk.)
9789042032279 (electronic bk.)