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Postcolonial life-writing

B. J. Moore-Gilbert

Postcolonial life-writing

culture, politics, and self-representation

by B. J. Moore-Gilbert

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Autobiography,
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, Commonwealth -- Biography -- History and criticism,
  • Self in literature,
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Biography as a literary form,
  • Commonwealth countries -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBart Moore-Gilbert.
    SeriesRoutledge research in postcolonial literatures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9080.5 .M66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22696815M
    ISBN 109780415442992, 9780415443005, 9780203876244
    LC Control Number2008052260

    ABSTRACTThis article reads Sara Suleri’s memoirs Meatless Days (first published in ) and Boys Will Be Boys () in dialogue with The Rhetoric of English India (), her influential work of Author: William Ghosh. Postcolonial Literatures Series. pp. The introduction of Gillian Whitlock’s Postcolonial Life Narratives: Tes-timonial Transactions immediately alerts readers to its impressive scope. The book successfully draws connections between life writing produced and read in disparate places at disparate times by disparate audiences in.

    Therefore, whereas autobiography still bears the intrinsic ideology of its making and represents the ‘mainstream’ subject, life-writing proves to be a more suitable means for those who are not inscribed in this ‘narrative’, that is, the postmodern, the postcolonial, and the female carthage-publicite.com by: 1. Ironically it would now be an impossibly large project to revisit, given the explosion of women’s postcolonial life writing around the world and the need to more fully stipulate specific colonial histories in regions of the world where neocolonial practices stubbornly persist or Cited by: 3.

    This paper uses postcolonial theory to analyze Jamaica Kincaid’s quasi-autobiographical book, A Small carthage-publicite.comd’s critique of tourism in Antigua reverses traditional travel writing trends in which First World perceptions of the Third World carthage-publicite.com by: postcolonial life writing culture politics and self representation author bart moore gilbert published on july Dec 10, Posted By Mary Higgins Clark Library TEXT ID eb6d Online PDF Ebook Epub Library Postcolonial Life Writing Culture Politics And Self Representation Author Bart.


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What the postcolonial writers did was as important as what the anti-colonial freedom fighters and activists did. Get this from a library. Postcolonial life-writing: culture, politics and self-representation. [B J Moore-Gilbert] -- At a time when concepts of identity and self-representation are abundant in both literary and cultural studies, Postcolonialsim and Life-Writing, brings together the two increasingly popular and.

The Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures series offers stimulating and accessible introductions to definitive topics and key genres and regions within the rapidly diversifying field of postcolonial literary studies in carthage-publicite.comlonial Life Narrative draws together two dynamic fields of contemporary literature and criticism, postcolonialism and life narrative, to create a new.

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Postcolonial life writing begins from the source knowledge of the writer herself—in this case, Kincaid––and attempts to show the reader how 1) this knowledge differs from the reader’s worldview and 2) how this alternative knowledge and information should be taken just as seriously as the dominant ideologies with which the reader is.

Jul 10,  · Postcolonial Life-Writing is the first attempt to offer a sustained critique of this increasingly visible and influential field of cultural production. Bart Moore-Gilbert considers the relationship between postcolonial life-writing and its western analogues, identifying the key characteristics that differentiate the genre in the postcolonial /5(4).

Mar 22,  · Postcolonial Life Narratives: Testimonial Transactions Gillian Whitlock Oxford: Oxford University Press,pp. Gillian Whitlock's new book, Postcolonial Life Narratives: Testimonial Transactions, is a remarkable contribution to burgeoning interdisciplinary work on narrative, human rights, refugees, and trauma.

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Bart Jason Moore-Gilbert (8 December - 2 December ) was a Tanzanian born British academic, orientalist and political campaigner, most widely known for his work in the field of postcolonial literary studies and theory.

This book draws together postcolonialism and life writing, to mark out a field of post colonial life writing. It follows life narratives on the move, beginning in Part 1 with slave narratives, letters, memoirs, journals, and biographies and then moving in Part 2 to a series of case studies of contemporary testimonial narrative from Africa.

Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts is fully updated and cross-referenced carthage-publicite.com additional further reading this book has everything necessary for students and anyone keen to learn more about this fascinating subject. Bill Ashcroft teaches at the University of Hong Kong and the University of NSW, Gareth Griffiths at the University.

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The book successfully draws connections between life writing produced and read in disparate places at disparate times by disparate audiences in order to demonstrate the ways in which life writing can articulate the impact of conflicted human.The Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures series offers stimulating and accessible introductions to definitive topics and key genres and regions within the rapidly diversifying field of postcolonial literary studies in English.

Postcolonial Life Narrative draws together two dynamic fields of contemporary literature and criticism, postcolonialism and life narrative, to create a new.Postcolonial Life-Writing is the first attempt to offer a sustained critique of this increasingly visible and influential field of cultural production.

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