Cross/Cultures

Readings in Post/Colonial Literatures and Cultures in English

Edited by Gordon Collier, Bénédicte Ledent, Hena Maes-Jelinek†, and Geoffrey Davis

A. Frances Johnson, University of Melbourne

Australian Fiction as Archival Salvage examines developments in the Australian postcolonial historical novel from 1989 to the present, including seminal experiments in the genre by Kate Grenville, Mudrooroo, Kim Scott, Peter Carey, Rohan Wilson and others.
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Volume: 
187
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309975
E-ISBN: 
9789004311671
Publication date: 
November 2015
€97,00
$126.00

by Fatim Boutros.

Slavery is a recurring motif in the writings of Fred D’Aguiar, John Hearne and Caryl Phillips. They narrate the fates of silenced victims who share the traumatic experience of racial violence even if otherwise separated through time, space, and gender.
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Volume: 
186
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308145
E-ISBN: 
9789004308152
Publication date: 
November 2015
€47,00
$61.00

Emanuela Tegla

In J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Power, Emanuela Tegla offers an exploration of the interconnectedness between morality and individual conscience in Coetzee’s fiction, as well as a narratological analysis of important stylistic aspects, such as tense, narrative silence or the moral implications...
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Volume: 
185
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004308435
E-ISBN: 
9789004308442
Publication date: 
January 2016
€70,00
$91.00

Diane Molloy, Monash University, Australia

In Cultural Memory and Literature, Diane Molloy suggests a new way of reading novels that respond to Australia’s violent past beyond trauma studies and postcolonial theory to re-imagine a different, syncretic past from multiple perspectives.
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Volume: 
184
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004304062
E-ISBN: 
9789004304086
Publication date: 
October 2015
€55,00
$71.00

By María Alonso Alonso, University of Vigo.

Diasporic Marvellous Realism urges a deeper dialogue between postcolonial and Latin American literary theory in order to analyse the influence that the latter has exerted on the former and thus to indicate the constant feedback between these two traditions.
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Volume: 
183
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004301085
E-ISBN: 
9789004302396
Publication date: 
July 2015
€55,00
$71.00

Edited by Barbara Buchenau, University of Duisburg-Essen and Virginia Richter, University of Bern, with Marijke Denger, University of Bern

Barbara Buchenau and Virginia Richter’s Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History, and the Demise of Empires explores the legacies of different empires across various media, focusing on the spatial, temporal, and critical dimensions of what the editors term the post-empire imaginary.
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Volume: 
182/19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300705
E-ISBN: 
9789004302280
Publication date: 
July 2015
€130,00
$168.00

Edited by Stephanos Stephanides, University of Cyprus, and Stavros Karayanni, European University Cyprus

Vernacular Worlds, Cosmopolitan Imagination brings together essays on literary and artistic practice involving cross-cultural transactions in the post-colonial world. The essays explore broad questions of ethics and aesthetics in the productive tension between language, culture, and the polis.
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Volume: 
181
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300644
E-ISBN: 
9789004300668
Publication date: 
June 2015
€55,00
$71.00

By Alexandra Watkins, Deakin University

Watkins’ Problematic Identities examines nine novels by women writers of the Sri Lankan diaspora. Her study reveals identity in this fiction as notably gendered and expressed through resonant images of mourning, melancholia, and other forms of psychic disturbance.
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Volume: 
180
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004299252
E-ISBN: 
9789004299276
Publication date: 
June 2015
€55,00
$71.00

Edited by Joel Kuortti

This collection is a timely reflection on the momentous concept of transculturalism. With its historical roots in globalization, transculturation, oriented to (new) aesthetics, seeks new cultural formations, and, with its heterogeneous author- and readership, enlists active participation by the...
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Volume: 
179
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042039155
E-ISBN: 
9789401211970
Publication date: 
January 2015
€55,00
$77.00

Michelle Antoinette

Reworlding Art History highlights the significance of contemporary Southeast Asian art and artists, and their place in the globalized art world and the internationalizing field of ‘contemporary art’. In the light of the region’s modern art history, the book surveys this relatively under-examined...
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Volume: 
178
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042039148
E-ISBN: 
9789401211963
Publication date: 
January 2015
€150,00
$210.00

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Edited by Mark Stein, Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English

Published on behalf of the Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL/GNEL). ASNEL Papers is a subseries of Cross/Cultures.
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1385-2981