|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and index.
|aIntroduction: the Colonial Exotic -- Part I. The Emergence of Postcolonial Thinking: Anticolonial resistance; The postcolonial moment -- Part II. Postcolonial Theories: Otherness; The postcolonial migrant; Native and nation -- Part III. Reading Postcolonial Literature: Introduction to Part III; The text in the colony; The postcolonial counter-text; The diaspora text -- Part IV. Postcolonial Futures: Afterword: postcolonial futures.
|a"Postcolonial Theories is a lively introduction to postcolonial theories, contexts and literatures which presents both the theory and practice to students in approachable and attractive ways. Jenni Ramone includes discussion of a wide range of influential theorists such as Frantz Fanon, Homi Bhabha, Rey Chow, Edward Said, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Paul Gilroy and Trinh T. Minh-ha. She also demonstrates postcolonial ideas through compelling readings of a wide range of exciting literary texts, including: -Nawal El Saadawi's God Dies by the Nile -Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger -Shyam Selvadurai's Funny Boy -Jamaica Kincaid's My Brother. Covering a diverse array of geographical locations, and featuring a helpful timeline and annotated bibliography, this is essential reading for anyone with an interest in postcolonial theories and how they have continued to adapt in the wake of globalization, digital technology and neo-colonialism"-- |c Provided by publisher.