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Description - Postcolonial Cultures by Simon Featherstone

A clearly-written introduction to the study of postcolonial cultures which broadens the reach of postcolonial theory and criticism The book covers current topics in the field, such as nationhood, hybridity and identity, globalism and the local, diasporas, the politics of gender, and cultural diversity and difference. These are discussed as theories developed in a variety of disciplines, and through case studies that emphasise a range of cultural practices, including popular music, literature, tourism, and oral performances. The case studies focus upon postcolonial Britain, India, the English-speaking Caribbean, Ireland, South Africa and Australia. Three chapters discuss particular modes of cultural production and performance: music, film, and the body cultures of dance and sport. The remaining three chapters deal with wider issues of memory, land, and alternative world-views.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748617432
ISBN-10: 0748617434
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Simon Featherstone

Simon Featherstone is Senior Lecturer in English at Anglia Polytechnic University.

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