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Description - Terror and the Postcolonial by Elleke Boehmer

Terror and the Postcolonial is a major comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture.

A ground-breaking study addressing and theorizing the relationship between postcolonial studies, colonial history, and terrorism through a series of contemporary and historical case studies from various postcolonial contexts
Critically analyzes the figuration of terrorism in a variety of postcolonial literary texts from South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East
Raises the subject of terror as both an expression of globalization and a postcolonial product
Features key essays by well-known theorists, such as Robert J. C. Young, Derek Gregory, and Achille Mbembe, and Vron Ware

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781119056195
ISBN-10: 1119056195
Format: Paperback / softback
(227mm x 155mm x 19mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Elleke Boehmer

Elleke Boehmer is Professor of World Literatures inEnglish at the University of Oxford, well known for her research ininternational writing and postcolonial theory, she has publishedover twenty books, among them Colonial and PostcolonialLiterature: Migrant Metaphors (1995, 2005), Empire, theNational and the Postcolonial (2002), Nelson Mandela: A VeryShort Introduction (2008), Networks of Empire (2015) andThe Shouting in the Dark (2015), her fifth novel. Stephen Morton is Senior Lecturer in English at theUniversity of Southampton. He is currently completing a study ofcolonial states of emergency in literature and law,1905 2005, and is the author of several books and articles onpostcolonial literature and thought, including SalmanRushdie: Fictions of Postcolonial Modernity (2007) andGayatri Spivak: Ethics, Subalternity and the Critique ofPostcolonial Reason (2006).

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