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Islanded identities : constructions of postcolonial cultural insularity / edited by Maeve McCusker and Anthony Soares.

McCusker, Maeve. (Added Author). Soares, Anthony. (Added Author).
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Robertson Library JV151.I853 2011 STACKS Checked out 04/10/2015
Subject: Postcolonialism.
Islands > Social aspects.
Group identity.

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  • ISBN: 9789042034068
  • ISBN: 9042034068
  • ISBN: 9789401206938 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9401206937 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xxviii, 243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; Rodopi, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Island theory : the Antipodes / Matthew Boyd Goldie -- Writing against the tide? Patrick Chamoiseau's (is)land imaginary / Maeve McCusker -- A distinctive disaster literature : Montserrat Island poetry under pressure / Jonathan Skinner -- Rethinking identity and belonging : "Mauritianness" in the work of Ananda Devi / Ritu Tyagi -- From slave to tourist entertainer : performative negotiations of identity and difference in Mauritius / Burkhard Schnepel, Cornelia Scnhepel -- "Amid the alien corn" : British India as human island / Ralph Crane -- Journalism and identity : the red-top hangover and erosions of "island mentality" in postcolonial Ireland / Mark Wehrly -- Western blood in an eastern island : affective identities in Timor-Leste / Anthony Soares -- "No man is an island" : national literary canons, writers, and readers / Lyn Innes -- Impure islands : Europe and a post-imperial polity / Paulo de Medeiros.

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