Narrating violence in the postcolonial world / edited by Rebecca Romdhani and Daria Tunca.

  • New York : Routledge, 2022.
  • ©2022
vi, 222 pages ; 24 cm.


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Routledge research in postcolonial literatures [More in this series]
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"This book examines representations of violence across the postcolonial world in novels, short stories, plays, and films"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction: Locating the mutations of colonial violence in the postcolonial world / Rebecca Romdhani and Daria Tunca
  • Intimate and gender violence. Ethics, representation, and the spectacle of violence in Marlon James's short fiction and the August town fiction of Kei Miller / Suzanne Scafe
  • Narrating Jamaican and Cypriot colonial legacies : postcolonial pathologies of violence in Alecia McKenzie's "Satellite city" and Nora Nadjarian's "Okay, Daisy, finish" / Petra Tournay-Theodotou
  • Unscrambling the "grammar of violence" : sexual assault and emotional vulnerability in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah / Daria Tunca
  • Violating virgins : symbolic violence in Tiphanie Yanique's Land of love and drowning / Rebecca Romdhani
  • Violence and war. Reading testimony : Congolese Civil War and the trauma of rape in dramatic performances and fiction / Véronique Bragard
  • An uneasy alliance : war, violence, and masculinity in contemporary Sri Lankan theatre / Neluka Silva
  • Cinematic representations of South African gang violence : enclosed spaces and turf wars / Riaan Oppelt
  • Violence on the move. Abjected bodies : The bogus woman and British new slaveries in the context of postcolonial studies / Pietro Deandrea
  • Violence, trauma, and the question of redemption in postcolonial Zimbabwe : Petina Gappah's The book of memory / Laura Beck
  • Of systemic violence, addressivity, and "the Oil Encounter" : representing the Gulf's Indian diaspora in Benyamin's Goat days / Delphine Munos
  • Environmental violence in Australia : the effects of mining and its representation in the indigenous Australian film Satellite boy / Victoria Herche.
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  • 9781032066592 (paperback)
  • 1032066598 (paperback)
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