Terror and the Postcolonial
A Concise Companion

Concise Companions to Literature and Culture Series

Coordinators: Boehmer Elleke, Morton Stephen

Language: Anglais
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Terror and the Postcolonial is a major new comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture.  A ground–breaking new study addressing and theorizing the conjunction 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