Vol 42, No 3-4 (2011)

July-October 2011

articles on totalitarianism, diaspora, slavery, human rights, and more

Table of Contents

Editorial

Editor's Notes
 
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Articles

Textual Territory and Narrative Power in Junot Díaz’s Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Richard Patteson
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“The Sea is History”: Opium, Colonialism, and Migration in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies
Anupama Arora
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Neo-Slave Narratives in Contemporary Black British Fiction
Sofia Muñoz-Valdivieso
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Unofficial Collections: Organic/Artifactual Documents and the (Re)Inscription of the Civic Archive in Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion
Samuel Pane
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Time Without Partitions: Midnight's Children and Temporal Orientalism
Adam Barrows
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“People set apart”: Representations of Jewishness in the Fiction of Salman Rushdie
Anna Guttman
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Between Worlds: Imagining Dyaspora in Danticat’s The Dew Breaker and Chancy’s The Spirit of Haiti
Jo Collins
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Family History, Food, and Marketing Ethnicity in Helen Tse’s Sweet Mandarin
Rocío G. Davis
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Asian Transnational Adoption: Subject and Trauma in Life Narratives of Korean Adoptees and Gish Jen’s The Love Wife
Fu-jen Chen
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Visions of an Incurable Rationalist: Leonard Woolf ’s Stories of the East
Catherine Nelson-McDermott
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Imperial Fantasies: Mourning the Loss of Empire in the Novels of Penelope Lively and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Kathleen Williams Renk
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The Poetics of Postcolonial Atrocity: Dalit Life Writing, Testimonio, and Human Rights
Pramod K. Nayar
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The Thousand Faces of Night: A Counter-Narrative of Bleeding Womanhood
Eiko Ohira
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“Nothing, Not a Scrap of Identity”: Janet Frame’s Vision of Self and Knowledge in A State of Siege
Cindy Gabrielle
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Reconcile, Reconciled: A New Reading of Reconciliation in J.M. Coetzee’s Disgrace
Benjamin Ogden
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Poster Children: Laurens van der Post’s Imperial Propaganda in A Far Off Place
Marcia K. Farrell
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Perspectives

Tightrope Walker Vision: Something of Language, Home, and History in David Malouf ’s Remembering Babylon
Lamia Tayeb
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Postcolonial Performance

On stage with d’bi.young anitafrika and word! sound! powah!
Hyacinth M. Simpson
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Reviews

J. Hillis Miller. The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz.
Adrienne Kertzer
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Rumina Sethi. The Politics of Postcolonialism: Empire, Nation and Resistance.
Uzoma Esonwanne
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Laura Wright. Wilderness into Civilized Shapes: Reading the Postcolonial Environment.
Sungfu Tsai
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Paul Williams. Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds.
Matthew D. Kriz
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Other

Front Matter
 
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Back Matter
 
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