SUNY series, Explorations in Postcolonial Studies
Pinpoints the limits of many current globalization theories in challenging racial oppression, and argues instead for local and situated strategies for resisting racism and imperialism.
Nativism and Modernity
Comparative study of contemporary nativist literary and cultural movements in China and Taiwan.
Of Irony and Empire
Examines the transformative power of irony in the creation of Muslim Africa.
Critical reevaluation of the concept of hybridity within postcolonial studies.
From Kung Fu to Hip Hop
Explores the revolutionary potential of Bruce Lee and hip hop culture in the context of antiglobalization struggles and transnational capitalism.
Globalization, Cultural Identities, and Media Representations
Explores the role of media in the construction of cultural identities.
Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning
A cross-cultural analysis of the work of Coetzee, Harris and Morrison, demonstrating that the fundamental task of postcolonial narrative is the work of mourning.
Empire and Poetic Voice
Explores the relation of post-colonization authors to literary traditions.
Paradoxes of Postcolonial Culture
Explores postcolonial discourse from the standpoint of feminism and writers in minority languages.
A postmodernist metacritical look at theories of African literature.
Confronts the cultural challenges of globalization.
Uses postcolonial theory to critique the globalization of gay culture.
Posts and Pasts
Deconstructs the field of postcolonial studies.
Examines travel narratives as a genre.
Colonialism and Cultural Identity
Explores diverse cultural identities, both theoretically and through concrete, specific interpretations of selected major texts from former British colonies.