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Author Association for Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies. Conference (13th : 2004 : Hyderabad, India)

Title The nation across the world : postcolonial literary representations / edited by Harish Trivedi ... [and others].

Published New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  820.9 ASSO    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxii, 312 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Nation and the World: An Introduction / Harish Trivedi -- Pt. 1. Nation and Creation -- 1. Vikram Seth In Conversation With Meenakshi Mukherjee and Shirley Chew -- 2. The Narrative that Defines Us / Austin Clarke -- Pt. 2. Nations in Black and White -- 3. The Black Savant and the Dark Princess / Homi K. Bhabha -- 4. Borderless: Empire, Race, and the League of Nations / John Scheckter -- 5. 'One Step on Australian Soil and You're History': Our Man K and the White Australia Policy / Geoffrey V. Davis -- 6. Disgrace-ful Metafiction: Intertextuality in the Postcolony / Gerald Gaylard -- 7. Shoring Up Britain: David Dabydeen's Oceanic Sublime / John Clement Ball -- Pt. 3. Nations and Empires -- 8. Reading 1857: The Government Report and Indigenous 'Narrative' / Sukeshi Kamra -- 9. Decolonization and the Progressive Writers Association / Priyamvada Gopal -- 10. Nation and Nationhood in Modern Sri Lankan Literature / Chelva Kanaganayakam -- 11. The Remains of Empire: The Comic Melancholy of Clive James / Bruce Bennett -- 12. 'A Construction from Spare Parts': Inventing National Identity in Singapore / Eddie Tay -- Pt. 4. Nations at Play -- 13. Theatrical Representation and National Identity in Fiji / Ian Gaskell -- 14. Performing the Nation: Dave Carson and the Bengali Babu / Poonam Trivedi -- 15. Changing Nations: British and Spanish Postcolonial Films / Isabel Santaolalla -- 16. Cricket and West Indian Writing / Kathleen Firth.
Summary Transcript of papers presented at the 13th Triennial Conference of the Association for Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies held from 4-9 August 2004 in Hyderabad India with special reference to theme of nation state, nationalism, and imagination in authors from nations of the Commonwealth, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.
Other author Trivedi, Harish.
Association for Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies.
Subject Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Literature, Modern -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Nationalism in literature -- Congresses.
ISBN 9780195690248