The Resource Insurgent testimonies: : witnessing colonial trauma in modern and Anglophone literature, Nicole M. Rizzuto, (ebook)

Insurgent testimonies: : witnessing colonial trauma in modern and Anglophone literature, Nicole M. Rizzuto, (ebook)

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Insurgent testimonies: : witnessing colonial trauma in modern and Anglophone literature
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Insurgent testimonies:
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witnessing colonial trauma in modern and Anglophone literature
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Nicole M. Rizzuto
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eng
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During the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, insurgencies erupted in imperial states and colonies around the world, including Britain's. As Nicole Rizzuto shows, the writings of Ukrainian-born Joseph Conrad, Anglo-Irish Rebecca West, Jamaicans H. G. de Lisser and V. S. Reid, and Kenyan Ng gi wa Thiong'o testify to contested events in colonial modernity in ways that question premises underlying approaches in trauma and memory studies and invite us to reassess divisions and classifications in literary studies that generate such categories as modernist, colonial, postcolonial, national, and world literatures. Departing from tenets of modernist studies and from methods in the field of trauma and memory studies, Rizzuto contends that acute as well as chronic disruptions to imperial and national power and the legal and extra-legal responses they inspired shape the formal practices of literatures from the modernist, colonial, and postcolonial periods
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Midwest
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Rizzuto, Nicole M
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820.9/0091
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non fiction
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  • English literature
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • Imperialism in literature
  • War in literature
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Justice, Administration of, in literature
  • Nationalism and literature
  • Literature and society
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adult
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Insurgent testimonies: : witnessing colonial trauma in modern and Anglophone literature, Nicole M. Rizzuto, (ebook)
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9780823267835
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MWT11839902
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11839902
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Insurgent testimonies: : witnessing colonial trauma in modern and Anglophone literature, Nicole M. Rizzuto, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823267835
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11839902
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11839902
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MWT11839902
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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