Art History, Comparative Literature, Film Studies, Media Studies, Music, New series, Postcolonial, Transnational Studies

New series: Transnational Cultures

Transnational Cultures promotes enquiry into the cultural products of transnationalism with a particular focus on the visual arts, literature, music, performance, cinema and new media. With the growth of diasporic communities, migratory crossings and virtual exchange, cultural production beyond, across and traversing borders has become an increasing focus of scholarship within historical, contemporary and comparative… Continue reading New series: Transnational Cultures

Book launch, Poetry, Postcolonial

Book Launch: Contact Zone Identities in the Poetry of Jerzy Harasymowicz

Contact Zone Identities in the Poetry of Jerzy Harasymowicz by Ewa Stanczyk will be launched at 7pm on Thursday 9th May at the Irish-Polish Society, 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin.

Literary criticism, New book, Postcolonial

The Fiction of J. M. G. Le Clézio: A Postcolonial Reading

Since the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to J. M. G. Le Clézio in 2008, there has been a wave of new interest in his oeuvre. This book traces the evolution of the writer's postcolonial thought from his early works to his groundbreaking autobiographical novel Révolutions, arguably his most subversive text to date. The author shows… Continue reading The Fiction of J. M. G. Le Clézio: A Postcolonial Reading

gender, Literary criticism, Lusophone, New book, Postcolonial

Magic Stones and Flying Snakes

Ana Margarida Martins' book is the first to identify an important theoretical overlap between Anglo-Saxon and Lusophone postcolonial theories: the systematic neglect of gender and sexual variables in the analysis of the marketing of cultural difference in the post colonial era. Drawing on the theoretical work of Graham Huggan and Boaventura de Sousa Santos, the author of… Continue reading Magic Stones and Flying Snakes