The Resource Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas

Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas

Label
Baltic postcolonialism
Title
Baltic postcolonialism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Violeta Kelertas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emerging from the ruins of the former Soviet Union, the literature of the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia is analyzed from the fruitful perspective of postcolonialism, a theoretical approach whose application to former second-world countries is in its initial stages. This groundbreaking volume brings scholars working in the West together with those who were previously muffled behind the Iron Curtain. They gauge the impact of colonization on the culture of the Baltic states and demonstrate the relevance of concepts first elaborated by a wide range of critics from Frantz Fanon to
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
809.89479
Index
no index present
LC call number
PG8101
LC item number
.B35 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
On the boundary of two worlds
Series volume
6
Label
Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Postcolonial change: power, Peru and Estonian literature
  • Piret Peiker
  • Nazi and Soviet dysphemism and euphemism in Latvian
  • Andrejs Veisbergs
  • Toward a postcolonial perspective on the Baltic States
  • Kārlis Račevskis
  • Learning to curse in Russian: mimicry in Siberian exile
  • Jūra Avižienis
  • Estonia's time and monumental time
  • Maire Jaanus
  • Introduction: Baltic postcolonialism and its critics
  • The sieve and the honeycomb: features of contemporary Lithuanian cultural time and space
  • Arūnas Sverdiolas
  • Perceptions of the self and the other in Lithuanian postcolonial fiction
  • Violeta Kelertas
  • Viivi Luik's "The beauty of history": aestheticized violence and the postcolonial in the contemporary Estonian novel
  • Tiina Kirss
  • Searching for national allegories in Lithuanian prose: Saulius Tomas Kondrotas's "The slow birth of nation" / Dalia Cidzikaitė
  • Estonia and pain: Jaan Kross's "The czar's madman"
  • Maire Jaanus
  • Postcolonial subjectivity in Latvia: some signs in literature
  • Violeta Kelertas
  • Inta Ezergailis
  • Labyrinths of meaning in Aleksandrs Pelēcis' "Siberia book" and Agate Nesaule's "Woman in Amber": a postmodern/postcolonial reading
  • Karl E. Jirgens
  • Interstitial histories: Ene Mihkelson's "Labor of naming"
  • Tiina Kirss
  • Lithuanian prose and decolonization: rediscovery of the body
  • Almantas Samalavičius
  • Conflicted consciousness: Jaan Kaplinski and the legacy of intra-European postcolonialism in Estonia
  • Thomas Salumets
  • Foot-loose and fancy-free: the postcolonial Lithuanian encounters Europe
  • Is the post- in postcolonial the post- in post-Soviet?: towards a global postcolonial critique
  • Violeta Kelertas
  • David Chioni Moore
  • Fusions of discourse: postcolonial/postmodern horizons in Baltic culture
  • Karl E. Jirgens
  • A Soviet experience of our own: comprehension and the surrounding silence
  • Vytautas Rubavičius
Control code
ocm70659094
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 464 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789401202770
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b25666836
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70659094
  • pebcs1423788982

Library Locations

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