The Resource Making words matter : the agency of colonial and postcolonial literature, Ambreen Hai

Making words matter : the agency of colonial and postcolonial literature, Ambreen Hai

Label
Making words matter : the agency of colonial and postcolonial literature
Title
Making words matter
Title remainder
the agency of colonial and postcolonial literature
Statement of responsibility
Ambreen Hai
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why should Salman Rushdie describe his truth telling as an act of swallowing impure "haram" flesh from which the blood has not been drained? Why should Rudyard Kipling cast Kim, the imperial child-agent, as a body/text written upon and damaged by empire? Why should E.M. Forster evoke through the Indian landscape the otherwise unspeakable racial or homosexual body in his writing? In Making Words Matter: The Agency of Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, Ambreen Hai argues that these writers focus self-reflectively on the unstable capacity of words to have material effects and to be censored,
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
820.9/3561
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9084
LC item number
.H25 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Making words matter : the agency of colonial and postcolonial literature, Ambreen Hai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Control code
ocn758542931
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 377 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821443347
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1j69b79
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35572735
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)758542931
  • pebcs0821443348

Library Locations

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