The Resource The ballistic bard : postcolonial fictions, Judie Newman

The ballistic bard : postcolonial fictions, Judie Newman

Label
The ballistic bard : postcolonial fictions
Title
The ballistic bard
Title remainder
postcolonial fictions
Statement of responsibility
Judie Newman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In her major new study of postcolonial fiction, Judie Newman demonstrates the subversive nature of that fiction, in its refusal to be contained within purely 'literary' bounds, or even within the bounds of discourse. In the postcolonial arena, Jane Eyre walks with the zombie of horror film, Shaw rubs shoulders with the heirs of Tarzan, killer apes roam the pages of Nadine Gordimer, and Imperial Gothic confronts the popular fascination with the serial killer
Dewey number
823/.91099171241
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9084
LC item number
.N49 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The ballistic bard : postcolonial fictions, Judie Newman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
1. Introduction. The ballistic bard: intertextuality and postcolonial fiction -- 2. I walked with a zombie: Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea -- 3. Retrofitting the Raj: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Heat and Dust -- 4. Babytalk: Anita Desai, Baumgartner's Bombay -- 5. Postcolonial Gothic: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and the Sobhraj case -- 6. Empire as a dirty story: J. M. Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians and Foe -- 7. He neo-Tarzan, she Jane?: Buchi Emecheta, The Rape of Shavi -- 8. Don't cry for me Argentina - Jane Eyre as Evita Peron: V. S. Naipaul, Guerrillas -- 9. The madwoman in the motel: Bharati Mukherjee, 'Jasmine' and Jasmine -- 10. Nadine Gordimer and the naked southern ape: 'Something Out There' -- 11. Conclusion
Control code
000011605373
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 202 p.
Isbn
9780340539149
Lccn
95016018 //r97
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System control number
  • C01107850651
  • (OCoLC)32347506

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