Postcolonial criticism and representations of African dictatorship

the aesthetics of tyranny
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StatementCécile Bishop
SeriesResearch monographs in French studies -- 41, Research monographs in French studies -- 41.
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LC ClassificationsPQ3980.5 .B57 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination125 pages
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Open LibraryOL26919692M
ISBN 101909662011
ISBN 139781909662018
OCLC/WorldCa884551065

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Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship book. The Aesthetics of Tyranny. By Cecile Bishop.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location by: 2. This book provides an understanding of the kind of work that representations of African dictatorship do.

It explores the contradictions that arise from postcolonial critics' simultaneous investment in aesthetics and in politics. The figure of the dictator looms large in representations of postcolonial Africa. Since the late s, writers, film-makers and theorists have sought to represent the realities of dictatorship without endorsing the colonialist cliches portraying Africans as incapable of : Cecile Bishop.

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One might initially understand from the book's title that it focuses on the rather under-studied question of the representation of dictatorship in African literature. While this is to some extent true, Cécile Bishop instead uses literary and filmic representations of dictatorship to support her argument for a form of (postcolonial) criticism Author: Charlotte Baker.

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Rev. of Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny, by Cécile Bishop. French Review (Mar. ): Print. One might initially understand from the book's title that it focuses on the rather under-studied question of the representation of dictatorship in African literature.

While this is to some extent true, Cécile Bishop instead uses literary and filmic representations of dictatorship to support her argument for a form of (postcolonial) criticism that foregrounds the complexity of the reader's or.

My first book, Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny, was published by Legenda in Questioning the politicized rhetoric of much postcolonial criticism, this book argues that privileging political interpretations of literature has paradoxically engendered a new formalism.

Fictions of African Dictatorship examines the fictional representation of the African dictator and the performance of dictatorship across genres. The volume includes contributions focusing on literature, theatre and film, all of which examine the relationship between the fictional and the political.

Edited Book: Grayson H & Baker C (eds.) () Fictions of African Dictatorship: Cultural Representations of Postcolonial Power. Race and Resistance Across Borders in the Long Twentieth Century, Volume 4. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data.

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Names: Baker, Charlotte, editor. | Grayson, Hannah, editor. Title: Fictions of African dictatorship: cultural representations of postcolonial power / Charlotte Baker and.

Postcolonial imaginations and moral representations in African literature and culture by: Eze, Chielozona. Published: () Fictions of African dictatorship: cultural representations of postcolonial power / Published: (). Fictions of African dictatorship: cultural representations of postcolonial power / edited by Charlotte Baker and Hannah Grayson.

Format E-Book Published Oxford ; New York: Peter Lang, [] Description vii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. URL. Literature and Languages Books: Title: Fictions of African Dictatorship: Cultural Representations of Postcolonial Power: Editor(s): Grayson, Hannah Baker, Charlotte: Citation: Grayson H & Baker C (eds.) () Fictions of African Dictatorship: Cultural Representations of Postcolonial Power.

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The figure of the dictator looms large in representations of postcolonial Africa. Since the late s, writers, film-ma Brand: Taylor And Francis. My first monograph, Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny, was published by Legenda (Oxford) in July Based on my doctoral research, this book challenges the heavily politicized rhetoric of much postcolonial criticism, arguing for a new engagement with aesthetic experience.

Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny Baker, Charlotte REVIEWS on translation, in which he has argued both for the literariness of translation itself (as opposed to its source texts), and for the view that the.

In fiction, dictatorship has sometimes been portrayed as the political system of choice for controlling dystopian societies in books, video games, TV and movies. Below is a list of fictional dictators. She works on postcolonial francophone literatures and visual culture, with a particular emphasis on the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, and the representation of race in French culture.

Her first book, Postcolonial Criticism and Representations of African Dictatorship: The Aesthetics of Tyranny, was published by Legenda in COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

From the Singular to the Specific. Author: Carlos M. Amador; Publisher: Springer ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book argues for a new reading of the political and ethical through the literatures of.

Postcolonial theology is the application of postcolonial criticism to Christian is in postcolonial discourse, the term postcolonial is used without a hyphen, denoting an intellectual reaction against the colonial, instead of being merely sequential to it.

Book Description: Fictions of African Dictatorship examines the fictional representation of the African dictator and the performance of dictatorship across genres. The volume includes contributions focusing on literature, theatre and film, all of which examine the relationship between the fictional and the political.

Postcolonialism is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lonialism is a critical theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of European imperial power.

The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, with which it. An Introduction to Post-Colonialism, Post-colonial Theory and.

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Post-colonial Literature. publishing, advertising and production of books, for instance. These may well require a The representation of these uneven and often hybrid, polyglot, multivalent cultural sites.

This study examines the representation of corporeal difference as one of the fundamental ideologies on which the power dynamics of colonial and postcolonial polities are based. The analyses in this study are anchored on postcolonial theory with regard to issues such as power, race, centre/margin and decolonisation while the various notions of corporeality discussed here are informed by the.

Hook’s book is a very good introduction to the relationship between postcolonial theory and psychology (and psychoanalysis). Drawing on works by Homi Bhabha, Frantz Fanon, and others, Hook analyzes anticolonial, postcolonial, and critical race theory approaches to and critiques of. Post colonial studies: the key concepts / Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin.

– 2nd ed. Previous ed. published under title: Key concepts in post-colonial studies. “Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Routledge.” Includes bibliographical references and index. Colonies–Dictionaries. Her work has appeared in PMLA, the Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry, Research in African Literatures, and the Latin American Literary Review, as well as, the edited volumes The Global South Atlantic (Fordham ) and Unmasking the African Dictator: Essays on Postcolonial African Literature (University of Tennessee Press ).

The postcolonial African culture, as it is discoursed in the academia, is largely influenced by Africa’s response to colonialism. To the degree that it is a response, it is to considerably reactive, and lacks forceful moral incentives for social critical consciousness and nation-building.

"This book, edited by one of the foremost proponents of postcolonial biblical criticism, will provide a useful entrée into this important area of study and a representative and wide-ranging selection of essays with which to engage."Journal for the Study of the New Testament.postcolonial studies.

Taking African literature as a starting point, it is easy to see the emphasis on human concerns and subjectivity in its scholarship. Olakunle George’s book, Relocating Agency: Modernity and African Letters (), for instance, offers an analysis of the configuration of agency in African literature.