Self and colonial desire

travel writings of V.S. Naipaul by Wimal Dissanayake

Publisher: P. Lang in New York

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Subjects:

  • Naipaul, V. S. 1932- -- Travel,
  • Authors, Trinidadian -- Biography -- History and criticism,
  • Travelers" writings -- History and criticism,
  • Travel writing -- History -- 20th century,
  • Decolonization in literature,
  • Desire in literature,
  • Self in literature,
  • Autobiography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-158) and index.

Statementby Wimal Dissanayake, Carmen Wickramagamage.
SeriesStudies of world literature in English ;, vol. 2
ContributionsWickramagamage, Carmen, 1960-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9272.9.N32 Z66 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1738414M
ISBN 100820419753
LC Control Number92043638

colonial desire in Marguerite Duras's The Lover Karen Ruddy abstract This paper analyses the notions of desire and metissage that circulate in The Lover, Marguerite Duras's autobiographical novel about an illicit and scandalous sexual relationship between an adolescent French girl and a wealthy Chinese man set in s French colonial Siagon. Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race (), by Robert J.C. Young. Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction (), by by Robert J.C. Young. "Presentations of Postcolonialism: New Orientations" (),Jaydeep Sarangi,Authorspress,New Delhi See also. Burn! (), directed by Gillo Pontecorvo Cultural cringe; Critical theory. colonial desire hybridity in theory culture and race Posted By Alexander Pushkin Public Library TEXT ID ba4b Online PDF Ebook Epub Library colonial studies this book argues that contemporary theories on post colonialism and ethnicity are disturbingly close to the colonial discourse of the nineteenth century. colonial desire hybridity in theory culture and race Posted By Dan Brown Media Publishing TEXT ID ba4b Online PDF Ebook Epub Library from the racialised thinking of the past colonial desire shows we are operating in complicity with historical ways .

It is always in relation to the place of the Other that colonial desire is articulated: the phantasmic space of possession that no one subject can singly or fixedly occupy, and therefore permits the dream of the inversion of roles. Second: the very place of identification, caught in the tension of demand and desire, is a space of splitting. Similarly, in his book Colonial Desire, Robert Young argues that although on paper racists want to keep different cultures apart, their hatred moves into the new key of desire. Her second book project Sex, Sea, and Self offers a re-reading of the relevance of black authors at the beginning of the twentieth century. This revaluation covers male and female authors of color who, for their own political, cultural, and personal ends, reject or reproduce the (largely white) metropolitan and Creole exotic colonial mythology. Table of Contents Illustrations xi Acknowledgments xiii Introduction: Episodic Histories 1 1. White Love: Census and Melodrama in the U.S. Colonization of the Philippines 19 2. Colonial Domesticity: Engendering Race at the Edge of Empire, 52 3. The Undead: Notes on Photography in the Philippines, s 76 4. Anticipating Nationhood: Identification, Collaboration, and Rumor in.

In Colonial Desire () Young examined the history of the concept of 'hybridity', showing its genealogy through nineteenth-century racial theory and twentieth-century linguistics, prior to its counter-appropriation and transformation into an innovative cultural-political concept by postcolonial theorists in the s. Young demonstrates the. Writing Without Future: Colonial Nostalgia [A Bend] (cop 1) Third World Novels: Naipaul and After Past and Prresent Darkness: Sources for Naipaul's A Bend.. V. S. Naipaul: A Panel Discussion V. S. Naipaul: A Materialist Reading (rev for Cudjoe's book) Naipaul's four Early Trinidad Novels Self and Colonial Desire: travel Writings of V. S. Naipaul.

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Self and Colonial Desire Travel Writings of V.S. Naipaul Series: This book comprehensively examines V.S.

Naipaul's travel writings. There are many useful books that deal with his fiction but his travel narratives have not been subject to any detailed analysis.

The intent of this book is to address this deficiency by investigating his texts. DOI: /choice Corpus ID: Self and Colonial Desire: Travel Writings of V.S. Naipaul @inproceedings{DissanayakeSelfAC, title={Self and Colonial Desire: Travel Writings of V.S. Naipaul}, author={W.

Dissanayake and Carmen Wickramagamage}, year={} }. Colonial Desire is a Far from being marked by a separation from the racialised thinking of the past, Colonial Desire shows we are operating in complicity with historical ways of viewing 'the other', both sexually and racially/5(5).

The language of contemporary cultural theory shows remarkable similarities with the patterns of thought which characterised Victorian racial theory.

Far from being marked by a separation from the racialised thinking of the past, Colonial Desire shows we are operating in complicity with historical ways of viewing 'the other', both sexually and al Desire is a controversial and 4/5(1).

Colonial Desire is a controversial and bracing study of the history of Englishness and 'culture'. Robert Young argues that the theories advanced today about post-colonialism and ethnicity are disturbingly close to the colonial discourse of the nineteenth century.

'Englishness', Young argues, has been less fixed and stable than uncertain Reviews: 3. Colonial Desire. DOI link for Colonial Desire. Colonial Desire book. Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race. Colonial Desire. Althusser that a cultural construction could be historically determining.2 Orientalism thus challenged the Self and colonial desire book self-devaluation in deference to the economic of orthodox Marxist cultural criticism.

And though. “My book,” writes Gayatri Spivak in her preface toA Critique of Postcolonial Reason,“charts a practitioner’s progress from colonial discourse studies to transnational cultural studies.”¹ The path Spivak has taken is one that has been followed by many cultural theorists working in postcolonial studies² through the s and into the new millennium.

Far from being marked by a separation from the racialised thinking of the past, Colonial Desire shows we are operating in complicity with historical ways of viewing 'the other', both sexually and al Desire is a controversial and bracing study of the history of Englishness and 'culture'.

Self and colonial desire: travel writings of V.S. Naipaul. [Wimal Dissanayake; Carmen Wickramagamage] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wimal Dissanayake; Carmen Wickramagamage.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Effeminism charts the flows of colonial desire in the works of British writers in India. Working on the assumption that desire is intensely political, historically constituted, and materially determined, the book shows how the inscriptions of masculinity in the fictions of Flora Annie Steel, Rudyard Kipling, and E.

Forster are deeply implicated in the politics of colonial rule and. toward self and in-group members (e.g., Allport, ) while others have argued that perceiving oneself as being targets of prejudice can – under certain condition – be protective of self-esteem (e.g., Major, Kaiser, & McCoy, ).

There are many ongoing efforts to understand this paradox. Colonial Desire. DOI link for Colonial Desire. Colonial Desire book. Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race. Colonial Desire. inward spiritual principle. He opposes this to the self-interested material goals of industrial life, often simply designated as in Carlyle as ‘machinery’.

But Arnold by no means proposes an ivory-towered retreat. The book The Creative Dialectic in Karen Blixen’s Essays: On Gender, Nazi Germany, and Colonial Desire, Marianne Stecher is published by Museum Tusculanum Press.

Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts is fully updated and cross-referenced additional further reading this book has everything necessary for students and anyone keen to learn more about this fascinating subject. Bill Ashcroft teaches at the University of Hong Kong and the University of NSW, Gareth Griffiths at the University.

Race and the Education of Desire (Duke University Press, ) by Ann Laura Stoler constitutes an articulation of Michel Foucault‘s History of Sexuality with the knowledge gathered by post-colonial studies.

As Stoler recognizes herself in the book’s epilogue, we always ‘blame’ Foucault for not having make his work exhaustive (see my own past blame!). PDF | On Sep 1,David G. Castle published Robert J. Young - Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

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Effeminism charts the flows of colonial desire in the works of British writers 4/5(2). unconscious - that Fanon most profoundly evokes the colonial condition. In articulating the problem of colonial cultural alienation in the psychoanalytic language of demand and desire, Fanon radically questions the formation of both individual and social authority as they come to be developed in the discourse of social sovereignty.

Robert J. Young is Professor of English and Critical Theory at Oxford University and a Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford. Recent publications include Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Culture, Theory and Race (Routledge, ), and Postcolonialism: An Historical Introduction (Blackwell, ).

He is the Editor of Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, and the author of many books, including Empire, Colony, Postcolony (Wiley Blackwell, ), The Idea of English Ethnicity (Wiley Blackwell, ), Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race (), and White Mythologies ().

Colonial Desire is a controversial and bracing study of the history of Englishness and 'culture'. Robert Young argues that the theories advanced today about post-colonialism and ethnicity are disturbingly close to the colonial discourse of the nineteenth century. : Colonial Desire () by ROBERT J.C.

YOUNG and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. While there are as yet no anthologies devoted to postcolonial travel writing in English per se, readers will find examples of postcolonial travel writing in numerous is often remarked that travel writing is enjoying a golden period of publishing, and this is reflected in the growth and popularity of anthology series such as Best American Travel Writing (published annually since Attempting to reclaim the category of race in regionalist fiction by examining the tragic mulatta stereotype in the selected texts, I see parallels between this pervasive image of southern local color fiction and the post-colonial paradigm, i.e.

the dichotomy of the colonizer versus the colonized as it is suggested by Frantz Fanon in Black Skin. Colonial Desire ISBN or UPC: Book Condition: Used - Acceptable Description: May have some shelf-wear due to normal use.

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Oriental suicide and the reason that the colonial relationship is terminated, in the light of Bhabha's idea of the satisfaction of the colonial desire. Index Terms—Hwang's M. Butterfly, Homi K. Bhabha, colonial desire, camouflage, colonial double I.

INTRODUCTION M. Butterfly was written in by David Henry Hwang, a Chinese-American. Colonial desire in these texts is triumphalist, appropriating and reproductive.

It relies on representations of native ignorance to authorize the conquest of the Americas, his Algonkian interlocutors seemed to find great virtue in “the book materially & of it self.”. What drives the colonial and lyric circuits of desire, in Greene's account, is an absence -- hence the importance of "unrequitedness" as a category.

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