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Boehmer, E

Terror and the Postcolonial

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Terror and the Postcolonial is a major new comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Notes on Contributors vii

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: Terror and the Postcolonial 1
Elleke Boehmer and Stephen Morton

Part I Theories of Colonial and Postcolonial Terror 25

1 The Colony: Its Guilty Secret and Its Accursed Share 27
Achille Mbembe

2 Vanishing Points: Law, Violence, and Exception in the Global War Prison 55
Derek Gregory

3 The White Fear Factor 99
Vron Ware

4 Sacrificial Militancy and the Wars around Terror 113
Alex Houen

5 Postcolonial Writing and Terror 141
Elleke Boehmer

Part II Histories of Post/colonial Terror 151

6 Revolutionary Terrorism in British Bengal 153
Peter Heehs

7 Excavating Histories of Terror: Thugs, Sovereignty, and the Colonial Sublime 177
Alex Tickell

8 Terrorism, Literature, and Sedition in Colonial India 202
Stephen Morton

9 Israel in the US Empire 226
Bashir Abu-Manneh

10 The Poetics of State Terror in Twenty-first-century Zimbabwe 254
Ranka Primorac

11 The Mediation of Terror : Authority, Journalism, and the Stockwell Shooting 273
Stuart Price

Part III Genres of Terror 305

12 Terror Effects 307
Robert J. C. Young

13 Gendering Terror: Representations of the Female Freedom Fighter in Contemporary Sri Lankan Literature and Cultural Production 329
Neluka Silva

14 Terror, Spectacle, and the Secular State in Bombay Cinema 345
Sujala Singh

15 The age of reason was over . . . an age of fury was dawning : Contemporary Fiction and Terror 361
Robert Eaglestone

16 Bodies of Terror: Performer and Witness 370
Emma Brodzinski

Index 381

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408 pagina's
Januari 2015
655 gram
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