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Postcolonial fiction and disability

Clare Barker

Postcolonial fiction and disability

exceptional children, metaphor and materiality

by Clare Barker

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / General,
  • Children in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Asian / General,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Metaphor in literature,
  • People with disabilities in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementClare Barker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.5.H35 B37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139339M
    ISBN 109780230307889
    LC Control Number2011047907

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Focusing on canonical novels, it explores the metaphorical functions and material presence of disabled child characters. Barker argues that progressive disability politics emerge from postcolonial concerns, and establishes dialogues between postcolonialism and disability studies. This book is the first study of disability in postcolonial fiction.

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Barker argues that progressive disability politics emerge from postcolonial concerns, and establishes dialogues between postcolonialism and disability : Palgrave Macmillan UK. They also remarked on the effects of widespread poverty. When Clare Barker published Postcolonial Fiction and Disability (), it marked one of the first book‐length interventions focused on physical, sensory, and cognitive difference in postcolonial literature, advancing the work in this area.

This is another comprehensive book – it’s really a comprehensive overview for disability studies, “the collection covers cultural studies, identity politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, the visual arts, gender and race studies, as well as memoir, poetry, fiction, and prose non-fiction.”.

Get this from a library. Postcolonial fiction and disability: exceptional children, metaphor and materiality. [Clare Barker] -- "This book is the first study of disability in postcolonial fiction.

Focusing on canonical novels, it explores the metaphorical functions and material presence of disabled child characters. Barker. Postcolonial Fiction and Disability explores the politics and aesthetics of disability in postcolonial literature. The first book to make sustained connections between postcolonial writing and disability studies, it focuses on the figure of the exceptional child in well-known novels by Grace, Dangarembga, Sidhwa, Rushdie, and Okri.

Disability is a constitutive material presence in many postcolonial societies but remains surprisingly absent as a subject of analysis in the field of Postcolonial Studies. Through a critical reading of disability in Salman Rushdie’s novel Midnight’s Children (), this article develops an interdisciplinary critical methodology that pays attention to disability both as an aesthetic.

This second edition of Postcolonial Ecocriticism, a book foundational for its field, has been updated to consider recent developments in the area such as environmental humanities and animal studies. Graham Huggan and Helen Tiffin examine transverse relations between humans, animals and the environment across a wide range of postcolonial literary texts and also address key issues such as global.

Abstract. There are significant conceptual parallels between the treatment of disability issues in Potiki and in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions () and its sequel, The Book of Not (). Set in colonial Rhodesia in the s and s, with the later book encompassing the early years of Zimbabwean Independence, Dangarembga’s novels negotiate ideas of cultural health as they.

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Postcolonial fiction and disability: exceptional children, metaphor and materiality. Veronica Barnsley. Clare Barker is Lecturer in English Literature (Medical Humanities) at the University of Leeds.

She is the author of Postcolonial Fiction and Disability: Exceptional Children, Metaphor and Materiality (), and has co-edited two special issues of the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, on 'Disabling Postcolonialism' (with Stuart Murray, ) and 'Disability and Indigeneity.

Often, postcolonial literature turns established narratives upside down by responding to or reinterpreting popular colonial texts (as do some of the books below).

Sitewide Events Newsletter Subscribe to Events to receive news about sitewide bookish celebrations, round-ups, and more. Image Credits: Book Drum I will confess that the only work of Rhys I have read is her famous postcolonial novel Wide Sargasso Sea.A response to Bronte’s Jane Eyre, the novel magnificently exemplifies Bill Ashcroft and Gareth Griffiths phrase ‘The Empire Writes Back’.Rhys dismantles binaries of barbarity and civilization and madness and rationality, the former associated .This study delineates the cultural work of magical realism as a dominant mode in postcolonial British fiction through a detailed analysis of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children (), Shashi Tharoor's The Great Indian Novel (), Ben Okri's The Famished Road (), and Syl Cheney-Coker's The Last Harmattan of Alusine Dunbar ().As this book is a revised version of my doctoral dissertation, I am forever in debt to Professor Donna Landry and Dr.

Stella Bolaki, my supervisors. Donna’s expertise in Victorian fiction and her interest in Orientalism fueled my quest of questioning Victorian imperialist culture.

Stella’s vexed interest in Disability Studies opened.