Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745320458 Published October 2003 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
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Beyond the Borders: American Literature and Post-Colonial Theory

Deborah L. Madsen

Beyond the Borders: American Literature and Post-Colonial Theory

Deborah L. Madsen

Distributed for Pluto Press

272 pages | 5.90551 x 9.05512
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745320458 Published October 2003 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $100.00 ISBN: 9780745320465 Published October 2003 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Introduction

ETHNIC LITERATURE AND POST-COLONIALISM
1. Indigenous Literatures and Postcolonial Theories: Reading from Comparative Frames
Chadwick Allen, Ohio State University

POST-COLONIALISM AT HOME
2. ‘Going Into a Whole Different Country’: Postcolonial ‘Nation’-hood in Native American Literature
Lee Schweninger and Cara Cilano, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
3. Origin Story: On Being a White Native American(ist)
John Peacock, Maryland Institute College of Art
4. Counter-Discursive Strategies in Contemporary Chicana Writing
Deborah L. Madsen, University of Geneva
5. ‘At Least One Negro Everywhere’: African American Travel Writing
Alasdair Pettinger
6. Unsettling Asian-American Literature: When More than America is in the Heart
Rajini Srikanth, University of Massachusetts, Boston
7. Forging a Postcolonial Identity: Women of Chinese Ancestry Writing in English
Mary Condé, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London
8. Border Crossings: Filipino American Literature in the United States
Angela Noelle Williams, San Jose State University
9. Reading the Literatures of Hawai’i under an Americanist Rubric
Paul Lyons, University of Hawai’i—Manoa

POST-COLONIALISM IN THE BORDER REGIONS
10. Writing Migrations: The Place(s) of U.S. Puerto Rican Literature
Frances R. Aparicio, University of Illinois
11. Diasporic Disconnections: Insurrection and Forgetfulness in Contemporary Haitian and Latin-Caribbean Women’s Literature
Myriam J. A. Chancy, Arizona State University
12. Reclaiming Maps and Metaphors: Canadian First Nations and Narratives of Place
Richard J. Lane, University of Debrecen
13. Thomas King and Contemporary Indigenous Identities
Laura Peters, University of Surrey, Roehampton

AMERICAN POST-COLONIALISM AT HOME AND ABROAD
14. Vietnamese and Vietnamese American Literature in a Postcolonial Context
Renny Christopher, California State University, Channel Islands
15. Politics, Pleasure and Intertextuality in Contemporary Southeast Asian Women’s Writing
Julie Shackford-Bradley, California State University, Monterey Bay
16. U.S. and US: American Literatures of Immigration and Assimilation
Geraldine Stoneham, London South Bank University

Notes on Contributors

Index
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