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Title Bodies and voices : the force-field of representation and discourse in colonial and postcolonial studies / edited by Merete Falck Borch [and others].
Imprint Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, [2008]

Series Cross/cultures : Readings in the post/colonial literatures in English ; 94
Cross/cultures ; 94.
Subject Human body in literature -- Congresses.
Literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Human body -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Postcolonialism in literature -- Congresses.
Imperialism in literature -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Alt Name Borch, Merete Falck.
Rutherford, Anna.
European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. Conference (2002 : Copenhagen, Denmark)
Description 1 online resource (xl, 459 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Bodies and Voices; Table of Contents; IN MEMORIAM; Preface; Introduction; AFRICA; ASIA; THE SETTLER COLONIES; THE CARIBBEAN; BRITAIN AND EIRE; OTHER PERSPECTIVES; Notes on Contributors and Editors; Index.
Summary A wide-ranging collection of essays centred on readings of the body in contemporary literary and socio-anthropological discourse, from slavery and rape to female genital mutilation, from clothing, ocular pornography, voice, deformation and transmutation to the imprisoned, dismembered, remembered, abducted or ghostly body, in Africa, Australasia and the Pacific, Canada, the Caribbean, Great Britain and Eire.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781435628564 (electronic bk.)
143562856X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 712988534
Additional Format Print version: Bodies and voices. Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2008 9042023341 9789042023345 (OCoLC)191856345