The Body, Desire and Storytelling in Novels by J. M. Coetzee

The Body, Desire and Storytelling in Novels by J. M. Coetzee

Author: Olfa Belgacem

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429682469

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 212

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Asserting that Coetzee’s representation of the body as subject to dismemberment counters the colonial representation of the other’s body as exotic and erotically-charged, this study inspects the ambivalence pertaining to Coetzee’s embodied representation of the other and reveals the risks that come with such contrapuntal reiteration. Through the study of the narrative identity of the colonial other and her/his body’s representation, the book also unveils the author’s own authorial identity exposed through the repetitive narrative patterns and characterization choices.
The Body, Desire and Storytelling in Novels by J. M. Coetzee
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Olfa Belgacem
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-26 - Publisher: Routledge

Asserting that Coetzee’s representation of the body as subject to dismemberment counters the colonial representation of the other’s body as exotic and erotically-charged, this study inspects the ambivalence pertaining to Coetzee’s embodied representation of the other and reveals the risks that come with such contrapuntal reiteration. Through the study of
The Body, Desire and Storytelling in Novels by J. M. Coetzee
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: OLFA. BELGACEM
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-30 - Publisher: Routledge

Asserting that Coetzee's representation of the body as subject to dismemberment counters the colonial representation of the other's body as exotic and erotically-charged, this study inspects the ambivalence pertaining to Coetzee's embodied representation of the other and reveals the risks that come with such contrapuntal reiteration. Through the study of
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Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: David Attwell, Annalisa Pes, Susanna Zinato
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Poetics and Politics of Shame in Postcolonial Literature provides a new and wide-ranging appraisal of shame in colonial and postcolonial literature in English. Bringing together young and established voices in postcolonial studies, these essays tackle shame and racism, shame and agency, shame and ethical recognition, the problem of shamelessness, the
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Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Marijke Denger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-12 - Publisher: Routledge

Caring for Community: Towards a New Ethics of Responsibility in Contemporary Postcolonial Novels focuses on four highly acclaimed publications in order to argue for a new understanding of community and its ethical framework in recent literary texts. Traditionally, community has been understood to function on the basis of individuals’ readiness
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Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Asma Hichri, Samira Mechri
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-02 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This collection explores the interfaces of culture, gender, and power from politico-religious, linguistic, legal and historiographic perspectives. More importantly, the contributions gathered here examine culture’s manifestations in different socio-economic, political, theoretical, and discursive contexts. Being aware of “the crisis in humanities,” researchers, scholars and experts seek to relocate culture and