Vernacular Worlds, Cosmopolitan Imagination

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Stephanos Stephanides, Stavros Karayanni
BRILL, Jun 12, 2015 - Literary Criticism - 260 pages
Vernacular Worlds, Cosmopolitan Imagination brings together essays on literary and artistic practice involving cross-cultural transactions in the post-colonial world. The essays explore broad questions of ethics and aesthetics in the productive tension between language, culture, and the polis.
 

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Contents

ACLALS Social Change and Cultural Activism
1
An Essay on English and the Environment in Africa
21
Mirroring Change in an Aboriginal Workshop Tiwi Designs Northern Australia
39
Contemporary Oral Accounts of the South African mamlambo
59
Practising Indigenous Literatures in the Indian University
87
What About Shobhaa Dé? Indian Pulp Fiction Meets Indian Writing in English
103
Vernacular Imaginations in Contemporary Papua New Guinea Fiction
121
Narrative Power and the Postcolonial
145
Reinstating the Individual in Postcolonial Literary Studies
165
Cosmopolitan Dingoes and Brumbies
183
Notes on Contributors
219
Index
223
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