Lying on the Postcolonial Couch: The Idea of Indifference

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U of Minnesota Press, 2002 - 308 pages
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Contents

Reading Texts Resurrecting Cultures Colonial Poetry in India 17571857
3
The Pedigree of the White Stallion Postcoloniality and Literary History
41
Translation as a Speech Act Twelve Versions of One Subversive Verse
69
Circumlocution The Institution Of Indifference
101
Glossolalia The Dissimilar Twins of Language and Literature
103
Multiculturalism Other Worlds in Edgar Allan Poe and Satyajit Ray
118
Colonization Omeros Sails between the Indian Ocean and the Caribbean
155
Delocution The Sacralization Of Subjects
177
Acts of Agency and Acts of God Postcolonial Narratives of Disaster
179
The Testament of the Tenth Muse Toward a Feminist Sensibility
201
A Fatwa against Indifference? Of Shamianas Death and the Platonic Censors
225
Postscript
250
Notes
255
Index
289
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