Word & Image in Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures
BRILL, Jan 1, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 424 pages
Verbal imagery and visual images as well as the intricate relationships between verbal and visual representations have long shaped the imagination and the practice of intercultural relationships. The contributions to this volume take a fresh look at the ideology of form, especially the gendered and racial implications of the gaze and the voice in various media and intermedial transformations. Analyses of how culturally specific forms of visual and verbal expression are individually understood and manipulated complement reflections on the potential and limitations of representation. The juxtaposition of visual and verbal signifiers explores the gap between them as a space beyond cultural boundaries. Topics treated include: Caliban; English satirical iconotexts; Oriental travel writing and illustration; expatriate description and picturesque illustration of Edinburgh; ethnographic film; African studio photography; South African cartoons; imagery, ekphrasis, and race in South African art and fiction; face and visuality, representation and memory in Asian fiction; Bollywood; Asian historical film; Asian-British pop music; Australian landscape in painting and fiction; indigenous children's fiction from Aotearoa New Zealand, Canada, and the USA; Canadian photography; Native Americans in film. Writers and artists discussed include: Philip Kwame Apagya; the Asian Dub Foundation; Breyten Breytenbach; Richard Burton; Peter Carey; Gurinder Chadha; Daniel Chodowiecki; J.M. Coetzee; Ashutosh Gowariker; Patricia Grace; W. Greatbatch; Hogarth; Francis K. Honny; Jim Jarmusch; Robyn Kahukiwa; Seydou Keita; Thomas King; Vladyana Krykorka; Alfred Kubin; Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak; Kathleen and Michael Lacapa; Laszlo Lakner; George Littlechild; Ken Lum; Franz Marc; Zakes Mda; Ketan Mehta; M.I.A. (Maya Arulpragasam); Timothy Mo; William Kent Monkman; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu; John Hamilton Mortimer; Sidney Nolan; Jean Rouch; Salman Rushdie; William Shakespeare; Robert Louis Stevenson; Richard Van C& Zapiro.
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accessed 20 African artist Australian become billboards Blake Bollywood Breyten Breytenbach Bride and Prejudice British Caliban Cambridge cartoon century Chadha character’s characters Children’s Literature colonial colour contemporary context create critical cultural David David Dabydeen depicted diasporic discourse Edinburgh English essay eyes film gaze gender Hauka History Hogarth’s identity illustration Indian Cinema indigenous Jean Rouch Jonathan Shapiro Kelly Kelly’s Ken Lum kind permission Lagaan literary London Lum’s Madonna of Excelsior Mangal Pandey Māori meaning metaphor Midnight’s Children myth narrative narrator Native Americans nature novel Orientalism Oxford painting Peter Peter Wagner photographs political Poon portraits postcolonial race racial reader reading references representation Reproduced by kind ritual Routledge satire scene seems Seydou Keita social South Africa South Asian space stereotypes Stevenson Studies symbolic tion tradition transcultural Vaughan W.J.T. Mitchell Western Whale Caller woman women word and image writing York Zapiro