The Resource Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas, (electronic resource)

Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas, (electronic resource)

Label
Baltic postcolonialism
Title
Baltic postcolonialism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Violeta Kelertas
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Emerging from the ruins of the former Soviet Union, the literature of the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia is analyzed from the fruitful perspective of postcolonialism, a theoretical approach whose application to former second-world countries is in its initial stages. This groundbreaking volume brings scholars working in the West together with those who were previously muffled behind the Iron Curtain. They gauge the impact of colonization on the culture of the Baltic states and demonstrate the relevance of concepts first elaborated by a wide range of critics from Frantz Fanon to
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
840.938409031
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PG8101
LC item number
.B35 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kelertas, Violeta
Series statement
On the boundary of two worlds
Series volume
6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Postcolonialism
  • Nationalism and literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Decolonization in literature
  • Estonian literature
  • Lithuanian literature
  • Latvian literature
  • Baltic literature
  • Baltic States
Label
Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Baltic Postcolonialism and its Critics; Is the Post-in Postcolonial the Post-in Post-Soviet? Towards a Global Postcolonial Critique; Fusions of Discourse: Postcolonial/Postmodern Horizons in Baltic Culture; A Soviet Experience of Our Own: Comprehension and the Surrounding Silence; Postcolonial Change: Power, Peru and Estonian Literature; Nazi and Soviet Dysphemism and Euphemism in Latvian; Toward a Postcolonial Perspective on the Baltic States; Learning to Curse in Russian: Mimicry in Siberian Exile; Estonia's Time and Monumental Time
  • The Sieve and the Honeycomb: Features of Contemporary Lithuanian Cultural Time and SpacePerceptions of the Self and the Other in Lithuanian Postcolonial Fiction; Viivi Luik's The Beauty of History: Aestheticized Violence and the Postcolonial in the Contemporary Estonian Novel; Searching for National Allegories in Lithuanian Prose: Saulius Tomas Kondrotas's ""The Slow Birth of Nation""; Estonia and Pain: Jaan Kross's The Czar's Madman; Postcolonial Subjectivity in Latvia: Some Signs in Literature
  • Labyrinths of Meaning in Aleksandrs Pelēcis' Siberia Book and Agate Nesaule's Woman in Amber: A Postmodern/Postcolonial ReadingInterstitial Histories: Ene Mihkelson's Labor of Naming; Lithuanian Prose and Decolonization: Rediscovery of the Body; Conflicted Consciousness: Jaan Kaplinski and the Legacy of Intra-European Postcolonialism in Estonia; Foot-Loose and Fancy-Free: The Postcolonial Lithuanian Encounters Europe; Authors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (473 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423788980
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000462502
  • (EBL)556889
  • (OCoLC)714568424
  • (SSID)ssj0000108668
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11984239
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000108668
  • (PQKBWorkID)10044118
  • (PQKB)11742391
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC556889
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000462502
Label
Baltic postcolonialism, edited by Violeta Kelertas, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Baltic Postcolonialism and its Critics; Is the Post-in Postcolonial the Post-in Post-Soviet? Towards a Global Postcolonial Critique; Fusions of Discourse: Postcolonial/Postmodern Horizons in Baltic Culture; A Soviet Experience of Our Own: Comprehension and the Surrounding Silence; Postcolonial Change: Power, Peru and Estonian Literature; Nazi and Soviet Dysphemism and Euphemism in Latvian; Toward a Postcolonial Perspective on the Baltic States; Learning to Curse in Russian: Mimicry in Siberian Exile; Estonia's Time and Monumental Time
  • The Sieve and the Honeycomb: Features of Contemporary Lithuanian Cultural Time and SpacePerceptions of the Self and the Other in Lithuanian Postcolonial Fiction; Viivi Luik's The Beauty of History: Aestheticized Violence and the Postcolonial in the Contemporary Estonian Novel; Searching for National Allegories in Lithuanian Prose: Saulius Tomas Kondrotas's ""The Slow Birth of Nation""; Estonia and Pain: Jaan Kross's The Czar's Madman; Postcolonial Subjectivity in Latvia: Some Signs in Literature
  • Labyrinths of Meaning in Aleksandrs Pelēcis' Siberia Book and Agate Nesaule's Woman in Amber: A Postmodern/Postcolonial ReadingInterstitial Histories: Ene Mihkelson's Labor of Naming; Lithuanian Prose and Decolonization: Rediscovery of the Body; Conflicted Consciousness: Jaan Kaplinski and the Legacy of Intra-European Postcolonialism in Estonia; Foot-Loose and Fancy-Free: The Postcolonial Lithuanian Encounters Europe; Authors
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (473 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423788980
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000462502
  • (EBL)556889
  • (OCoLC)714568424
  • (SSID)ssj0000108668
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11984239
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000108668
  • (PQKBWorkID)10044118
  • (PQKB)11742391
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC556889
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000462502

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