The Resource Politics of the female body : postcolonial women writers of the Third World, Ketu H. Katrak, (electronic resource)

Politics of the female body : postcolonial women writers of the Third World, Ketu H. Katrak, (electronic resource)

Label
Politics of the female body : postcolonial women writers of the Third World
Title
Politics of the female body
Title remainder
postcolonial women writers of the Third World
Statement of responsibility
Ketu H. Katrak
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Is it possible to simultaneously belong to and be exiled from a community? In Politics of the Female Body, Ketu H. Katrak argues that it is not only possible, but common, especially for women who have been subjects of colonial empires. Through her careful analysis of postcolonial literary texts, Katrak uncovers the ways that the female body becomes a site of both oppression and resistance. She examines writers working in the English language, including Anita Desai from India, Ama Ata Aidoo from Ghana, and Merle Hodge from Trinidad, among others. The writers share colonial historie
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Katrak, Ketu H
Dewey number
  • 820.9/9287/09171241
  • 820.9928709171241
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.K38 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commonwealth literature (English)
  • Women
  • Women
  • Feminism and literature
  • Feminism and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Women in literature
Label
Politics of the female body : postcolonial women writers of the Third World, Ketu H. Katrak, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-277) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Preface: Bodies of Imagination in Postcolonial Cultures; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Theorizing a Politics of the Female Body: Language and Resistance; Chapter 2: Indigenous Third World Female Traditions of Resistance: A Recuperation of Herstories; Chapter 3: English Education Socializing the Female Body: Cultural Alienations within the Parameters of Race, Class, and Color; Chapter 4: Cultural "Traditions" Exiling the Female Body; Chapter 5: Motherhood Demystified; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280947070
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000464990
  • (EBL)966960
  • (OCoLC)744987199
  • (SSID)ssj0000224153
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11191272
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000224153
  • (PQKBWorkID)10205536
  • (PQKB)10139451
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC966960
  • (OCoLC)71844106
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse21301
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000464990
Label
Politics of the female body : postcolonial women writers of the Third World, Ketu H. Katrak, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-277) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; Preface: Bodies of Imagination in Postcolonial Cultures; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Theorizing a Politics of the Female Body: Language and Resistance; Chapter 2: Indigenous Third World Female Traditions of Resistance: A Recuperation of Herstories; Chapter 3: English Education Socializing the Female Body: Cultural Alienations within the Parameters of Race, Class, and Color; Chapter 4: Cultural "Traditions" Exiling the Female Body; Chapter 5: Motherhood Demystified; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (326 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280947070
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000464990
  • (EBL)966960
  • (OCoLC)744987199
  • (SSID)ssj0000224153
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11191272
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000224153
  • (PQKBWorkID)10205536
  • (PQKB)10139451
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC966960
  • (OCoLC)71844106
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse21301
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000464990

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