Environmental Postcolonialism (Kobo eBook)

Environmental Postcolonialism By Shubhanku Kochar, Shubhanku Kochar, Suzy Woltmann, Anupama Nayar, Stephen Ogheneruro Okpadah, Kalpana Bora Barman, Humaira Riaz, Anik Sarkar, Chinmaya Lal Thakur, Neepa Sarkar, Renée Latchman, Risha Baruah, Denise M. Jarrett, Puja SenMajumdar, Shivani Duggal, Bipasha Mandal, Animesh Roy, Anjum Khan, Anjum Khan Cover Image
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Environmental Postcolonialism: A Literary Response is an academic investigation of the environmental repercussions of colonial destruction. This volume addresses the complex interplay between postcolonialism and environmental discourse through literature produced in the ex-colonies. This literature is read from the standpoint of ex-colonies within their human and non-human context. The primary objective of this volume is to scrutinize environmental concerns in the light of postcolonial theory, and so it examines works of art from the twin perspective of eco-criticism and postcolonialism which illuminates and underscores how colonizers destroyed and interfered with both nature and culture. Through discussing the intersecting layers of ecocriticism and postcolonial criticism, the volume gestures to new directions and generates a hopeful vision of a decolonized world.

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ISBN-13: 9781793634573
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication Date: February 8th, 2021
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