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Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning

J.M. Coetzee, Wilson Harris, and Toni Morrison (Suny Series, Explorations in Postcolonial Studies)

by Sam Durrant

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Psychoanalysis & psychoanalytical theory,
  • Morrison, Toni,
  • Harris, Wilson,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • History,
  • American - African American,
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Narration (Rhetoric),
  • 1940-,
  • 20th century,
  • Coetzee, J. M.,,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7803114M
    ISBN 100791459454
    ISBN 109780791459454

    The postcolonial nation tends to construct a condition of alienation for its citizens such that events assume an absurd, even bizarre, if not altogether morbid, quality.   43 Scott Korb, “Guantánamo Diary and the American Slave Narrative,” The New Yorker, Ap Korb cites the work of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (editor of The Classic Slave Narratives. New York: New American Library, ) to make his by: 1.

    Postcolonial narrative, structured by a tension between the oppressive mem- ory of the past and the liberatory promise of the future, is necessarily involved in a work of mourning. Its principal task is to engender a consciousness of the unjust foundations of the present and to open up the possibility of a just future, what Morrison’s 5/5(1).   The publication of Nouri Gana’s Signifying Loss: Toward a Poetics of Narrative Mourning brings to fruition the ensemble of Gana’s decade-long reflections on literature and modern theories of mourning. While animated by a powerful impetus toward psychoanalytic (Freudian) and deconstructive (Derridean) analyses, Signifying Loss registers a noteworthy intervention in the Author: Atef Laouyene.

      Zong!, an elegy derived from an appellate case report, reflects Kennedy’s insight that “[d]eath and mourning are too painful to be confronted directly and can only be approached through the words of others, through pre-existing stories,” Kennedy, Elegy, 15, even while the poetry cycle follows in the line of other postcolonial works Cited by: 2. These problems are the central concern of my first monograph Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning: J.M Coetzee, Wilson Harris and Toni Morrison (State University of New York Press, ). Since then, I have continued to work on memory and trauma in postcolonial contexts.


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Place. In ‘JM Coetzee's inconsolable works of mourning’, Contemporary Literature, 40 (3),pp – ; Postcolonial Narrative and the Work of Mourning: JM Coetzee, Wilson Harris and Toni Morrison, Albany: State University of New York Press, JM Coetzee, Life and Times of Michael K, London: Secker & Warburg,p Sam Durrant is Associate Professor of Postcolonial Literature at the University of Leeds.

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