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Writing, representation, and postcolonial nostalgia

Walder, Dennis (2009). Writing, representation, and postcolonial nostalgia. Textual Practice, 23(6) pp. 935–946.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/09502360903361709
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Abstract

This work reflects upon a facet of memory that has a special resonance for those of us entangled by the long histories of colonialism and decolonisation – nostalgia. Nostalgia is a cultural phenomenon that in an uncanny way connects people across national and historical as well as personal boundaries, yet remains to be fully understood or explained.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2009 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 0950-236X
Keywords: interdisciplinary literary studies; literary/critical theory
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Cultures
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
Item ID: 19479
Depositing User: Marie-Claire Le Roux
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2010 11:02
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:07
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/19479
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