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postcolonialism

Definitions

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  • n. An era or attitude relating to the period after the settlement of one country by another, or very broadly, after the 1960s, when many colonised countries gained their independence.

Etymologies

post- +‎ colonialism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In fact, "postcolonialism" has drawn itself in opposition to "postmodernism" in certain respects, which itself is a sign of a growth into a larger formation.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • There are antique shops in Tiendesitas and in Cubao which ... selardor: Saw it last night in Eastwood, Jackie Earle Haley is brilliant and I still adore Patrick Wilson, but the ... selardor: Brilliant thoughts on "postcolonialism" and "magic realism."

    JessicarulestheUniverse

  • Shaun Duke is a graduate student at the University of Florida studying science fiction, postcolonialism, and fantasy.

    MIND MELD: Books We Love That Everyone Else Hates (and Vice Versa)

  • So, national leaders in the West refrained from raising the question of democracy in the Arab and Muslim world for fear of being accused of meddling in domestic issues and exercising “postcolonialism.”

    The Coming Revolution

  • After several slides, she showed us a box of Wedgwood Apple Tea made in India and China as an example of post postcolonialism.

    'Past' Postcolonialism and Wedgwood Tea

  • If it inspires you to engage with it and either agree or disagree or to experience something then the work has done its job. technorati tags: rudyardkipling, neilgaiman, postcolonialism, fantasy, horror, literature, books

    Yatterings » Reading others – isn’t that what we are supposed to do?

  • The main way that students and scholars look at the genre now is in terms of popular culture, gender/race/sexual identity/class critique, postcolonialism, vestiges of New Left Marxism, and the postmodernist notion that SF and contemporary social mythologies are converging.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Rain Taxi has now posted my interview with Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr., wherein I ask him lots of questions about science fiction, the academy, postcolonialism, Marxism, aesthetic criticism vs. other criticisms, and snails.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • In the humanities, rival theories — including feminism, structuralism, postcolonialism — have seized the attention of scholars and critics.

    One Hundred Years of Freud in America

  • This points ot an "aporia" in the cultural psychology of the term "religion", a Janus-faced knot, which some of the instruments in the archive of "postmodernism" or "postcolonialism" can help to articulate as you have pointed out yourself in your following comment.

    Very natural, even inevitable, for it to take on all the characteristics of a religion

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  • Once I was editing a text and this word came up, only with a hyphen: "post-colonialism". I suggesting removing the hypen in order to be consistent with the style we were using, but the author insisted that there was an important difference between "post-colonialism" and "postcolonialism". I bit my tongue.

    September 20, 2011

  • "Whereas colonialism constructs a binary opposition of colonizer and colonized, postcolonialism works to break down that binary, working with the idea that subjects and identities are multiple, diverse, contested and that experiences of colonialism are fractured along class, gender, ethnic and other lines" (Ninnes & Mehta, p. 13).

    September 20, 2011