Essays about: "post-colonialism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 72 essays containing the word post-colonialism.

  1. 1. "Words Hide Truth": National belonging in Marian Engel’s Bear and Tessa McWatt’s Out of My Skin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Edda Ahrent; [2021]
    Keywords : National identity; national belonging; Marian Engel; Bear; Tessa McWatt; Out of My Skin; Canadian Literature; CanLit; Discourse theory; Discourse analysis; post-colonialism; gender; bodies; pioneer; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The famous problem of Canadian Literature in the contemporary critical landscape is how it, as an institution, denies all but certain kinds of identities. Alexander Beecroft suggests that a national literature, through its attempts to locate and articulate a communal identity and a notion of fellow-feeling, curates characteristics among members of previously numerous groups which can function to denote nationalistic identity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dancing in Postcolonial Spotlights The possibility to perceive postcolonial structures within the dance scenes in India Song and Beau Travail

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper

    Author : Filip Hallbäck; [2020-11-11]
    Keywords : Marguerite Duras; Claire Denis; Postcolonialism; Dance performativity; Art Cinema;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the complex relationship between the concept of art cinema, dance performativity and postcolonial theories, with two dance scenes from India Song(Marguerite Duras, 1975) and Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999) as a point of departure. The method is to do a close reading, through the theoretical scopes by among others DavidBordwell, Patrice Pavis and Richard Dyer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Eastern Nigeria at the Crossroads of Culture : Cultural Hybridity in Achebe's Things Fall Apart

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Micheline Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : cultural hybridity; pre-colonialism; colonialism; post-colonialism; essentializing; alternating; converting; hybridizing;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes the four initial stages in the process of cultural hybridization as put forward by Chan Kwok-bun in his book Cultural Hybridity: essentializing, alternating, converting and hybridizing. These stages are examined in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart through a mapping to show how a cultural hybrid is formed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ethical perspectives and cultural differences regarding repatriation and management of human skeletal remains : Rapa Nui case study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Olivia Gustafsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Repatriation; ethics; Indigenous; Rapa Nui; and post-colonialism; Repatriering; etik; Ursprungsbefolkning; Rapa Nui och post-kolonialism;

    Abstract : Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is an island in the Pacific Ocean which has been colonised over a long period of time. Colonisers have exploited the island through looting and trading Rapanui (the Indigenous people) human skeletal remains. READ MORE

  5. 5. Tropico : Civilization Bar

    University essay from Konstfack/Keramik & GlasKonstfack/Institutionen för konsthantverk (KHV)

    Author : Sebastian Hägelstam; [2020]
    Keywords : Colonialism; Post-Colonialism; Cultural Appropriation; Oceania; Tiki; Tropical Paradise; Colonial Gaze; James Cook; Paul Gaugain; Donn Beach;

    Abstract : Some years ago I stumbled upon and straight into the bliss of the tropical paradise when setting foot in a Tiki bar for the first time. The story behind this enchanting pop cultural institution unfolded a history built upon colonial power, cultural appropriation and hegemonies. READ MORE