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Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures

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Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures
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Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures
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An analysis of post-communist identity reconstructions under the impact of experiences such as migration and displacement, collective memory and trauma, and cultural self-colonization. The book facilitates a mutually productive dialogue between postcolonialism and post-communism, mapping the rich terrain of contemporary East-Central European creative writing and visual art
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Internationale Forschungen Zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft Ser
Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures
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Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures
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  • Postcolonial Europe? Essays on Post-Communist Literatures and Cultures -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Which Postcolonial Europe? -- Part I: Post-Communist, Post-Socialist, Post-Soviet, Post-Dependence: Preliminary Considerations on East-Central European Un-Homing -- Postcolonial Theory, the Decolonial Option and Postsocialist Writing -- Postcolonial Narratives, Decolonial Options: The Baltic Experience -- Joined at the Hip? About Post-Communism in a (Revised) Postcolonial Mode -- Inventing Postcolonial Poland: Strategies of Domestication -- Part II: The Ghosts of the Past: Post-Communist Rewriting of National Histories -- Filling in the Historical Blanks: A Tropology of the Void in Postcommunist and Postcolonial Reconstructions of Identity -- Confessions from the Dead: Reading Ismail Kadare's Spiritus as a 'Post-Communist Gothic' Novel -- Trauma and Memory of Soviet Occupation in Slovak (Post-)Communist Literature -- 'Let My People Go': Postcolonial Trauma in Oksana Zabuzhko's The Museum of Abandoned Secrets -- Voicing the Subaltern by Narrating the Communist Past through the Focalization of a Child in Gábor Németh's 'Are You a Jew?' and Endre Kukorelly's 'The Fairy Valley' -- Part III: Place and Displacement in (Post-)Communist Narratives and Cityscapes -- Geopoetics of the Female Body in Postcolonial Ukrainian and Polish Fiction -- Building Empire through Self-Colonization: Literary Canons and Budapest as Sovietized Metropolis -- The City of K. (Königsberg/Kaliningrad) as a Cultural Phenomenon: Cultural Memory, the Myth and Identity of the City -- The Organic (Re)Turn ― Ecology of Place in Postcolonial and Central/Eastern European Novel of Post-Displacement -- Part IV: Imagining the Orient in Central European Communist Travel Writing
  • Representations of India in Slovak Travel Writing during the Communist Regime (1948-1989) -- Socialist Anti-Orientalism: Perceptions of China in Czechoslovak Travelogues from the 1950s -- A Socialist Orientalism? Polish Travel Writing on India in the 1960s -- Part V: Between the East and the West: The Colonial Present -- Ukrainian Culture after Communism: Between Post-Colonial Liberation and Neo-Colonial Subjugation -- Trapped by the Western Gaze: Contemporary European Imagology and Its Implications for East and South-East European Agency ― a Case Study -- Central European Palimpsests: Postcolonial Discourse in Works by Andrzej Stasiuk and Yurii Andrukhovych -- Contributors
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