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Muzna Rahman - Hunger and Postcolonial Writing - 9781138697966 - V9781138697966
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Hunger and Postcolonial Writing

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Description for Hunger and Postcolonial Writing Hardback. Series: Critical Food Studies. Num Pages: 244 pages. BIC Classification: GTF; RGC; RNFF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156. .

Hunger and Postcolonial Writing explores contemporary postcolonial fiction and life-writing from various geo-political contexts.

The focus of this work is hunger; individuated in the self-imposed starvation of the hunger protester, and on a mass scale in the form of famine and food insecurity. It considers the hungry colonial and postcolonial body, examines its textual forms and historical trajectories, and situates it within the food security context of imperialism and its legacies. This book is the first monograph-length study of hunger within a postcolonial/world literary context. Its transcolonial focus produces comparative readings across postcolonial writings, facilitating productive analyses of the operations ... Read more

This book will be of interest to Gastrocritical and Postcolonial scholars and students, and to Food scholars more broadly.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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Critical Food Studies
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London, United Kingdom
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About Muzna Rahman
Muzna Rahman is English lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Reviews for Hunger and Postcolonial Writing
"In Hunger and Postcolonial Writing, Muzna Rahman has produced a book that thoughtfully thinks through the nuances of hunger within postcolonial writing. In an ambitious study that carefully examines hunger strikes and forms of food abnegation, Rahman makes a compelling case for understanding how famine, hunger and food security are forms of inequity produced by the uneven experience of imperialism. ... Read more

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