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The Resource Transcultural English studies : theories, fictions, realities, edited by Frank Schulze-Engler and Sissy Helff ; with editorial assistance from Claudia Perner and Christine Vogt-William

Transcultural English studies : theories, fictions, realities, edited by Frank Schulze-Engler and Sissy Helff ; with editorial assistance from Claudia Perner and Christine Vogt-William

Label
Transcultural English studies : theories, fictions, realities
Title
Transcultural English studies
Title remainder
theories, fictions, realities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Frank Schulze-Engler and Sissy Helff ; with editorial assistance from Claudia Perner and Christine Vogt-William
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What is most strikingly new about the transcultural is its sudden ubiquity. Following in the wake of previous concepts in cultural and literary studies such as creolization, hybridity, and syncretism, and signalling a family relationship to terms such as transnationality, translocality, and transmigration, 'transcultural' terminology has unobtrusively but powerfully edged its way into contemporary theoretical and critical discourse. The four sections of this volume denote major areas where 'transcultural' questions and problematics have come to the fore: theories of culture and literature that have sought to account for the complexity of culture in a world increasingly characterized by globalization, transnationalization, and interdependence; realities of individual and collective life-worlds shaped by the ubiquity of phenomena and experiences relating to transnational connections and the blurring of cultural boundaries; fictions in literature and other media that explore these realities, negotiate the fuzzy edges of 'ethnic' or 'national' cultures, and participate in the creation of transnational public spheres as well as transcultural imaginations and memories; and, finally, pedagogy and didactics, where earlier models of teaching 'other' cultures are faced with the challenge of coming to terms with cultural complexity both in what is being taught and in the people it is taught to, and where 'target cultures' have become elusive. The idea of 'locating' culture and literature exclusively in the context of ethnicities or nations is rapidly losing plausibility throughout an 'English-speaking world' that has long since been multi- rather than monolingual. Exploring the prospects and contours of 'Transcultural English Studies' thus reflects a set of common challenges and predicaments that in recent years have increasingly moved centre stage not only in the New Literatures in English, but also in British and American studies."--Publisher's description
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
820
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR21
LC item number
.T73 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schulze-Engler, Frank
  • Helff, Sissy
Series statement
  • Cross/cultures
  • ASNEL papers
Series volume
  • 102
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Multiculturalism in literature
Label
Transcultural English studies : theories, fictions, realities, edited by Frank Schulze-Engler and Sissy Helff ; with editorial assistance from Claudia Perner and Christine Vogt-William
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the acquisition and possession of commonalities / Wolfgang Welsch -- Multiple modernities : the transnationalization of cultures / Gisela Welz -- Authenticity : why we still need it although it doesn't exist / Virginia Richter -- Shifting perspectives : the transcultural novel / Sissy Helff -- The dangers of diaspora : some thoughts about the black Atlantic / Ruth Mayer -- The times of India : transcultural temporalities in theory and fiction / Dirk Wiemann -- Lakshman's journal : an essay in narratology and the barbs of transculturality / Peter Stummer -- Broken borders : migration, modernity and English writing -- transcultural transformation in the heart of Europe / Mike Phillips -- From the belly of the fish : Jewish writers in English in Israel : transcultural perspectives / Axel Stähler -- Linguistic dimensions of Jewish-American literature / Pascal Fischer -- Eluding containment : orality and the ordnance survey memoir in Ireland / Edith Shillue -- Atanarjuat : fast running and electronic storytelling in the Arctic / Kerstin Knopf -- Manifestation of self and/or tribal identity? Māori writing in the global maelstrom / Michaela Moura-Koçoğlu -- Transcultural perspectives in Caribbean poetry / Sabrina Brancato -- The location of transculture / Mark Stein -- 'Final passages'? Representations of black British history in Caryl Phillips's novel and its television adaptation / Eva Ulrike Pirker -- Trying to escape, longing to belong : roots, genes and performativity in Zadie Smith's White teeth and Hari Kunzru's The impressionist / Barbara Schaff -- Fictions of transcultural memory : Zulfikar Ghose's The triple mirror of the self as an imaginative reconstruction of the self in multiple worlds / Nadia Butt -- Routes to the roots : transcultural ramifications in Bombay talkie / Christine Vogt-William -- Beyond the contact zone? Mapping transcultural spaces in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the fur queen and Eden Robinson's Monkey Beach / Katja Sarkowsky -- The long shadow of Tacitus : classical and modern colonial discourses in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Scottish Highlands / Silke Stroh -- Inter and/or transcultural learning in the foreign landuage classroom? Theoretical foundations and practical implications / Sabine Doff -- Towards a cosmopolitan readership : new literatures in English in the classroom / Michael C. Prusse -- Teaching Hanif Kureishi / Laurenz Volkmann -- A new dialogue at the periphery? Teaching postcolonial African, black American, and Indian writings in India / Kanaka Bashyam Sankaran -- Look, see, and say : photographs of Africa in a cultural perspective : I. Transcultural communication, poetics, and viewer response in photography / Detlev Gohrbandt -- II. Teaching and learning with photographs of Africa / Gisela Feurle
Control code
319212405
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 469 pages
Isbn
9789042025639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)319212405
Label
Transcultural English studies : theories, fictions, realities, edited by Frank Schulze-Engler and Sissy Helff ; with editorial assistance from Claudia Perner and Christine Vogt-William
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
On the acquisition and possession of commonalities / Wolfgang Welsch -- Multiple modernities : the transnationalization of cultures / Gisela Welz -- Authenticity : why we still need it although it doesn't exist / Virginia Richter -- Shifting perspectives : the transcultural novel / Sissy Helff -- The dangers of diaspora : some thoughts about the black Atlantic / Ruth Mayer -- The times of India : transcultural temporalities in theory and fiction / Dirk Wiemann -- Lakshman's journal : an essay in narratology and the barbs of transculturality / Peter Stummer -- Broken borders : migration, modernity and English writing -- transcultural transformation in the heart of Europe / Mike Phillips -- From the belly of the fish : Jewish writers in English in Israel : transcultural perspectives / Axel Stähler -- Linguistic dimensions of Jewish-American literature / Pascal Fischer -- Eluding containment : orality and the ordnance survey memoir in Ireland / Edith Shillue -- Atanarjuat : fast running and electronic storytelling in the Arctic / Kerstin Knopf -- Manifestation of self and/or tribal identity? Māori writing in the global maelstrom / Michaela Moura-Koçoğlu -- Transcultural perspectives in Caribbean poetry / Sabrina Brancato -- The location of transculture / Mark Stein -- 'Final passages'? Representations of black British history in Caryl Phillips's novel and its television adaptation / Eva Ulrike Pirker -- Trying to escape, longing to belong : roots, genes and performativity in Zadie Smith's White teeth and Hari Kunzru's The impressionist / Barbara Schaff -- Fictions of transcultural memory : Zulfikar Ghose's The triple mirror of the self as an imaginative reconstruction of the self in multiple worlds / Nadia Butt -- Routes to the roots : transcultural ramifications in Bombay talkie / Christine Vogt-William -- Beyond the contact zone? Mapping transcultural spaces in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the fur queen and Eden Robinson's Monkey Beach / Katja Sarkowsky -- The long shadow of Tacitus : classical and modern colonial discourses in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Scottish Highlands / Silke Stroh -- Inter and/or transcultural learning in the foreign landuage classroom? Theoretical foundations and practical implications / Sabine Doff -- Towards a cosmopolitan readership : new literatures in English in the classroom / Michael C. Prusse -- Teaching Hanif Kureishi / Laurenz Volkmann -- A new dialogue at the periphery? Teaching postcolonial African, black American, and Indian writings in India / Kanaka Bashyam Sankaran -- Look, see, and say : photographs of Africa in a cultural perspective : I. Transcultural communication, poetics, and viewer response in photography / Detlev Gohrbandt -- II. Teaching and learning with photographs of Africa / Gisela Feurle
Control code
319212405
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 469 pages
Isbn
9789042025639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)319212405

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