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Positioning Gender and Race in (Post)colonial Plantation Space : Connecting Ireland and the Caribbean

By: Stoddard, Eve Walsh.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Critical Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Culture: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (269 p.).ISBN: 9781137042682.Subject(s): Colonies in literature | Dwellings in literature | English literature -- Caribbean authors -- History and criticism | English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | Ireland -- In literature | Postcolonialism in literature | Race in literature | Social classes in literature | West Indies, British -- In literature | Women in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Positioning Gender and Race in (Post)colonial Plantation Space : Connecting Ireland and the CaribbeanDDC classification: 823.009/358729 | 823.009358729 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Previous Publication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Retracing Transatlantic Networks; Chapter 1 "Making Power Visible": Palladian Architecture as Colonial Icon; Chapter 2 Transnational Flows/Intertextuality: The Big House as Feminine Prison; Belvedere House, Castle Rackrent, Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea; Chapter 3 Reinscribing St. Kitts's History: Caryl Phillips's Cambridge and the Plantation as Crucible
Chapter 4 Revising Historical Revisionism: Exploding Mother Ireland and the Big House in Edna O'Brien's The House of Splendid IsolationChapter 5 Plantation Geography, Gender, and Agency in Austin Clarke's The Polished Hoe; Chapter 6 "The Colonization of Psychic Space ":Nuala O'Faolain's My Dream of You and Ireland's Great Hunger; Afterword: Plantation Heritage in the (Post)colonial Nation; Notes; Works Cited; Index
Summary: Stoddard uses the Anglophone Caribbean and Ireland to examine the complex inflections of women and race as articulated in-between the colonial discursive and material formations of the eighteenth century and those of the (post)colonial twentieth century, as structured by the defined spaces of the colonizers'' estates.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Previous Publication; Contents; Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Retracing Transatlantic Networks; Chapter 1 "Making Power Visible": Palladian Architecture as Colonial Icon; Chapter 2 Transnational Flows/Intertextuality: The Big House as Feminine Prison; Belvedere House, Castle Rackrent, Jane Eyre, Wide Sargasso Sea; Chapter 3 Reinscribing St. Kitts's History: Caryl Phillips's Cambridge and the Plantation as Crucible

Chapter 4 Revising Historical Revisionism: Exploding Mother Ireland and the Big House in Edna O'Brien's The House of Splendid IsolationChapter 5 Plantation Geography, Gender, and Agency in Austin Clarke's The Polished Hoe; Chapter 6 "The Colonization of Psychic Space ":Nuala O'Faolain's My Dream of You and Ireland's Great Hunger; Afterword: Plantation Heritage in the (Post)colonial Nation; Notes; Works Cited; Index

Stoddard uses the Anglophone Caribbean and Ireland to examine the complex inflections of women and race as articulated in-between the colonial discursive and material formations of the eighteenth century and those of the (post)colonial twentieth century, as structured by the defined spaces of the colonizers'' estates.

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Eve Walsh Stoddard is Dana Professor of Global Studies at St. Lawrence University

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