From Nation to Diaspora: Samuel Selvon, George Lamming and the Cultural Performance of Gender
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From Nation to Diaspora: Samuel Selvon, George Lamming and the Cultural Performance of Gender

By Curdella Forbes
US$ 9.99
Book Description

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: The Necessity of Gender
  • 1. Representations of Gender in the Nationalist Period
  • Part 1. Manhood, Masquerade and Social Order
    • 2. Representing Exile: The Flight from Gender in Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners, Moses Ascending and The Housing Lark
    • 3. Going Home: Performing Masculinity in A Brighter Sun and Turn Again Tiger
  • Part 2. Resisting the Voyeuristic Gaze
    • 4. The Construction of Genderas Anti-colonial Discourse: Lamming’s Of Age and Innocence and Season of Adventure
    • 5. Theorizing the Feminine and the Body in Natives of My Person and The Emigrants
    • 6. All This, the Diasporic and the Postmodern
  • Notes
    • Introduction
    • Chapter 1
    • Chapter 2
    • Chapter 3
    • Chapter 4
    • Chapter 5
    • Chapter 6
  • References
  • Index
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