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The Different Western Perception of the Oriental Moor in the Renaissance and the Twentieth Century: Shakespeare's Othello and Tayeb Salih's Season of Migration to the North: A Post-Colonial Critique
This paper comparatively explores the different experience of the Muslim Orient - namely, Othello in Shakespeare's Othello (1604) and Mustafa Saeed and the narrator in Salih's Season of Migration to the North (1966) - in ...
Loula S. Rodopoulos: A Tribute
A tribute to Loula S. Rodopoulos, a regular contributor of poetry and reviews to Transnational Literature, who died early in 2013
Cinderella's Lessons on Footbinding: How Tiny Feet Found their Way into the Chinese Cinderella Story
The story of Cinderella has had many variants, some dating back to ancient Tibetan trade routes and dynastic China. When the tale is analysed in comparison to other variants it is found that in the Chinese version Yeh-Shen ...
Infinite Worlds: Eighteenth-Century London, the Atlantic Ocean, and Post-Slavery in S.I. Martin's Incomparable World, Lawrence Hill's The Book of Negroes, David Dabydeen's A Harlot's Progress, and Thomas Wharton's Salamander
In Black London: Life before Emancipation (1995), Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina writes of how, on discovering that 15,000 Africans and their descendants were living in London in 1768, she was struck by a vision of her present-day ...
Unfolding the Baroque, Scaffolding the Postcolonial: Towards a Postcolonial Aesthetics
Review essay: Paul Sharrad, Postcolonial Literary History and Indian English Fiction (Cambria Press, 2008). Peer-reviewed.
Transnational Impulses as Simulation in Colin Johnson's (Mudrooroo's) Fiction.
Works of Australian Literature have frequently been situated within national literary frameworks. But there is much recent scholarship that contests such ideas and explores transnational engagement in literary production. ...
"My pen shall add a testimony to men noble and daring"; Poetry, Heroism and the Wreck of the SS Admella (1859)
This examination attempts to claim the significance of a number of original poems written by nineteenth-century amateur poets in direct response to the wreck of the SS Admella and published in the days, weeks and months ...
Midnight's Children: From Communalism to Community
Peer reviewed article. Salman Rushdie has been the epitome of diasporic writing since his seminal work in Midnight's Children. While it is arguable that the question of what constitutes the identity of an immigrant (in ...
Transnational Literature, November 2011: Articles, Interviews etc. (complete)
This file includes five articles: Nicholas Birns, 'The Solid Mandala and Patrick White's Late Modernity'; Md Rezaul Haque, 'The Nation and One of its Fragments in Kanthapura'; Diana Jovasiene, 'Herkus Kuncius' Novel The ...
Transnational Literature, May 2015: Translations
All translations from Transnational Literature, May 2015, in one file for ease of printing and downloading