Post Colonial


Americanah
A Brief History of Seven Killings
The Lowland
An Untamed State
We Need New Names
Open City
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
River of Smoke
The Inheritance of Loss
The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
In the Light of What We Know
Zoo City
Tigerman
The Long Song
The Frangipani Hotel
Things Fall Apart
Wide Sargasso Sea
The God of Small Things
Disgrace
Midnight's Children
The Poisonwood Bible
The Wretched of the Earth
Orientalism
Half of a Yellow Sun
Heart of Darkness
Nervous Conditions
Americanah
A Small Place
One Hundred Years of Solitude
A House for Mr Biswas
Heart of Darkness by Joseph ConradMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThe God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThings Fall Apart by Chinua AchebeWide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Colonial and Post-colonial Literature
158 books — 74 voters
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran DesaiInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa LahiriThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriMidnight's Children by Salman RushdieThe Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh
Best Diasporic Fiction
19 books — 13 voters

White Teeth by Zadie SmithSmall Island by Andrea LevyThe Lonely Londoners by Sam SelvonBrick Lane by Monica AliThe Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi
Postcolonial Britain
69 books — 22 voters


Edward W. Said
I mean to ask whether there is any way of avoiding the hostility expressed by the division say, of men into "us" (Westerners) and "they" (Orientals). For such divisions are generalities whose use historically and actually has been to press the importance of the distinction between some men and some other men, usually towards not especially admirable ends.
Edward W. Said, Orientalism

In this postcolonial context, my contention is that interreligious engagement is enhanced by renewed attention to the particularity of religious traditions. From a European (Anglican) standpoint, a revised particularist theology of religions is proposed as an appropriate Christian theology for our time that respects the integrity of Christianity and of other religious traditions. This particularist approach concerns Christian terms of engagement with other religious traditions, as these may be u ...more
Jenny Daggers, Postcolonial Theology of Religions: Particularity and Pluralism in World Christianity

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A bitter memory
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