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Terror and the Postcolonial : A Concise Companion, Paperback / softback Book

Terror and the Postcolonial : A Concise Companion Paperback / softback

Edited by Elleke Boehmer, Stephen Morton

Part of the Concise Companions to Literature and Culture series


Terror and the Postcolonial is a major comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture. * A ground-breaking study addressing and theorizing the relationship between postcolonial studies, colonial history, and terrorism through a series of contemporary and historical case studies from various postcolonial contexts * Critically analyzes the figuration of terrorism in a variety of postcolonial literary texts from South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East * Raises the subject of terror as both an expression of globalization and a postcolonial product * Features key essays by well-known theorists, such as Robert J.

C. Young, Derek Gregory, and Achille Mbembe, and Vron Ware


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 408 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literature: history & criticism
  • ISBN: 9781119056195



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