By Alfred J. Lopez

Explores the undertheorized convergence of postcoloniality and whiteness.

Postcolonial Whiteness examines the interrelations among whiteness and the historical past of eu colonialism, in addition to the prestige of whiteness within the modern postcolonial global. It addresses primary questions: What occurs to whiteness after empire, and to what quantity do white cultural norms or imperatives stay embedded within the postcolonial or postindependence country as a part—acknowledged or not—of the colonial legacy? proposing quite a lot of serious and theoretical responses, the participants discover those questions by means of concentrating on such assorted themes because the legacy of Princess Diana; queer self-expression; the altering state of affairs of Gypsy, or Romani, minorities in jap Europe; literature, together with Joseph Conrad’s middle of Darkness, Caryl Phillips’s Cambridge, and Gothic effect at the literature of Australia; reconstruction of white South African social id; cross-cultural discussions of psychological disease; Freud’s case heritage of the Wolfman; and Australia’s nationwide anthems.

Alfred J. López is Assistant Professor of English on the collage of Mississippi and the writer of Posts and Pasts: A idea of Postcolonialism, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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