[PDF / Epub] ⚣ The Postnational Fantasy ✈ Masood Ashraf Raja – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

The Postnational Fantasy In Twelve Critical And Interdisciplinary Essays, This Text Examines The Relationship Between The Fantastic In Novels, Movies And Video Games And Real World Debates About Nationalism, Globalization And Cosmopolitanism Topics Covered Include Science Fiction And Postcolonialism, Issues Of Ethnicity, Nation And Transnational Discourse Altogether, These Essays Chart A New Discursive Space, Where Postcolonial Theory And Science Fiction And Fantasy Studies Work Cooperatively To Expand Our Understanding Of The Fantastic, While Simultaneously Expanding The Scope Of Postcolonial Discussions.


15 thoughts on “The Postnational Fantasy

  1. says:

    Call it a 3.5 Raja, Ellis, and Nandi edit a collection of 12 essays that explore the connections between science fiction and postcolonialism The book is divided into three sections the first looks squarely at postcolonial science fiction, the second on specifically issues of nation and ethnicity, and third what it means to conceive of science fiction beyond nationhood The collection foregrounded for me my own limitations on this subject For the most part, the essays tended to foreground specific works in the field That approach is in itself fine in fact, my own academic writing trends in a similar direction but it did mean I frequently felt in the dark when I was unfamiliar with the primary sources, especially for essays that were a bit less focused on explaining those works Perhaps that s why the third section worked best for me, with a quartet of essays on ...


  2. says:

    review to be posted later