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Post-Colonial Haunting & Confused Identities


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The book examines Michael Ondaatje's presentation of fictional post-colonial migrants and their quest for a post-colonial identity in their new Western surroundings as portrayed in three of Ondaatje's novels: Anil's Ghost, The English Patient and In the Skin of a Lion. The focus of the book is to determine if there is a distinct affinity between Ondaatje's migrants' colonial past and the identity confusion they encounter in their present migrant milieu. Through an analysis of the colonial/post-colonial elements of memory, location, silence and resistance this book explores how and to what extent a modern-day migrant's individual construction of post-colonial identity is disrupted by his/her preoccupation with the collective ancestral colonial heritage. The book reveals how the concept of post-colonial haunting is not one dimensional but multifaceted, as the post-colonial migrant is not only haunted by his/her recollections of the collective historical conscience but also by an anxiety of the emergence of a novel form of colonialism that will oppress him/her anew.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC20595
AuthorChamindri Liyanage
Number of Pages72
Publishing Year5/30/2012
Edition1 st
Book TypeLiteracy
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
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