Published by the College of the Humanities and Social Sciences
North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC

Contents: Volume 7, Issue 1 (Autumn 2002)

Editor's Introduction


Shina Afolayan, The Question of a Post-Colonial Culture:
Language, Ideology and Cultural Essentialism

Fiona Probyn, J. M. Coetzee: Writing with/out authority

Brian Gibson, An Island Unto Himself?
Masculinity in Season of Migration to the North

Gina Ulysse, I Came of Age Colonized:
Now my soul is tired
And I'm feeling all this rage (Excerpts)

Kathleen Gyssels, Haitians in the City: Two Modern Day Trickster Tales
('A Plate of Lentils' by Colimon-Hall and 'New York Day Women' by Edwidge Danticat)

Brian Finney, Figuring the Real:
Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans

Su-lin Yu, Reconstructing Western Female Subjectivity:
Between Orientalism and Feminism in
Julia Kristeva's About Chinese Women

Amy Lai, Bell Jar: Within and Beyond:
Gender Representation by Post-colonial Singapore and Hong Kong writers

Ashley Dawson, Desi Remix:
The Plural Dance Cultures
of New York's South Asian Diaspora

Nabeela Sheikh, True Romance

Mini Chandran, Fabulation as Narrative:
in Haroun and the Sea of Stories


Dorota Kolodziejczyk, From high above into the world and deep beneath . . .
Review of Stranger Gods: Salman Rushdie's Other Worlds. By Roger Y. Clark.

Anjali Gera Roy, Relational Embodiments of a Sikh Diaspora
Review of The Nation's Tortured Body: Violence, Representation and the Formation of a Sikh "Diaspora". By Brian Keith Axel.

Suocai Su, Orientalism in Popular Culture and New Orientalism in Asian American Literature
Review of The Deathly Embrace: Orientalism and Asian American Identity. By Sheng-mei Ma.

Susan Muaddi Darraj, Orientalism and Empire in the United States
Review of U. S. Orientalisms: Race, Nation, and Gender in Literature, 1790-1890. By Malini Johar Schueller.

Esther Priyadharshini, Practising Methodologies
Review of The Practice of Cultural Analysis: Exposing Interdisciplinary Interpretation. Edited by Mieke Bal.
Critical Anthropology Now: Unexpected Contexts, Shifting Constituencies, Changing Agendas. Edited by George E. Marcus.

Shelly Jarrett Bromberg, Complicity and Social Construction
Review of Subalternity and Representation: Arguments in Cultural Theory. By John Beverley.

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