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Postcolonial Interventions Vol. V, Issue 2 (June 2020)

Editors’ Note Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article:

Cecile Sandten: Precarious Discourse, Discursive Precarity: Chris Cleave’s (Postcolonial) Refugee Novel Little Bee (The Other Hand) (2008)

Focus: Postcolonial Precarity

  1. Ariktam Chatterjee & Arzoo Saha:  Can the Precariat Sing? Standing in Lotman’s Light of Cultural Semiotics

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2. Gorica Majstorovic: Migrant Routes and the Global South Novel

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3. Paul Veyret: The Ethical Re(turn) in Postcolonial Fiction: Narrating the Precariat in Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and Mohammad Hanif’s Red Birds

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4. Samar H. Aljahdali: Borders and Postimperial Melancholia in the Works of Mohsin Hamid and Raja Shehadeh

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5. Catherine Brown-Robison: Joyce, Walcott, and the Need for Homecoming Portrayed through Homeric Epics

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6. Lava Asaad:  A Sacred Covenant: Islamic Environmentalism in Ibrahim Al-Koni’s The Bleeding of the Stone

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7. Peter Emuejevoke Omoko:  Aesthetics and the Rhetorical Discourse of the Ọjọjọ Masquerade Festival of the Igbudu People of Warri, Nigeria

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8. Paul Antonopoulos, Daniel França Ribeiro and Drew Cottle: Liberation Theology to Evangelicalism: The Rise of Bolsonaro and the Conservative Evangelical Advance in Post-Colonial Brazil

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Dhrubajyoti Banerjee: Review of Matthew’s Shum’s Improvisations of Empire : Thomas Pringle in Scotland, the Cape Colony and London, 1789-1834

Notes on Contributors