postcolonial texts

New Issue of Postcolonial Texts!

Postcolonial Texts, an open access journal, has just released their latest issue. Check out the table of contents below, or see their back issues here.

Vol 8, No 2 (2013)

Table of Contents


Babes in the Sand and Flying Predators: Touristic Corruption, Exoticism and Neocolonialism in Chandani Lokugé’s Turtle Nest Abstract PDF
Alexandra Elizabeth Watkins
The Amalek Factor: Child Soldiers and the Impossibility of Representation Abstract PDF
Kenneth W Harrow
Postcolonial Narcissism, Cryptopolitics, and Hypnocritique Abstract PDF
Brendon L Nicholls
Towards Socialism with a Small ‘s:’ Buchi Emecheta’s Second-Class Citizen and the Reconsideration of Welfare State Nostalgia Abstract PDF
Kasim Husain
“We are the martyrs, you’re just squashed tomatoes!” Laughing through the Fears in Postcolonial British Comedy: Chris Morris’s Four Lions and Joe Cornish’s Attack the Block Abstract PDF
Sarah Ilott


“My concerns aren’t only to do with the fact that we were once a colonized people”: A Conversation with Aamer Hussein PDF
Mushtaq ur Rasool Bilal

Book Reviews

Once Were Pacific: Māori Connections to Oceania by Alice Te Punga Somerville PDF
Michaela Moura-Kocoglu
Utopia and the Village in South Asian Literatures by Anupama Mohan PDF
Anita Anantharam
Naming Jhumpa Lahiri: Canons and Controversies edited by Lavina Dhingra and Floyd Cheung PDF
Anuradha Marwah
The Nation Writ Small: Africa Fictions and Feminisms, 1958-1988 by Susan Z. Andrade PDF
Christine Matzke
The David Livingstone Spectral Imaging Project PDF
Thomas Hendriks
Fictionalising Myth and History: A Study of Four Postcolonial Novels by Padma Malini Sundararaghavan PDF
Paul Sharrad

Poetry, Fiction, Drama

Sogdian Merchant Scripts Abstract PDF
Rebecca Gould
My Last Sahib PDF
Reza Haque
Five Poems PDF