Category Archives: African, Asian and Postcolonial Literatures

New monographs: Monumental Space and The Ethics of Community

By | January 18, 2012

Continuum is proud to announce the publication of two truly impressive monographs by a pair of exciting, up-and-coming literary scholars. First up is Monumental Space in the Post-Imperial Novel: An Interdisciplinary Study by Rita Sakr (Visiting Lecturer at University College Dublin, Ireland), who with this book establishes a two-way interpretive methodology between theory, history, and… Read More »

Strong Opinions: J.M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction

By | July 8, 2011

Strong Opinions: J.M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction, edited by Chris Danta, Sue Kossew, and Julian Murphet, argues that the Nobel Prize winning author’s writings, and particularly his post-apartheid and Australia-era fiction, are driven by a form of controlled exposure, a conscious unfolding of the literary-theoretical seams of his work. The essayists reflect… Read More »