Postcolonial Middle Ages? A Short Bibliography
This bibliography has been provided by Ingrid Abreu Scherer at the University of Cambridge. Please see our Cambridge Contacts page for details regarding her research and for her contact information.
Posted 9th June 2005
Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin, The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures (London and New York: Routledge, 1989)
Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin, The Post-Colonial Studies Reader (London: Routledge, 1995)
Homi K. Bhabha, The Location of Culture (New York: Routledge, 1994)
Antonio Benítez-Rojo, The Repeating Island: the Caribbean and the Postmodern Perspective , translated by James Maraniss (Durham, N.C. & London: Duke University Press, 1992)
Ania Loomba, Colonialism-Postcolonialism , from the New Critical Idiom Series (London: Routledge, 1998)
Edward Said, Orientalism (London: Routledge, 1978)
*Kathleen Biddick, The Shock of Medievalism (Durham, N.C. & London: Duke University Press, 1998)
*Catherine Brown, “In the Middle,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 30:3 (2000), 547-574.
This is a special issue of JMEMS entitled “Decolonising the Middle Ages.”
Glenn Burger & Steven F. Kruger, eds. Queering the Middle Ages (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001), especially:
*Steven F Kruger, “Medieval/Postmodern: HIV/AIDS and the Temporality of Crisis,” 252-83.
Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, ed. The Postcolonial Middle Ages (Houndmills, Basingstoke and London: Macmillan, 2000)
*---, Of Giants: Sex, Monsters, and the Middle Ages (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999)
---, Medieval Identity Machines (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003)
John Dagenais, “The Postcolonial Laura,” Modern Language Quarterly , 65:3 (2004), 365-389.
This is a special issue of MLQ entitled “Postcolonialism and the Past” - it has several essays on the Middle Ages.
*Carolyn Dinshaw, Getting Medieval: Sexualities and Communities, Pre- and Postmodern (Durham, NC. & London: Duke University Press, 1999)
Paul Freedman & Gabrielle M. Spiegel, “Medievalisms Old and New: The Rediscovery of Alterity in North American Medieval Studies,” American Historical Review , 103:3 (1998), 677-704.
John M. Ganim, Medievalism and Orientalism (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005)
Patricia Clare Ingham & Michelle R. Warren, eds. Postcolonial Moves: Medieval Through Modern (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)
Ananya Kabir & Deanne Williams, eds. Postcolonial Approaches to the European Middle Ages (Cambridge: C.U.P., 2005)
Amin Maalouf, The Crusades Through Arab Eyes , trans. J. Rothschild (New York: Schocken Books, 1989)
*Maria Rosa Menocal, Shards of Love: Exile and the Origins of the Lyric, (Durham, NC. & London: Duke University Press, 1994)
Stuart A. Kane, “‘Now the First Stone is Set’: Christine de Pisan and the Colonial City,” Comitatus , 29 (1998), 76-94.
Sylvia Tomasch and Sealy Gilles, eds. Text and Territory: Geographical Imagination in the European Middle Ages (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998)
*David Wallace, Premodern Places: Calais to Surinam, Chaucer to Aphra Behn (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004)
Michelle Warren, “Making Contact: Postcolonial Perspectives through Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britannie ” Arthuriana , 8:4 (1998), 115-34.