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Religious Discourse in Postcolonial Studies

Magical Realism in Hombres De Maiz And Bandarshah

by Haifa Saud Alfaisal

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Latin America,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Islam - History,
  • Religion,
  • Magic realism (Literature),
  • Postcolonialism,
  • Religion in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971102M
    ISBN 100773456864
    ISBN 109780773456860

      This innovative book offers both practical and theoretical insights and provides compelling evidence of the continuing importance of postcolonial discourse for biblical studies." - CUP The Bible and the Third World: Precolonial, Colonial and Postcolonial Encounters by R. S. SugirtharajahPublish Year:   Chung Paul S. Postcolonial Public Theology: Faith Scientific Rationality and Prophetic Dialogue. Foreword by Lois Malcolm. Eugene OR: Cascade Coronil Fernando. “Elephants in the Americas? Latin American Postcolonial Studies and Global Decolonization.” Pages – in Coloniality at Large: Latin America and the Postcolonial Debate Author: Roberto Puggioni.


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