Summary The main purpose of this Master thesis, âA comparative intersectional analysis of the creation of cultural identity in The Inheritance of Loss, The God of Small Things, Nervous Conditions and Americanahâ, is to delve into the problematics there are in relation to the creation of cultural identities in postcolonial literature. Chakrabarty, Dipesh. the issue of identity in postcolonial world and how they viewed and presented their ideas about constructing identity in former colonized countries and immigrants from these countries who suffered from facing the diasporas and the dilemma of the difficulty to construct their identity. Comparative Identities in the Post-Colonial World Columbus' discovery of an 'alternative route to the Orient' in the 15th C has been accompanied by the emergence of many problematic myths. Brexit can be seen as the culmination of the collapse of the British empire, and transformation of British identity, in the post-Second World War era and the particular dynamics of this process invite comparison with Britainâs earlier position as one of the frontier provinces of the Roman empire, especially in the 4th and 5th centuries AD. It is used by ... demonstrate two ways of emergence of a sub-national identity in a post-colonial society. Halverson, Jeffry R. and Amy K. Way, âIslamist Feminism: Constructing Gender Identities in Postcolonial Muslim Societies,â Politics â¦ This thesis provides a comparative reading to selected writings from Anglophone Trinidadian writer Sam Selvon and Japanophone Taiwanese writer Weng Nao, demonstrating the link between these two authorsâ specific representation of multiple diasporic models of Caribbean diaspora and Taiwanese diaspora respectively and its influence on diasporic identity narratives. Postcolonial theory considers vexed cultural-political questions of national and ethnic identity, âothernessâ, race, imperialism, and language, during and after the colonial periods. Comparative literature as a discipline had its origin in western academia and it still carries that supremacy and dominance. The paper will investigates postcolonial As the British Comparative Literature Associationâs peer-reviewed house journal, Comparative Critical Studies seeks to advance methodological (self)reflection on the nature of comparative literature as a discipline. The second question addresses the reason of why these two authors wrote the novel and postulating it to the postcolonial discourse. By proposing this question, the writer tries to answer: how the authorsâ reflection of colonial identities can be seen in their main characters Postcolonialism is the critical academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lands.More specifically, it is a critical theory analysis of the history, culture, literature, and discourse of (usually European) imperial power. Amazon.com: Writerly Identities in Beur Fiction and Beyond (After the Empire: The Francophone World and Postcolonial France) (9780739143612): Reeck, Laura: Books In In the contemporary world, national identity is a form of identification. Influenced by the poststructuralist and postmodern idea of decentering, postcolonial literary criticism undermines the universalist claims of literature, identifies colonial sympathies in the canon, and replaces the colonial metanarratives with counter-narratives of resistance, by rewriting history and asserting cultural identities through strategies such as â¦ The principal figures of postcolonial theory after Said have been Gayatri C. Spivak and Homi K. Bhabha. Fundamental questions were raised about culture and identity, after the formation of new empires and the export of millions to the New World. the other from the world of the colonizer. âPostcolonial Studies and the Challenge of Climate Change,â New Literary History 43.1 (2012): 1-18.