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Author: Melissa Kennedy

orientation of some new writing challenges a perceived obligation to map the local in a distinct New Zealand idiom. In its methodology, this study of Ihimaera’s negotiation between Mori– Pakeha and Mori–international influences similarly bestrides both worlds, situating Ihimaera’s work within not only

In: Striding Both Worlds
Author: Melissa Kennedy

criticism, in- cluding mythology, oral narratives, history, and approach to family.7 In a Mori context, Chadwick Allen similarly enumerates different interpretations of and responses to Mori cultural expression on the part of Mori and cultural out- siders. His methodology invites us to read

In: Striding Both Worlds
Author: Melissa Kennedy

Matriarch is compared, in Chapter 4 below, with the altogether different response to his plagiarism in The Trowenna Sea.  International Aesthetics 91 field’s stories into a place of centrality. In this optic, critics employ a com- pare-and-contrast methodology to bridge the considerable gaps

In: Striding Both Worlds
Author: Melissa Kennedy

-Amerindian, and Canadian First-Nations and Inuit indigenous groups. However, for Alice Te Punga Somerville, interest in defining comparative indigenous methodologies comes up against key tenets of indigeneity that problematize cross-cultural interaction by emphasizing singularity: “How do you find things you

In: Striding Both Worlds

Cultures in Globalized Modernity 373 transcultural perspective, is today explicitly acknowledged as a significant contribution to the faculty’s research profile. Two methodological axioms have shaped research in the NELK sub-department to the present day: namely, an emphasis on comparative

In: Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines

- ample of cultural studies shows, interdisciplinary endeavours may become disciplines themselves (even if many practitioners resist this process13) and exclude certain kinds of material, methodologies or topics – as British cultural studies excluded literature in its preference for popular cultural

In: Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines
Author: Janou Glencross

] characteristics. This would be typically lack of theorisation or lack of specific methodologies, which usually diminishes the status of a field of research. These ‘studies’ disciplines can either aim at re- maining ‘undisciplined’, as women’s studies did in the 1970s, or they can engage in the process of their

In: Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines
Author: Sabine Broeck

called the modern production of enslavement, we need a methodology to find and a pedagogy to address the lacunae of those putative stories that have never been released from the hinterland’s sub- junctive of what might have been. Foucault’s notion of counter-histories here falls flat. There are no

In: Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines

The present article will explore this trend by outlining the theoretical and methodological framework of post- colonial cultural studies and by reflecting on both its benefits and its chal- lenges. In the second part, a case study on a South African life narrative shall demonstrate the ways in which

In: Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines

in the qualification process of English teaching so that future pupils in schools can benefit from the diverse opportunities this field has to offer. Methodological and peda- gogical approaches to working with this material must be extensively re- searched and developed. Further meaningful topics

In: Postcolonial Studies across the Disciplines