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This second collection, complementing ASNEL Papers 9.1, covers a similar range of writers, topics, themes and issues, all focusing on present-day transcultural issues and their historical antecedents: TOPICS TREATED Preparing for post-apartheid in South African fiction. Maori culture and the New Historicism. Danish-New Zealand acculturation. linguistic approaches to ‘void’. women’s overcoming in Southern African writing. new post-apartheid approaches to literary studies. Afrikanerdom. postmodern psychoanalytic interpretations of Indian religion and identity. transcultural identity in the encounter with London: Malaysian, Nigerian, Pakistani. hypertextual postmodernism. fictionalized multiculturalism and female madness in Australian fiction. myopia and double vision in colonial Australia. Native-American fiction and poetry. Chinese-Canadian and Japanese-Canadian multiculturalism. the postcolonial city. African-American identity and postcolonial Africa. Johannesburg as locus of literary and dramatic creativity. theatre before and after apartheid. the black experience in England WRITERS DISCUSSED Lalithambika Antherjanam; Ayi Kwei Armah; J.C. Coetzee; Tsitsi Dangarembga; Helen Darville; Lauris Edmond; Buchi Emecheta; Yvonne du Fresne; Hiromi Goto; Patricia Grace; Rodney Hall; Joy Harjo; Bessie Head; Gordon Henry Jr.; Christopher Hope; Ruth Prawer Jhabvala; Hanif Kureishi; Keri Hulme, Lee Kok Liang; Bill Manhire; Zakes Mda; Mike Nicol; Michael Ondaatje; Alan Paton; Ravinder Randhawa; Wendy Rose; Salman Rushdie; Sipho Sepamla; Atima Srivastava; Meera Syal; Marlene van Niekerk; Yvonne Vera; Fred Wah CRITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS BY Ken Arvidson; Thomas Br?ckner; David Callahan; Eleonora Chiavetta; Marc Colavincenzo; Gordon Collier; John Douthwaite; Dorothy Driver; Claudia Dupp?; Robert Fraser; Anne Fuchs; John Gamgee; D.C.R.A. Goonetilleke; Konrad Gross; Bernd Herzogenrath; Susanne Hilf; Clara A.B. Joseph; Jaroslav Ku?n?r; Chantal Kwast–Greff; M.Z. Malaba; Sigrun Meinig; Michael Meyer; Mike Nicol; Obododimma Oha; Vincent O’Sullivan; Judith Dell Panny; Mike Petry; Jochen Petzold; Norbert H. Platz; Malcolm Purkey; St?phanie Ravillon; Anne Holden R?nning; Richard Samin; Cecile Sandten; Nicole Schr?der; Joseph Swann; Andr? Viola; Christine Vogt–William; Bernard Wilson; Janet Wilson; Brian Worsfold. CREATIVE WRITING BY Katherine Gallagher; Peter Goldsworthy; Syd Harrex; Mike Nicol THE EDITORS: Geoffrey V. Davis and Peter H. Marsden teach at the Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University, Aachen; B?n?dicte Ledent and Marc Delrez teach at the University of Li?ge.
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Geoffrey Davis (died 3 October 2008) was an Australian doctor and director of the International Abortion Research and Training Centre.
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