Department of English

Ethnic & Third World Literatures Field Exam List

I. Any student identifying E3W as a field must select at least 12 titles from this list.

Ahmad, Aijaz. In Theory (1992)

Amin, Samir. Eurocentrism (1989)

Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities (2nd ed. 1991)

Balibar, Etienne and Immanuel Wallerstein, Race, Class, Nation: Ambiguous Identities (1991)

Benjamin, Walter. "Theses on the Philosophy of History" (1940)

Bernal, Martin, Black Athena (1987)

Bhabha, Homa (ed). Nation and Narration (1990)

Césaire, Aimé. Discourse on Colonialism (1950)

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. Provincializing Europe ((2000)

Chatterjee, Partha, Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World (1993)

Chow, Rey. Writing Diaspora (1993)

Daniel, Nornan, Islam and the West (1960)

Du Bois, W.E.B. The Souls of Black Folk (1903)

Fanon, Frantz. The Wretched of the Earth (1961)

Freire, Paolo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1970)

Galeano, Eduardo. Open Veins of Latin America (1973)

Gilroy, Paul. The Black Atlantic (1993)

Glissant, Edouard. Caribbean Discourse (1989)

Gramsci, Antonio. Some Aspects of the Southern Question (1926)

Guha, Ranajit. Elementary Aspects of Peasant Insurgency in Colonial India (1983)

Hobsbawm, Eric and Terence Ranger (eds). Invention of Tradition (1983)

James, C.L.R. The Black Jacobins (2nd edition, 1963)

Jameson, Fredric. The Political Unconscious (1981)

Jan Mohamed, Abdul R., 1985. "The economy of Manichean allegory: the function of racial difference in colonialist literature." Critical Inquiry 12(1): 59-87.

Lazarus, Neil, Marxism, Modernity, and Postcolonial Studies (2002)

Lowe, Lisa. Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (1996)

Martí, José. "Our America" (essay) (1891)

Memmi, Albert, The Colonizer and the Colonized (1965)

Mohanty, Chandra, "Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses," boundary2 12, 3 (1986)

Nord, Deborah. Gypsies and the British Imagination, 1807-1930 (2007)

Ngugi wa Thiongo. Decolonising the Mind (1986)

Paredes, Americo. With His Pistol in His Hand (1958)

Prashad, Vijay. The Karma of Brown Folk (2000)

Retamar, Roberto Fernando. Caliban and Other Essays (1971/1989)

Rodney, Walter. How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (1974)

Said, Edward. Orientalism (1978)

Said, Edward. Culture and Imperialism. (1993)

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. A Critique of Postcolonial Reason (1999)

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. "Can the Subaltern Speak?" (1988)

Sandoval, Chela. Methodology of the Oppressed (2000)

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (1999)

Williams, Raymond. The Country and the City (1975)

Womack, Craig, ed. Reasoning Together: The Native Critics Collective (2008)

II. Remaining titles to be selected from this list.

Abu-Lughod, Janet. Before European Hegemony (1989)

Taiaiake, Alfred. Peace, Power, Righteousness: An Indigenous Manifesto (1999)

Allen, Chad. Blood Narrative: Indigenous Identity in American Indian and Maori Literary and Activist Texts (2007)

Arendt, Hannah. The Origins of Totalitarianism (1958)

Bhabha, Homi. The Location of Culture (1994)

Bourke, Angela, The Burning of Bridget Cleary (1999)

Buell, Lawrence. "American Literary Emergence as a Postcolonial Phenomenon." American Literary History 4 (1992)

Charnon-Deutsch. The Spanish Gypsy: The History of a European Obsession (2004)

Chatterjee, Partha. The Nation and Its Fragments (1993)

Chaudhuri, Amit (ed), The Vintage Book of Modern Indian Literature (2004)

Cheyfitz, Eric. The Poetics of Imperialism: Translation and Colonization from The Tempest to Tarzan (2nd ed. 1997)

Chin, Frank et al, Introduction to Aiiieeeee!!!: Anthology of Asian American Writers (1983)

Cleary, Joe, Outrageous Fortune, (2007)

Cook-Lynn, Elizabeth. "The American Indian Fiction Writers: Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, the Third World, and First Nation Sovereignty" (essay) (1993/1996)

Cooke, Miriam. "Saving brown women." Signs 28.1 (2002).

Cooper, Frederick. Colonialism in Question (2005)

Davis, Mike. Late Victorian Holocausts (2001)

Deane, SeamusStrange Country: Modernity and Nationhood in Irish Writing since 1790 (1997)

Deloria, Vine, Jr. Custer Died For Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto(1969)

Derrida, Jacques. Monolingualism of the Other or The Prosthesis of Origin (1998)

Devisse, Jean (ed). Image of the Black in Western Art, Vol 2 Pt 1, and Pt 2, From the Early Christian Era to the Age of Discovery [5th through 15th century] (1976)

Eagleton, Terry, Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture (1995)

Engels. Friedrich. Condition of the Working Class in England (1845)

Esplugas, Celia. "Gypsy women in English life and literature," in Marilyn Button & Toni Reed (eds.), The Foreign Woman in British Literature: Exotics, Aliens and Outsiders (1999)

Fanon, Frantz. A Dying Colonialism (1965)

Fanon, Frantz. Black Skin, White Masks (1967)

Foster, Thomas. The Souls of Cyberfolk (chs. 5-7: "The souls of cyberfolk," "Replaying the L.A. Riots," "Franchise Nationalisms") (2005)

Michel Foucault. Discipline and Punish (2nd ed 1995)

Fusco, Coco. English is Broken Here: Notes on Cultural Fusion in the Americas (1995)

Gates, Henry Louis and Kwame Anthony Appiah (eds), "Race," Writing, and Difference (1992)

Gibbons, Luke Transformations of Irish Culture (1996)

Gopal, Priyamvada. Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition (2006)

Grant, Kala N.. "Alison Hinds and Marion Hall: Positioning female sexuality from East to West," Sargasso, 1 (2004)

Grene, Nicholas, The Politics of Irish Drama (1999)

Gruesz, Kirsten Silva. Ambassadors of Culture: The Transamerican Origins of Latino Writing (2001)

Guha, Ranajit and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (eds). Selected Subaltern Studies (1988)

Hardt, Michael and Antonio Negri, Empire (2000)

Hobson, J.A.. Imperialism (1901)

Ignatiev, Noel. How the Irish became white (1995)

Ireland's Field Day (1985)

Jalal, Ayesha. Self and Sovereignty (2002)

Jiwani, Yasmin. "The Exotic, the erotic and the dangerous: South Asian women in popular film." Canadian Woman Studies 13, 1 (1992)

Kaplan, Amy. and Donald Pease (eds), Cultures of US Imperialism (1993)

Kearney, Richard: Transitions (1988)

Kiberd, Declan, Inventing Ireland: The Literature of the Modern Nation (1995)

Elaine Kim, Asian American Literature: Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context (1982)

Susan Koshy, "The Fiction of Asian American Literature," Yale Journal of Criticism 9 (Fall 1996)

Donald Lach, Asia in the Making of Europe, Vol. 1, Bk 1: The Century of Discovery (1965)

Lalvani, Suren. "Consuming the Exotic Other." Critical Studies in Mass Communication 12 (1995).

Lee, Rachel. "Notes from the (non)Field: Theorizing and Teaching Women of Color," Meridians 1, 1 (2000)

Limon, Jose. Dancing with the Devil (1994)

Lipsitz, George. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness (1995/2006)

Lloyd, David: Nationalism and Minor Literature (1987)

Lopez, Ian F. Haney. White by law: the legal construction of race (1996)

Mariategui, José Carlos. Seven Interpretive Essays on Peruvian Reality (1957/1971)

Mbembe, Achille. On the Postcolony (2001)

McClintock, Anne. Imperial Leather (1995)

Mitchell, Timothy. Colonising Egypt (1988)

Mohanty, Chandra Talpade. Feminism without Borders (2003)

Moore, R.I. The Formation of a Persecuting Society (1987)

Morrison,Toni. Playing in the Dark (1992)

Mukherjee, Meenakshi. The Twice-Born Fiction (1971)

Negra, Diane. Off-White Hollywood: American Culture and Ethnic Female Stardom (2001)

Omi, Michael & Howard Winant, Racial Formation in the United States (1994)

Ortiz, Simon. "Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism" (essay) (1981)

Ortiz, Fernando. Cuban Counterpoint: Tobacco and Sugar (1947)

Palumbo-Liu, David. Asian/American: Historical Crossings of a Racial Frontier (1999)

Parmar, Pratibha. "Hateful contraries: media images of Asian women." Ten 8:16 (1984).

Parry, Benita. Postcolonial Studies: A Materialist Critique (2004)

Perez-Torres, Rafael. Movements in Chicano Poetry: Against Myths, Against Margins (1995)

Rebolledo, Tey Diana. Women Singing in the Snow (1995)

Retamar, Roberto Fernandez. Caliban and Other Essays (1989)

Rosaldo, Renato. Culture and Truth (1989)

Robbins, Bruce and Pheng Cheah (eds). Cosmopolitics: Thinking and Feeling Beyond the Nation (1998)

Roediger David R. The wages of whiteness : race and the making of the American working class (1991/1999)

Rushdie, Salman. Mirrorworks

Saldivar, José David. Border Matters: Remapping American Cultural Studies (1997)

Saldívar, Ramón, Chicano Narrative (1990)

Saldívar-Hull, Sonia. Feminism on the Border: Chicana Feminism and Literature (2000)

Sangari, Kumkum and Sudesh Vaid (eds), Recasting Women (1990)

Sarkar, Sumit. Modern India (1989)

Sharpe, Jenny. "Is the United States Postcolonial? Transnationalism, Immigration, and Race," in C. Richard King,Post-Colonial America (2000)

Sivanandan. A. Catching History on the Wing (2008)

Sollors, Werner, Beyond Ethnicity (1987)

Strickland, Debra. Saracens, Demons, and Jews: Making Monsters in Medieval Art (2003)

Sundquist, Eric. To Wake the Nations: Race in the Making of American Literature (1993)

Tolan, John. Saracens: Islam in the Medieval European Imagination (2002)

Tolan, John. Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages (2008)

Vizenor, Gerald. Manifest Manners: Postindian Warriors of Survivance (1994)

Wald, Priscilla. Constituting Americans (1995)

Wall, Cheryl (ed), Changing Our Own Words: Essays on Criticism, Theory and Writing by Black Women (1989)

Warrior, Robert. The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction (2005)

Weaver, Jace. Craig Womack, and Robert Warrior, American Indian Literary Nationalism (2006)

Williams, Raymond. Culture and Society (1960)

Womack, Craig. Red on Red: Native American Literary Separatism (1999)

Wong, Sau-ling C., "Denationalization Reconsidered: Asian American Cutlural Criticsm at a Theoretical Crossroads," Amerasia 21, 1-2 (1995)

Yegeno lu, Meyda. Colonial Fantasies: Towards a Feminist Reading of Orientalism. Cambridge: The University Press (1998)

III. Related Publications by E3W Faculty

Phil Barrish. White Liberal Identity, Literary Pedagogy, and Classic American Realism (2005)

Phil Barrish. "The Secret Joys of Antiracist Pedagogy: Huckleberry Finn in the Classroom." American Imago: Studies in Psychoanalysis and Culture 59:2 (Summer 2002)

Phil Barrish. "The Awakening's Signifying 'Mexicanist' Presence." Studies in American Fiction 28.1(Spring 2000)

Brian A. Bremen, "Emerson, DuBois, and the 'Fate' of Black Folk." American Literary Realism, 1870-1910 24 (Spring 1992).

Brian A. Bremen, William Carlos Williams and the Diagnostics of Culture (1993)

Mia Carter. "History's Child: Virginia Woolf. Heritage, and Historical Consciousness." ALIF: Journal of Comparative Poetics, Vol. 27 (2007)

Mia Carter. "Acknowledged Absences: Claire Denis' Cinema of Longing." Studies in European Cinema, vol. 3, No. 1 (2006)

Mia Carter. "Fading Light: Imperial Exhaustion in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse," in Illuminations: New Reading of Virginia Woolf, Ed. Carol Merli. New Delhi: Macmillan, 2004

Mia Carter. "Cosmopolitanism and Communion: Re-Negotiating Relations in Sara Suleri's Meatless Days," in Articulating the Global and the Local. Ed. Ann Cvetkovich and Douglas Kellner. Boulder: Westview Press, Inc., 1996

Cox, James H. Muting White Noise: Native American and European American Novel Traditions (2006)

Liz Cullingford. Ireland's Others: Ethnicity and Gender in Irish Literature and Popular Culture (2001)

Liz Cullingford. Gender and History in Yeats's Love Poetry (1993/1996)

Liz Cullingford. Yeats, Ireland and Fascism (1981/1984)

Hancock, Ian. "Duty and beauty, possession and truth: the claim of lexical impoverishment as control," in Diane Tong, (ed.). Gypsies: A Book of Interdisciplinary Readings. New York: Garland Publishers, Inc. 1996

Hancock, Ian. "The sexualization of Romani women," in Valentina Glajar, ed. Gypsies in Literature and Culture. Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007.

Hancock, Ian. "The Concocters: Creating Fake Romani Culture," in Saul & Tebbutt, (eds.). The Role of the Romanies: Images and Self-Images of Gypsies"/Romanies in European Cultures. Liverpool: The University of Liverpool Press, 2004

Harlow, Barbara. Resistance Literature (1986)

Harlow, Barbara. Barred: Women, Writing, and Political Detention (1992)

Harlow, Barbara. After Lives: Legacies of Revolutionary Writing (1996)

Harlow, Barbara and Mia Carter (eds). Imperialism and Orientalism (1999)

Carter, Mia and Barbara Harlow (eds). Archives of Empire I: From the East India Company to the Suez Canal (2003)

Harlow, Barbara and Mia Carter (eds). Archives of Empire II: The Scramble for Africa (2003)

Geraldine Heng, Empire of Magic: Medieval Romance and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy (Columbia University Press, 2003, 2004).

Geraldine Heng."'A Great Way to Fly': Women, Nationalism, and the Varieties of Feminism in Southeast Asia." Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures. Eds. M Jacqui Alexander and Chandra Talpade Mohanty. London: Routledge, 1996. 30-45, 364-366.

"State Fatherhood: The Politics of Nationalism, Sexuality, and Race in Singapore." (Co-authored with Janadas Devan.) Genders 6 (November 1989) 125-130.

Neville Hoad. African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality and Globalization (2007)

Neville Hoad. Sex and Politics in South Africa: Equality / Gay & Lesbian Movement / the Struggle. Co-edited with Graeme Reid and Karen Martin (2006)

Coleman Hutchison, ''On the Move Again: Tracking the Exploits, Adventures and Travels of Madame Loreta Janeta Velazquez.'' Comparative American Studies Winter 2007 (5.4): 423-440.

Martin Kevorkian,Color Monitors: The Black Face of Technology in America (2006).

Lee, Julia. "Estrangement on a Train: Race and Narratives of American Identity." ELH 75.2 (2008): 345-365.

Helena Woodard. African-British Writings in the Eighteenth-Century: The Politics of Race and Reason: Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Helena Woodard. "African-British Writers: Champions of Freedom," Equiano: Enslavement, Resistance and Abolition. Eds. Arthur Torrington et al. London: The Equiano Society and Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, 2007.

Helena Woodard. "Troubling the Archives: Reconstituting the Slave Subject," Revisiting Slave Narratives / Les avatars contemporains des récits d'esclaves. Ed. Judith Misrahi-Barak. 'Les carnets du Cerpac', Services des Publications. Montpellier III, France, January 2005.

Helena Woodard. "The Two Marys (Prince and Shelley) on the Textual Meeting Ground of Race, Gender, and Genre." Recovered Writers/Recovered Texts. Ed. Dolan Hubbard. Knoxville: U of Tennessee P, 1996.

Helena Woodard. "A Multicultural Curriculum: Diversity or Divisiveness?" Situating College English: Lessons From an American University. Ed. Evan Carton and Alan Friedman. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

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