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" Pratt defines the contact zone as "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically separated come into contact with each other and establish ongoing relations, usually involving conditions of coercion, radical... "
Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race: The Cult of Mestizaje in Latin America - Page 17
by Marilyn Grace Miller - 2004 - 202 pages
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Un passé contraignant: double bind et transculturation

Michèle Bacholle - Social Science - 2000 - 183 pages
...transculturation, Mary Louise Pratt définit la zone de contact comme "thé space of colonial encounters, thé space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (6). Outre la séparation géographique et historique, il découle de la définition de Pratt une séparation...
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Other Conundrums: Race, Culture, and Canadian Art

Monika Gagnon - Art - 2000 - 195 pages
...Louise Pratt describes as a "contact zone." This zone, she writes, is a "space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict."10 Her use of the term "contact" is derived from linguistics, "where the term contact language...
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Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century

Suvir Kaul - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 337 pages
...Louise Pratt's Imperial Eyes, where she uses it to "refer to the space of colonial encounters, the place in which peoples geographically and historically separated...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (6). 39. Ibid., 5. 40. Such fears are a constant feature of The Seasons. Whether it is the description...
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Possible Pasts: Becoming Colonial in Early America

McNeil Center for Early American Studies - History - 2000 - 417 pages
...as a "contact zone," a phrase Mary Louise Pratt uses to refer to the space of colonial encounters, in which peoples geographically and historically separated...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict. Contact is a term that Pratt takes from linguistics, where "contact languages" are improvised forms...
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Under English Eyes: Constructions of Europe in Early Twentieth-century ...

Jopi Nyman - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 211 pages
...British writings is to define it as a contact zone, a space where, according to Mary Louise Pratt, "peoples geographically and historically separated...conditions of coercion, radical inequality and intractable contact."" Here, in the contact zone, national differences are constructed, when British travellers,...
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Writing the Urban Jungle: Reading Empire in London from Doyle to Eliot

Joseph McLaughlin - History - 2000 - 234 pages
..."the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically separate come into contact with each other and establish ongoing...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." 20 We can use Pratt's notion of a "contact zone" in order to think about multiple textual spaces: the...
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Between Nations: Shakespeare, Spenser, Marvell, and the Question of Britain

David Baker - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 232 pages
...territory, it may be, was something like what Mary Louise Pratt has recently called a "contact zone": a "space in which peoples geographically and historically...inequality, and intractable conflict" (Imperial Eyes, p. 6). 55. Pocock, "British History," p. 620. 56. Trouillot, Silencing the Past, p. 49. 57. Pocock,...
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Irony in Action: Anthropology, Practice, and the Moral Imagination

James Fernandez, Mary Taylor Huber, Senior Scholar Mary Taylor Huber - Social Science - 2001 - 276 pages
...Louise Pratt (1992: 6-7) proposes the term "contact zone" to refer to "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." She prefers the term "contact zone" to "colonial frontier" because "the latter term is grounded within...
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Love Strong as Death: Lucy Peel’s Canadian Journal, 1833-1836

Lucy Peel, J. I. Little - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 229 pages
...37 Dahl,Af^Forests Wild, 11. 38 Pratt uses the term "to refer to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation (London: Routledge, 1992), 6....
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How Should I Read These?: Native Women Writers in Canada

Helen Hoy - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 264 pages
...bodies, and outside groups (216). 12 Pratt defines a contact zone as 'the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict' (6). 13 One further tension in the text arises structurally from the ideological discrepancy between...
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