Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 52 on Pratt defines the contact zone as "the space of colonial encounters, the space in....
" 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
Limited preview - About this book

Recovering the U. S. Hispanic Literary Heritage

Jose Aranda, Jr. - LITERARY CRITICISM - 2002 - 389 pages
...product of a transcultural contact zone. By contact zone, she means "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (6). Accordingly, these nuevomexicana autoethnographies should be interpreted "not in terms of separateness...
Limited preview - About this book

Asia/Pacific as Space of Cultural Production

Rob Wilson, Arif Dirlik - History - 1995 - 360 pages
...23. 1 borrow the term from Mary Louise Pratt, which she defines as "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." See her Imperial Eyes, Travel Writing and Transculturation (London: Routledge, 1992), 6. the point...
Limited preview - About this book

Things of Darkness: Economies of Race and Gender in Early Modern England

Kim F. Hall - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 319 pages
...combine Hulme's insight with Mary Louise Pratt's concept of the "contact zone," which is a colonial space "in which peoples geographically and historically...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable contact" (6). The island is a space of competing and conflicting discourses that are about the contact...
Limited preview - About this book

Post-colonialism and the Politics of Kenya

D. Pal S. Ahluwalia - History - 1996 - 217 pages
...very functioning of the travel writer. This is best viewed in what she calls "contact zones" which is the: ...space in which peoples geographically and...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict.19 Travel writing, viewed from the perspective of the contact zone, ensures that Pratt does...
Limited preview - About this book

Contingency Blues: The Search For Foundations In American Criticism

Paul Jay - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 234 pages
...the term "contact zone." "Contact zone," she writes, "refer[s] to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict... By using the term 'contact, ' I aim to foreground the interactive, improvisational dimensions of colonial...
Limited preview - About this book

Common Border, Uncommon Paths: Race, Culture, and National Identity in U.S ...

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE FOR MEXICO AND, University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States - History - 1997 - 188 pages
...Writing and Transculturation (New York: Routledge, 1992), 6, that is, "a space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...into contact with each other and establish ongoing concrete and imaginary, are established to distance the "other," at least symbolically, and, in this...
Limited preview - About this book

Asian Biblical Hermeneutics and Postcolonialism: Contesting the Interpretations

R. S. Sugirtharajah - Religion - 1999 - 148 pages
...interface. In her book Imperial Eyes she explains this contact zone as "space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (Pratt 1992:6). By deploying the term "contact," her intention is to substitute the one-sided charting...
Limited preview - About this book

The Body in the Library

Leigh Dale, Simon Ryan - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 272 pages
...uses the term 'contact zone' to refer to "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which people geographically and historically separated come into...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict"; Mary Louise Pratt, Imperial Eyes: Travel Writrag and Transculturation (London: Routledge, 1992): 6....
Limited preview - About this book

Cannibalism and the Colonial World

Peter Hulme, Margaret Iversen - History - 1998 - 309 pages
...Pratt uses, as she explains in her book Imperial Eyes, to refer to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...contact with each other and establish ongoing relations of some kind, even if these are often marked by conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable...
Limited preview - About this book

Representing the Nation: A Reader : Histories, Heritage and Museums

Kevin Robins, Stuart Hall, Anthony D. Smith, Eric J. Hobsbawm, Philip Dodd, Patrick Wright, Robert Hewison, Raphael Samuel, Chris Rojek, John Urry, Richard Daniel Altick, David Goodman, Robert W. Rydell, Carol Duncan, Tony Bennett, Kenneth Hudson, Colin Mercer, Arjun Appadurai, Carol Appadurai Breckenridge, Sharon MacDonald, Roger Silverstone, James Clifford - Art - 1999 - 471 pages
...travel and translation (1992: 6-71 she defines "contact zone" as "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict." Unlike the term "frontier," which is "grounded within a European expansionist perspective the frontier...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search