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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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Rhetoric and Wonder in English Travel Writing, 1560-1613

Jonathan P. A. Sell - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 215 pages
...representations, is the same. 23 Moreover, in the 'contact zone,' described by Mary Louise Pratt as 'the space in which peoples geographically and historically...contact with each other and establish ongoing relations' (6), anthropologists have pointed out 'the symbiotic nature of cultural construction and the two-way,...
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Transatlantic Voices: Interpretations of Native North American Literatures

Elvira Pulitano - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 337 pages
...Louise Pratt describes: "The term 'contact zone' . . . refer[s] to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...inequality, and intractable conflict" (Imperial Eyes 6). By incorporating her Hopi and Miwok heritage (as well as the perspective of the Taino tribe) into the...
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Mother Africa, Father Marx: Women's Writing of Mozambique, 1948-2002

Hilary Owen - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 274 pages
...definition of transculturation similarly emphasizes negotiation between differently empowered agents in the contact zone, "the space in which peoples geographically...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict."80 Focusing on these power differentials, the contact zone affords an appropriate means of...
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Genre and Cinema: Ireland and Transnationalism

Brian McIlroy - History - 2007 - 284 pages
...culture. She claims that cross-cultural communication occurs in "contact zones," a term referring to "the space in which peoples geographically and historically...inequality, and intractable conflict" (Imperial Eyes 1992: 6). The perspective of Pratt's contact zone allows us to read in Jim Sheridan's The Boxer (1997)...
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Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism

Cristina Bacchilega - Social Science - 2007 - 230 pages
...serves a range of interests. If as a "contact zone," Hawai'i has been "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict" (Pratt, Imperial Eyes 6), within it the search for "authenticity" as such has been arguably more a...
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Territorial Terrors: Contested Spaces in Colonial and Postcolonial Writing

Gerhard Stilz - Colonies in literature - 2007 - 332 pages
...profitable Mary Louise Pratt (1992, 6-7), established this term as "the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict. [...] 'Contact zone' in my discussion is often synonymous with 'colonial frontier.' But while the latter...
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The Boxers, China, and the World

Robert A. Bickers, R. G. Tiedemann - History - 2007 - 231 pages
..."voice-consciousness" surfaced in a particularly complex encounter, a "contact zone" in Mary Louise Pratt's terms, "a space in which peoples geographically and historically...coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict"; in short, a social space "where disparate cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often...
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Desire and Disorder: Fevers, Fictions, and Feeling in English Georgian Culture

Candace Ward - History - 2007 - 297 pages
..."contact zone" of the kind described by Mary Louise Pratt. According to Pratt the contact zone is a space in which "peoples geographically and historically...conditions of coercion, radical inequality, and intractable conflict."7 Although Pratt writes of colonial encounters, the conditions of historical separation,...
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Spaces of Belonging: Home, Culture, and Identity in 20th Century French ...

Elizabeth Houston Jones - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 316 pages
...geography as well as that of travel writing, is used to refer 'to the space of colonial encounters, the space in which peoples geographically and historically...contact with each other and establish ongoing relations' (Pratt 1992: 6). It seems then, that this is an example of a literary theorist who has fully realised...
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Narratives of a New Belonging: The Politics of Memory and Identity in ...

Michael Fink - 2007 - 148 pages
...Abel, however, is still blind to the regenerative potential that his borderland identity as of being "the space in which peoples geographically and historically...contact with each other and establish ongoing relations" (Pratt 1992: 6) can eventually provide for his search for a sustaining community. That similar to Antonio...
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