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Anti-Empire: Decolonial Interventions in Lusophone Literatures

Daniel F. Silva


Anti-Empire explores how different writers across Lusophone spaces engage with imperial and colonial power at its various levels of domination, while imagining alternatives to dominant discourses pertaining to race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, and class. Guided by a theoretically eclectic approach ranging from Psychoanalysis, Deconstruction, Postcolonial Theory, Queer Theory, and Critical Race Studies, Empire is explored as a spectrum of contemporary global power inaugurated by European expansion and propagated in the postcolonial present through economic, cultural, and political fo ... More

Keywords: Empire, Decolonial Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Lusophone Studies, Literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786941008
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786941008.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel F. Silva, author