Antipodal turns : Antipodean Americas and the hemispheric shift

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Giles, Paul. (2021). Antipodal turns : Antipodean Americas and the hemispheric shift. In In Ganguly, Debjani (Ed.). The Cambridge history of world literature ; volume 1 pp. 477-494 Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009064446.026
AuthorsGiles, Paul
EditorsGanguly, Debjani
Abstract

This essay describes how the antipodal turn has impacted upon World Literature in both its geographic and figurative dimensions. It examines the history of the term antipodean in relation to a rhetoric of transposition and also considers it in the context of ecological and Indigenous criticism, as well as the new prominence of the Global South. The essay addresses the specific relevance of Australian culture to this formation, and it concludes by suggesting ways in which this antipodal turn might constitute a productive critical method.

Keywordsantipodal; transposition; Global South; ecocriticism; indigenous
Page range477-494
Year2021
Book titleThe Cambridge history of world literature ; volume 1
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place of publicationCambridge, United Kingdom
New York, NY
Port Melbourne, VIC
New Delhi, India
ISBN9781009064446
9781108557269
9781108493581
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009064446.026
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