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Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity
(Edinburgh University Press, 2009)
The book examines the conflicts, dilemmas and contradictions that marked Englishness as the nation changed from an imperial power to a postcolonial state. The chapters deal with such topics as travel writing, popular song, ...
Postcolonialism and Popular Cultures
(Oxford University Press, 2013)
Noting the general neglect of popular cultures in contemporary postcolonial studies, the chapter uses case studies drawn from Kenyan athletics in the 1950s and Jamaican music of the 1970s and 1990s to explore the complex ...
‘One time he could-‘a’ been, the champion of the world’: Bob Dylan's ‘Hurricane’ as protest song
(Sport in Society Special Edition: Sport Music and Identities, 2013-07-04)
This article focuses on ‘Hurricane’, a song co-written by Bob Dylan (born 24 May 1941) and released in November 1975 on the Columbia Records label. The song details the imprisonment of an African-Amercian middleweight ...
(Edinburgh University Press, 2005)
The book explores current topics in the field of postcolonial studies such as nationhood, hybridity and identity, globalism and localism, diasporas and the politics of gender and cultural diversity through a range of case ...