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Gareth Griffiths

Emeritus Professor, BA PhD Wales, FAHA

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 22 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
1992 …2018
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Research Output 1992 2018

2018

Afterword

Mead, P. & Griffiths, G., 2018, The Social Work of Narrative: Human Rights and the Cultural Imaginary. Griffiths, G. & Mead, P. (eds.). Germany: ibidem-Verlag, p. 365-375

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscript

The Social Work of Narrative: human rights and the cultural imaginary

Griffiths, G. & Mead, P., 2018, Germany: ibidem-Verlag.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

2016

Clothing the Borders Dress as a Signifier in Colonial and Post-Colonial Space

Griffiths, G., 2016, Postcolonial Gateways and Walls: Under Construction. Tunca, D. & Wilson, J. (eds.). Netherlands: Brill, p. 3-19 17 p. (Cross Cultures-Readings in Post Colonial Literatures and Cultures in English; vol. 195).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2015

Conversion, Identity, and Resistance in Colonial and Postcolonial Spaces: The Writings of Tiyo Soga 1829-1871

Griffiths, G., 2015, The Future of Postcolonial Studies. Zabus, C. (ed.). New York: Routledge, p. 69-84

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

13 Downloads (Pure)

Resistance or Collusion? Christian Mission, Individualization and Modernity from the Post-Colonial Perspective

Griffiths, G., 2015, Individualisierung durch christliche Mission?. Fuchs, M. & Reinhard, A. L. U. W. (eds.). Germany: Harrassowitz Verlag, Vol. 24. p. 112-122 (Studies in the History of Christianity in the Non-Western World).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2013

The Reverend Joseph Jackson Fuller: A 'Native' Evangelist and 'Black' Identity in the Cameroons

Griffiths, G., 2013, African Literatures and Beyond: A Florilegium. Lindfors, B. & Davis, G. V. (eds.). New York: Rodopi, p. 69-87

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2012

Narrative Identity and Social Practice in Tanzania: Abdulrazak Gurnah's Ironic Paradise

Griffiths, G., 2012, Engaging with Literature of Commitment Volume 1: Africa in the World. Collier, G., Delrez, M., Fuchs, A. & Ledent, B. (eds.). First ed. Amsterdam, Netherlands & New York, US: Rodopi, Vol. 1. p. 309-318 (Cross Cultures 148- Readings in Post/Colonial Literatures and Cultures in English).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Postcolonialism and Travel Writing

Griffiths, G., 2012, The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature- Volume 1. Quayson, A. (ed.). First ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Vol. 1. p. 58-80

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2011

Coming to America: "African Princes" in America 1886 to the Present Day

Griffiths, G., 2011, Literature, The Visual Arts and Globalization in Africa and its Diaspora. Losambe, L. & Eke, M. N. (eds.). New Jersey: Africa World Press, Inc, Vol. 15. p. p.133-155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

"Saving Africa": Narrative persistence, missions, development, and the "freeing" of sub-Saharan Africa

Griffiths, G., 2011, Experiences of Freedom: in Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures. Oboe, A. & Bassi, S. (eds.). USA and Canada: Routledge, p. p.71-78

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2009

Coming to America: 'African Princes' in America 1886 to the Present Day

Griffiths, G., 2009, In : Journal of the African Literature Association. 3, 2, Summer/Fall 2009, p. 123-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Spaces, Contested Places: Writing and the Fundamentalist Inscription of Territory

Griffiths, G., 2009, Writing Fundamentalism. Stähler, A. & Stierstorfer, K. (eds.). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 55-76

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The other Mr Wilberforce: role conflict and colonial governance in Sierra Leone 1878-1913

Griffiths, G., 2009, In : African Identities. 7, 4, p. 435-449

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

protectorate
role conflict
Sierra Leone
missionary
secret society
2008

"The Boys from the Bark Liberia": Liberian Life Narratives in Late 19th Century America

Griffiths, G., 2008, In : Liberian Studies Journal. Vol 33, No 2, p. 1-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Sites of Purchase: Slavery, Missions and Tourism on Two Tanzanian Sites

Griffiths, G., 2007, Economies of Representatiton 1790-2000 Colonialism and Commerce. Dale, L. & Gilbert, H. (eds.). Great Britain: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 17-29

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2006

Introduction: The Word, the Text and Said

Griffiths, G., 2006, Paradoxical Citizenship: Edward Said. Nagy-Zekmi, S. (ed.). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, p. xix-xxxix

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The Post-Colonial Studies Reader

Griffiths, G., 2006, 2nd edition ed. USA & Canada: Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2005

Mixed Messages: Materiality, Textuality, Misisions

Griffiths, G. & Scott, J. S., 2005, London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

Popular Imperial Adventure Fiction and the Discourse of Missionary Texts

Griffiths, G., 2005, Mixed Messages: Materiality, Textuality, Missions. Scott, J. S. & Griffiths, G. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 51-66

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

'Trained to tell the Truth': Missionaries, Converts, and Narration

Griffiths, G., 2005, Missions and Empire. Etherington, N. (ed.). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, p. 153-172 (The Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2004

Guanya Pau. Joseph Jeffrey Walters

Griffiths, G. & Singler, J. V., 2004, Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

2003
1 Citation (Scopus)

Apprehending Disputed Territories

Griffiths, G., 2003, Disputed Territories: Land, Culture and Identity in Settler Societies. Griffiths, G. & Trigger, D. (eds.). Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, p. 297-316

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

19 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Afterrword: Postcolonialty, Religion and Geography: Keeping Our Feet on the Ground and our Heads Up

Griffiths, G., 2001, Cross/Cultures 48 - Mapping thet Sacred: Religion, Geography and Postcolonial Literatures. Scott, J. S. & Simpson-Housley, P. (eds.). Amsterdam, Atlanda: Rodopi, Vol. 48. p. 445-462

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Appropriation, Patronage and Control: the Role of the Missionary Text

Griffiths, G., 2001, Colonies-Missions-Cultures in the English-Speaking World, General and Comparative Studies. Stilz, G. (ed.). Stauffenberg Verlag: Tuebingen, p. 13-23

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The Novelists and the Historians: Fiction and the Gendering of the Nigerian Past

Griffiths, G., 2001, African Writers and their Readers. Falola, T. & Harlow, B. (eds.). Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, Inc, Vol. Vol 2. p. 91-116

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2000

African Literatures in English: East and West

Griffiths, G., Carroll, D. (ed.), Wheeler, M. (ed.) & Walsh, C. (ed.), 2000, First ed. London: Longman.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Dictionary entries for: Literary Criticism and Literary Theory

Griffiths, G., 2000, In : N/A - Dictionary Entry - contribution exceeding 4,000 words. N/A, N/A, p. 134-145

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

1999

'(W)rites of Identity: the Place of New Literatures in English in the Educational Curriculum'

Griffiths, G., 1999, Localising Pedagogy: Teaching Literature in Singapore. Hong, C. S. & Ping, C. W. (eds.). Nanyang Technological Universi ed. Singapore: National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Vol. N/A. p. 13-24

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Tradition, Decolonisation and Women's Writing: Achebe and Emecheta

Griffiths, G., 1999, 'Gladly Wolde She Lerne and Gladly Teche': Felicitation Volume for Professor Yasmine Gooneratne AO. D.Litt. Gooneratne, B. (ed.). N/A ed. London: Argus Publications, Vol. N/A. p. 75-80 (N/A).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1998

African Novel Western Africa

Griffiths, G. & Schellinger, P. (ed.), 1998, In : Encyclopedia of The Novel. 1, N.A., p. 16-20

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies

Ashcroft, B., Griffiths, G. & Tiffin, H., 1998, N.A. ed. London: Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

1997

Documentation and Communication in Postcolonial Societies: The Politics of Control

Griffiths, G., 1997, In : The Yearbook of English Studies. 27, only, p. 130-136

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Femi Osofisan

Griffiths, G., 1997, African Writers. Cox, B. C. (ed.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Vol. 1. p. 619-629

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Islands of Community: Autobiographical Accounts of Indian Displaced Communities¿Subject, Community and Nation

Griffiths, G., 1997, The Contact and the Culmination. Delrez, M. & Ledent, B. (eds.). Liege, Belgium: University of Liege, Vol. N.A.. p. 321-331

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

John Romeril's Wars: The Dissenting View

Griffiths, G., 1997, WAR: Australia's Creative Response. Rutherford, A. & Wieland, J. (eds.). Wollongong: Dangaroo Press, Vol. N.A.. p. 261-272

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Obi Egbuna

Griffiths, G., 1997, African Writers. Cox, B. C. (ed.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Vol. 1. p. 209-221

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

'Our' Work/'Their' Culture: Critical Theory and Recent Cultural Constructions of 'Africa'

Griffiths, G., 1997, AUETSA '96 Conference Proceedings. Nas, L. & Wittenberg, H. (eds.). University of Western Cape ed. Bellville, South Africa: University of Western Cape Press, Vol. 11. p. 17-29

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

The Issue of The Local in Post-Colonial Theory

Griffiths, G., 1997, A view of our own Ethnocentric Perspectives in Literature. Merican, F. (ed.). Kuala Lumpur ed. Malaysia: Universiti Kebangsaan, Vol. 1. p. 31-49

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

1996

Representation and Production: Issues of Control in Post-colonial Cultures

Griffiths, G., 1996, Interrogating Post-Colonialism Theory, Text and Context. Trivedi, H. & Mukherjee, M. (eds.). Shimla, India ed. Shimla: Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Vol. 1. p. 21-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Representing Difference in Sam Watson's The Kadaitcha Sung

Griffiths, G., 1996, A Talent(ed) Digger. Maes-Jelinek, H., Collier, G. & Davis, G. V. (eds.). 20 ed. Amsterdam, Atlanta, GA: Rodopi, Vol. 1. p. 471-484 (Cross Cultures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The Post-colonial Project: Critical Approaches and Problems

Griffiths, G., 1996, New National and Post-Colonial Literatures An Introduction. King, B. (ed.). Oxford: Clarendon Press, Vol. 1. p. 164-177

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Writing, Literacy and History

Griffiths, G., 1996, Writing in Africa. Msiska, M-H. & Hyland, P. (eds.). London: Longmans, Vol. 1. p. 139-157

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

1995
1994

Review: The Penguin Book of Australian Ballads

Griffiths, G., 1994, Westerly. Perth

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

The Myth of Authenticity

Griffiths, G., Ashcroft, W. & Tiffin, H., 1994, The Post-colonial Studies Reader. Griffiths, G., Ashcroft, W. & Tiffin, H. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 237-241

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The Myths of Authenticity: Representation, discourse and social practice

Griffiths, G., 1994, De-Scribing Empire: post-colonialism and textuality. Tiffin, C. & Lawson, A. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 70-86

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter