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The Cambridge history of postcolonial literature. Volume I

Author: Ato Quayson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A mix of geographic and thematic chapters allows for different viewpoints on postcolonial literary history. Chapters cover the most important national traditions, as well as more comparative geographical and thematic frameworks.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ato Quayson
ISBN: 1139196103 9781139196109 9781139196109
OCLC Number: 786447802
Description: 1 online resource (lxi, 648 pages)
Contents: Introduction: postcolonial literature in a changing historical frame / Ato Quayson --
Postcolonial fictions of slavery / Glenda R. Carpio --
Postcolonialism and travel writing / Gareth Griffiths --
Missionary writing and postcolonialism / Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi --
Postcolonial auto/biography / Philip Holden --
Orality and the genres of African postcolonial writing / Uzoma Esonwanne --
Canadian literatures and the postcolonial / Winfried Siemerling --
Postcolonialism and Caribbean literature / Elaine Savory --
Postcolonialism and Arab literature / Muhsin Al-Musawi --
Postcolonialism and postcolonial writing in Latin America / Francisco A. Ortega and Marcos P. Natali --
Postcolonial writing in South Africa / Christopher Warnes --
Postcolonial literature in Southeast Asia / Rajeev S. Patke --
Postcolonial South Asian poetry / G.J.V. Prasad --
Postcolonial writing in India / Ananya Jahanara Kabir --
Postcolonial writing in Australia and New Zealand / Julian Murphet --
Indigenous writing in Canada, Australia and New Zealand / Daniel Heath Justice and Anne Brewster --
Postcolonial writing in Ireland / Joe Cleary --
Postcolonial writing in Britain / John McLeod --
Postcolonial writing in France / Dominic Thomas --
Postcolonial writing in Germany / Sara Lennox.
Other Titles: Postcolonial literature
Responsibility: edited by Ato Quayson.

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A mix of geographic and thematic chapters allows for different viewpoints on postcolonial literary history. Chapters cover the most important national traditions, as well as more comparative geographical and thematic frameworks.

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