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The Cambridge introduction to postcolonial literatures in English

Author: Catherine Lynette Innes
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge introductions to literature.
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"The past century has witnessed the extraordinary flowering of fiction, poetry and drama from countries previously colonized by Britain. Placing its emphasis on literary rather than theoretical texts, this book offers discussion of many internationally renowned authors, including James Joyce, Chinua Achebe, Salman Rushdie, Les Murray and Derek Walcott. It also includes historical surveys of the main countries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Lynette Innes
ISBN: 9780521833400 052183340X 9780521541015 0521541018
OCLC Number: 164802957
Description: ix, 295 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : situating the postcolonial --
Postcolonial issues in performance --
Alternative histories and writing back --
Authorizing the self : postcolonial autobiographical writing --
Situating the self : landscape and place --
Appropriating the word : language and voice --
Narrating the nation : form and genre --
Rewriting her story : nation and gender --
Rewriting the nation : acknowledging economic and cultural diversity --
Transnational and black British writing : colonizing in reverse --
Citizens of the world : reading postcolonial literature.
Series Title: Cambridge introductions to literature.
Responsibility: C.L. Innes.
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