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The empire writes back : theory and practice in post-colonial literatures

Author: Bill Ashcroft; Gareth Griffiths; Helen Tiffin
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2002
Series: New accents.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This was the first major theoretical account of a wide range of post-colonial texts and their relation to the larger issues of post-colonial culture, and remains one of the most significant works  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Ashcroft; Gareth Griffiths; Helen Tiffin
ISBN: 0415280192 9780415280198 0415280206 9780415280204
OCLC Number: 59487968
Notes: Previous edition: 1989.
Description: x, 283 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction - What are post-colonial literatures?, Post-colonial literatures and English Studies, Development of post-colonial literatures, Hegemony, Language, Place and displacement, Post-coloniality and theory; 1. Cutting the ground - critical models of post-colonial literatures - National and regional models, Comparisons between two or more regions, The 'Black writing' model, Wider comparative models, Models of hybridity and syncreticity; 2. Re-placing language - textual strategies in post-colonial writing - Abrogation and appropriation, Language and abrogation, A post-colonial linguistic theory - the Creole continuum, The metonymic function of language variance, Strategies of appropriation in post-colonial writing; 3. Re-placing the text - the liberation of post-colonial writing - The imperial moment - control of the means of communication, Colonialism and silence - Lewis Nkosi's Mating Birds, Colonialism and 'authenticity' - V.S Naipaul's The Mimic Men, Radical Otherness and hybridity - Timothy Findley's Not Wanted on the Voyage, Appropriating marginality - Janet Frame's The Edge of the Alphabet, Appropriating the frame of power - R.K. Narayan's The Vendor of Sweets; 4. Theory at the crossroads - indigenous theory and post-colonial reading - Indian literary theories, African literary theories, The settler colonies, Caribbean theories; 5. Re-placing theory - post-colonial writing and literary theory - Post-colonial literatures and postmodernism, Post-colonial reconstructions - literature, meaning, value, Post-colonialism as a reading strategy, Re-thinking the Post-colonial. Conclusion - More english than English. Reader's guide. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: New accents.
Responsibility: Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin.

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