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A Concise Companion to Postcolonial Literature

Citation
Chew S & Richards D (2010) A Concise Companion to Postcolonial Literature. Concise Companions to Literature and Culture. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Abstract

Taking an innovative and multi-disciplinary approach to literature from 1947 to the present day, this concise companion is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritative understanding of the intellectual contexts of postcolonial literature and culture.

- An indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritative understanding of the intellectual contexts of Postcolonialism, bringing together 10 original essays from leading international scholars including C. L. Innes and Susan Bassnett

- Explains the ideas and practises that emerged from the dismantling of European empires

- Explores the ways in which these ideas and practices influenced the period's keynote concerns, such as race, culture, and identity; literary and cultural translations; and the politics of resistance

- Chapters cover the fields of identity studies, orality and literacy, nationalisms, feminism, anthropology and cultural criticism, the politics of rewriting, new geographies, publishing and marketing, translation studies.

- Features a useful Chronology of the period, thorough general bibliography, and guides to further reading.

StatusPublished
AuthorsChew Shirley, Richards David
Number of pages256
Title of seriesConcise Companions to Literature and Culture
Publication date2010
URLhttp://eu.wiley.com/…-1405135034.html
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Place of publicationOxford
ISBN 9781405135030
LanguageEnglish

Journal
a Concise Companion to Postcolonial Literature (2010)

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