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Colonial and Postcolonial Literature

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ISBN-10: 0199253714

ISBN-13: 9780199253715

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Elleke Boehmer

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Colonial and Postcolonial Literature is the leading critical overview of and historical introduction to colonial and postcolonial literary studies. Highly praised from the time of its first publication for its lucidity, breadth, and insight, the book has itself played a crucial part in founding and shaping this rapidly expanding field. The author, an internationally renowned postcolonial critic, provides a broad contextualizing narrative about the evolution of colonial andpostcolonial writing in English. Illuminating close readings of texts by a wide variety of writers - from Kipling and Conrad through to Kincaid, from Ngugi to Noonuccal and Naipaul - explicate key theoretical terms such as…    
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/8/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Introduction
Imperialism and Textuality
Colonialist Concerns
The Stirrings of New Nationalism
Metropolitans and Mimics
Independence
Postcolonialism
Transitional futures: the postcolonial book and the global world
Chronology of key events and publications
Notes
Further Reading
Index