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Colonial and Postcolonial Fiction in English An Anthology

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ISBN-10: 081533320X

ISBN-13: 9780815333203

Edition: 1999 (Reprint)

Authors: Robert Ross, Patrick White, David Malouf, Margaret Atwood, Anita Desai

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Fiction from the old British Commonwealth once took second place to the literature of England and the United States, but his is no longer the case. Writers from around the globe-Africa, Canada, Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand, and the Caribbean-have recorded their encounters with colonialism from its beginnings to its collapse and aftermath to produce an impressive body of work that internationalizes literature in English. Colonial and Postcolonial Fiction in Englishdraws from this great common wealth of writing of offer 35 selections by major writers from both indigenous and settler cultures, from the nineteenth century through the contemporary era. The anthology is organized into sets of…    
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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 468
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.02" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

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Colonial Encounters
The Magistrate, from Waiting for the Barbarians
The Coming of the Christ-Child
The Sacrificial Egg
from The Matriarch
The Woman at the Store
The Drover's Wife
A Boer Wedding, from The Story of an African Farm
A Matter of Taste
The Gold Watch
A Letter from Home
The Charlottetown Banquet
A Drink in the Passage
Postcolonial Encounters
"Do You Love Me?"
The Testimony of Kihaahu wa Gatheeca, from Devil on the Cross
The Perfume Sea
Chloe of the Dancing Bears, from Beachmasters
An Experience of India
A Horse and Two Goats
The Hills
from The Famished Road
Ranna's Story, from Cracking India
Prelude: An Inheritance, from A Way in the World
Immigrant Encounters
Swimming Lessons
Silver Pavements, Golden Roofs
Buried Lives
The Ministry's Visiting Day, from In the Ditch
Joebell and America
My Son the Fanatic
The Angel Azraeel, from The Satanic Verses
Personal Encounters
Down at the Dump
The Sun in Winter
Scarlet Ibis
Pigeons at Daybreak
The Triumph of Poetry
Some Are Born to Sweet Delight