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Author Ashcroft, Bill, 1946-

Title The empire writes back : theory and practice in post-colonial literatures / Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin
Edition Second edition
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (x, 283 pages)
Series New accents
New accents (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Cutting the ground: critical models of post-colonial literatures; Re-placing language: textual strategies in post-colonial writing; Re-placing the text: the liberation of post-colonial writing; Theory at the crossroads: indigenous theory and post-colonial reading; Re-placing theory: post-colonial writing and literary theory; Re-thinking the post-colonial: post-colonialism in the twenty first century; Conclusion More english than English; Readers' guide; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary 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 published in this field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 246-269) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Colonies in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Postcolonialism -- Commonwealth countries.
Postcolonialism -- English-speaking countries.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Griffiths, Gareth, 1943-
Tiffin, Helen.
ISBN 0203426088 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780203426081 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)