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Author Wisker, Gina, 1951-

Title Key concepts in postcolonial literature / Gina Wisker
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke [England] ; New York [N.Y.] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012
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Series Palgrave key concepts. Literature
Palgrave key concepts. Literature.
Contents 1 Contexts: History, Politics, Culture -- 2 Texts: Themes, Issues, Concepts -- 3 Criticism: Approaches, Theory, Practice -- Chronology
Summary This text provides an overview of the main themes, issues, and critical perspectives that have had the greatest effect on postcolonial literatures. Discussing the historical, cultural and contextual background that has affected postcolonial literatures and our reading of them, it contains selected work of some of the major writers from this period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Title page of print version
Subject Colonies in literature.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Decolonization in literature.
English literature -- Developing countries -- History and criticism.
Imperialism in literature.
Literature and society -- Commonwealth countries -- History -- 20th century.
Literature and society -- Commonwealth countries -- History -- 21st century.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Postcolonialism -- English-speaking countries.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1849724210 (online)
9781849724210 (online)
Other Titles Postcolonial literature