Post-colonial Literature by Christopher OReillyPost-colonial Literature by Christopher OReilly

Post-colonial Literature

byChristopher OReilly

Paperback | May 14, 2001

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Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book encompasses experiences of the British Empire such as life in Nigeria before the arrival of the British, through to the British retreat from the Empire after the Second World War and on to reggae and 'dub' beats of black British poetry today. Includes writing from Indian, African, South African and Caribbean authors such as Salman Rushdie, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee and Derek Walcott.
Title:Post-colonial LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:130 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.28 inPublished:May 14, 2001Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052177554X

ISBN - 13:9780521775540


Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Approaching post-colonial writing; 2. Approaching the texts; 3. Texts and extracts; 4. Critical approaches; 5. Resources.