The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature 2 Volume Set by Ato QuaysonThe Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature 2 Volume Set by Ato Quayson

The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature 2 Volume Set

EditorAto Quayson

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Postcolonial studies is attentive to cultural differences, marginalization and exclusion. Such studies pay equal attention to the lives and conditions of various racial minorities in the West, as well as to regional, indigenous forms of representation around the world as being distinct from a dominant Western tradition. With the consolidation of the field in the past forty years, the need to establish the terms by which we might understand the sources of postcolonial literary history is more urgent now than ever before. The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature is the first major collaborative overview of the field. A mix of geographic and thematic chapters allows for different viewpoints on postcolonial literary history. Chapters cover the most important national traditions, as well as more comparative geographical and thematic frameworks. This major reference work will set the future agenda for the field, whilst also synthesizing its development for scholars and students.
Title:The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature 2 Volume SetFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1424 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 2.91 inPublished:February 13, 2012Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521517494

ISBN - 13:9780521517492

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Table of Contents

Volume I. Chronology: 1. Introduction: postcolonial literature in a changing frame Ato Quayson; 2. Postcolonial fictions of slavery Glenda R. Carpio; 3. Postcolonialism and travel writing Gareth Griffiths; 4. Missionary writing and postcolonialism Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi; 5. Postcolonial auto/biography Philip Holden; 6. Orality and the genres of African postcolonial writing Uzoma Esonwanne; 7. Canadian literatures and the postcolonial Winfried Siemerling; 8. Postcolonialism and Caribbean literature Elaine Savory; 9. Postcolonialism and Arab literature Muhsin Al-Musawi; 10. Postcolonialism and postcolonial writing in Latin America: a. Postcolonial literature in Latin America, 1492-1850 Francisco A. Ortega; b. Postcolonial writing in Latin America, 1850-2000 Marcos P. Natali; 11. Postcolonial writing in South Africa Christopher Warnes; 12. Postcolonial literature in Southeast Asia Rajeev S. Patke; 13. Postcolonial South Asian poetry G. J. V. Prasad; 14. Postcolonial writing in India Ananya Jahanara Kabir; 15. Postcolonial writing in Australia and New Zealand Julian Murphet; 16. Indigenous writings in Canada, Australia and New Zealand: a. Indigenous people's writing in Canada Daniel Heath Justice; b. Indigenous writing in Australia and New Zealand Anne Brewster; 17. Postcolonial writing in Ireland Joe Cleary; 18. Postcolonial writing in Britain John McLeod; 19. Postcolonial writing in France Dominic Thomas; 20. Postcolonial writing in Germany Sara Lennox. Volume II: 21. The language question in India and Africa: a. The language question in India Debjani Ganguly; b. The language question in Africa Bhekizizwe Peterson; 22. English and the development of postcolonial literature Gabriella Mazzon; 23. Religion and postcolonial writing Jamie S. Scott; 24. Postcolonial responses to the Western canon Ankhi Mukherjee; 25. Island writing, Creole cultures Elizabeth DeLoughrey; 26. Magical realism Mariano Siskind; 27. Palimpsest and hybridity in postcolonial writing Lene Johannessen; 28. The narrative forms of postcolonial fiction Monika Fludernik; 29. Poetry and postcolonialism Jahan Ramazani; 30. Primitivism and postcolonial literature Victor Li; 31. Popular culture and postcolonial literary production in Africa and India: a. Popular writing in India Abhijit Gupta; b. Popular writing in Africa Stephanie Newell; 32. Film and postcolonial writing Lindiwe Dovey; 33. Fanon, Memmi, Glissant and postcolonial writing Anjali Prabhu; 34. Negritude and postcolonial literature H. Adlai Murdoch; 35. Publishing, prizes, and postcolonial literary production Sandra Ponzanesi; 36. Key journals and organizations Ira Raja and Deepika Bahri; Bibliography; Index.