Post-Colonial Literatures: Expanding the Canon (Post-Colonial Studies)
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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The post-colonial literary canon is currently comprised of privileged national & regional texts. The English-language literatures of Africa, India, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia & the Caribbean clearly emerged from an earlier model of Commonwealth literature. With this book, the post-colonial canon is expanded to include the literatures of the colonized peoples of North America. The collection encompasses a broad range of themes, including a consideration of prominent national & ethnic literatures & writers; a discussion of Native Canadian writing & US-Canadian literary relations; an examination of key 'white' Australian & New Zealand texts & the 'black' post-colonial writings of Australian Aboriginals, & women writers in South Africa & Zimbabwe. The issues of slavery & the Black Diaspora are explored through the writings of Fred D'Aguiar, Merle Collins & Toni Morrison, & the link between the black & Hispanic discourses of America is examined through studies of Chicano/a writing & the theory & writing of the US-Mexican border. The collection concludes with an appropriate focus on the colonized indigenous peoples of North America. The comparative methodology offered by post-colonialism provides a challenging point of departure for considering the literary expression of Native American writers. The authors also engage in the major debates within existing post-colonial studies, addressing issues such as hybridization, subaltern voices, decolonization, multiculturalism & border cultures. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0745315100
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Verlag: Pluto Press
Einband: Soft cover
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