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A historical companion to postcolonial thought

A historical companion to postcolonial thought

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Postcolonialism -- English-speaking countries -- Encyclopedias.,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias.,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Postcolonialism in literature -- Encyclopedias.,
  • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Commonwealth countries -- Intellectual life -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Commonwealth countries -- In literature -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Prem Poddar and David Johnson.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsPoddar, Prem., Johnson, David, 1962 May 20-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 574 p. :
    Number of Pages574
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19597921M
    ISBN 100748618554

    The Cambridge Companion to the Postcolonial Novel provides an engaging account of the postcolonial novel, from Joseph Conrad to Jean Rhys. Reflecting the development of postcolonial literary studies into a significant and intellectually vibrant field, this Companion explores genres and theoretical movements such as magical realism, crime fiction, ecocriticism, and gender and sexuality. A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and its Empires. Editor/Author Poddar, Prem and Patke, Rajeev Publication Year: Publisher: Edinburgh University Press. Price: Core Collection Only ISBN: Category: Language & Literature - Literature Image Count: 13 Book Status: Available.

    ASSOCIATEPROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Book in Progress “The Revolt and the Indian Imagination” (book project). Historical Companion to Postcolonial Thought in English. Eds. Prem Kumar Poddar and D.W. Johnson. New File Size: KB. |a A companion to Western historical thought |h [electronic resource] / |c edited by Lloyd Kramer and Sarah Maza. |a Malden, Mass.: |b Blackwell Publishers, |c |a 1 online resource (xi, p.) 1 |a Blackwell companions to history |a Includes bibliographical references (p. .

      A Companion to Global Historical Thought provides an in-depth overview of the development of historical thinking from the earliest times to the present, across the world, directly addressing the issues of historical thought in a globalized context. Complementing the Companion to Western Historical Thought, this book places non-Western. This Companion is the first to explore postcolonial poetry through regional, historical, political, formal, textual and gender approaches. The Cambridge Companion to Rudyard Kipling Howard John Booth — Literary Criticism.


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