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The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Literary Studies (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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A comprehensive introduction to postcolonialism, this Companion examines different aspects of postcolonial thought and culture that have had a significant effect on contemporary critical thought. Topics discussed by experts in the field include postcolonialism's relation to modernity, and its significance and relevance to literature, film, law, philosophy, and modern cultural studies. Additional material includes a guide to further reading and a chronology.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive introduction to postcolonialism, this Companion examines different aspects of postcolonial thought and culture that have had a significant effect on contemporary critical thought. Topics discussed by experts in the field include postcolonialism's relation to modernity, and its significance and relevance to literature, film, law, philosophy, and modern cultural studies. Additional material includes a guide to further reading and a chronology.

Synopsis:

Offers a lucid introduction to postcolonial studies, one of the most important strands in recent literary theory and cultural studies.

Table of Contents

Chronology; 1. Introducing postcolonial studies Neil Lazarus; Part I. Social and Historical Context: 2. The global dispensation since 1945 Neil Lazarus; 3. Anti-colonialism, national liberation, and postcolonial nation formation Tamara Sivanandan; 4. The institutionalisation of postcolonial studies Benita Parry; Part II. The Shape of the Field: 5. Postcolonial literature in the western literary canon John Marx; 6. Poststructuralism and postcolonial discourse Simon Gikandi; 7. From development to globalisation: postcolonial studies and globalisation theory Timothy Brennan; 8. Reading subaltern history Priyamvada Gopal; 9. Temporality and postcolonial critique Keya Ganguly; Part III. Sites of Engagement: 10. Nationalism and postcolonial studies Laura Chrisman; 11. Feminism in/and postcolonialism Deepika Bahri; 12. Latin American postcolonial studies and global decolonisation Fernando Coronil; 13. Migrancy, hybridity and postcolonial literary studies Andrew Smith.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521534185
Editor:
Lazarus, Neil
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Lazarus, Neil
Editor:
Neil, Lazarus
Author:
Lazarus, Neil
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Theory
Subject:
Semiotics & Theory
Subject:
Postcolonialism
Subject:
Decolonization in literature
Subject:
Postcolonialism in literature
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge companions to literature
Series Volume:
281.
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
350
Dimensions:
7.84x5.64x.89 in. 1.21 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A comprehensive introduction to postcolonialism, this Companion examines different aspects of postcolonial thought and culture that have had a significant effect on contemporary critical thought. Topics discussed by experts in the field include postcolonialism's relation to modernity, and its significance and relevance to literature, film, law, philosophy, and modern cultural studies. Additional material includes a guide to further reading and a chronology.
"Synopsis" by , Offers a lucid introduction to postcolonial studies, one of the most important strands in recent literary theory and cultural studies.
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