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A historical companion to postcolonial literatures

continental Europe and its empires

by Prem Poddar

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postcolonialism,
  • Literature,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Prem Poddar, Rajeev S. Patke and Lars Jensen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.P555 H57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationliii, 633 p. :
    Number of Pages633
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25222745M
    ISBN 100748623949
    ISBN 109780748623945, 9780748644827
    LC Control Number2011535109
    OCLC/WorldCa226280894

    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.   With entries from more than fifty leading scholars arranged alphabetically by topic, the Companion brings together the postcolonial histories of Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific, the Caribbean, and Canada. Each entry provides a summary of a historical event or topic and suggestions for.

    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 a/5(4).   A Companion to Comparative Literature presents a collection of more than thirty original essays from established and emerging scholars, which explore the history, current state, and future of comparative literature.. Features over thirty original essays from leading international contributors; Provides a critical assessment of the status of literary and cross-cultural inquiry.

    Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Summary 'Radical, intrepid, compendious, /A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures/, goes far toward restoring 'postcolonialism' to its historical premises by resituating that imperial project in its . It is a 'true' companion that invites trans-cultural readings of trans-cultural literatures.', 'Radical, intrepid, compendious, A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures, goes far toward restoring 'postcolonialism' to its historical premises by resituating that imperial project in its much changed and still controversial cartographies.


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This is the first reference guide to the political, cultural and economic histories that form the subject-matter of postcolonial literatures written in focus of the Companion is principally on the histories of postcolonial literatures in the Anglophone world - Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, South-east Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the Pacific, the Caribbean and : Paperback.

The companion is comprehensive in its geographical scope, extending from South America and the Caribbean to Africa, the Middle East and Asia. It also accommodates the literatures and histories of regions where Europe merges into Asia, as in the cases of Turkey and Russia, and includes essays on the Jewish Diaspora and the 'clash of civilisations'.Reviews: 1.

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A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in English JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Henry Schwarz is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, He is author of Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India () and co-editor of Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies () and Contributions to Bengal Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Approach ().

By outlining the historical contexts of postcolonial literatures, the companion unlocks contemporary debates about race, colonialism & neo-colonialism, politics, economics, culture and language.

'Radical, intrepid, compendious, /A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures/, goes far toward restoring 'postcolonialism' to its historical premises by resituating that imperial project in its much changed and still controversial : Paperback.

By outlining the historical contexts of postcolonial literatures, the Companion provides an important key to understanding complex contemporary debates about race, colonialism and neo-colonialism, politics, economics, culture and language. A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in English Book Description: Now available in paperback, this is the first reference guide to the political, cultural and economic histories that form the subject-matter of postcolonial literatures written in English.

Radical, intrepid, compendious, A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures, goes far toward restoring "postcolonialism" to its historical premises by resituating that imperial project in its much changed and still controversial cartographies/5(2).

They highlight the relevance of colonial histories to the cultural, social, political and literary formations of contemporary postcolonial societies and outlining the historical contexts of postcolonial literatures, the companion unlocks contemporary debates about race, colonialism & neo-colonialism, politics, economics, culture and.

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