Beyond the Postcolonial: World Englishes Literature (Hardback)
  • Beyond the Postcolonial: World Englishes Literature (Hardback)

Beyond the Postcolonial: World Englishes Literature (Hardback)

Hardback 239 Pages / Published: 21/08/2012
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With the backdrop of new global powers, this volume interrogates the state of writing in English. Strongly interdisciplinary, it challenges the prevailing orthodoxy of postcolonial literary theory. An insistence on fieldwork and linguistics makes this book scene-changing in its approach to understanding and reading emerging literature in English.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230300965
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 445 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm


"Throughout the book, the discussion of the representative texts is consistently accompanied by an overview of the literature of the country, the historical backdrop, the various dynamics, which create the condition of postcoloniality, and interviews with writers hailing from the countries where the project was conducted. The lucidity of the style, as well as the author's profound grasp of the subject matter, helps her convey the ideas intelligently and compellingly ... ." (Jamal En-Nehas, Comparative Literature Studies, Vol. 53 (3), 2016)

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