Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Multicultural Writers Since 1945: An A-to-Z Guide

Multicultural Writers Since 1945: An A-to-Z Guide (Hardback)

£67.00
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

The end of World War II led to increased interest in multicultural concerns and a flourishing of literary and artistic endeavors. It was also a time of decolonization and the emergence of new nations and cultures clamoring for recognition and respect. The political circumstances following World War II exposed many people to other cultures. This reference discusses the experiences of writers active since 1945 who were shaped by cultures other than their own. Included are alphabetically arranged entries for more than 100 writers, including Chinua Achebe, W.H. Auden, Mircea Eliade, Jamaica Kincaid, Salman Rushdie, and Elie Wiesel. The profiled authors either lived in another culture voluntarily or were wrenched from one culture into another. Each entry includes a brief biography, a discussion of multicultural themes in the writer's works, a review of criticism, and primary and secondary bibliographies. The volume closes with a selected, general bibliography. The reference demonstrates the value of multicultural experiences in the lives of writers around the world and fosters a greater appreciation of cultural diversity.

ALBA AMOIA is Associate Professor Emerita of Romance Languages at Hunter College of the City University of New York and previously taught at Columbia University. She also held positions at the United Nations, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the State Department Language Division. She is coeditor of Multicultural Writers from Antiquity to 1945 (Greenwood, 2002). BETTINA L. KNAPP is Professor Emerita of French and Comparative Literature at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of more than 50 books and is coeditor of Multicultural Writers from Antiquity to 1945 (Greenwood, 2002).

More books by Alba Amoia

More books by Bettina L. Knapp

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in...
(Hardback)
Catherine Maxwell
 
 
£30.00
 
The Nigger of the 'Narcissus': A Tale...
(Hardback)
Joseph Conrad; Allan Simmons
 
 
£79.99
 

Currently out of stock

An Underground History of Early...
(Hardback)
Gregory Vargo
 
 
£75.00
 

Currently out of stock

Ghalib: Innovative Meanings and the...
(Hardback)
Gopi Chand Narang; Surinder Deol
 
 
£45.99
 
Latest Blog
Why Little Women is the Perfect Christmas Read
15/12/2017

Publisher of the Macmillan Collectors Library, Harriet Sanders, celebrates the arrival on tv this Christmas of Little Women

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd