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Post-Colonial Literatures: Achebe, Ngugi, Walcott and Desai (Paperback)

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This collection of essays reflects the intensified debate world-wide in literary theories, especially since 1968, and the growth of post-colonial literatures in English, which together have prompted significant re-readings of cultural histories in Africa, India, the Caribbean, as well as in America and Europe. Post-Colonial Literatures scrutinises the work of four writers: Achebe, Ngugi, Desai and Walcott, and their attempts to find new languages and new narratives to engage with the complex histories of their 'homelands'.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 13/09/1995 ISBN-13: 9780333608029  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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MICHAEL PARKER is Professor of English Literature, University of Central Lancaster. He is the author of a bestselling study, Seamus Heaney: The Making of the Poet, the editor of The Hurt World: Short Stories of the Troubles and the co-editor of Postcolonial Literatures.

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