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Key concepts in postcolonial literature

Gina Wisker

Key concepts in postcolonial literature

by Gina Wisker

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Developing countries -- History and criticism,
  • Postcolonialism -- English-speaking countries,
  • Literature and society -- Commonwealth countries -- History -- 20th century,
  • Literature and society -- Commonwealth countries -- History -- 21st century,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • Decolonization in literature,
  • Imperialism in literature,
  • Colonies in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-238) and indexes.

    StatementGina Wisker.
    SeriesPalgrave key concepts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9080 .W57 2007, PR9080 .W57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18277824M
    ISBN 101403944482
    ISBN 109781403944481
    LC Control Number2006050186

    An essential quick-reference book for students of Gothic literature, theatre and literary theory. Key Concepts in the Gothic provides a one-stop resource which details and defines, in accessible language, those contexts essential for the study of the Gothic in all periods and media. The volume is divided into three sections: Concepts and Terms; Theories of the Gothic; and Key Fictional Texts. broadly a study of the effects of colonialism on cultures and societies; it is concerned with both how European nations conquered and controlled "Third World" cultures and how these groups have since responded to and resisted those encroachments; post-colonialism, as both a body of theory and a study of political and cultural change, has gone and continues to go through three broad stages.

    Concepts of Home and Belonging in Postcolonial Literature compared in the novels "Small Island" by Andrea Levy and "White Teeth" by Zadie Smith - Christina Heckmann - Seminar Paper - English Language and Literature Studies - Literature - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.   Mimicry in colonial and postcolonial literature is most commonly seen when members of a colonized society (say, Indians or Africans) imitate the language, dress, politics, or cultural attitude of their colonizers (say, the British or the French) . An important term in postcolonial studies.

    Key Concepts in Postcolonial Studies, p.2). It was born out of people's "frustrations, their direct, personal and cultural clashes with conquering culture, and their fears, hope, and dreams about the future and their own identities"(). It is the literature that has been created as a voice to the powerless and. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Babatunde Adigun.


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A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Ashcroft, Bill, Post colonial studies: the key concepts / Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths & Helen Tiffin.

– 2nd ed. Previous ed. published under title: Key concepts in. Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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publ., transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats. While this book has its flaws and is not comprehensive, I am using it as the main textbook in my Postcolonial Literature Class this fall. This text has the advantage in that it breaks down concepts into manageable chunks and terminology for new readers who /5.

Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature (Key Concepts: Literature) th Edition by Gina Wisker (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gina Wisker Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by:   Key concepts of Postcolonial literature 1.

Key Terms of Postcolonial Literature Prepared by: Komal Shahedapuri Roll No: 14 Paper – The Postcolonial Literature M.A (English): Sem -3 Enrollment No: Batch: Email ID: [email protected] Submitted to: Smt.S. B Gardi, Department of English’ M.K Bhavnagar University.

As a subject, post-colonial studies stands at the intersection of debates about race, colonialism, gender, politics and language. In the language of post-colonial studies, some words are new, others are familiar but charged with new significance.

This volume provides an essential key to understanding the issues that characterize post-colonialism, explaining what it is, where it is encountered 1/5(1).

Get this from a library. Key concepts in postcolonial literature. [Gina Wisker] -- Providing an overview of the main themes, issues and critical perspectives that have had the greatest effect on postcolonial literature, this text discusses the historical, cultural and contextual.

title = "Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature", abstract = "This books covers all the important aspects of the exciting field of postcolonial literature and criticism. An introduction to the primary themes and issues of colonialism and postcolonialism, the book addresses the central contextual and cultural issues of postcolonial study while Cited by:   Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature provides an overview of the main themes, issues and critical perspectives that have had the greatest effect on postcolonial literatures.

Discussing historical, cultural and contextual background, it contains selected work of some of the major writers from this period. show more/5(9). Description of the book "Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature": This text provides an overview of the main themes, issues, and critical perspectives that have had the greatest effect on postcolonial literatures.

Discussing the historical, cultural and contextual background that has affected postcolonial literatures and our reading of them.

This hugely popular A-Z guide provides a comprehensive overview of the issues which characterize post-colonialism: explaining what it is, where it is encountered and the crucial part it plays in debates about race, gender, politics, language and by: Key Terms in Post-Colonial Theory You should read over the following definitions in order to understand some of the basic ideas associated with post-colonialist literature: colonialism: The imperialist expansion of Europe into the rest of the world during the last four hundred years in which a dominant imperium or center carried on a.

Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature provides an overview of the main themes, issues and critical perspectives that have had the greatest effect on postcolonial literatures.

Discussing historical, cultural and contextual background, it contains selected work of some of the major writers from this period. Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature.

Editor/Author Wisker, Gina Publication Year: Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd. Price: Core Collection Only ISBN: Category: Language & Literature - Literature Book Status: Available.

out of 5 stars Post-colonial studies: the key concepts by Ashcroft et al. Reviewed in the United States on May 8, This second edition of Post-colonial Studies was updated in and is essential for anyone interested in Post-colonial or subaltern studies/5(13).

Ph.D. Field Examination in Postcolonial Literatures The reading list for the Postcolonial Literatures Field Examination consists of two parts: A) the following list of primary and theoretical readings required of every Ph.D.

candidate writing the examination and B) a series ofreadings divided byFile Size: KB. Postcolonial fiction writers deal with the traditional colonial discourse, either by modifying or by subverting it, or both. Postcolonial literary theory re-examines colonial and postcolonial literature, especially concentrating upon the social discourse between the colonizer and the colonized that shaped and produced the literature.

In Orientalism (), Edward Said analyzed the fiction of. According to Bill Ashcroft et al. () in Postcolonial studies: The Key Concepts, ambivalence is considered as the "unwelcomed aspect of colonial discourse" (p).

Therefore, since the colonial. Home › Literary Criticism › Postcolonialism. Postcolonialism By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 6, • (29). A critical analysis of the history, culture, literature and modes of discourse on the Third World countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean Islands and South America, postcolonialism concerns itself with the study of the colonization (which began as early as the Renaissance), the.

The go-to guide for students of literary theory and criticism. Key Concepts in Literary Theory presents the student of literary and critical studies with a broad range of accessible, precise and authoritative definitions of the most significant terms and concepts currently used in psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, Marxist, feminist, and postcolonial literary studies.Orientalism was a book about a particular pattern in western thought.

It was not, in and of itself, an evaluation of the importance of that thought. It was written before the peak of the academic ‘culture wars’, when key words like relativism, pluralism, and multiculturalism would be the order of the day.Postcolonial literature isn't just about criticizing the colonial powers; it's also about criticizing the native corruption that betrayed the dreams of newly liberated nations.

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