The previous century has witnessed the intense flowering of fiction, poetry and drama from nations formerly colonised via Britain, an output which has replaced the map of English literature. This advent, from a number one determine within the box, explores quite a lot of Anglophone post-colonial writing from Africa, Australia, the Caribbean, India, eire and Britain. Lyn Innes compares the ways that authors form communal identities and interrogate the values and representations of peoples in newly self reliant countries. putting its emphasis on literary instead of theoretical texts, this ebook deals special dialogue of many the world over popular authors, together with James Joyce, Chinua Achebe, Salman Rushdie, Les Murray and Derek Walcott. it's also ancient surveys of the most nations mentioned, a thesaurus, and biographical notes on significant authors. Lyn Innes presents a wealthy and sophisticated consultant to an enormous array of authors and texts from a variety of websites.
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