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This book examines the ways in which post-colonial writers throughout the world have transformed both the English language and English literature.
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Caliban's Voice

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Overview

This book examines the ways in which post-colonial writers throughout the world have transformed both the English language and English literature.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203091050
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/27/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 549 KB

Meet the Author

Bill Ashcroft is a founding exponent of post-colonial theory, co-author of The Empire Writes Back, the first text to examine systematically the field of post-colonial studies. He is author and co-author of twelve books including Post-Colonial Transformation and On Post-Colonial Futures. He is Chair of the School of English at the University of Hong Kong, on leave from the University of New South Wales.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Prospero's Language, Caliban's Voice 2. Language, Learning and Power 3. Language and Race 4. Language and Place 5. Language and Identity 6. Language, Culture and Meaning: the Caribbean 7. Caliban’s Books – Orality and Writing 8. How Books Talk 9. Translation and Transformation Bibliography

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