Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas

Comparing Postcolonial Diasporas

by M. Keown
     
 
Bringing together a group of intellectuals from a number of disciplines, this collection breaks new ground within the field of postcolonial diaspora studies, moving beyond the Anglophone bias of much existing scholarship by investigating comparative links between a range of Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanic and Neerlandophone cultural contexts.

Overview

Bringing together a group of intellectuals from a number of disciplines, this collection breaks new ground within the field of postcolonial diaspora studies, moving beyond the Anglophone bias of much existing scholarship by investigating comparative links between a range of Anglophone, Francophone, Hispanic and Neerlandophone cultural contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230547087
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/15/2009
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

MICHELLE KEOWN specializes in postcolonial literature and theory, particularly that of the Pacific. She has published widely on Maori, Pacific and New Zealand writing, and is the author of Postcolonial Pacific Writing: Representations of the Body (2005) and Pacific Islands Writing: The Postcolonial Literatures of Aotearoa/New Zealand and Oceania (2007).

DAVID MURPHY is Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Stirling, UK. He has published widely on African literature and cinema, as well as on the relationship between Francophone studies and postcolonial theory. He is the author of Sembene (2000), and is co-author (with Patrick Williams) of Postcolonial African Cinema (2007).

JAMES PROCTER is Reader in Modern English and Postcolonial Literature at Newcastle University, UK. His publications include Writing Black Britain (2000), Dwelling Places: Postwar Black British Writing (2003) and Stuart Hall (2004). He is currently leading a large AHRC project investigating the relationship between reading, location and diasporic literature (www.devolvingdiasporas.com).

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