Post-Colonial Transformation

Post-Colonial Transformation

by Bill Ashcroft
     
 

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In his new book, Bill Ashcroft gives us a revolutionary view of the ways in which post-colonial societies have responded to colonial control.
The most comprehensive analysis of major features of post-colonial studies ever compiled, Post-Colonial Transformation:
* demonstrates how widespread the strategy of transformation has been
* investigatesSee more details below

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In his new book, Bill Ashcroft gives us a revolutionary view of the ways in which post-colonial societies have responded to colonial control.
The most comprehensive analysis of major features of post-colonial studies ever compiled, Post-Colonial Transformation:
* demonstrates how widespread the strategy of transformation has been
* investigates political and literary resistance
* examines the nature of post-colonial societies' engagement with imperial language, history, allegory, and place
* offers radical new perspectives in post-colonial theory in principles of habitation and horizonality.
Post-Colonial Transformation breaks new theoretical ground while demonstrating the relevance of a wide range of theoretical practices, and extending the exploration of topics fundamentally important to the field of post-colonial studies.

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'Ashcroft's latest book provides interesting reading on hybridity and cross cultural diffucsion' - Rumina Sethi, Spectrum

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134556953
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/03/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
2 MB

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