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Postcolonial Theory and Francophone Literary Studies
     

Postcolonial Theory and Francophone Literary Studies

by H. Adlai Murdoch
 
This collection brings together methods and insights taken from literary criticism, cultural studies, philosophy, theory, film studies, and linguistics to define new parameters of study for the emerging field of francophone postcolonial studies. While francophone writings share some characteristics indicative of postcolonial literatures in general, they also have

Overview

This collection brings together methods and insights taken from literary criticism, cultural studies, philosophy, theory, film studies, and linguistics to define new parameters of study for the emerging field of francophone postcolonial studies. While francophone writings share some characteristics indicative of postcolonial literatures in general, they also have their own unique set of characteristics, including issues of migration, stereotyping, continued relationships with France, and creolization. This book gathers together some of the best-known francophone literary scholars to examine various francophone texts through a postcolonial lens.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813027760
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
First
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.96(d)

Meet the Author

H. Adlai Murdoch is associate professor of French at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and author of Creole Identity in the French Caribbean Novel (UPF, 2001). Anne Donadey is associate professor of European studies and women's studies at San Diego State University and author of Recasting Postcolonialism: Women Writing Between Worlds.

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