Book History Through Postcolonial Eyes: Rewriting the Script

Book History Through Postcolonial Eyes: Rewriting the Script

by Robert Fraser


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415402941
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/23/2008
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Robert Fraser has published books on Proust, J.G. Frazer, Ben Okri, African poetry and postcolonial fiction. He is co-editor with Mary Hammond of the two-volume Books Without Borders (2008), and also enjoys a parallel career as a biographer. Professor of English at the Open University, he is Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the Royal Asiatic Society.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Repositionings 1. The Problematics of Print 2. Scripts and Manuscripts Part 2: Places 3. Transmitting the Word in South Asia 4. Transmitting the Word in Africa Part 3: Powers 5. Resistance and Adaptation 6. Communication and Authority 7. Licensed Policeman and Literary Protestors 8. The Power of the Consumer. Works Cited and Bibliography

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