Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book encompasses experiences of the British Empire such as life in Nigeria before the arrival of the British, through to the British retreat from the Empire after the Second World War and on to reggae and 'dub' beats of black British poetry today. Includes writing from Indian, African, South African and Caribbean authors such as Salman Rushdie, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee and Derek Walcott.
Table of ContentsIntroduction; 1. Approaching post-colonial writing; 2. Approaching the texts; 3. Texts and extracts; 4. Critical approaches; 5. Resources.