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Postcolonial Poetry in English / Edition 1
     

Postcolonial Poetry in English / Edition 1

by Rajeev S. Patke
 

ISBN-10: 0199275645

ISBN-13: 9780199275649

Pub. Date: 08/10/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book offers an introductory survey of contemporary poetry in English from all the regions that have developed into modern nations from the former British Empire. It is ideally suited for readers interested in world writing in English, contemporary literature, postcolonial writing, cultural studies, and postmodern culture.

Overview

This book offers an introductory survey of contemporary poetry in English from all the regions that have developed into modern nations from the former British Empire. It is ideally suited for readers interested in world writing in English, contemporary literature, postcolonial writing, cultural studies, and postmodern culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199275649
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/10/2006
Series:
Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction
1. Poetry and Postcoloniality
2. Back to the Future
Part 2: The Development of Local Traditions
3. Asia
4. The Caribbean
5. Black Africa
6. The Settler Countries
Part 3: Case Studies: Voice and Technique
7. Minoritarian Sensibilities
8. Techniques of Self-representation
9. Recurrent Motifs: Voyage and Translation
10. After the 'Post-'

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