Post-colonial Studies: The Key Concepts

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Routledge, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 292 pages
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This best selling key guide, now in its second edition, provides an essential key to understanding the issues which characterize post-colonialism; explaining what it is, where it is encountered and why it is crucial in forging new cultural identities. As a subject, post-colonial studies stands at the intersection of debates about race, colonialism, gender, politics and language. Key topics covered include:

  • Borderlands
  • Transnational literatures
  • Neo imperialism
  • Neo liberalism
  • Eco feminism.

Post Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts is fully updated and cross referenced throughout. With additional further reading this book has everything for students and anyone keen to learn more about this fascinating subject.

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About the author (2007)

Bill Ashcroft teaches at the University of Hong Kong and the University of NSW, Gareth Griffiths at the University of Western Australia and Helen Tiffin at Queen's University, Canada. They are the editors of The Post Colonial Studies Reader and the authors of The Empire Writes Back, both published by Routledge.

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