The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing: New Contexts, New Narratives, New Debates

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Jenni Ramone
Bloomsbury Academic, Nov 16, 2017 - Literary Criticism - 376 pages
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Covering a wide range of textual forms and geographical locations, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing: New Contexts, New Narratives, New Debates is an advanced introduction to prominent issues in contemporary postcolonial literary studies.

With chapters written by leading scholars in the field, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Postcolonial Writing includes:

·Explorations of key contemporary topics, from ecocriticism, refugeeism, economics, faith and secularism, and gender and sexuality, to the impact of digital humanities on postcolonial studies
·Introductions to a wide range of genres, from the novel, theatre and poetry to life-writing, graphic novels, film and games
· In-depth analysis of writing from many postcolonial regions including Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America, and African American writing

Covering Anglophone and Francophone texts and contexts, and tackling the relationship between postcolonial studies and world literature, with a glossary of key critical terms, this is an essential text for all students and scholars of contemporary postcolonial studies.

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About the author (2017)

Jenni Ramone is Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is the author of Postcolonial Theories (2011) and specialises in literature and the literary marketplace in Cuba, Nigeria, South Asia, and Black British writing.

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