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Beginning postcolonialism

This work provides an overview of the emergence of postcolonialism as a discipline and examines its important critical writings. In particular, it demonstrates how many of the ideas and concepts can be applied when reading texts
Print Book, English, 2000
Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, Manchester, U.K., New York, 2000
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xii, 274 pages ; 21 cm.
9780719052088, 9780719052095, 0719052084, 0719052092
From 'Commonwealth' to 'postcolonial'
Reading colonial discourses
Nationalist representations
The nation in question
Re-reading and re-writing English literature
Postcolonialism and feminism
Diaspora identities
Postcolonialism and the critics