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Post-Colonial Theory and English Literature: A Reader

Post-Colonial Theory and English Literature: A Reader

by Peter Childs
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Unlike other readers, this book takes eight important literary texts and provides some of the most significant post-colonial readings of them published in the last fifteen years. Topics include cannibalism, slavery, the harem, missionary work, gender, nationalism and the Rushdie affair. The book offers practical examples of applying theoretical arguments to specific texts.

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ISBN-13: 9780748610686
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 03/30/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Peter Childs is Dean of Research, Professor of Modern Literature at the University of Gloucestershire

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