Key Concepts in Postcolonial Literature

Gina Wisker

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This books covers all the important aspects of the exciting field of postcolonial literature and criticism. An introduction to the primary themes and issues of colonialism and postcolonialism, the book addresses the central contextual and cultural issues of postcolonial study while examining a full range of genres and texts readers will come across. Organised into three clear, concise and approachable chapters, the volume provides critically astute readings of major writers and their works as it explores the impact of colonialism and its legacy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke, UK
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages240
ISBN (Print)1403944482
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NamePalgrave Key Concepts


  • postcolonial literature, postcolonial criticism, postcolonial study, postcolonial writers, postcolonialism, colonialism, postcolonial cultural issues


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