Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives (BOK)

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The first full-length study of Scottish literature using a post-devolutionary understanding of postcolonial studies Using a comparative model and spanning over two hundred years of literary history from the 18th Century to the contemporary, this collection of 19 new essays by some of the leading figures in the field presents a range of perspectives on Scottish and postcolonial writing. The essays explore Scotland's position on both sides of the colonial divide and also its role as instigator of a devolutionary process with potential consequences for British Imperialism. Key Features * Includes discussion of Robert Burns, Walter Scott, James Kelman and Alasdair Gray as well as Scottish writing in Gaelic * Considers the insights offered by the work of Alice Munro, Wole Soyinka, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Franz Fanon and Edward Said * Looks at Scottish writing in Gaelic and other non-Anglophone postcolonial literatures alongside postcolonial literatures in English

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780748637744 Antall sider 288
Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,3cm Vekt 591 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Graeme Macdonald, Michael Gardiner, Niall O'Gallagher
Emner og form Literary studies: general