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Postcolonial poetry in english / Rajeev S. Patke

Author/Creator:
Patke, Rajeev S., author.
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
Series:
Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures
Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures
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Subjects:
Commonwealth poetry (English) -- History and criticism -- 20th century -- English-speaking countries.
English poetry -- History and criticism -- Commonwealth countries.
Postcolonialism.
Postcolonialism in literature.
Local subjects:
Commonwealth poetry (English). (search)
English poetry. (search)
Postcolonialism. (search)
Postcolonialism in literature. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
One of the main strengths of the book is the diversity of voices it makes available through quotation, allusion and cross-reference, which in itself is a vital contribution to existing representations of the sheer wealth of postcolonial poetry in English. - The Times Higher Education Supplement;...a gem that should be available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in every university library...Patke's exceptional writing style and his adept handling of such a vast body of information secures it as a very useful research and teaching text. - Review Newsletter;The first books in this
Contents:
Contents; PART I: INTRODUCTION; 1 Poetry and postcoloniality; 2 Back to the future; PART II: THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL TRADITIONS; 3 South Asia and Southeast Asia; 4 The Caribbean; 5 Black Africa; 6 The settler countries; PART III: CASE STUDIES: VOICE AND TECHNIQUE; 7 Minoritarian sensibilities; 8 Techniques of self-representation; 9 Recurrent motifs: voyage and translation; 10 After the 'post-'; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
9786612268786
1-282-26878-3
0-19-153838-8
9786610905805
1-4294-9282-1
OCLC:
609832074