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The Commonwealth Novel since 1960 - Bruce King

The Commonwealth Novel since 1960

By: Bruce King (Editor)

Hardcover

Published: 2nd October 1991
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The Commonwealth Novel since 1960 is the first survey of the new English literatures for over a decade. There are essays, by an international body of writers and critics. There are also comparative essays on indigenous novelists, post modernism, feminist novelists, the novel as national epic and regionalism in the post modern era. Bruce King's introduction discusses changes in the Commonwealth novel and its contexts over recent decades and the causes for the new popularity of post-colonial literature among readers and critics.

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; B.King - PART 1: NATIONAL AND REGIONAL LITERATURES - Australia; M.Wilding - Canada; L.Monkman - East Africa; J.Bardolph - India; S.Harrex - Malaysia and Singapore; S.Goek-lin Lim - New Zealand; R.Robinson - Oceania; P.Morrow - South Africa; K.H.Petersen - Sri Lanka; R.Wijesinha - West Africa; K.Owusu - The West Indies; F.Birbalsingh - PART 2: MOVEMENTS AND DIRECTIONS: COMPARATIVE ESSAYS - The Novel as National Epic; M.Williams - Contracts with the World: Redefining Home, Identity and Community in Four Women Novelists; D.Brydon - Post-Modernism: Home Sick for Homesickness; A.van Herk - Restoring Broken Houses: The Indigenous Novelists; N.Bowman Albinski - Home Truths: Regional Fiction; C.Tapping - Index

ISBN: 9780333487402
ISBN-10: 0333487400
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 2nd October 1991
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.51
Edition Number: 2