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Postcolonial issues in Australian literature

Nathanael O"Reilly

Postcolonial issues in Australian literature

by Nathanael O"Reilly

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Published by Cambria Press in Amherst, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • In literature,
  • Australian literature,
  • Postcolonialism in literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Nathanael O"Reilly
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9609.6 .P67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25000986M
    ISBN 109781604977110
    LC Control Number2010020694

    Postcolonialism By definition, postcolonialism is a period of time after colonialism, and postcolonial literature is typically characterized by its opposition to the colonial.   He is the author of Exploring Suburbia: The Suburbs in the Contemporary Australian Novel (Teneo Press, ); editor of Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature (Cambria Press, ); editor of New and Selected Poems of Anna Wickham (UWAP, ); co-editor of Tim Winton: Critical Essays (UWAP, ); and author of five collections of poetry.

    Australian literature is the written or literary work produced in the area or by the people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding colonies. During its early Western history, Australia was a collection of British colonies, therefore, its recognised literary tradition begins with and is linked to the broader tradition of English literature. In addition, most postcolonial problems have roots in the colonial era. There is also a debate about the question of whether people can draw productive generalizations across the borders of nation, race and imperial context. On the one hand, postcolonialism refers to the alleged end of colonialism as well as the beginning of a new historical.

    (A comprehensive introduction to post-colonial theory and practice, dealing with issues of language (English versus english), identity, marginality, and the connection of post-colonialism with feminism, modernism and postmodernism — all on a very basic level). - The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature: Volume I Edited by Ato Quayson Frontmatter More information 9. Postcolonialism and Arab literature MUHSIN AL-MUSAWI Postcolonialism and postcolonial writing in Latin America (a) Postcolonialism and Latin American writing, – FRANCISCO A. ORTEGA.


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