Literary Research and Postcolonial Literatures in English

Author: H. Faye Christenberry
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081088383X
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Postcolonial literatures can be defined as the body of creative work written by authors whose lands were formerly colonized. This book is a research guide to postcolonial literatures in English, specifically from former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean, and South Asia. While this volume focuses exclusively on Anglophone literatures, it does not address those from Australia, Canada, Ireland, and New Zealand as they have already been covered in previous volumes in the series.

Literary Research and the British Eighteenth Century

Author: Peggy Keeran
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0810887959
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The 18th century in Britain was a transition period for literature. For the literary scholar, these changes mean that different search strategies may be required to conduct research into primary and secondary source material across the era. This book addresses the unique challenges faced by the scholars of the period, and explores a multitude of primary and secondary resources. In addition, each chapter addresses the research methods and tools best used to extract relevant information and compares and evaluates sources, making this book an invaluable guide to any literary scholar and student of the British 18th century.

Literary Research and British Postmodernism

Author: Bridgit McCafferty
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442254173
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Literary Research and British Postmodernism is a guide for researchers of postwar British literature that defines best practices for scholars conducting research in this period. Individual chapters connect the complex relationships between print and multimedia, technological advancements, and the influence of critical theory that converge in postwar British literature.

Literary Research and the American Realism and Naturalism Period

Author: Linda L. Stein
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810861410
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Literary Research and the American Realism and Naturalism Period: Strategies and Sources will help those interested in researching this era. Authors Linda L. Stein and Peter J. Lehu emphasize research methodology and outline the best practices for the research process, paying attention to the unique challenges inherent in conducting studies of national literature.

Literary Research and British Modernism

Author: Alison M. Lewis
Publisher: Literary Research: Strategies
ISBN: 9780810869011
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Drew Ellis, an ambitious city lawyer, tackles the legal system of the remote Kimberley region in Western Australia.It's a sweaty, dusty journey for Drew and the travelling Circuit Court team, as they struggle for justice in a world where one law for two cultures doesn't always equal a fair go.

Creating Postcolonial Literature

Author: C. Davis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 113732838X
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Using case studies, this book explores the publishing of African literature, addressing the construction of literary value, relationships between African writers and British publishers, and importance of the African market. It analyses the historical, political and economic conditions framing the emergence of postcolonial literature.

The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies

Author: Graham Huggan
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191662429
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The Oxford Handbook of Postcolonial Studies provides a comprehensive overview of the latest scholarship in postcolonial studies, while also considering possible future developments in the field. Original chapters written by a worldwide team of contritbuors are organised into five cross-referenced sections, 'The Imperial Past', 'The Colonial Present', 'Theory and Practice', 'Across the Disciplines', and 'Across the World'. The chapters offer both country-specific and comparative approaches to current issues, offering a wide range of new and interesting perspectives. The Handbook reflects the increasingly multidisciplinary nature of postcolonial studies and reiterates its continuing relevance to the study of both the colonial past, in its multiple manifestations, and the contemporary globalized world. Taken together, these essays, the dialogues they pursue, and the editorial comments that surround them constitute nothing less than a blueprint for the future of a much-contested but intellectually vibrant and politically engaged field.

The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature

Author: Ato Quayson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316184264
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Postcolonial studies is attentive to cultural differences, marginalisation and exclusion. Such studies pay equal attention to the lives and conditions of various racial minorities in the West, as well as to regional, indigenous forms of representation around the world as being distinct from a dominant Western tradition. With the consolidation of the field in the past forty years, the need to establish the terms by which we might understand the sources of postcolonial literary history is more urgent now than ever before. The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature is the first major collaborative overview of the field. A mix of geographic and thematic chapters allows for different viewpoints on postcolonial literary history. Chapters cover the most important national traditions, as well as more comparative geographical and thematic frameworks. This major reference work will set the future agenda for the field, whilst also synthesising its development for scholars and students.

Literary Research Guide

Author: James L. Harner
Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer
ISBN: 9780873529839
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The fourth edition of Literary Research Guide adds entries describing resources published since 1997, many of which reflect the expansion of literary study into emerging fields (gay, lesbian, and transgendered studies and postcolonial theory). It also lists reliable Web sites sponsored by academic institutions and learned societies. The Guide concludes with name, title, and subject indexes.

Orientalism

Author: Edward W. Said
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0804153868
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More than three decades after its first publication, Edward Said's groundbreaking critique of the West's historical, cultural, and political perceptions of the East has become a modern classic. In this wide-ranging, intellectually vigorous study, Said traces the origins of "orientalism" to the centuries-long period during which Europe dominated the Middle and Near East and, from its position of power, defined "the orient" simply as "other than" the occident. This entrenched view continues to dominate western ideas and, because it does not allow the East to represent itself, prevents true understanding. Essential, and still eye-opening, Orientalism remains one of the most important books written about our divided world. From the Trade Paperback edition.