A Black British Canon?
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Black British Canon? by Gail Low
Book DescriptionThis much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403942685
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Gail Low
SANDRA COURTMAN Senior Lecturer in English Literature, Staffordshire University, UK ALISON DONNELL Senior Lecturer in Postcolonial Literatures, Nottingham Trent University, UK FEMI FOLORUNSO Arts Development Officer, Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, UK JOHN MCLEOD Lecturer in English, University of Leeds, UK MICHAEL MCMILLAN Playwright (TV and theatre) and Academic Writer MIKE PHILLIPS Academic, Writer, Broadcaster, Journalist, Critic and award-winning Crime Writer; also Cross-Cultural Curator at the Tate Gallery, London JAMES PROCTER Lecturer in English Studies, University of Stirling, UK LEON R. WAINWRIGHT Research Fellow in Art History, University of Sussex, UK ANDY WOOD Currently completing Doctoral dissertation on Black British Culture, University of Dundee, UK
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