The Language of Post-colonial Literatures
By (author) Ismail S. Talib
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Language of Post-colonial Literatures by Ismail S. Talib
Book DescriptionThis book provides a comprehensive introduction to some of the central features of language in a wide variety of postcolonial texts. The Language of Postcolonial Literatures draws on a range of writers, from Jean Rhys and Derek Walcott to Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Nuruddin Farah and Salman Rushdie, to show how English has been shaped by and had to contend with other languages in former British colonies. Exploring literatures from a range of countries including India, Nigeria, Canada, Australia, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and the Caribbean, Talib shows how individuals retain cultural and national identity in the face of such changes. The book further demonstrates that language is one of the central concerns of postcolonial literatures. The Language of Postcolonial Literatures is invaluable for anyone with an interest in the evolution and development of English and its use in contemporary world literatures.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415240192
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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An introduction to some of the central features of language in a wide variety of postcolonial texts. Many international works of literature in English cannot be divorced from their connection to British imperialism. Talib argues that this connection is being challenged by postcolonial writers.
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Author Biography - Ismail S. Talib
Ismail S.Talib is a Senior Lecturer at the National University of Singapore.
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