Description - Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English by Eugene Benson
This is a revised and up-to-date second edition of the successful Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Literatures in English. It has been extensively revised as well as the addition of totally new entries. Since 1994 when the first edition was published, many new authors have made their reputations and most established authors have enlarged their literary output. Features include: * A-Z format * Aided by a truly international spread of regional editors * Extensive cross references and further readings after entries * Comprehensive index Postcolonial literatures in English, together with English literature and American literature, form one of the three major groupings of literature in English, and, as such, are widely studied around the world. Their significance derives from the richness and variety of experience which they reflect. In two volumes, this Encyclopedia documents the history and development of this body of work and includes original research relating to the literatures of some 50 countries and territories.
In more than 1,600 entries written by more than 600 internationally recognized scholars, it explores the effect of the colonial and post-colonial experience on literatures in English worldwide. Regional Editors: Edward Baugh, Jamaica; Isagani R. Cruz, De La Salle University, The Philippines; Ken Goodwin, Australia; D. C. R. A. Goontilleke, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka; Alamgir Hashmi, P
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