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Description - Post-colonial Theory and English Literature by Peter Childs

This work takes eight important texts and gives students some of the most significant post-colonial readings of them published since the mid-1980s. Topics include cannibalism, slavery, the harem, missionary work, gender, nationalism and the Rushdie affair. The book offers practical examples of applying theoretical arguments to specific texts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748610686
ISBN-10: 0748610685
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 25mm)
Pages: 456
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 20-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Childs

Peter Childs is Dean of Research and Professor of Modern English Literature at the University of Gloucestershire where he teaches twentieth-century and post-colonial literature. He has published widely in the areas of modern writing, British culture and critical theory.

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