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082 _a808.83 L11p 2006
100 1 _aLane, Richard J.,
_d1966-
_91977
245 1 4 _aThe postcolonial novel /
_cRichard J. Lane.
260 _aCambridge, UK ;
_aMalden, MA :
_bPolity,
_c2006.
300 _avii, 146 p. ;
_c24 cm.
490 1 _aThemes in 20th century literature & culture
504 _aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 133-143) and index.
505 0 _aIntroducing the postcolonial novel in English: Wilson Harris's Palace of the peacock -- The counter-canonical novel: J.M. Coerzee's Foe and Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea -- Alternative historiographies: Chinua Achebe's Things fall apart -- National consciousness: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's A grain of wheat -- Interrogating subjectivity: Bessie Head's A question of power -- Recoding narrative: Margaret Atwood's Surfacing -- The Rushdie affair: Salman Rushdie's The satanic verses -- The optical unconscious: Arundhati Roy's The god of small things -- Conclusion: Ending with Joy Kogawa's Obasan and Phyllis Greenwood's An interrupted panorama.
650 0 _aEnglish fiction
_y20th century
_xHistory and criticism.
_91978
650 0 _aPostcolonialism in literature.
_91979
650 0 _aCommonwealth fiction (English)
_xHistory and criticism.
_91980
830 0 _aThemes in twentieth-century literature and culture.
_91981
942 _2ddc
_cBK
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