Post-Colonial Literature by Christopher O'Reilly

Post-Colonial Literature

Written by Christopher O'Reilly
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Part of the Cambridge Contexts in Literature Series


Post-Colonial Literature by Christopher O'Reilly

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book encompasses experiences of the British Empire such as life in Nigeria before the arrival of the British, through to the British retreat from the Empire after the Second World War and on to reggae and 'dub' beats of black British poetry today. Includes writing from Indian, African, South African and Caribbean authors such as Salman Rushdie, Chinua Achebe, J.M. Coetzee and Derek Walcott.

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130 pages


Christopher O'Reilly
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Cambridge University Press

Publication date

19th April 2001



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