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Postcolonial Literature and the Impact of Literacy : Reading and Writing in African and Caribbean Fiction

By: ten Kortenaar, Neil.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (234 p.).ISBN: 9781139092203.Subject(s): African fiction (English) --History and criticism | Caribbean fiction (English) --History and criticism | Commonwealth fiction (English) --History and criticism | Literacy in literature | Postcolonialism in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Postcolonial Literature and the Impact of Literacy : Reading and Writing in African and Caribbean FictionDDC classification: 823.00996 | 823/.90996 LOC classification: PR9080.5.K67 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The coming of literacy: Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe; Chapter 3 The contents of the tin trunk: Ìsarà by Wole Soyinka; Chapter 4 Mr Biswas finds a home in the world on paper: V. S. Naipaul; Chapter 5 Literacy in the world not ruled by paper: Myal by Erna Brodber; Chapter 6 Southern Africa's Houses of Hunger; Chapter 7 Conclusion: the frontiers of writing; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Examines what the experience of writing, which came to Africa and the Caribbean with colonization, means to postcolonial writers.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 The coming of literacy: Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe; Chapter 3 The contents of the tin trunk: Ìsarà by Wole Soyinka; Chapter 4 Mr Biswas finds a home in the world on paper: V. S. Naipaul; Chapter 5 Literacy in the world not ruled by paper: Myal by Erna Brodber; Chapter 6 Southern Africa's Houses of Hunger; Chapter 7 Conclusion: the frontiers of writing; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Examines what the experience of writing, which came to Africa and the Caribbean with colonization, means to postcolonial writers.

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