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Autobiography as a Writing Strategy in Postcolonial Literature.

By: Lebdai, Benaouda.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (187 p.).ISBN: 9781443875226.Subject(s): Autobiography in literature | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical | Postcolonialism in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Autobiography as a Writing Strategy in Postcolonial LiteratureDDC classification: 809/.93358 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; SALMAN RUSHDIE / JOSEPH ANTON; 'PIECES OF MY LIFE'; CHAPTER TWO; BLACK MODERNITY AND THE NEGOTIATIONOF BLACK SPACE; FREDERICK DOUGLASS'S PHOTOGRAPHICSTRATEGY IN THE REPRESENTATIONOF HIMSELF; BARACK OBAMA'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY; CHAPTER THREE; NARRATIVE IDENTITIES (JEUX DU JE)IN KIFFE KIFFE DEMAIN BY FAÏZA GUÈNEAND GRAPES OF DESPAIRBY TAHAR BEN JELLOUN; AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL IMPERATIVESAND HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSNESSIN SELECTED WORKS OF BESSIE HEAD; CHAPTER FOUR
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL INTERTEXTUALITYIN NOVELISTIC AND ESSAYISTIC PRODUCTIONOF HENRI LOPES AND ALAIN MABANCKOUFERDINAND OYONOAND AHMADOU KOUROUMA; CHAPTER FIVE; IN BETWEEN THE COLLECTIVEAND THE INDIVIDUAL; THE POSTCOLONIAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY; CONTRIBUTORS
Summary: Autobiography, a fully-recognised genre within mainstream literature today, has evolved massively in the last few decades, particularly through colonial and postcolonial texts. By using autobiography as a means of expression, many postcolonial writers were able to describe their experiences in the face of the denial of personal expression for centuries. This book is centred around the recounting and analysis of such a phenomenon. Literary purists often reject autobiography as a fully-fledged...
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; SALMAN RUSHDIE / JOSEPH ANTON; 'PIECES OF MY LIFE'; CHAPTER TWO; BLACK MODERNITY AND THE NEGOTIATIONOF BLACK SPACE; FREDERICK DOUGLASS'S PHOTOGRAPHICSTRATEGY IN THE REPRESENTATIONOF HIMSELF; BARACK OBAMA'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY; CHAPTER THREE; NARRATIVE IDENTITIES (JEUX DU JE)IN KIFFE KIFFE DEMAIN BY FAÏZA GUÈNEAND GRAPES OF DESPAIRBY TAHAR BEN JELLOUN; AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL IMPERATIVESAND HISTORICAL CONSCIOUSNESSIN SELECTED WORKS OF BESSIE HEAD; CHAPTER FOUR

AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL INTERTEXTUALITYIN NOVELISTIC AND ESSAYISTIC PRODUCTIONOF HENRI LOPES AND ALAIN MABANCKOUFERDINAND OYONOAND AHMADOU KOUROUMA; CHAPTER FIVE; IN BETWEEN THE COLLECTIVEAND THE INDIVIDUAL; THE POSTCOLONIAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY; CONTRIBUTORS

Autobiography, a fully-recognised genre within mainstream literature today, has evolved massively in the last few decades, particularly through colonial and postcolonial texts. By using autobiography as a means of expression, many postcolonial writers were able to describe their experiences in the face of the denial of personal expression for centuries. This book is centred around the recounting and analysis of such a phenomenon. Literary purists often reject autobiography as a fully-fledged...

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