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Postcolonial differend

Mishra, V. (1999) Postcolonial differend. In: Childs, P., (ed.) Post-colonial theory and English literature: A reader. Edinburgh University Press, pp. 429-438.


This book takes eight important literary texts and provides some of the most significant post-colonial readings of them published in the last fifteen years. Topics include cannibalism, slavery, the harem, missionary work, gender, nationalism and the Rushdie affair. The book offers theoretical approaches to specific texts including: Shakespeare's The Tempest; Defoe's Robinson Crusoe; BrontAA-'s Jane Eyre; Kipling's Kim; Conrad's Heart of Darkness; Joyce's Ulysses; Forster's A Passage to India and Rushdie's The Satanic Verses.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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