Beyond the Borders: American Literature and Post-Colonial Theory

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The contributors to this book challenge the usual boundaries of 'post-colonial' theory. Focusing on American literature, they examine how America's own imperial history has shaped the literatures that have emerged from within America -- for instance, from Native American, Latino, Black and Asian-American writers. They contrast this with postcolonial literatures from countries whose history has been shaped by American colonialism -- from Canada, Central America and the Caribbean to Hawaii, Indonesia and Vietnam. In this way ...

Beyond the Borders: American Literature and Post-Colonial Theory 2003, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745320458

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Beyond the Borders: American Literature and Post-Colonial Theory 2003, Pluto Press (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780745320465

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