Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics

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Commonwealth of Letters e xamines midcentury literary institutions integral to modernism and postcolonial writing. Several organizations central to interwar modernism, such as the BBC, influential publishers, and university English departments, became important sites in the emergence of postcolonial literature after the war. How did some of modernism's leading figures of the 1930s-such as T.S. Eliot, Louis MacNeice, and Stephen Spender-come to admire late colonial and early postcolonial literature in the 1950s? Similarly, ...

Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190455927

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Commonwealth of Letters: British Literary Culture and the Emergence of Postcolonial Aesthetics 2013, Oxford University Press, USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199977970

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