Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature

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Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature reveals an intriguing history of relationships among poets and editors from Ireland and Nigeria, as well as Britain and the Caribbean, during the mid-twentieth-century era of decolonization. The book explores what such leading anglophone poets as Seamus Heaney, Christopher Okigbo, and Derek Walcott had in common: 'peripheral' origins and a desire to address transnational publics without expatriating themselves. The book reconstructs how they gained the imprimatur of ...

Poetry, Print, and the Making of Postcolonial Literature 2017, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107166844

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