Journals Higher Education



07 December 2011

232 Pages

ISBN: 9780748643080

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Imagining the Cape Colony

History, Literature, and the South African Nation

David Johnson

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • New readings of major European literary figures and philosophers in the context of colonial history
  • Draws extensively on original archival material from the period
  • Materialist/historicist approach to postcolonial literature
  • Critically engages with the dominant theories of colonial nationalism