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Published: 11 October 2007

440 Pages | 5 in-text illustrations


ISBN: 9780199296101

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Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Edited by Lorna Hardwick and Carol Gillespie

Classical Presences

  • The first book to discuss the interaction between classical texts and modern culture in a postcolonial setting
  • Wide-ranging studies of the creative practice of poets and dramatists such as Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott, and Femi Osofisan
  • Opens up new questions about the nature and trajectories of cultural activity in postcolonial contexts, and thus contributes to wider debates about cultural change