Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 November 2007

420 Pages | 5 in-text illus.

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199296101

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Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

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

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