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Published: 09 April 2015

252 Pages


ISBN: 9780199560639

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Postcolonial Life Narratives

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Gillian Whitlock

Oxford Studies in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Draws together postcolonialism and life narrative, advising students on how to read across this field
  • Demonstrates a way of reading texts from different social and historical contexts comparatively
  • Considers textual cultures, examining how and why the whole text is important
  • Applies recent research in trauma and memory studies to the postcolonial context
  • Encourages readers to consider the ethics of scholarship