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Published: 17 March 2020

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780198857761

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State Sponsored Literature

Britain and Cultural Diversity after 1945

Asha Rogers

Oxford English Monographs

  • Provides readers with a framework for understanding the positive functions of the state on literary production
  • Recuperates a wealth of unexplored or unexpected archival material in seven original case studies considering the relationship between the British state and sites of literary production and dissemination
  • Contributes to debates about contemporary British, postcolonial, and global literature in English by demonstrating how the state helped them come into being