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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 New National and Post-colonial Literatures : An Introduction
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Clarendon Press ,Oxford University Press , 1996 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Plato's Cave : Educational and Critical Practicies, Helen Tiffin , 1996 single work criticism
Tiffin focuses 'on two apparently different yet related topics: the role of education in colonial, post-colonial, and neo-colonized cultures, and post-colonial representations of this literary education and its formative and persisting roles in colonization'.
(p. 143-163)
The Post-colonial Project: Critical Approaches and Problems, Gareth Griffiths , 1996 single work criticism

When considering the purpose or mandate of postcolonial studies Giffiths suggests that 'the exegesis and analysis of the literary texts themselves' should be of utmost importance. He believes there has been a displacement of this activity in favour of a focus on 'philosophical and critical issues', and that this constitutes one of the major 'problems' in the development of the field.

(p. 165-177)
Post-colonial Critical Theories, Stephen Slemon , 1996 single work criticism
Slemon picks out some of the major debates in the field of post-colonial literary criticism, a field that emerged out of initiatives taken under the aegis of Commonwealth literary studies and/or New Literatures in English. He focuses on the manner in which a number of theoretical strands have been debated within the field. These strands include 'reading for resistance', the work produced by the Subaltern Studies collective, Orientalism and colonial discourse analysis and 'the new cultural politics of difference'.
(p. 178-197)
Diasporas and Multiculturalism, Victor J. Ramraj , 1996 single work criticism
This relatively early survey of diasporic literature touches on the work of Indo-Fijian-Australian writers, Sudesh Mishra and Satendra Nandan, amongst many others. For Ramraj the key characteristic of diasporic writing is its display of an attachment to the 'homeland'. Towards the end of essay Ramraj attempts to define how the category of diasporic writing differs from its counterparts, 'immigrant writing or exile and expatriate writing'.
(p. 214-229)
Paper Tracks : Indigenous Literatures in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, Adam Shoemaker , 1996 single work criticism
The literary works produced by the Aboriginal Australian writers listed is compared to that of Jeannette Armstrong and Thomas King in Canada and Witi Ihimaera, Patricia Grace, Keri Hulme and Alan Duff in New Zealand. Shoemaker briefly examines and compares a number of anthologies, suggesting that the life-story genre, popular in the 1970s, has been followed by 'the anthologizing of aboriginal people' from the mid-1980s onwards.
(p. 245-262)

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Works about this Work

Untitled Neil Ten Kortenaar , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Ariel , July vol. 28 no. 3 1997; (p. 176-179)

— Review of New National and Post-colonial Literatures : An Introduction 1996 anthology criticism
Untitled Neil Ten Kortenaar , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Ariel , July vol. 28 no. 3 1997; (p. 176-179)

— Review of New National and Post-colonial Literatures : An Introduction 1996 anthology criticism
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