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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Postcolonial Literature from Three Continents : Tutuola, H. D., Ellison, and White
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Publisher's abstract: 'How can we read literatures from other cultures? The metaphors of fractal geometry can help us think about the complexity of the cultural situation of a text or an author. Postcolonial Literature from Three Continents identifies four primary themes common to postcolonial texts - technology, memory, language, and geography - and examines them in relationship to four texts from Nigeria, the United States, and Australia so that we see both the colonized and colonizing positions of these works. The quartet of texts are Amos Tutola's The Palm-Wine Drinkard, H. D.'s Helen in Egypt , Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, and Patrick White's Voss.'


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* Contents derived from the New York (City), New York (State),
United States of America (USA),
Peter Lang , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
White, Geography, and Voss, Judith L. Tabron , single work criticism (p. 169-212)
Note: Chapter Five of Postcolonial Literature from Three Continents.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
      United States of America (USA),
      Peter Lang ,
      2003 .
      Extent: 248p.
      Description: illus.
      • Book no.15 of the Comparative Cultures and Literatures Series.
      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-234)
      ISBN: 082045386
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