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'This book of new critical essays and interviews [...] provides a forum for discussion, revision and interrogation of the current practice of post-colonial studies, intervening in the current debates on post-colonialim by looking at a number of literary case studies within the context of the former British Empire' (2). The three interviews are with Peter Carey, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Opal Palmer Adisa.

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  • Contents indexed selectively.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Lanham, Maryland,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
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Lexington Books , 2006 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Reading Literatures in English without Theory, Robert L. Ross , single work criticism
In his introduction, Ross writes, 'reading Voss changed my life' (48). Ross's study of White's fiction led him to read other Australian literature and to his becoming an 'Australian specialist,' who helped establish the North American journal Antipodes. His article asks a number of questions regarding the application of post-colonial theory to recent novels from post-colonial nations.
(p. 48-55)
Remembering Whiteness : Reading Indigenous Life Narrative, Anne Brewster , single work criticism
Brewster reads The Man from the Sunrise Side, looking at 'social technologies of recall,' including 'life writing, archival photos, Indigenous rock painting,' and Indigenous conceptions of land (85).
(p. 85-105)
Recolonisation and Disinheritance : The Case of Tasmania, Peter Pierce , single work criticism
'The essay discusses the appropriations of the history and landscape of Tasmania, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and particularly by outsiders to the state, whether they are European or from the Australian mainland' (106). Pierce draws on the texts cited above, and on critical responses to these texts to demonstrate the conflicted experiences of departure from Tasmania and, in some cases, an equally unsettling return.
(p. 106-114)
'Magwitch Is Really My Ancestor' : Interview with Peter Carey, Igor Maver (interviewer), single work interview
Carey comments on the positioning of his work within Australian, postcolonial, and Commonwealth literatures. He also comments on the use of history in fiction (True History of the Kelly Gang) and the relationship between Jack Maggs and Great Expectations.
(p. 155-159)

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Works about this Work

Untitled Timothy Weiss , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Commonwealth , Autumn vol. 31 no. 1 2008; (p. 123-124)

— Review of Critics and Writers Speak : Revisioning Post-Colonial Studies 2006 anthology criticism
Untitled Timothy Weiss , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Commonwealth , Autumn vol. 31 no. 1 2008; (p. 123-124)

— Review of Critics and Writers Speak : Revisioning Post-Colonial Studies 2006 anthology criticism
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