Postcolonial Departures

Postcolonial Departures
Author : Hano Pipic
Publisher : Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
Total Pages : 258
Release : 2017
ISBN 10 : 363167225X
ISBN 13 : 9783631672259
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Postcolonial Departures Book Description:

This book is a comparative reading of selected contemporary fictions from Australia and South Africa. By drawing on postcolonial theory and trauma theory, the book argues that specific genres such as the Bildungsroman, the historical novel and the pastoral are transformed in distinctive ways to address the continuing presence of the colonial past.


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