Literature and Nation: Britain and India 1800-1990

Allen, Richard and Harish Trivedi (editors)
Publication Date 2000
ISBN 9780415212076
Publisher Routledge / Open University,
Binding Paperback
Condition Good, sound copy.
SKU 2753
Notes Some pencil underlining, annotation etc.


Paperback. 400pp. Written and complied to support the OU's Masters level course on colonial and post-colonial literature, but accessible for undergraduate study too. Provides over 150 pages of essays on Jane Austen, Dickens, W. B. Yeats, Kipling, E M Forster, Attia Hosain, John Osborne etc from a post-colonial perspective; especially interesting is an essay on Salman Rushdie. Then follows a substantial 'reader' of extracts from a range of genres, writers, eras and continents that provide useful background reading to the main texts analysed in the first section. Indexed.
Price: £8.50