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Creating Postcolonial Literature

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  • 268 Seiten
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Beschreibung

Using case studies, this book explores the publishing of African literature, addressing the construction of literary value, relationships between African writers and British publishers, and importance of the African market. It analyses the historical, political and economic conditions framing the emergence of postcolonial literature.

Autorentext

Caroline Davis is a Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, UK, in the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, where she teaches courses in book history, print culture and publishing studies.



Inhalt

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations 1. Introduction PART I: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS IN AFRICA, 1927-1980 2. The Vision for OUP in Africa 3. 'The Obligation to be Profitable': OUP in West Africa 4. 'The Call to Duty': OUP in East Africa 5. Publishing under Apartheid: OUP in South Africa 6. Conclusion to Part I PART II: THE THREE CROWNS SERIES, 1962-1976 7. The History of Three Crowns 8. Judging African Literature 9. Editing Three Crowns 10. Publishing Wole Soyinka 11. Publishing Athol Fugard 12. Conclusion Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Creating Postcolonial Literature
Untertitel: African Writers and British Publishers
Autor:
EAN: 9781349350513
ISBN: 1349350516
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Anzahl Seiten: 268
Gewicht: 340g
Größe: H216mm x B140mm x T14mm
Jahr: 2013
Auflage: 1st ed. 2013
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