Creating Postcolonial Literature

African Writers and British Publishers
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ISBN-13:
9781137328380
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
255
Autor:
C. Davis
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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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.
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
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.

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