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Author McLeod, John, 1969-
Title Postcolonial London : rewriting the metropolis / John McLeod.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.

Author McLeod, John, 1969-
Subject English literature -- England -- London -- History and criticism.
Authors, Commonwealth -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Commonwealth literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London.
Postcolonialism -- England -- London.
Postcolonialism in literature.
London (England) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
London (England) -- In literature.
Description 1 online resource (x, 210 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-204) and index.
Contents Making a song and dance : Sam Selvon and Colin MacInnes -- London, England : V.S. Naipaul, Doris Lessing, and Janet Frame -- Living room : Buchi Emecheta, Joan Riley, and Grace Nichols -- Babylon's burning : Linton Kwesi Johnson, Hanif Kureishi, and Salman Rushdie -- Millennial currents : David Dabydeen, Fred D'Aguiar, and Bernardine Evaristo -- Coda : 'no fenky-fenky road'.
Note Print version record.
Summary This superb study explores the imaginative transformation of the city by African, Asian, Caribbean and South Pacific writers since the 1950s.
ISBN 0203335546 (electronic bk.)
9780203335543 (electronic bk.)
0415344603 (Paper)
041534459X (hardback)
OCLC # 56837413
Additional Format Print version: McLeod, John, 1969- Postcolonial London. London ; New York : Routledge, 2004 0415344603 041534459X (DLC) 2004002062 (OCoLC)54365443

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