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Author King, Bruce, 1933-
Title From new national to world literature : essays and reviews / Bruce King.
Imprint Stuttgart : Ibidem-Verlag, 2016.

Author King, Bruce, 1933-
Series Studies in world literature ; vol. 3
Studies in world literature ; vol. 3.
Subject English literature -- Foreign countries -- History and criticism.
Author King, Bruce, 1933-
Series Studies in world literature ; vol. 3
Studies in world literature ; vol. 3.
Subject English literature -- Foreign countries -- History and criticism.
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Intro; Table of contents; I. Introduction; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 How with the Help of Derry Jeffares I (an American) Became a Commonwealth Literature Specialist; II. African Literature; Chapter 3 Those Magical Years: The Making of Nigerian Literature at Ibadan: 1948-1966; Chapter 4 The Emergence of African Fiction; Chapter 5 Thoughts on African Literature; Chapter 6 African Literature and Aesthetics; Chapter 7 Is There a Nigerian Literature?; Chapter 8 Abioseh Nicol; Chapter 9 Gabriel Okara; Chapter 10 The Revised Arrow of God.
Chapter 11 Wole Soyinka and the Nobel Prize for LiteratureIII. New English Literatures; Chapter 12 Nationalism, Internationalism, Periodization, and Commonwealth Literature; Chapter 13 Protest, Alienation and Modernism in the New Literatures; Chapter 14 The Commonwealth Writer in Exile; Chapter 15 Ethnicity as Response: Richler, Achebe and Naipaul; IV. Australia, Canada, New Zealand; Chapter 16 The Role of American Literature in Colonial and Post-Colonial Cultures; Chapter 17 Canadian and New Zealand Jewish Writers: A Contrast Between Mordecai Richler and Charles Brasch.
Chapter 18 A.D. Hope and Australian PoetryChapter 19 Randolph Stowâ#x80;#x99;s Novels of Exile; Chapter 20 Frank Moorhouse, Grand Days (1994); Chapter 21 Margaret Atwoodâ#x80;#x99;s Surfacing; V. West Indies; Chapter 22 Anandâ#x80;#x99;s Recherche du Temps Perdu; Chapter 23 Who Has Written Better?; Chapter 24 Garth St. Omer: From Disorder to Order; Chapter 25 West Indian Drama and the Rockefeller Foundation, 1957-70: Derek Walcott, The Little Carib and The University of the West Indies; Chapter 26 A Witness to Culture; Chapter 27 Derek Walcottâ#x80;#x99;s The Bounty (1998).
Chapter 28 Religion and Education in Derek Walcottâ#x80;#x99;s St LuciaChapter 29 Contextualizing Walcott; Chapter 30 White Egrets, Derek Walcott (2010); VI. Internationalizing British Literature; Chapter 31 Who Wrote The Satanic Verses? (1988); Chapter 32 David Dabydeenâ#x80;#x99;s A Harlotâ#x80;#x99;s Progress (2000); Chapter 33 Abdulrazak Gurnah and Hanif Kureishi: Failed Revolutions; Chapter 34 Mike Phillips and the Making of Black British Literature; VII. Indian Literature; Chapter 35 Modern Indian and American Poetry: Some Contacts and Relations; Chapter 36 Keki Daruwalla: Outsider, Skeptic and Poet.
Chapter 37 That Preface, Nissim Ezekiel RememberedChapter 38 2004: Ezekiel, Moraes, Kolatkar; Chapter 39 A Personal Moon: Adil Jussawalla; Chapter 40 To Be Or Not To Be Diasporic; Chapter 41 Narcopolis By Jeet Thayil; VIII. Muslims and Pakistan; Chapter 42 From Twilight to Midnight: Muslim Novels of India and Pakistan; Chapter 43 Alamgir Hashmiâ#x80;#x99;s Poetry: Pakistan, Modernity and Language; Chapter 44 Jamil Ahmad, The Wandering Falcon (2011); Chapter 45 Kamila Shamsie's Novels of History, Exile and Desire; Chapter 46 Dangerous Controversies; Acknowledgments; Index.
Summary From New National to World English Literature offers a personal perspective on the evolution of a major cultural movement that began with decolonization, continued with the assertion of African, West Indian, Commonwealth, and other literatures, and has evolved through postcolonial to world or international English literature. Bruce King, one of the pioneers in the study of the new national literatures and still an active literary critic, discusses the personalities, writers, issues, and contexts of what he considers the most important change in culture since modernism. In this selection of for.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 20, 2016).
ISBN 9783838268569 (electronic bk.)
3838268563 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 958650692