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- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
Introduces an array of fiction and poetry, examining how writers from Africa, Australasia, the Caribbean, Canada, Ireland, and South Asia have engaged with the challenges that beset postcolonial societies. Discusses many of the most-studied works of postcolonial literature, from Disgrace , through Things Fall Apart to White Teeth . more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95
Taking an innovative and multi-disciplinary approach to literature from 1947 to the present day, this concise companion is an indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritative understanding of the intellectual contexts of postcolonial literature and culture. An indispensable guide for anyone seeking an authoritative understanding of the intellectual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.99
The broad aim of this lively and engaging book is to examine relationships between the linguistic patterns, the stylistic functions, and the social and cultural contexts of humour. The material used in illustration is of corresponding breadth: schoolyard jokes, graffiti, aphorisms, advertisements, arguments, anecdotes, puns, parodies, passages of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95
Best known for his novels, Harris had written fiction and non-fiction since the 1960s. This provides the most comprehensive collection of his essays, interviews and lectures from the '60s to the present. Includes a bibliography of his work. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 51.95
Chronicles the development of dramatic writing and performance from the time South Africa was established to post-apartheid. Investigates the impact of sketches and manifestos, and the oral preservation of scripts that could not be written. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 95.00
This is the first full-length study of South African English youth literature to cover the entire period of its publication, from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first century. Jenkins' book focuses on what made the subsequent literature essentially South African and what aspects of the country and its society authors concentrated on.... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 85.00
African literature is a vast subject of growing output and interest. Written especially for students, this book selectively surveys the topic in a clear and accessible way. Included are roughly 600 alphabetically arranged entries on writers, genres, and major works. Many entries cite works for further reading, and the volume closes with a selected,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2008; US$ 13.59
What's an eleven-year-old boy to do when an ugly dog called Blacky appears on his bed and tells him he has been given the mission to rescue God? This is a 'fast and funny book' from CBCA-shortlisted author Barry Jonsberg. more...