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The Aesthetics of Postcolonial Emancipation (Routledge Research in Post-Colonial Studies , No 2)

Luis Madureira

The Aesthetics of Postcolonial Emancipation (Routledge Research in Post-Colonial Studies , No 2)

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonization & independence,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary theory,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • African Languages,
  • Carib (Cariban),
  • Portuguese,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Brazil,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10187331M
    ISBN 100415182387
    ISBN 109780415182386


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Bewes provides a genuine analysis of the aesthetics and ethics of postcolonial writing and makes his case pointedly. For these reasons, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars of postcolonial theory, critical and literary theory, global Anglophone writing, and the ethics of the literary form."—Emily Apter, New York UniversityReleased on: Decem   The novel has been the aesthetic object of choice for a majority of postcolonial scholars.

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