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'Voyaging in': colonialism and migration

Nasta, Susheila (2005). 'Voyaging in': colonialism and migration. In: Marcus, Laura and Nicholls, Peter eds. The Cambridge history of twentieth-century English literature. The New Cambridge History of English Literature. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 563–582.

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A major reference chapter on the history of the literature of colonialism and migration 1945-70. The book marks an intervention into conventional histories of British Literature. The chapter illustrates and analyses the influential formation of alternative modernities by migrant writers resident in Britain during this period; it also extends the gaze to the period before 1945 earlier in the twentieth century. Maps new ways of reading literary history; broad and wideranging discussion of migration during this period.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2004 Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0-521-82077-4, 978-0-521-82077-6
Keywords: literature; history; migration; immigration; Caribbean writing; African; Asian; postcolonial
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
Item ID: 3180
Depositing User: Susheila Nasta
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:24
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