'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.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2277/0521820774

URL: http://www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.as...

Abstract

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.

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