Post-Colonial Literatures in English, together with English Literature and American Literature, form one of the three major groupings of literature in English, and, as such, are widely studied around the world. Their significance derives from the richness and variety of experience which they reflect. In three volumes, this Encyclopedia documents the history and development of this body of work and includes original research relating to the literatures of some 50 countries and territories. In more than 1, 600 entries written by more than 600 internationally recognized scholars, it explores the effect of the colonial and post-colonial experience on literatures in English worldwide.... particularly political speeches, constitute one source of the essay in Canada, the development of the genre is in large ... Some of the non-fiction prose pieces in The Literary Garland are identified as essays (for example, a#39;Self Education.
|Title||:||Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English|
|Author||:||Eugene Benson, University Professor Emeritus of English Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2004-11-30|