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Decolonization Agonistics in Postcolonial Fiction

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Decolonization Agonistics in Postcolonial Fiction by Chidi Okonkwo
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This text explores through theory and in-depth textual criticism how novelists from formerly colonized societies have exploited indigenous codes and conventions of aesthetic representation to transform the novel into an effective medium for cultural and political resistance to (neo)colonialism. Concentrating on novels written between the late 1940s and early 1990s in Africa, Polynesia, and the West Indies, it offers a fresh mode of postcolonial critique which takes account of the ideological impulses behind the novelists' interpretation of the colonial experience.

Author Biography

CHIDI OKONKWO studied at the University of Nigeria, Nsukkar and then the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria. He completed his doctorate in Comparative Literature at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has taught at several universities in Nigeria and since 1991 has been based in the UK. Until recently (1998) he was Senior Lecturer in English Literature at University College Chester. He is also a playwright. His play Doctor on Call: A Tragic Farce won the 1998 Association of Nigerian Authors' Drama Prize, while his second entry, The Ghost at the Feast, was also shortlisted for the prize.
Release date NZ
May 10th, 1999
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XIV, 236 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
236
Dimensions
140x216x24
ISBN-13
9780333638699
Product ID
1754029

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