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Interdisciplinary Measures: Literature and the Future of Postcolonial Studies

Graham Huggan

Abstract

This book makes the case for a cross-disciplinary, but literature-centred, approach to postcolonial studies. Despite the anxieties that interdisciplinarity brings with it, a combination of different, discontinuously structured disciplinary fields of knowledge is arguably best suited to address the tangled concerns of both the globalised present and the colonial past. The book looks specifically at the intersections between literary criticism, history, anthropology, geography and environmental studies, while arguing more specifically for postcolonialism across the disciplines in the service of ... More

Keywords: colonial past, literary criticism, history, anthropology, geography, environmental studies, Africa, Australia, Canada, Caribbean

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9781846311093
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313332

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Graham Huggan, author