Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Postcolonial PoeticsGenre and Form$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Patrick Crowley and Jane Hiddleston

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781846317453

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846317187

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 22 November 2017

Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Postcolonial Poetics
Author(s):

Jane Hiddleston

Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317187.002

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore the many ways in which forms and genres are artfully deployed and reinvented in the postcolonial literary arena. The book surveys the many different examples of poetic experimentation in the postcolonial context, and examines how these poetic forms respond to the challenges of their postcolonial situation, rather than seeking to establish a new, coherent genre or tradition. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords:   postcolonial literature, forms, genres, poetic forms

Liverpool Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.