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The Cambridge Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures in English
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  • Page extent: 306 pages
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  • Dewey number: 820.9
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR9080 .I55 2007
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Commonwealth literature (English)--History and criticism
    • Postcolonialism in literature
    • Colonies in literature

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Index


Abbey Theatre 21, 22,30

Abrahams, Peter 199

Achebe, Chinua 1, 4,7, 13, 35, 37, 40, 41, 42, 46, 56, 100–2, 119, 143, 161, 164, 199, 206, 207, 242

   Anthills of the Savannah 162, 163

   Arrow of God 37, 47, 79, 101, 205

   Man of the People, A 143, 162

   No Longer At Ease 41

   Things Fall Apart 37, 41, 43, 55, 100, 165, 200, 205

Africa

    attitudes to 7–9

    history of 8, 10, 37, 267–8, 271–3

Agard, John 184, 187

Ahmad, Aijaz 12, 198, 199, 206

Ahmad, Rukhsana 187

Aidoo, Ama Ata 15, 25, 28, 48, 122, 143, 147–8, 151, 165, 242

   Anowa 25, 57, 144

   Dilemma of a Ghost, The 25, 144

   No Sweetness Here 144

   Our Sister Killjoy 48–51, 57, 58, 151–2

Anand, Mulk Raj 11

Anderson, Benedict 200

Anderson, Linda 71

Antony, Michael 62

Appiah, Kwame Anthony 12, 207

Armah, Ayi Kwei 37, 140, 163, 164, 165, 242

   Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born, The 57, 164, 206

   Healers, The 143–4

Arnold, Matthew 139

Ash, Ranjana 137

Ashcroft, Bill 40

Asian Women Writers Collective 187

assimilation 233

Association for Teaching African and Caribbean Literature (ATCAL) 193

Atwood, Margaret 1, 55, 56, 243

   Alias Grace 55

Austen, Jane, Mansfield Park 41

Australia, history of 43, 214/n.18, 265–6

autobiography 15

Awoonor, Kofi 77, 140, 143

Ba, Mariama 143

Bakhtin, Mikhail 97

Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones) 98

Barber, Karin 199

Barnes, John 123

Bekederemo, John (Pepper Clark) 22, 100

Bennett, Louise 108, 110–15, 119, 184, 243

Berlin Conference 3, 209/n.4, 233

Berry, James 115, 178–9, 184

Bhabha, Homi 5, 12, 13, 14, 25, 38, 188, 193, 230/n.22, 243

Bhatt, Sujatta 106

Binta Breeze, Jean 114

Black Arts Movement 233

black British, as a term 5, 233

Black Power 234

Black Studies 4, 5, 162, 234

Blake, Ann 180

Blixen, Karen, Out of Africa 64–5, 66

Boehmer, Elleke 39, 53, 121, 138, 139, 140, 146, 150

Boland, Eavan 141–2, 226/n.21, 244

Booker Prize 1, 197, 234

Brathwaite, Kamau 4, 37–8, 40, 105, 106–10, 114, 117, 178, 183, 184, 244

   Arrivants, The 37–8, 108–10

   Development of Creole Society in Jamaica, The 38

   History of the Voice 38

   Masks 37

Brink, Andrẽ 197, 199

Brontẽ, Charlotte, Jane Eyre 53–4

Brontẽ, Emily 54

Bulletin, The 122, 123

Burnett, Paula 94

Carey, Peter 1

Caribbean, history of 266–7

Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM) 110, 183–4

Caribbean Women Writers group 187

Carter, Martin 114

Cary, Joyce, Mister Johnson 23, 40, 41

Castle, Gregory 14

Cathleen ni Houlihan 138

censorship 199–200

Césaire, Aimé 6, 41

   Une Tempete 41

Civil Rights Movement 234

Clark, John Pepper see Bekederemo, John

Clarke, Marcus 80

Cleary, Joe 14

Cliff, Michelle 61

Coetzee, J. M. 1, 51, 244

   Foe 53

colonialism 234

Commonwealth, British 3, 5, 234

    literature of 3–4, 5, 235

Connolly, James 21

Conrad, Joseph

   Heart of Darkness 40, 41, 42, 47–9, 121, 138, 169, 192, 215/n.32

Corkery, Daniel 74, 99

cosmopolitanism 207, 235

Creole (language) 106, 114, 184, 230/n.16, 235

    see also Hinglish, ‘nation language’, patois, ‘Sheng

Cullingford, Elizabeth Butler 14

cultural nationalism 11, 194, 235

Curtis, L. P. 42

Dabydeen, David 117, 192, 245

D’Aguiar, Fred 192

Dangarembga, Tsitsi 58, 62, 150, 245

   Nervous Conditions 148, 149, 207

Danquah, J. B. 25

deCaires Narain, Denise 114, 115

Defoe, Daniel, Robinson Crusoe , 41–2, 51, 94, 95–6

Derry 33

Desai, Anita 155, 165, 246

   Clear Light of Day 156–8, 176, 207

Desani, G. V. 106, 194

Dhondy, Farrukh 179

Diop, Cheikh Anta 6

Djebar, Assia 37

Docherty, Thomas 96

Donnell, Alison 62

Doring, Tobias 70, 129

Drake-Brockman, Judith 65

drama 19

    in Australia 22

    and nationalism 21, 35

    in West Africa 22–6

Drayton, Christopher 62

Dubois, W. E. B. 5

Dunbar, Paul Laurence 28, 103

Eagelton, Terry 14

East India Company 2, 268–9

Edgell, Zee 61, 63

Eliot, T. S. 108, 157

   Waste Land, The 108–9

Elliott, Brian 86

Emecheta, Buchi 138, 178, 186

Emmet, Robert 202

Empire Writes Back, The 40

Equiano, Olaudah 70, 100

Esson, Louis 22

Esty, Jed 14

Evaristo, Bernardine 68, 195, 246

   Lara 65, 68, 69, 217/n.36

‘exoticism’ 198–9

Experimental Theatre Players (Ghana) 25

Fanon, Frantz 5, 26, 37, 43, 103, 149, 161, 164, 183, 246

   Black Skin, White Masks 6–7, 31, 58, 97

    and postcolonial writers 12–13

   Wretched of the Earth, The 7, 10–11, 19, 37

Fiawoo, F. K. 25

Field, Barron 81

Field Day 15, 236

Field Day Theatre 30, 33

Figueroa, John 129

folk culture 11

Forster, E. M. 39, 134

Foster, Roy 42

Frame, Janet 62, 148

Franklin, Miles 247

   My Beautiful Career 63–4

Fraser, Robert 38, 54, 60, 64, 168

Friel, Brian 247

   Translations 15, 30, 32–6, 72, 99

Fugard, Athol 23

Furphy, Joseph 122, 124, 247

   Such is Life 122–3

Gandhi, Indira 57, 137, 158

Gandhi, Mahatma 38, 39, 56, 140

Gecau, Kimani 27

genre 16–17

Ghana Drama Studio 25

Gikandi, Simon 44

Gilbert, Kevin 88

Gilroy, Paul 5, 248

Githae-Mugo, Micere 26

Glissant, Edouard 12, 38

Gonne, Maud 57, 138

Goodison, Lorna 61, 114, 248

Gordimer, Nadine 1, 148, 199, 248

    ‘Black Magician’ 48

   Conservationist, The 79

Gorra, Michael 135

Grace, Patricia 174

Graham, Colin 14

Gregory, Lady Augusta 19, 20

Griffiths, Gareth 40

Gurnah, Abdulrazak 170, 182, 187, 192, 206, 249

   Paradise 41, 48, 55, 165–74, 176

Gwynn, Stephen 20

Hall, Stuart 3, 12, 38, 193, 207, 249

Hariharan, Githa 155, 227/n.50

Harlem Renaissance 236

Harpur, Charles 82–3, 219/n.19

Harris, Wilson 17, 77, 121–2, 183, 185, 250

   Palace of the Peacock, The 48, 121–2, 138

    ‘Tradition and the West Indian Novel’ 119–20

Hayford, Casely 100

Head, Bessie 51, 62, 250

   Collector of Treasurers, The 51

    ‘Wind and a Boy, The’ 51

Heaney, Seamus 1, 16, 35, 74–7, 251

   North 74–6

   Sweeney Astray 76–7

Hegel, W. G. F. 8, 46

Heinemann African Series 206, 232/n.22

Henderson, Ian 64

Heywood, Annemarie 25

‘Hinglish’ 106

historical narratives 15

    see also subaltern studies and specific areas

Hodge, Merle 63

Holden, Philip 57

Hooper, Glenn 14

Howells, William Dean

Howes, Marjorie 14

Huggan, Graham 198–9, 200, 205, 206

Hughes, Langston 105

Hulme, Keri 62, 148, 174

Huntley, Eric and Jessica 183

Hutcheon, Linda 39, 40

hybridity 12, 38, 158, 193–4, 208, 236

Hyde, Douglas 99

Ihimaera, Witi 174

immigrant communities 177

    Australia 177

    Britain 177

    Canada 177–8

immigrant writers in Britain 179–80

India

    history 10, 11, 268–70

    see also subaltern studies

Ingamells, Rex 85–6

Ireland

    as postcolonial viii,14–15

    history of 270–1

Irish Literary Theatre 19–20

Irish National Theatre 21

‘Irishness’ 15

Ismond, Patricia 94

James, C. L. R. 183

   Beyond a Boundary 61

   Minty Alley 61

Jameson, Frederic 12, 102, 206

Jeffares, A. Norman 3

‘Jindyworobaks’ 85–7

Jinnah, Muhammad Ali 155, 227/n.49

Johnson, James Weldon 28, 105

Johnson, Linton Kwesi 184, 194

Jones, Claudia 183

Joyce, James 122, 124–7, 141, 251

   Dubliners 73, 124

   Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A 59, 60, 97, 124

   Ulysses 59, 60, 73, 96, 123, 125–7, 162, 199, 201–5

Kamiruthu Cultural Centre 27

Kani, John 23

Kapur, Manju 155

   Difficult Daughters 155

Katrak, Ketu 146–7

Kay, Jackie 195–6, 251

Kendall, Henry 83–5, 252

Kiberd, Declan 14, 75, 125, 126

Kincaid, Jamaica 61, 63

Kingsley, Charles 14

Kogawa, Joy 174

Kureishi, Hanif 187, 194, 252

   Buddha of Suburbia, The 187–8

La Guma, Alex 175, 199, 252

Laing, Kojo 122

Lamming, George viii,4, 61–2, 117, 178, 183, 184, 185, 253

   In the Castle of My Skin 12, 61–2

landscape 16

language vii–viii,16, 28

    see also Creole, ‘nation language’, patois

LaRose, John 183

Lawson, Henry 63, 124, 253

Laye, Camara 56

Lazarus, Neil 164

Lessing, Doris 148, 180

Levy, Andrea 195

Lloyd, David 14

Londonderry see Derry

Lovelace, Earl 32, 164

Mahaffy, J. P. 59

Maja-Pearce, Adewala 206

Man Booker Prize see Booker Prize

Manto, S. H. 102

Mapanje, Jack 77

Marechera, Dambudzo 148

Marshall, Paule 61

Marson, Una 105, 184

Martin, S. I. 195

Maslen, Elizabeth 170

Mavia, David 106

Martyn, Edward 19

McCormack, W. J. 201

McGill, Robert 174

McKay, Claude 103, 108

McQueen, James 43

Melville, Pauline 195

mentos 111, 113

Mphalele, Ezekiel 143

Mighty Sparrow 108

mimicry 12, 103, 237

Moodie, Susanna 55, 65

Moraes, Dom 4

Morash, Christopher 20, 33

Morgan, Sally 253

   My Place 65–9

Morris, Mervyn 114

Mother Africa 138

Mother India 137, 138, 152

Mother Ireland 141

Muhleisen, Susanne 114, 184

Murray, Les 91–3, 94, 95–6, 254

myth, use of 127

Naidu, Sarojini 138

Naipaul, V. S. 4, 18, 43, 52, 117, 120, 164, 178, 184, 190–1, 254

   Area of Darkness, An 121

   Bend in the River, A 121

   Enigma of Arrival, The 61, 70–1, 120, 190

   Guerrillas 54

   House for Mr Biswas, A 61, 120, 185

   Mimic Men, The 43, 53, 164, 185

Nandy, Ashis 138, 140

Narayan, R. K. 127, 162, 165

Nash, John 14, 204

Nasta, Susheila 170, 185, 193

‘nation language’ 106, 107–8, 117,&break;238

nationalism

    and autobiography 56–7

    and identity 17, 162

    and theatre see drama and nationalism

    see also cultural nationalism

négritude 6–7, 15, 56, 161, 238

Nehru, Jawarhalal 57

   An Autobiography 57

neocolonialism 238

Nettleford, Rex 114

Newell, Stephanie 199

Ngcobo, Lauretta 199

Ngugi wa Thiong’o 4, 11, 12, 26–8, 37, 62, 67, 98–9, 140, 161, 163, 164, 183, 221/n.7, 255

   Black Hermit, The 26

   Detained 27

   Grain of Wheat, A 48, 163, 205

   I Will Marry When I Want see Ngaahika Ndeenda

   Ngaahika Ndeenda 27

   Petals of Blood 163

   Trial of Dedan Kimathi, The 26

Nichols, Grace 184

Nkrumah, Kwame 57

   Ghana 57, 216/n.4

Nobel Prize for Literature 1, 197, 238

Ntshona, Winston 23

Nwapa, Flora 144, 146–7, 255

O’Casey, Sean 21, 141

   Juno and the Paycock 28

   Plough and the Stars, The 21, 141

Okigbo, Christopher 77, 100

Okri, Ben 122

   Famished Road, The 78, 195

Olney, James 59, 60

Ondaatje, Michael 1, 174, 256

   Running in the Family 65, 68–71

Oodgeroo 88

oral tradition 16, 39, 44–5, 107, 119, 146

Orient

    attitudes to 10, 239

Pakistan, history of 268–9

Parry, Benita 12

patois (Jamaican) 111–12, 113, 115

Patterson, Orlando 183

p’Bitek, Okot 77

Pearse, Padraic 202

performance poetry 16, 239

Philip, Marlene Nourbese 117

Phillips, Caryl 186, 191, 256

   Cambridge 191

pilgrimage 77

Plaatje, Solomon 37

place names 72

Porter, Peter 4

postcolonial/post-colonial, as a term 2, 239

Pritchard, Katherine Susannah 87–8, 256

   Coonardoo 87–8

Punter, David 46, 171

Ramazani, Jahan 14, 110, 111, 113

Ramchand, Kenneth 183

Ranasinha, Ruvana 188

Randhawa, Ravinder 186, 187

   Wicked Old Woman, A 188–90

Rao, Raja 11, 38–9, 40, 127, 161, 257

   Kanthapura 38–9

Rea, Stephen 33

reader reception 18, 40

Rhys, Jean 53, 56, 148

   Voyage in the Dark, A 62

   Wide Sargasso Sea 53–4, 62

Rooney, Caroline 152

Roy, Arundhati 1, 165, 175–6, 207

Rushdie, Salman 1, 40, 56, 100, 102, 122, 127, 132, 141, 165, 183, 193, 194–5, 207, 258

   Midnight’s Children 39, 57, 132–6, 137, 175, 194, 207

   Moor’s Last Sigh, The 57, 137–8,&break;176

   Satanic Verses, The 190, 194–5, 199

   Shame 206

Sahgal, Nayantara 2, 152, 155, 158–9, 253

   Rich Like Us 158–60

Said, Edward 9–11, 12, 14, 16, 41, 259

   Culture and Imperialism 10

   Orientalism 9–10, 139

Salkey, Andrew 183

Sangari, Kumkum 133

Saro-Wiwa, Ken 106

Sartre, Jean-Paul 7, 56, 149

sati 11, 240

Schreiner, Olive 148

Seacole, Mary 70, 194

self-representation 4–5

Selvon, Samuel 4, 117, 178, 184, 259

   Lonely Londoners, The 180–2, 185

Senghor, Léopold 6, 7, 56, 150

Senior, Olive 61, 114

settler colonies 240

Shan Van Vocht 20

Sheikh, Farhana 187

‘Sheng’ 106

Sidwha, Bapsi 153, 260

   Cracking India see Ice-Candy-Man

   Ice-Candy-Man 57, 153–5, 176

Silva, Neluka 68

Simon, David 186

Sistren 61

slave colonies 240

Smith, Mikey 110, 115, 119, 260

Smith, Vivian 90

Smith, Zadie 195

‘Song Cycle of the Moon-Bone, The’ 92–3

Sorabji, Cornelia 195

Soyinka, Wole 1, 4, 7, 22–5, 28, 77–8, 140, 143, 161, 260

   Ake 71

   Dance of the Forests, A 24–5, 98

   Death and the King’s Horseman 24

   Lion and the Jewel, The 22–3, 43

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty 11–12, 58, 139, 261

    ‘Can the Subaltern Speak?’ 34, 161

    ‘Three Women’s Texts and a Critique of Imperialism’ 53

Srivastava, Atima 190

Stead, Christina 122

Stephensen, P. R. 63

Stewart, Douglas 22–5

subaltern studies 11, 15, 37, 240

Sutherland, Efua 25

Syal, Meera 187, 190

Synge, J. M. 16, 20, 22, 28, 30, 125, 141, 261

   The Shadow of the Glen 20

   Playboy of the Western World, The 21, 22, 23, 105

   Riders to the Sea 29

Tempest, The 41, 42, 209/n.2

Third World Studies 4, 5, 12, 241

Tiffin, Helen 40

Tone, Wolfe 35

Tranter, John 96

travel writing 190

Trevor, William 186, 262

Trevor-Roper, Hugh 47

Trinidad Theatre Workshop 30

Walcott, Derek 1, 16, 28–33, 51–2, 93–5, 106, 114, 182, 262

   Another Life 61, 93, 128

   Castaway, The 51

   Dream on Monkey Mountain 12, 15, 30, 131

   Gulf, The 51

    and Irish literary models 29–30,&break;128

   Omeros 29, 96, 128–32, 138

   Pantomime 42

   Sea at Dauphin, The 29

Wali, Obianjunwa 98

Walker, Kath see Oodgeroo

Warner, Marina

   Indigo 41

Wasafiri 193

Wendt, Albert 174

White, Patrick 1, 4, 48, 64, 263

   Voss 80–1

Wiebe, Rudy 174

Wright, Derek 164

Wright, Judith 79, 88, 91–2,&break;263

Yeats, W. B. 14, 16, 19, 20, 43, 46, 58, 61, 72, 73, 99–100, 127, 130, 132, 264

   Autobiographies 58

   Cathleen ni Houlihan 20, 35, 138, 140

   Countless Cathleen 20

    ‘Dialogue of Self and Soul’ 58

    ‘Easter 1916’ 201

   King’s Threshold, The 24

Žižek,, Slavoj 15

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