A Black British Canon

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A Black British Canon

Author : G. Low
ISBN : 9780230625693
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself.
Category: Literary Criticism
A Black British Canon?
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: G. Low, M. Wynne-Davies
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-31 - Publisher: Springer

This much-needed collection examines the formation of a black British canon including writers, dramatists, film-makers and artists. Contributors including John McLeod, Michael McMillan, Mike Phillips and Alison Donnell discuss the textual, political and cultural history of black British and the term 'black British' itself.
The Cambridge Companion to British Black and Asian Literature (1945–2010)
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Deirdre Osborne
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This Companion offers a comprehensive account of the influence of contemporary British Black and Asian writing in British culture. While there are a number of anthologies covering Black and Asian literature, there is no volume that comparatively addresses fiction, poetry, plays and performance, and provides critical accounts of the qualities
Narratives of Community in the Black British Short Story
Language: en
Pages: 327
Authors: Bettina Jansen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-16 - Publisher: Springer

Narratives of Community in the Black British Short Story offers the first systematic study of black British short story writing, tracing its development from the 1950s to the present with a particular focus on contemporary short stories by Hanif Kureishi, Jackie Kay, Suhayl Saadi, Zadie Smith, and Hari Kunzru. By
Reading the Canon
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Philipp Löffler
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

‘Reading the Canon’ explores the relation between the production of literary value and the problem of periodization, tracing how literary tastes, particular reader communities, and sites of literary learning shape the organization of literature in historical perspective. Rather than suggesting a political critique of the canon, this book shows that
Narrative Projections of a Black British History
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Eva Ulrike Pirker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-29 - Publisher: Routledge

Since the mid-1990s, the black experience in Britain has begun to be (re)negotiated intensely, with a strong focus on history. Narrative Projections of a Black British History considers narratives that construct, or engage with, aspects of a black British history. Part I poses the question of what sort of narratives