The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures

Bill Ashcroft, School of English, University of New South Wales; Gareth Griffiths, Department of English, University of Western Australia; Helen Tiffin, Department of English, University of Queensland

POLITICAL DISCOURSE: THEORIES OF COLONIALISM AND POSTCOLONIALISM

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© 1989 Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin. Reprinted from Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin, The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures (London and New York: Routledge, 1989) 2-12. ISBN: 0-415-01209-0 (print version); 0-203-40262-6 (electronic version). Orders for the book can be placed via the web on: www.routledge.com or book.orders@routledge.co.uk. The book is also available in electronic format, for details please contact www.tandf.co.uk or www.eBookstore.tandf.co.uk. This excerpt is reprinted with the permission of Taylor & Francis.

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