Creating Postcolonial Literature

African Writers and British Publishers

  • Authors
  • Caroline Davis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Caroline Davis
      Pages 1-13
  3. Oxford University Press in Africa, 1927–80

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Caroline Davis
      Pages 17-31
    3. Caroline Davis
      Pages 48-64
    4. Caroline Davis
      Pages 87-89
  4. The Three Crowns Series, 1962–76

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Caroline Davis
      Pages 93-107
    3. Caroline Davis
      Pages 108-122
    4. Caroline Davis
      Pages 123-141
    5. Caroline Davis
      Pages 142-161
    6. Caroline Davis
      Pages 162-192
    7. Caroline Davis
      Pages 193-196
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 197-255

About this book

Introduction

Using case studies, this book explores the publishing of African literature, addressing the construction of literary value, relationships between African writers and British publishers, and importance of the African market. It analyses the historical, political and economic conditions framing the emergence of postcolonial literature.

Keywords

Africa Analyse English literature history of literature

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137328380
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35051-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32838-0
  • About this book