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Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace

Authors: Brouillette, S.

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Combining analysis with detailed accounts of authors' careers and the global trade in literature, this book assesses how postcolonial writers respond to their own reception and niche positioning, parading their exotic otherness to metropolitan audiences, within a global marketplace.

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SARAH BROUILLETTE is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Carleton University, USA.

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'This is a first-rate, controversial book by a young and alert scholar working at the cutting edge of a fast evolving field. Brouillette's writing is cogent and original. It covers acres of ground while drawing on incisive case studies. It is graceful, provocative and interesting. It is the real McCoy.' - Robert Fraser, Open University, UK

'Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace is a fascinating study of a topic we (surprisingly) don't often talk about, despite our supposedly insatiable curiosity about the lives of the rich and famous...One measure of scholarly work's value is its ability to serve as a foundation for further scholarship, and Brouilette's book certainly deserves to meet its goal "to encourage more analyses of the relationships between literature, politics, and economics.' - John Clement Ball, Chimo

' the boldness and quality of her readings alone should make us sit up and pay attention.' Stefan Helgesson, Safundi


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-12

    Brouillette, Sarah

  • The Industry of Postcoloniality

    Pages 15-43

    Brouillette, Sarah

  • Postcolonial Writers and the Global Literary Marketplace

    Pages 44-75

    Brouillette, Sarah

  • Salman Rushdie’s ‘Unbelonging’: Authorship and ‘The East’

    Pages 79-111

    Brouillette, Sarah

  • Locating J.M. Coetzee

    Pages 112-143

    Brouillette, Sarah

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Postcolonial Writers in the Global Literary Marketplace
Authors
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28817-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230288171
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-50784-5
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-34643-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 206
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